The taps are open at the world’s biggest beer festival in Germany that runs until Oct 3rd. The event dates to 1810, when Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese and the people of Munich were invited to attend the festivities. Boston Globe
Leader of Pegida anti-refugee movement flees to Tenerife to ‘escape persecution’ in Germany.
Lutz Bachmann has previously called asylum seekers fleeing conflict and persecution ‘scum’. The 43-year-old is a leading member of Pegida, which stands for “Patriotic Europeans against Islamisation of the West”, and has led anti-immigration marches of tens of thousands of people. The Independent