A research institute forecasts German spending on refugees to reach 50 billion euros in the next two years. Despite the current costs, it’s hoped the German economy will benefit from the influx of people in the long-term.
Two separate German companies, the supermarket chain Edeka and the smoothie producer true fruits, have ignited raging debates on social media over race and immigration.
Breitbart London has issued an apology after posting a picture of German footballer Lukas Podolski on an article about human trafficking gangs. The jet-ski photo was actually snapped during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Critics claimed the "Auschwitz on the Beach" performance planned at Germany's premiere art show relativized the Holocaust by comparing it with the refugee crisis. The Documenta now wants to open up discussion.
The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that.
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