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Fashion designer Philipp Plein at Milan Fashion Week, Swiss author Martin Suter’s latest thriller "Montecristo", Scottish fashion label Pringle celebrates its 200th anniversary, why Germans have a hard time with compliments, and Oslo’s Holmenkollen Ski Jump and other top attractions in Norway’s capital. Go to video
Zimbabwe's longtime leader Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 91st birthday in a lavish bash that's provoked criticism. A full 72 percent of his country lives below the poverty line. Go to video
Russians are paying tribute to Boris Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister who was gunned down on Friday night in Moscow. Go to video
Beer showers on stage and art that gets under your skin: Arts.21 takes a walk on the wild side this week. We take in an exhibition on tattoos and meet German band Diechkind, who are known for their one-of-a-kind live performances. And we have a look at Oskar Schlemmer’s visions of a new world in Stuttgart and meet one of the legendary filmmakers of our age: Marcel Ophüls. Go to video
He’s one of Europe's most renowned documentary filmmakers, famous for monumental works that chronicle some of the defining events of our age. In 1988, he received an Academy Award for "Hotel Terminus, the Life and Times of Klaus Barbie” about a Gestapo chief in France. Now Marcel Ophüls has published his memoirs. Arts.21 paid him a visit. Go to video
The days when only seafarers and tough guys sported tattoos are long gone. The former First Lady of Germany has one, and so does celebrity violinist David Garrett. Belgian artist Wim Delvoye even tattooed a pig. Now a major show on the history of tattoos has opened at the Musum of Art and Industry in Hamburg. Go to video
It was almost like a thriller. For decades, Oscar Schlemmer’s work was almost nowhere to be seen - an endless legal dispute prevented it from being displayed. The restrictions have now been lifted and the works of the avant-garde painter and sculptor associated with the Bauhaus school are on show in a major exhibition in his hometown Stuttgart. Go to video
Russian opposition politician and former deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov has been killed in an apparent drive-by shooting. The Russian Interior Ministry says Nemtsov was hit by four shots that came from a passing car.
A quick rundown of the latest business headlines
The US Federal Communications Commission has ruled in favour of what's become known as net neutrality - the idea that all users should have equal access to the internet, regardless of their ability to pay for faster services. The landmark decision forces the big Internet providers to treat the web as a public service.
Volkswagen posted record profits while BASF's outlook disappointed. And US growth was trimmed back as consumer confidence slid. We take stock then dig deeper with New York correspondent Jens Korte.
Aerospace giant Airbus saw its best results ever in 2014 despite a string of negative headlines. Net profit jumped by almost 60 percent last year. But there is some maintenance required.
While politicians wheel and deal Greek entrepreneurs are trying to work. It's not easy though to get a loan and do business in the country. We look at an NGO with a mission to help, and some companies it has set on the road to success.
When happiness rests on an unattainable ideal: the stories of a plastic surgery addict, bodybuilder and ex-anorexic.
Isis is caught up in Brazil's craze for plastic surgery. She is just 23 and has already undergone liposuction and breast-enlargement procedures. “I just want to feel better about myself,” says the naturally beautiful Brazilian.
Antonia thought being thin would make her happy, but instead she slipped into a spiral of despair and landed in hospital. Now she’s through the ordeal and is a role model to thousands worldwide.
Thomas plans his life around working out and has muscles many men would die for. But when the young bodybuilder looks in the mirror, he doesn’t see the perfect physique others do. What if he never achieves the perfection he desires?
Ski touring in the mountains is a fascinating way to experience nature. The combination of ascents over constantly changing terrain and beautiful descents down the slopes attracts more fans every year.
Ice hockey player Klaus Kathan loves sporting activities. He recommends sledding down Mount Blomberg and swimming at Alpamare water park. Afterwards, it's off to a restaurant, Gasthaus Tölz.
Travel destinations are the Bavarian Pre-Alps, Sylt, Soest and Oldenburg.
On this show: Fifty Shades of Bricks, multi-talented actor Armin Mueller-Stahl, publisher Elena Ochoa Foster and blind violin maker Helmut Ulrich.
Elena Ochoa Foster, the wife of British architect Norman Foster, has made a name for herself as a leading art expert and publisher. She specializes in limited edition coffee table books that often become collectors' items. One example is a bronze book encasing the handwritten poems of German writer Hans Magnus Enzenberger. We meet the woman behind the company Ivorypress in Madrid.
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