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.
For over a century, scientists believed it was impossible to see viruses and single molecules with a microscope. But three researchers broke through this "physical limit" and are now Nobel Laureates.
Computers, smartphones, satnavs, lifts… they all speak to us. And sometimes we speak to them. But how well are we communicating? Austrian scientists are finding a niche for dialect in speech synthesis.
Britain's financial watchdog has launched an investigation into an accounting scandal at the retail giant. Last month, Tesco admitted to vastly overstating first-half profit.
In the UK, German discount supermarket Aldi has posted a more than 65-percent rise in 2013 pre-tax profit on record turnover. It comes as the big four UK rivals are losing market share, and Tesco overstated its profits.
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