Every year, Berlin shines in a festive glow of lights for the Christmas season. Visitors and locals alike enjoy taking tours of the tree-lined main boulevards, decked out in illuminated splendor.
New York is the world's most wasteful megacity. Freegans roam the streets, rummaging through trash bags, looking for food and other discarded goods. Who are these people? Janosch Delcker reports from NY.
Austria has begun housing refugees in tents. The government says it's a last resort to deal with the greater influx of people seeking refuge. Alison Langley reports from a tent city in Linz.
If you’re buying medications online, beware. Some 50 percent of the drugs sold in online pharmacies could be fake and Russia is fast becoming one of the cybermarket’s main suppliers, writes Fiona Clark from Moscow.
Big Data has been all hyped up for years. But only now has Germany's Ethics Council decided it's time to work out a position. So what is the issue? And why do some researchers say they can't go on without it?