The mountain rescue service in the Black Forest has a lot to deal with during the ski season. The emergency hotline rings off the hook. Broken bones and exhausted skiers are all in a day's work for the volunteers.
After a quarter century, the television series Twin Peaks is making a dramatic re-entry with its third season. For Germans, it's a reminder of what was perhaps the worst TV spoiler in their country's history.
He's famous for being the first person to climb the world's 14 highest peaks without oxygen: Mountaineering legend Reinhold Messner has turned 70. He spoke with DW's climbing expert ahead of his birthday.
With four representatives in the NFL and a lasting impact from a now disbanded NFL Europe, Germany are Europe’s biggest American football fans. DW's Jonathan Harding tracks the growth of the gridiron in Germany.
At least a dozen climbers have been killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, in what is the worst recorded accident on the world's highest peak. It has come early in the climbing season.
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