To be promoted by the Misfit Models modeling agency, you don't have to have be tall and skinny. You don't even have to be beautiful. With its unusual concept, the agency has already worked for Diesel and Levi's.
Two 20-somethings in Germany have launched krauselocke.de, the country's first online portal with an Afro-German perspective. For many in the community, it's more than hair advice - it's a roadmap to identity. (18.12.2013)
Berlin attracts more and more tourists each year, who help buoy the city's budget. But some residents would rather give up the money and keep Berlin's flair for themselves. (04.10.2013)
What does Europe's youth look like? What do Europe's young people want? What are they afraid of? In Berlin, a photo exhibition shows 100 portraits of young people from seven countries. (22.08.2013)
German photographer Anja Niedringhaus has been killed in an attack in Afghanistan, while Canadian reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded. They were shot when a policeman opened fire on them in the eastern Khost province.
Nature photographer Ingo Arndt's new photo books, in the bicycle-friendly Danish capital of Copenhagen cargo bikes are the latest trend, the 'king of kitsch' Harald Glööckler and his glitzy fashion.
In this episode: Whitepod camping, the "Dolomiti Balloonfestival”, the Patissier of the Year, British designer Lee Broom, and "Misfit Models".
When was the last time you listened to a bedtime story? The International Day of the Book would be a good time to open your ears and listen to a gripping tale - whether read from a book or told by a storyteller.
Few authors have had their works produced on stage and turned into films as often as William Shakespeare. Since the 18th century, his birth date has been April 23, but nobody knows for sure when exactly he was born.
Paul Van Haver, best known as Stromae, shot to fame after the release of his electro hit "Alors on danse" a few years ago. Not only is the young artist one of the most successful musicians in his native Belgium, he's also become a symbol for modern Belgian identity.
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Ask people what German bands they've heard of, and they're likely to say Rammstein or Kraftwerk. But Germany's pop landscape is diverse with a lot to discover. DW presents concerts and portraits in this monthly podcast.
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