Ballet is grace and perfection, but it's also twisted ankles and stinky flats. We meet two young male ballet dancers whose passion for performance led them all the way to the State Ballet School of Berlin.
Hundreds of journalists and thousands of questions fill the town, but the people facing the deluge want just one simple question to be answered: Why? DW's Jan Walter reports from Haltern.
The small western-German town of Haltern is in shock. Sixteen students and two teachers from the local high school were aboard the crashed Germanwings airliner. Reflections from DW's Daniel Pelz, who grew up in Haltern.
In 1965, four young men founded a band that, as Scorpions, conquered the world of rock. But in 2010 they called it quits. What happened then is the subject of a film co-produced by DW and premiering on Saturday.
Anne Frank, the young girl who kept a journal about hiding from the Nazis, captured hearts all over the world - an in Japan in particular. Seventy years after the war, she remains a touchstone for young Japanese.