A peaceful revolution, the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification: Deutsche Welle's special traces Germany's ongoing path to unity.
Low oil prices are a boon for most German businesses, cutting production costs and increasing profit margins. But the downside of the current oil slump is dwindling demand for German goods from oil producing countries.
The seven members of this year's Berlinale jury have been named. The experienced film celebrities will decide who will receive the prestigious Golden Bear in mid-February.
Official government data show the UK's economy expanded at its fastest pace last year since 2007. But with a slowdown in the fourth quarter, analysts wonder if recovery is really on the horizon.