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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

Europe

Europe migration crisis: Austria's Kurz building bridges?

What does Sebastian Kurz's ascent to the EU presidency mean when he is building metaphorical bridges with other EU leaders, but is doing so to restrict migration across a literal bridge to Germany?

Europe migration crisis: Austria's Kurz building bridges?

Europe

Germany's Merkel faces pressure from conservatives over refugees

Chancellor's coalition government at risk as the Bavarian CSU party pushes for stricter immigration policies.

Germany's Merkel faces pressure from conservatives over refugees

Europe

Germany and France call for joint EU immigration policy

In the past few days, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has had to concede on immigration policy to her domestic CSU allies, promising a European solution.

Germany and France call for joint EU immigration policy

Europe

Artificial intelligence dominates Germany's CEBIT trade fair

The marriage of artificial intelligence and robotics is a top theme at the world's leading tech fair in Hanover.

Artificial intelligence dominates Germany's CEBIT trade fair

Austria

Austria crackdown government to shutdown mosques

Turkey has condemned the move, which follows Austrian plans to prohibit girls in nurseries and primary schools from wear headscarves, as racist and anti-Islam.

Austria crackdown government to shutdown mosques