German village with 100 residents and ‘zero infrastructure’ told to take in 750 refugees

A village of 102 inhabitants has become a symbol of Germany’s struggle to cope with the huge influx of asylum seekers to the country after it was asked to house 750 new arrivals. (The Times)

Sumte, a one-street settlement of farm houses in Lower Saxony with no shops, no school and no police station, will see its first group of refugees arrive on Monday – raising the population by more than 700 per cent overnight. (The Independent)