German Chancellor Angela Merkel admits there are 'many things to resolve', but expresses 'cautious optimism'
Angela Merkel says deal 'gives the EU a chance to get a sustainable, pan-European solution to the refugee issue'
Currently, victims must prove they resisted physically and verbally, in order to prove that they have been raped
Sunday’s results meant that the right-wing nationalist party now holds seats in eight of Germany’s 16 state parliaments
The elections saw the rise of the anti-immigration party AfD
Macedonia is 'paying for the mistakes of the EU' says President Ivanov, as his country seals its border with Greece
The priest said he had received numerous written and verbal death threats, including a letter that advised him: 'Off to Auschwitz with you'
They argue the route remains open for Syrian and Iraqi refugees, and therefore should not be declared closed
Government figures show 13 per cent of recorded asylum seekers did not arrive at the shelter they were assigned to
The NSA listened in on phone conversations between a number of world leaders, WikiLeaks claims
Under EU pressure, Greece has created centres to register refugees after they arrive on islands. They are coping for now, but as weather warms, numbers will increase, while borders into Europe may close. Laura Pitel reports from Chios
The Prime Minister left talks at 5am this morning and has already returned to the negotiating table
Majority of suspects are of Algerian, Tunisian or Moroccan descent and none had recently arrived in Germany, police have reportedly said
David Miliband was also present
German police report that sexual offence complaints at the town's carnival have quadrupled since last year
German Chancellor announces joint diplomatic efforts with leaders in Turkey to stop Syria’s escalating conflict. Laura Pitel reports from Istanbul