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Is the Alternative for Germany moving further to the right?

The anti-immigration AfD party rejects its leader's plans to broaden its appeal

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)

Germany's public wi-fi dilemma

Public wi-fi owners in Germany could be held liable for illegal downloads, but campaigners are trying to change the law.

Heligoland: The island Britain tried to sink

It is 70 years since the Royal Navy used thousands of tonnes of explosives on Heligoland in the North Sea.