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'El Chapo' trial begins: Lawyer says client is 'scapegoat' - 13 Nov 2018 at 8:00pm - Prosecutors have accused Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman of directing massive drug shipments from Mexico into the United States. His defense has downplayed the drug lord's role in the drug operation, calling him a "scapegoat."

Brexit: UK and EU 'agree text' of draft withdrawal agreement - 13 Nov 2018 at 7:29pm - Theresa May is speaking to senior ministers one-to-one ahead of a special cabinet on Wednesday.

Marie Antoinette's jewels up for auction - 13 Nov 2018 at 7:25pm - The sale in Geneva is one of the most important royal jewellery auctions ever, says Sotheby's.

Italy budget: Rome rejects European Commission demands - 13 Nov 2018 at 7:01pm - Italy's cabinet sticks to its big-spending budget plan despite a threat of fines from Brussels.

Italy defies EU's request for smaller budget - 13 Nov 2018 at 6:50pm - Italy has stuck to its big-spending budget plan, despite demands for changes from the EU and the threat of financial penalties. The move has sparked concerns over Italy's debt and uncertainty from investors.

Pink Legacy diamond sold for world record price - 13 Nov 2018 at 5:53pm - The Pink Legacy diamond sold for 50.3 million Swiss Francs ($50m), a world record price per carat.

Einstein's 1922 letter on German anti-Semitism sells at auction - 13 Nov 2018 at 5:38pm - "Here are brewing economically and politically dark times," Einstein wrote to his sister in 1922, describing his fears for Jews in Germany before the Nazis took power. The letter fetched thousands at an Israeli auction.

'Not Disneyland': Dutch hit back at 'over-tourism' - 13 Nov 2018 at 5:20pm - Within the past few years Kinderdijk's windmills have become a tourist magnet, and residents are unhappy.

The search in Germany for the lost skull of Tanzania's Mangi Meli - 13 Nov 2018 at 5:17pm - Mnyaka Sururu Mboro is looking for the skull of a rebel Tanzanian chief who was executed by German colonisers.

'Pink Legacy' diamond sells for record-setting $50 million - 13 Nov 2018 at 5:12pm - It was the highest price-per-carat that a pink diamond has ever fetched at auction. The stone once belonged to the Oppenheimer diamond family and is among the most chemically pure gems in the world.

'Putin's chef' reports spark grisly death threats against Russian journalists - 13 Nov 2018 at 5:10pm - Russian independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta has been receiving threats for weeks after publishing reports on Yevgeny Prigozhin. Among other things, the oligarch is said to run a private army.

Ryanair, German union ver.di move closer to labor pact - 13 Nov 2018 at 4:33pm - Ryanair cabin crew in Germany have endorsed key points of a potential job-safeguard deal with the Irish airline, the German union ver.di reports. The low-cost airline still objects to a works council to represent staff.

MPs react to Brexit draft text news - 13 Nov 2018 at 4:21pm - MPs react to reports about the draft text of a Brexit agreement.

Northern and Southern California still fighting wildfires - 13 Nov 2018 at 2:48pm - The devastating wildfires in California are still not completely under control and the death toll is sure to rise. Meanwhile, even as firefighters work to control the flames, coroners search for bodies.

Lion cub found in Lamborghini by Paris police - 13 Nov 2018 at 2:02pm - The driver is said to have suggested it was "just a cat" when stopped by police officers.

Opinion: Lackluster Angela Merkel keeps Emmanuel Macron waiting - 13 Nov 2018 at 1:36pm - German Chancellor Angela Merkel didn't offer any new ideas during her long-awaited keynote speech at the European Parliament. The signal she sent was loud and clear, says DW's Bernd Riegert: Wait for my successor.

UK reaches draft Brexit divorce deal with Brussels negotiators - 13 Nov 2018 at 1:28pm - Negotiators for the EU and the UK have finally struck a draft deal on the conditions of the British divorce from the bloc. But now Theresa May has to convince her Cabinet and Parliament to back the deal.

Pound surges on hopes of Brexit breakthrough - 13 Nov 2018 at 1:10pm - Analysts have warned the rally could be short lived if a deal isn't agreed by the cabinet.

Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats wary of Hesse state election recount - 13 Nov 2018 at 1:08pm - The day after her CDU party's dismal showing in the elections, Merkel announced her gradual retreat from politics. Now a recount could leave the party with a weak mandate. How could this have happened, and what's next?

Polish carer 'killed six elderly patients' in Germany - 13 Nov 2018 at 1:05pm - The Polish care worker, who worked in German nursing homes, has been charged with six counts of murder.

Germany's women draw blank in Horst Hrubesch's farewell - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:50pm - Germany's women played out a stalemate against Spain on Tuesday but the match will be remembered for other reasons. Hamburg and Germany great Horst Hrubesch got an emotional goodbye after his final game in the dugout.

Trump mocks French leader Macron after Armistice Day visit - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:38pm - The US president attacks Emmanuel Macron on Twitter after an awkward Armistice Day visit.

WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:29pm - Over 200 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola on record in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said, warning that it could be six more months before efforts to contain the spread succeed.

Opinion: German troops in Mali ? time for plain talk - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:25pm - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called for greater commitment from the Malian government to ensure peace. So far so good, but that's not enough, says Daniel Pelz.

Alexei Navalny allowed to leave Russia to attend ECHR case - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:22pm - The Russian opposition leader was given permission to leave Russia for Europe after being barred. He is planning to attend the European Court of Human Rights for a hearing.

Germany out to put miserable 2018 behind them - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:15pm - After a torrid 2018, Germany are aiming to end on a high note as they look to get their fans back onside. Head coach Joachim Lw wants to build on positive signals in the final two games of the year.

Melbourne car attack driver found guilty of all 33 charges - 13 Nov 2018 at 12:02pm - A Melbourne driver has been convicted six-fold for murdering shopping-mall pedestrians he struck with a stolen car in January last year. Authorities say the incident was not terror-related but "drug-induced."

Climate change reduces male fertility, could help drive extinction - 13 Nov 2018 at 11:58am - Researchers are honing in on a little-studied but significant consequence of climate change: male infertility. Could this potential cause of extinction and biodiversity loss also threaten the human species?

'Human Cargo:' Refugees deal with trauma through art - 13 Nov 2018 at 11:44am - Refugees from Syria and other countries are taking part in the art project "Human Cargo." The idea: Help refugees come to terms with the horrors they experienced on their odyssey ? and get more Germans to chip in.

Amazon delivers news of HQs in New York and Washington DC - 13 Nov 2018 at 11:28am - After months of speculation, Amazon, the online retail giant, has announced the locations of two new headquarters. The sites are Long Island City in New York and Arlington, Virginia just outside Washington DC: