JULICH, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 13: A tree house is seen behind police forces in Hambacher Forst forest during a protest against the expansion of an adjacent open-pit coal mine on September 13, 2018 near Julich, Germany. Photo: Michael Gottschalk/Getty Images

German court halts RWE deforestation for lignite mining

Utility suffers setback in high-profile project that has seen tens of thousands demonstrate

8 October 2018 10:27 GMT Updated  8 October 2018 10:27 GMT
By Bernd Radowitz in Berlin