Postman Andreas Oberauer’s workplace is on the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. Five days a week carries the mail up to the summit station, at an elevation of 2962 meters.
The rate of female workers in Germany has risen significantly over the past decade, the statistics office has said. Female employment is way above the EU average, but this applies above all to the low-wage sector.
For the first time in Europe-wide elections, candidates are running for the office of President of the EU Commission. But the election campaign could be a dead end, warns DW's Christian Trippe.
At least four people, including a police officer, have been killed as Thai police attempted to reclaim occupied government sites. This comes as Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces charges of "neglect of duty."
Yulia Tymoshenko is yet to clearly lay out her plans for the future, but there are signs she may intend to move into the Ukrainian president's office. Experts say she may just have a chance of succeeding.
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