Jörg Bertsch from Bühl loves to sew. And he’s come up with a clever way to help the environment. He makes durable bags out of Tetra Paks. "Gigisbags" is the name he’s given to the colorful products that he sells over the Internet.
After five years of British ambivalence to the EU, 27 European capitals are now preparing to get love-bombed by David Cameron. Mark Leonard asks whether the British leader will get his way on a European reform package.
German leaders have been putting pressure on the Greek government to put reforms in place before discussing a third aid package. The German finance minister put forth the possibility of a referendum on additional aid.
Police in New York have given the all clear after evacuating Liberty Island, after a bomb threat at the Statue of Liberty site. The bomb squad, coastguard and other units were dispatched as visitors were ferried away.
French MPs recently passed a law prohibiting large supermarkets from destroying unsold food products. The problem of throwing away edible food, however, is also widespread in Germany. DW examines.