In this edition: Why northeastern Spain is regaining its reputation as the world's best place to eat. Plus, the hotly-anticipated new album by Daft Punk, German animation artist Hannes Rall, garden gnomes at the Chelsea Flower Show, and a new fun-loving installment of clipmania.
Globalization and the financial crisis have triggered protest movements all over the world. In many countries, the balance of power has shifted in favor of socialist or social-democratic parties. That provides a fertile breeding ground for a renaissance of social-democratic ideals such as justice, equal opportunity and aid for the weaker members of a society.
For our end of season 'Kick Off! Special', there’s only one team to look at. An all-conquering Bayern side dominated the league before and after Christmas, effortlessly setting record after record. In his final season, coach Jupp Heynckes led the team to the Bundesliga’s highest ever points tally – at 91, the Mighty Bavarians finished a massive 25 points ahead of nearest rivals Dortmund.
Germany's Bundesliga reported a turnover of more than two billion euros in the last business year. That's a record and and success breeds success. Two German teams will face off in the Champions League final. Made in Germany looks at the business of soccer and aspirations for success, not just on the pitch, but in the business office, too.