A cross-border exchange program allows elementary school teachers from Germany and France to trade places for four years. It means children are taught by native speakers and can get acquainted with a different culture.
Hundreds of journalists and thousands of questions fill the town, but the people facing the deluge want just one simple question to be answered: Why? DW's Jan Walter reports from Haltern.
Greece's new leader, Alexis Tsipras, is expected to name his government ministers later in the day. The euro, which hit an 11-year low against the dollar after the vote, recovered somewhat in early trading on Tuesday.
More than a thousand people in the western German town of Haltern am See have flocked to a church memorial honoring those killed on Flight 4U 9525. Sixteen students and two teachers from the town's school were on board.
Entrepreneurs from the technology sector dominate this year's list of the richest Chinese, compiled by Forbes magazine. And no one is quite as affluent as the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba.