05 March 2015 12:00 AM
It is not much more than a month since Dresden’s notorious Pegida movement was dismissed as all but dead. The anti-Islam organisation was rocked by revelations that its leader – cook turned advertising executive called Lutz Bachmann – had posed as Adolf Hitler on Facebook and described foreign immigrants as “dirt”. Mr Bachmann was forced to resign.
Bremen on high alert after cache of sub-machine guns found following warnings of imminent terror attack
01 March 2015 06:01 PM
Two suspects were arrested and an unspecified number were detained in a city considered an Islamic extremist stronghold
27 February 2015 06:47 PM
The Bundestag approved the extension with 542 MPs voting in favour
27 February 2015 12:00 AM
Hamburg is gripped by Olympic fever. The port city’s underground trains and buses have for weeks been plastered with a blue and orange flame logo, designed to encourage citizens to show enthusiasm for a bid to hold the 2024 Games.
23 February 2015 05:53 PM
Pope Francis removed the “Bishop of Bling” from his post in March 2014 after it was revealed the bishop had spent a least €31m of secret church funds on rebuilding and re-furnishing his residence
21 February 2015 12:00 AM
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Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's rise of terror: From second-rate schoolboy to world's most wanted man
19 February 2015 07:43 PM
The man who has declared himself 'caliph' of a new 'Islamic State' had to repeat a year at school
13 February 2015 06:28 PM
Dresden Armageddon 70 years on: the shadow of extremism hangs over the birthplace of the Pegida - a city once devastated by Allied bombing during WWII
11 February 2015 06:10 PM
As the anniversary of the raids is commemorated on Friday, Tony Paterson looks at how resentment still lingers, providing fertile soil for far-right and anti-Muslim groups such as Pegida
06 February 2015 12:00 AM
Anti-Islamic fervour is supposedly on the wane in Germany. This is at least in part because Pegida (which stands for Patriotic Europeans against Islamisation of the West) has split apart.
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Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
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