Brussels emergency summit agree on plan for 100,000 places in reception centres for refugees
The initiative was the latest and potentially most damaging conservative assault on Ms Merkel’s refugee policies since the crisis began in late August
Amid mounting criticism of her stance on migration at home, Merkel offers to speed up Turkey’s application for EU membership in return for stopping the flow of refugees across its borders. tony paterson reports from
The 58-year-old was attacked as she campaigned at a market in Cologne ahead of Sunday's planned elections
Regional MPs and officials voiced their objections to the Chancellor’s policies in a three-page letter
710,000 migrants have arrived in Germany so far this year
Elle UK shows the extent men dominate governments, committees and TV shows
Even moderates are accusing the German Chancellor of going too far, too fast with refugees, the ‘welcome culture’ is evaporating and border transit camps are planned to send back unwanted migrants
Russian officials dismissed reports of civilian casualties as 'information warfare' and insisted strikes are targeting extremists
Volkswagen scandal: Angela Merkel's government accused of being 'in bed' with the German car industry
Green politician says government deliberately ignored EU demands to outlaw controversial computer software
German Chancellor says Europe is far away from finding a solution to the humanitarian crisis engulfing the continent after marathon talks in Brussels
Alexander Dobrindt, the German transport minister, has denied the claims
Germany’s biggest motoring organisation was embroiled in a worsening and deeply embarrassing scandal today following revelations that its officials had for years massively falsified voting results in the country’s prestigious annual “car of the year” award competition.
Long-awaited speech unveiled some restrictions to America's surveillance policy, but Obama remained largely unapologetic
Chancellor suggested UK was ready to press ahead with smaller group of like-minded countries under 'enhanced co-operation'