88 - Eight hundred thousand and counting

Germany has accepted 800,000 refugees from the Middle East and Africa in the past few years but that number is set to grow. As thousands more enter Europe via the Balkans, we ask journalist Melanie Hall why EU leaders are looking to Germany for the solution. 

Viktor Orban, Hungary's prime minister, is our honorary German of the Week. But not for a positive contribution to Germany... listen to the episode to find out why!

The 90-year-old technology fair IFA is taking place in Berlin. It's not a fair for 90-year-old technology, though: smartwatches, VR headsets and 4K TVs are the flavour of the year. 

Rob takes us to a scenic vantage point in Stuttgart with its own post-war history. 

All that, plus the rest of this week's news in brief!