Archaeologists have launched a new drive to explore an ancient Germanic-Roman battlefield. Nationalists spun the carnage into a myth about Germany’s birth – fake news that has persisted to this day.
An influential German institute has studied thousands of article published by daily newspapers during the refugee crisis. Their conclusion: journalists lost their objectivity and drove a wedge through society.
In what could be the biggest case of collusion in German history, news magazine Der Spiegel reports that German car makers have been secretly meeting since the 1990s.
The former choirmaster of a Catholic school in Germany where more than 500 children were reported to have been abused, including sexually, was a “fanatic” who was “feared” by pupils, his immediate successor said.
Prince William and his wife Kate embarked Wednesday on a three-day visit to Germany billed as a “charm offensive” by local media as Britain begins thorny Brexit talks in earnest.
Poland’s government is attempting to push through a law that critics say would end judicial independence. The EU executive has warned it will launch legal procedures and sanctions if the reforms are implemented.
The German chancellor has rejected calls from her sister party to limit the number of refugees entering Germany. In a wide-ranging interview she defended the G20 summit in Hamburg and spending on infrastructure.
Israeli police investigating allegations of corruption in a $2bn deal with Germany to buy submarines and naval patrol craft have arrested the prime minister’s personal lawyer as well as several other of his associates.
Austria has deployed four armoured vehicles along its Italian border and has 750 troops at the ready to prevent a future flux of migrants from crossing the border.
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld a Belgian ban on the public wearing of the full-face veil. The case was brought to the court by two Muslim women who said the ban violated their rights.