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.
Buddy Elias, lifelong protector of his cousin's legacy, has died in Switzerland. He was an actor as well as president of the Anne Frank Fonds charity.
Oberwiesenthal, the highest town in Germany, used to be known as the St. Moritz of the East. But times have changed. DW’s Elisabeth Jahn visits a town still clinging to its past and yet striving to revamp its image.
US magazine "Sports Illustrated" report that the 2022 World Cup is set to be the first edition of the tournament to be held in November and December. An official decision will be made in March.
With the latest news that the 2022 World Cup looks set to be held in the winter months of November and December, Jonathan Harding explains why FIFA's poor timing pales in comparison to its choice of host country.