The United Kingdom joined the European Union 40 years ago - back in 1973. But over the past four decades, enthusiasm for the EU project has waned among the British electorate. Many Brits are worried that too much power is going to a corrupt, undemocratic, bureaucratic Brussels - and the crisis in the eurozone, and a large influx of immigrants, have added to their fears.
The current Conservative-led coaltion government under David Cameron wants to renegotiate its ties with Europe. But many on the right are calling for even more radical action, arguing that the UK should leave the EU entirely.
DW looks at the arguments on both sides and assesses the likelihood of Britain leaving the EU altogether.
A German TV documentary has obtained investigators' correspondence suggesting that Saxony's domestic intelligence service already considered the NSU to "resemble" a terrorist cell, before its first murder.
Germany and Spain have signed a deal seeking to put 5,000 young Spaniards into German apprenticeships and other junior jobs each year. More than half of Spain's jobseekers aged 25 or younger have no work.
The stage director and co-director of the Bayreuth Festival talks about her relation to Wagner's music and to her great-grandfather, whose influence remains on her life and work.