Dominic Kane

Dominic Kane

Europe

Green Party rises amid bands, beer and Brezel of Baravia election

Why a Green surge could see the party make significant gains in Germany's traditionally most conservative state.

Green Party rises amid bands, beer and Brezel of Baravia election

Europe

Germany's Bavaria election: Immigration will be key issue

The governing party is struggling to prevent the anti-immigrant AfD from gaining power.

Germany's Bavaria election: Immigration will be key issue

Europe

Are Merkel's allies set to lose majority in Bavaria elections?

Polls indicate Bavaria-based Christian Social Union heading for worst showing in over 60 years in Sunday's vote.

Are Merkel's allies set to lose majority in Bavaria elections?

Europe

Germany: Chemnitz protests against immigration policy

The violence flowed from the events on Sunday morning when a German national was fatally stabbed during an altercation with two migrants.

Germany: Chemnitz protests against immigration policy

Europe

Thousands gather for Europe's largest video game trade show

Gamescom 2018 launched in Germany's Cologne with latest games and devices on display.

Thousands gather for Europe's largest video game trade show

Germany

Germany may tighten border with France, Switzerland

The German government is considering reintroducing border controls with France and Switzerland to curb undocumented immigration, but after 20 years without, many businesses oppose the move.

Germany may tighten border with France, Switzerland

Aviation

Ryanair strike: Hundreds of European flights cancelled

Ryanair's chief executive, Michael O'Leary, has acknowledged that the strike will affect the bottom line, but the company has yet to address the pilots' demands.

Ryanair strike: Hundreds of European flights cancelled

Europe

Germany opens refugee 'anchor centres' amid criticism

Critics say move to hold asylum seekers in centres until their right to stay is determined further isolates the refugees.

Germany opens refugee 'anchor centres' amid criticism

Europe

German politics: CSU campaigning for votes in Bavaria

A battle for votes has begun in the German state of Bavaria, which could have an effect on Angela Merkel's coalition.

German politics: CSU campaigning for votes in Bavaria

Europe

'Your number is up': German town handles cemetery overcrowding

A town in Bavaria has come up with a unique answer to solve its lack of burial plots.

'Your number is up': German town handles cemetery overcrowding

European Union

Austria, Germany seeking to restrict movement within Schengen

With anti-immigration parties running Austria and Italy and German Chancellor Merkel increasingly under pressure from the far right, the free movement of the Schengen Area may become more restricted.

Austria, Germany seeking to restrict movement within Schengen

Asia Pacific

China PM in Europe to bolster ties amid trade war with US

Beijing tries to boost trade with EU countries after Washington imposed tariffs worth $34bn on Chinese goods.

China PM in Europe to bolster ties amid trade war with US