Facing a slump in popularity, the AfD is seeking to enter national parliament for the first time.Read more
Frauke Petry, the leader of Germany's anti-immigration Alternative für Deutschland party, has suffered a crushing defeat as delegates at a conference refused to support her plans to appeal to a wider public. Melanie Amann from Der Spiegel magazine explains Mrs Petry's complicated relationship with her party's right wing. (Image: AfD chairwoman Frauke Petry. Credit: Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images)
Public wi-fi owners in Germany could be held liable for illegal downloads, but campaigners are trying to change the law.
It is 70 years since the Royal Navy used thousands of tonnes of explosives on Heligoland in the North Sea.