Garth Brooks during his press conference at Croke Park yesterday. Photo: Peter Thursfield

New figures show that in spite of missing out on a bonanza from policing the cancelled Garth Brooks concerts, the monies the Garda Síochána has recei(...)

Candles placed at Stolpersteine on November 9th as locals honour the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht pogroms. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

When 91-year-old Peter Jordan returned this week to Munich it was in spite of, and because of, his past.He was just 15 when, in the summer of 1939, he(...)

Construction site for a refugee centre  in Berlin: A new survey indicates that non-nationals living in Germany are  net contributors  to the country’s welfare system. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Foreign-nationals living in Germany are a boost, not a burden, to the country’s welfare system, according to a new survey.The 6.6 million people livi(...)

Sergio Aguero, Pablo Zabaleta and Samir Nasri of Manchester City protest to Referee Tasos Sidriopoulos at the end of the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City and CSKA Moscow earlier this month. Photograph:Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Samir Nasri accepts he and his Manchester City team-mates must deliver in the Champions League — or face the axe. City have again failed to imp(...)

Manchester City’s Samir Nasri (right) with Manchester City’s Fernandinho (centre) during a training session in Manchester ahead of their Champions League Group E clash against Bayern Munich.  Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

As a former Bayern Munich player, Martin Demichelis knows the challenge Manchester City face when Pep Guardiola’s team take to the Etihad Stadium pit(...)

 Adolf Hitler outside Landsberg prison after he was released from it in 1924. While serving his sentence at Landsberg he wrote his ‘Mein Kampf’. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

In Bavaria, the Nazi past is seeping up again through the cracks in its historical floorboards.At a Monday press conference, the world will learn the (...)

The Continental Christmas Market in Galway, running from November 21st to December 22nd

What: Continental Christmas Market Where: Galway When: November 21st – December 22nd It’s only been going five years and yet it is Irel(...)

 Robert Lewandowski (lower) of Munich celebrates scoring the equaliser against his former club Borussia Dortmund with team-mate Franck Ribery  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Andreas Gebert / EPA

A late Arjen Robben penalty gave Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 comeback win on Saturday that sent Borussia Dortmund sliding into the drop zone after(...)

Dortmund’s charismatic manager Juergen Klopp with his players in front of the Südtribune prior to their Champions League clash with Arsenal.

Once you’ve been to a certain number of football stadiums they begin to blur into each other, but something about the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund bre(...)

Manchester City players (L-R) Vincent Kompany, Frank Lampard and Aleksandar Kolarov during their  training session in Munich on Tuesday. Photograph: Marc Mueller / EPA

The mission for Manchester City in Bavaria this evening is to prove their Champions League lesson has been learned. With Manuel Pellegrini hoping for(...)