New Year’s Eve is great fun – but things look a bit grubby the next morning. In the city of Würzburg, the Ahmadiyya Islamic congregation pitches in with the clean-up.
CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested for his role in the carmaker's emissions-cheating. He won't be the last car boss to end up in jail, says Thomas Neufeld, as the clean-up of the flagship industry hasn't really started yet.
That the EU has to sue six countries for violating its air pollution levels demonstrates the vast power auto and energy lobbies exert over governments. But as usual, citizens are likely to bear the burden in the end.
Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn just became one of the most senior foreign executives to ever be charged with conspiracy and wire fraud by US prosecutors. But he is simply unable to accept blame, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
A late Jose Maria Gimenez header broke the deadlock to give Uruguay a winning start in Russia. Egypt were without star player Mohamed Salah, who is not fully fit after injuring his shoulder in the Champions League final.
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