We talk about the issue with Ilja Nothnagel, an expert on foreign trade from the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
Many companies which once produced things in Europe have moved labor-intensive manufacturing to Asia. A Berlin battery maker wants nothing to do with that, thank you.
While many refugees in Germany are desperate to work, there are a lot of companies desperately seeking skilled-labor. But now an initiative in Berlin is looking to change that.
Cologne electro-pop duo Vimes have spent the last two years honing their ethereal sounds and working towards a debut album. Next up: the music industry's most influential showcase event, South by Southwest in Texas.
Want to spice up your playlist? DW has picked a handful (literally) of German artists with new albums out. From Deichkind's electro-pop to Prag's retro chanson, there's something for you here, too.