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.
Berlin has unveiled a memorial for victims of what the Nazis called "euthanasia," a program exterminating people deemed "unworthy of life." DW discussed the memorial with disabled politician Andreas Jürgens.
This week, children across the United Kingdom return to school. Some experts are concerned that UK schools are becoming the breeding ground for Islamic extremism and want a clear focus on "British values."
Ten years ago a bridge created a link connecting the formerly divided town of Görlitz on the German side and Zgorzelec on the Polish side. Tourists flock to Görlitz but not really to Zgorzelec. We wanted to know why.
It was a cultural catastrophe: 10 years ago, Weimar's Anna Amalia Library caught fire. Director Michael Knoche tells DW about rescuing books with his bare hands and why a valuable Copernicus work only recently turned up.