Issuing parking tickets is not exactly the most popular job in the world. The authorities in Sachsen-Anhalt have now also recruited volunteers or "traffic monitors.” Matthias Mendler is one of the team.
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.
Heads bent, eyes riveted to their smartphones, completely distracted - pedestrians, too, can pose an enormous risk to road safety. A nationwide German campaign hopes to raise awareness.
When a sexual abuse scandal rapped at the door of Oxfam, the world was appalled. But as DW's Helena Humphrey reports from her own experience in the field, it’s likely that the allegations are only the tip of the iceberg.
British border guards have been deployed to help French police deal with a huge buildup of motorists attempting to cross the English Channel. Heightened security checks were implemented following the attack in Nice.
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