Picture of the day
Protesters and police clashed over the weekend outside the Hanover auditorium, where the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) met and elected two co-chairs: Alexander Gauland and Jörg Meuthen. The protest party, which has 92 lawmakers in the Bundestag, didn't shy away from their anti-Islamic rhetoric. Source:
Graph of the day
The Brexit settlement with the EU will be between €60-€65 billion, according to a confidential document leaked to the press. The final amount will be a hot topic when Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meet today to discuss the divorce terms over lunch.
Person of the day
Out of solitary
Deniz Yücel, a German-Turkish journalist detained in a prison outside Istanbul for the past nine months, was moved from isolation into a single cell, his lawyers told the German newspaper Die Welt. Mr. Yücel, who covers Turkey for the newspaper, is accused of spreading terrorist propaganda. Source:
Quote of the day
Looking on the bright side
Germany's car industry association head Matthias Wissman warned of scaremongering about diesel emissions and EU-wide regulations. The VDA's CEO, who has led the association since 2007, is working to restore the industry's battered image after the Dieselgate emissions scandal.