Once an altar stood here, but now it’s a living room. Two years ago, the Kreyer family from the town of Langenberg in western Germany leased a former church building and converted it to a home.
The small western-German town of Haltern is in shock. Sixteen students and two teachers from the local high school were aboard the crashed Germanwings airliner. Reflections from DW's Daniel Pelz, who grew up in Haltern.
Investigators have found drugs used in the treatment of psychological problems at the house of the Germanwings co-pilot. The findings were reported by German weekly Welt am Sonntag.
A UK parliamentary committee has urged the need to engage more with local communities to prevent youths from joining jihadis. Concerns have risen after three British girls traveled to Syria to join jihadis.
Germans are closely following every detail reported about the crash of the Germanwings flight in southern France. Perhaps, because they have the feeling that it could have been them, says DW’s Felix Steiner.