A modern artist in Florence, the Italian city famous for being the cradle of the Renaissance, is challenging accepted notions of beauty and public space.
Florence is known as the cradle of the Renaissance… its museums hold treasure troves of masterpiece paintings and sculptures. But, as Megan Williams reports, this historic city is also the birthplace of an entirely different kind of art. That of one very modern artist… who is challenging our notions of both art and who owns public space by jazzing up road signs with his own brand of stickers.
100 years ago, the First World War broke out with Germany declaring war on Russia. Europeans ought to remember those events and more than ever rely on diplomacy rather than weapons, writes DW's Sarah Judith Hofmann.
Germany's U19s have won the European Championship in Hungary, but after the seniors' 2014 World Cup win, this youth level triumph is far from surprising. Could it mark a sustained cycle of German success?
With an increasing rate of anti-Semitic demonstrations and violence, some young German Jews no longer feel safe in their home country. Many are starting to wonder what the future holds for them.
Political scientist Herfried Münkler is the first German in a long time to attempt an overarching analysis of World War I. DW talks with him about Germany's special role and the lessons from World War I.