After the German parliamentary elections, Europe is watching to see how the new government shapes up.
The Christian Democrats made unprecedented gains in the recent election, while the Free Democrats failed to make it into parliament; the Social Democrats slightly improved their poor showing of last time, the Left party lost votes but ended up third largest party, while the Greens' influence has waned.
DW provides an in-depth look at the results, and what happens next.
Michael Schumacher's 15-year old son Mick, will appear in Formula 4 from April with Dutch team Van Amersfoort. The race format is seen as a stepping stone for young drivers wanting to get to Formula One.
Australia has ordered a Chinese investment group to sell a renowned mansion in a posh Sydney neighborhood. The government said the property was bought illegally under foreign investment rules Down Under.
Three of the world's five priciest cities are found in Europe, according to a survey comparing living costs in more than a hundred cities worldwide. But the award for most expensive city went to another usual suspect.