New Year's Eve

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Refugees say it with flowers

Refugees have been handing out flowers to try to challenge negative perceptions that have arisen following wave of sexual assaults on women in some German cities on New Year's Eve.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

EU migrant crisis: Germany returns migrants to Austria

Germany sends an increasing number of migrants back to Austria every day since the beginning of the month, Austrian police say.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Anti-migrant protest turns violent as German welcome cools

Riot police break up far-right protesters in Cologne as they march against Germany's open-door migration policy after asylum seekers were identified as suspects in assaults on women on New Year's Eve.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Cologne attacks: Police chief removed

The head of Cologne's police force is leaving his post "to restore public trust in the police" following scores of attacks on women in the city on New Year's Eve, German media report.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Cologne sex attacks 'require police rethink'

Police in Germany will have to rethink their tactics following attacks on women in the city of Cologne on New Year's Eve, a senior official says.