(EXPRESS UK) – Germany faces a "German Brexit" if Chancellor Angela Merkel buckles to demand from her interior minister who is calling for tougher new curbs on immigration.
Mrs Merkel is desperately battling to hold her administration together as she is backed into a corner by interior minister Horst Seehofer who has called for police to turn back migrants registered in other EU countries.
And today Andrea Nahles, leader of the centre-left Social Democrats, delivered an impassioned speech where she vowed to oppose Mr Seehofer's plans for a crackdown on migration, warning that he is a "threat to Europe".
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She told delegates at a party convention in the western German city of Bochum: "Horst Seehofer is a danger to Europe.