From human smuggling to forced labor, from skateboarding to the Peaceful Revolution, DW takes a closer look at the history and legacy of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), known as East Germany.
The latest opinion polls indicate Conservatives and Labour separated only by a few percentage points. More than a third of voters have turned away from the big two parties.
With the final stretch of the Bundesliga season in sight, this year's race for survival has delivered where the title race couldn't. Jonathan Harding reviews the five sides stuck in Bundesliga relegation mud.
Bastian Schweinsteiger's goal after a fine solo run by Mitchell Weiser decided the game against Hertha. The win all but sealed Bayern's 25th league title, which will be confirmed should Wolfsburg not win on Sunday.