Patchwork families are what result when parents separate from their partners and then find new ones. It's not always easy for children to cope, but as two patchwork families in Berlin prove, the situation also has its advantages.
Pope Francis has launched a two-week meeting at the Vatican to debate current Catholic teachings on family and sexual issues. Divisions within the Church could prevent any far-reaching reforms.
Constanze Kurz is spokesperson for the Chaos Computer Club. On Talking Germany, the IT expert discusses how robotics are changing our lives and why she encrypts all her digital communication.
A young Iranian woman is due to be executed, because she killed a man in self-defense. The family of the slain man can pardon her, but they are intent on revenge.
One in five people living in Germany has a migration background. How does this cultural diversity affect everyday life? The Kukic-Leipachers are one family that knows about it at first hand.
© 2014 Deutsche Welle | Legal notice | Contact