Defendant Beate Zschäpe stands in court with her legal team on the opening day of the NSU neo-Nazi murder trial in Munich, Germany.  Photograph:  Joerg Koch/Getty Images

  With her arms folded, a smiling Beate Zschäpe strode quickly into a tightly guarded Munich courtroom yesterday to answer to murder an(...)

Defendant Beate Zschaepe stands in court with her legal team, lawyers Wolfgang Heer and Wolfgang Stahl, on the first day of the NSU neo-Nazi murder trial. Photograph: Joerg Koch - Pool/Getty Images

The highest-profile neo-Nazi murder trial in Germany in decades opened today amid tight security with the five accused appearing in public for (...)