Dominic Kane

Dominic Kane

Europe

Germany: Leadership race for Angela Merkel’s replacement

One of the candidates is Merkel’s former rival who left politics after being sidelined by her nearly 10 years ago.

Germany: Leadership race for Angela Merkel’s replacement

Europe

World War I centenary: Why Germany is not holding ceremonies

Germany will be one of the few European countries not holding ceremonies in the remembrance of World War I.

World War I centenary: Why Germany is not holding ceremonies

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