At Lufthansa's technical training center in Hamburg, trainees need sharp eyes. When it comes to aircraft upkeep, not even the tiniest nuts and bolts can be overlooked. The aim is to teach perfect maintenance procedures.
Two German trade unions representing transport employees have called members out for renewed industrial action. Train drivers and pilots are hoping to secure better pay and more perks in the weeks ahead.
The German military is deployed in hotspots around the world from Afghanistan to Africa. But it relies on an aging fleet of transport planes and helicopters that are in the shop more than they are in the air.
Germany's national football team has arrived in Brazil, a few days ahead of the World Cup. This comes just hours after the players learned that they would have to leave behind one of their key teammates due to injury.
The small-scale Stellar communications company in Germany is reeling from revelations that it may have been hacked by GCHQ and the NSA. DW travels to the Cologne suburb of Hürth to try and find out why.
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