The former Tempelhof airport in Berlin has been pressed into service as an accommodation center for migrants. In what was once the largest building in the world, tents have replaced aircraft. But even these vast hangars are getting crowded.
Hundreds of members of the self-proclaimed "Identitarian Movement" have marched through the streets of Berlin. They were met by a larger number of counter-demonstrators who disputed the group's anti-migrant stance.
Officials have said that there are thousands of cases of men claiming paternity for money and expedited visa procedures. Legally prosecuting them, however, remains a gray area.
Exploring Europe while injured or ill can lead to unexpected experiences. The novelist Carmen-Francesca Banciu was surprised by the similarities between hospitals in Germany and Greece.
High winds and heavy rain have hit northern parts of Germany, shutting down several train lines and killing at least two people. The adverse weather conditions followed several weeks of summery weather.
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