Whether through strengthening (or weakening) the EU Commission or by strengthening (or weakening) the democratic EU Parliament, questions abound as to how the EU can improve itself. Only one thing is for sure: It must be prepared to openly admit its failings.
The Syrian health system has collapsed. There is a shortage of medical supplies and staff. Doctors from Germany are secretly caring for wounded rebels in bombed-out cellars - and putting their own lives at risk.
Germany’s interior minister has played down reports that terrorists may be planning an attack to coincide with the Champions League final. Fans are expected to gather at public viewing areas across the country.
How can young musicians get a shot at landing seats with the world's leading orchestras? The ARD International Music Competition is a good starting point. This hour, we listen in at the most recent competition.