There’s a social imbalance at Germany’s universities. Most students still come from middle class academic families and too few from educationally disadvantaged groups. A Germany-wide initiative hopes to change that.
Since the 2011 Fukushima atomic disaster, Japanese firms have focused on a new generation of technologically advanced communities. Innovations range from fuel cells to car pooling to meet the needs of the future.
Germany have been bridesmaids at too many soccer weddings in recent years. Here are three reasons why things are different this time, and Jogi Löw's men are finally ready to seize the mantle.
Around 2,000 "unaccompanied under-age refugees" came to Germany last year. They need help to overcome bureaucratic hurdles - and for many the suffering is a long way from over.
EU ministers have come together to try to overcome French resistance to free-trade talks with the US. France's desire to protect its film industry from Hollywood has put up a major hurdle for a deal.
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