Dakota Johnson, Mia Goth, and Olivia Ancona in Suspiria (2018)

Luca Guadagnino’s follow-up to Call Me by Your Name is a truly remarkable piece of work. Reworking, remodelling and regurgitating random swatches of D(...)

Hans Tietmeyer, the former president of the Bundesbank and one of the architects of the European single currency, has died aged 85. Photograph: Getty Images

Hans Tietmeyer, the former president of the Bundesbank and one of the architects of the European single currency, has died aged 85. Hailed as the “la(...)

January 2015: Baga massacre – 2,000+ dead or missing – Boko Haram militants opened fire on northern Nigerian villages. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Europe is on high alert. Soldiers are on patrol in metro stations, security has been tightened at big public events and, almost every week, police som(...)

Ernst-Volker Staub and Daniela Klette: Two of the Red Army Faction terror gang believed to be hiding out in the Netherlands. To the embarrassment of police, three German tourists at a remote farmhouse turned out not to be them.

When it comes to summer holiday tales, three German tourists will be hard to beat after they were mistaken for members of the notorious 1970s terror g(...)

Daniela Klette, one of the surviving members of the Red Army Faction believed to be still active in the Netherlands

Three members of Germany’s radical left-wing terrorist group the Red Army Faction – also known in the 1970s and 1980s as the Baader-Meinhof Gang – ar(...)

An undated  composite image  provided by the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) showing the wanted former RAF terrorists Burkhard Garweg, Ernst-Volker Wilhelm Staub and Daniela Klette. Photograph: EPA/BKA

Armed with rocket launchers and Kalashnikovs, Germany’s extreme-left Red Army Faction (RAF) is back with a bang. For two decades the RAF, a radical (...)

Former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt smokes a cigarette after a celebration of his 90th birthday, organised by Die Zeit newspaper in Hamburg, in January  2009. He has died at the age of 96. Photograph: Maurizio Gambarini/Reuters

Former West German chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who led the country for eight years at the height of the Cold War, has died at the age of 96, his office(...)

Nobody who has passed through Northern Ireland in July should get too hoity-toity about the controversy concerning the Confederate flag. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The recent killings in Charleston once again invite us to ponder how western Europe differs from the United States. Nobody who has passed through Nort(...)

 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(...)

German police carry barriers in front of the Munich regional court where the trial of  Beate Zschaepe, a member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU) is due to take place this week. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

A Munich court said today it would postpone the start of the trial of a suspected neo-Nazi until May after Germany's Constitutional Court ruled(...)