Border controls between Austria and Germany to stay in place, Berlin confirms

Border controls between Austria and Germany to stay in place, Berlin confirms

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced on Thursday that Berlin would be extending border controls for a further six months, meaning checks will stay in place in the Alpine region.

Germany opposed to rapid expansion of passport-free Schengen area

Germany opposed to rapid expansion of passport-free Schengen area

Merkel calls for extension of EU border controls in Schengen area

Merkel calls for extension of EU border controls in Schengen area

Germany ‘could lift border controls in May’

Germany ‘could lift border controls in May’

Two-thirds of Germans want end to open borders

Two-thirds of Germans want end to open borders

Berlin calls for Europe-wide data control to fight terrorism

Berlin calls for Europe-wide data control to fight terrorism

Abolishing open borders ‘could cost Germany €235 bn’

Abolishing open borders ‘could cost Germany €235 bn’

Police union wants EU border controls back

Police union wants EU border controls back

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

Security tests find holes at Frankfurt airport

Security tests find holes at Frankfurt airport

No to passport-free travel for Bulgaria, Romania

No to passport-free travel for Bulgaria, Romania

Criticism for border shake-up proposal

Criticism for border shake-up proposal

Germany, France begin fight to close borders

Germany, France begin fight to close borders

State minister calls for Denmark holiday boycott

State minister calls for Denmark holiday boycott

Justice minister demands EU probe Danish border controls

Justice minister demands EU probe Danish border controls

Westerwelle attacks plan for Danish border checks

Westerwelle attacks plan for Danish border checks

Germany slams Danish border control plan

Germany slams Danish border control plan

Border region fears Danish border checks will hit commerce

Border region fears Danish border checks will hit commerce

Germany slams Denmark over border control

Germany slams Denmark over border control

Friedrich defends EU border control changes

Friedrich defends EU border control changes

Germany stands by Schengen veto

Germany stands by Schengen veto

Berlin blocks Bulgaria, Romania from Schengen

Berlin blocks Bulgaria, Romania from Schengen

Crime drops for 2009

Crime drops for 2009

Border checks resume for NATO summit

Border checks resume for NATO summit

Swiss-German border controls end Friday

Swiss-German border controls end Friday