One of the art world's most prestigious shows will open to spectators this week. This year's show features some controversial takes on big political issues. The works were chosen by Venice curator Okwui Enwezor.
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To keep pace with the rest of the digital world, EU officials say Europe needs to work as a single digital market that breaks down national restrictions. They've been explaining their plans in Brussels.
Germany's extensive rail network is the backbone of its transport sector. And now many small logistics companies are seeing business dry up thanks to a bitter strike by a small locomotive drivers' union.
Curing cancer doesn't just involve detecting the illness early enough. Doctors say that around half of all cases might be prevented if people changed their lifestyles. That means living healthily: Eating less red meat; drinking responsibly; quitting smoking and getting enough exercise.
Few illnesses scare people as much as cancer. We talk to cancer specialist Ulrich Keilholz about the most common causes of the disease - and how you can reduce the risk of getting it. Plus: How viruses and bacteria may trigger cancer, why cardio tennis is a quick way to get fit and whether to use MSG in your food.
Tancrède Melet is a 30-year-old extreme athlete and artist. The Frenchman choreographs unusual and daring performances both out in the wild and in urban centers. The film "Petit Bus Rouge" shows him and his group touring Europe with their death-defying stunts.
The Flyboard is a kind of wakeboard with a rocket backpack. You can move in the water like a dolphin and challenge gravity like superman! But it's a wobbly affair and takes alot of practice. At Lake Garda in Italy, you can try it out at one of the few flyboard schools in Europe.
In this Euromaxx Special: The world of extreme sports, with French highlining, rocket-powered watersports, tricks on one wheel and vertiginous waterslides.
Don't try this at home! Skateboard star Kilian Martin from Madrid performs world-class tricks with his board. He lives in the US, but we got a chance to meet him at home in Spain.
German brothers Julian und Luka Tschech are experts on Europe's waterslides. We join them for a few hair-raising rides, including one at the Caneva World Water Park in Italy - Europe's tallest body slide.
Two-time unicycle world champion Stefanie Dietze has switched her sights to mountain cycling. We caught up with the native Berliner in her home city.
In Britain, political parties are in a final push before voters head to the polls on Thursday in what is being billed as the closest general election in decades. Many observers expect a coalition government to emerge.
Bayern are on the verge of exiting the Champions League, after suffering a 3-0 defeat away to Barcelona. The German champions were soundly beaten in the first leg of their semi-final. Oliver Moody tells us what went wrong for Bayern.
Hundreds of thousands of people living in a refugee camp in Kenya fear losing their temporary homes in the Dadaab camp.
In the final hours ahead of Britain's general election, the two main parties are in a dead heat.
The number of people in jobs in the UK has hit a record high. On the eve of an election that could go either way, Prime Minister David Cameron says the stellar data is thanks to his government's job creation miracle. But the opposition points out the slow pace of recovery in living standards in Britain under Cameron's reign.
Workers from abroad are crucial to Qatar's construction boom in the lead up to hosting soccer's 2022 World Cup. But poor treatment of the migrants has come under international scrutiny. Qatar promises reforms.
100 days after the government of Alexis Tsipras took power in Greece, the Syriza Party has been unable to deliver on most of its campiagn promises.