• Defiant Catalan ex-leader released from German prison

    Defiant Catalan ex-leader released from German prison0

    Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has walked out of a German prison after posting 75,000 euros (£65,000) bail, demanding that Spanish authorities release fellow separatists and open a dialogue on his region’s future. Mr Puigdemont was detained by German police on March 25 after crossing the border from Denmark. Spain is seeking his extradition for

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  • German businesses warn Theresa May over Brexit deal

    German businesses warn Theresa May over Brexit deal0

    German business leaders have cast doubt on ministers’ claims that the country’s manufacturers will help secure a Brexit trade deal, instead warning Theresa May it will be “extraordinarily difficult” to protect UK industry. Ministers have frequently claimed that German carmakers, along with other key European industries such as French farmers and winemakers, would lobby their

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