Two high-gloss coffee table editions of "Horizont Berlin" with over 250 photos of Germany's capital, from the local bar to tourist destinations, are on their way to two DW users.
The past, present and future mingle in Berlin like in no other city. Photographer Jürgen Henkelmann captures the vibrant atmosphere of the German city in an impressive series of images, from the corner pub to the must-see tourist sights. The Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Museum Island feature prominently in the high-gloss book as does the debate on reconstructing the city palace, the theatre landscape and Berlin's historic villas.
DW's Discover Germany Team is proud to announce that one German and one English edition of "Horizont Berlin" from Stürtz publishing house are on their way to this year's prize winners Nasir Aziz and Richard H. Schmoyers.
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Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was jailed for a decade on grounds condemned as politically motivated, has applied for residency in Switzerland. He was freed in December, after German intervention.
A makeshift border is now under construction between Ukraine's mainland and its Crimean peninsula. While it might be a sign of Russian confidence in Crimea, for now the ad-hoc "crossing" has the makings of a farce.
Borussia Mönchengladbach have confirmed Marc-Andre ter Stegen will leave Borussia-Park this summer - probably to join FC Barcelona. Yann Sommer from FC Basel will be his successor.