Ralf Stegner

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Maria Ladenburger: the student was raped and killed  in October  – she was last seen cycling home.  Photograph: Facebook

Germany’s far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party has been accused of using the rape and killing of a 19-year-old woman to stir up fears abo(...)

Newly appointed Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves his home in north London. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

The world of politics, diplomacy and celebrity has reacted with a mixture of amusement and horror to the news that Boris Johnson has been appointed Br(...)

Bernd Lucke at the founding meeting of the new party, in Kassel, western Germany. Photograph: Uwe Zucchi/AFP/Getty Images

The founder of Germany’s Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party, who quit after being ousted from the leadership, has created a new party to continu(...)

Social Democrat leader Sigmar Gabriel has already given up hope of beating Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s 2017 general election. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Germany doesn’t go to the polls until 2017 but Social Democrat (SPD) leader Sigmar Gabriel has already given up hope of beating Angela Merkel. (...)

German president Joachim Gauck (left) and Polish president Bronisaw Komorowski at the commemoration of the start of the second World War 75 years ago in Gdansk, Poland, on Monday. Photograph: Maurizio Gambarini/EPA

German president Joachim Gauck has been accused of “pouring oil on the fire” in Ukraine by criticising Russia at a ceremony to mark the outbreak of t(...)