• Published on 21 Dec 2016 Sections Germany

    An international manhunt is under way tonight for a Tunisian man in connection with Monday’s truck attack on a Berlin market. An identity document for the man, named by prosecutors as Anis Amri, was found in the cab of the lorry which killed 12 people and injured 50 more.

  • Published on 20 Dec 2016 Sections Germany, World

    It didn’t take long after last night’s attack for the backlash to begin: a clamour of protests about Angela Merkel’s open-door policy towards migrants and refugees.This has, after all, been a year when the fear of terror attacks has haunted Europe, a year which has also seen the rise of the populist right.

  • Published on 20 Dec 2016 Sections Germany, World

    The only man arrested after last night’s Christmas market attack in Berlin was released within the last hour, as police said they didn’t have enough evidence, admitting “we may still have a dangerous criminal out there”.

  • Published on 19 Dec 2016 Sections Germany

    German police have confirmed that nine people have died and up to 50 are injured after an articulated lorry drove into a crowded Christmas market, near Berlin’s Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.