Members of the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra bid farewell to their fans with a last concert on Sunday after orchestra officials failed to secure 80,000 euros ($103,000) in emergency funding for the bankrupt organization. Orchestra leaders had tried to find private sponsors after Berlin's city government cut three million euros in subsidies last year. The ensemble's disbandment is the latest in a long list of German orchestras that have disappeared due to lacking funds.
The staggering death toll in the Meditarrean's latest migrant boat shipwreck has prompted calls for a new EU response. DW spoke to Save the Children's Sarah Tyler about the dire conditions migrants face.
Eight-time German champions Borussia Dortmund confirmed Thomas Tuchel as Jürgen Klopp' successor as of July. But is Tuchel, who has agreeded a three-year deal at Signal Iduna Park, up to reinvigorating the club?
Borussia Dortmund has named Thomas Tuchel as their new head coach. The former Mainz coach will succeed Jürgen Klopp at Signal Iduna Park next season on a three-year contract.