Children have it good in the southern German town of Ettlingen. The town boasts fifty outdoor playgrounds and a giant indoor one that's a paradise when the cold wind howls. It has plenty of toys and sports equipment, and it's free of charge.
It's not quite Bayern Munich versus Dortmund yet, but the rivalry between online retailer Amazon and search engine Google could change the way we store information, shop and play. But which company will dominate?
Vladimir Ivanoff sits down with DW to talk about "Passio" and "Compassio" - about suffering, passion and empathy, all of which play a central role in music and faith. His Ensemble Sarband is at this year's Beethovenfest.
First the ruling coalition fell apart, then the prime minister resigned. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is attempting to strengthen his position, despite the ongoing battle with separatists in the country's east.
Johnny Winter, the legendary blues musician famous for his virtuosic guitar playing and smoky voice, has died in Zurich aged 70. He had been due to release a new album in September.
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