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.
A police officer in Ferguson in the US has been shot in the arm. The city, near St Louis in Missouri, became the scene of unrest after the August 9 shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.
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.
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