FIFA handed the task of developing goalline technology for the 2014 World Cup to Aachen-based GoalControl. The system is aimed at clearing up any close calls for the match officials.
Basketball player Dirk Nowitzki is one of the most famous German athletes in the world. A new documentary film shows how a tall kid from a small German city became a superstar in the United States.
The Saint Thomas Boys Choir is known as a rigorous training ground for young singers and for its prestigious concert engagements. DW talks to one current member of the choir about his experiences in the group.
"It Never Rains in Southern California" made Albert Hammond a star. The British singer went on to became a behind-the-scenes master, writing songs for pop music icons. His 70th birthday falls on May 18.
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