Alibi Agencies Help Create Double Lives

By Barbara Hardinghaus An episode of Germany’s top crime show recently highlighted a secretive business: helping clients create and maintain lies. Now one such agency is struggling to keep up with the demand. For his best clients, Patrick Ulmer says he goes out and arranges the lie personally. In one instance, he got into his…

Hungary counters EU, bans foreigners from buying Land

Sunday, 23 December 2012 Hungary has amended its constitution to bar foreigners from buying farmland, a move the government called “historic,” but one that could cause friction with the European Union. Foreigners are already blocked from buying farmland under a temporary measure that formed part of Hungary’s EU accession agreement in 2003. But that measure,…