Christmasworld is the largest trade fair for Christmas articles in the world. In 2012 it attracted more than 31,000 visitors and was attended by some 900 exhibitors.
Thousands of anti-austerity activists from 39 European countries have rallied in Frankfurt in protest against the European Central Bank. The ECB opened its new headquarters in the German financial city.
This year's edition of the CeBIT computer fair is over. Officially, the organizers are pleased with how it went. But DW's Henrik Böhme thinks that the fair, in its current form, has outlived its usefulness.
This week the German publishing world and the general public have been congregating in Leipzig for that city's annual book fair. But what to make of literature as spectacle? DW’s Jefferson Chase checked it out.
Thousands of anti-austerity protesters from 39 European countries have been marching at a rally in the German city of Frankfurt. More than 350 people were arrested after clashes earlier in the day.