European Union investigators are reported to have uncovered major deficits in security checks at Germany's biggest airport. The European Commission has so far declined to comment on the report.
Udo Jürgens just recently released a new album, "Mitten im Leben," or "Right in the Middle of Life." It turned out to be his last, as the 80-year-old entertainer has now died. DW looks back on his life and career.
Berlin’s iconic Kaufhaus des Westens, better known as KaDeWe, has been the target of a bold robbery by four masked men. Several people were treated for injuries after reportedly inhaling teargas.
Bloggers are suggesting de-friending right-wing PEGIDA supporters on social media platforms such as Facebook. While it might seem like the right thing to do, this will not combat xenophobia, writes DW's Michael Münz.
In light of recent marches by the controversial PEGIDA movement, Germany's Central Council of Jews (ZdJ) has come to the defense of Muslims in Germany. Chairman Josef Schuster has warned to not underestimate the group.
As the anti-Islamization PEGIDA movement gains momentum, Saxony's political establishment is on the defensive. The interior ministry has turned to Twitter to boost support for asylum-seekers in the eastern German state.
A project is underway in Essen in which alcoholics are paid in beer to clean up the city's streets. The idea is to help drug addicts pick themselves up and rejoin society. DW went to Essen to see how it's working out.
A book of candid interviews with former Chancellor Helmut Kohl is to be published this week against his will. He said Angela Merkel "couldn't eat with a knife and fork," and that Gorbachev left a forgettable legacy.
On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. DW looks back at how it happened.
Children of foreign parents living in Germany no longer have to choose a citizenship before they turn 23. But remaining a dual citizen is not automatic, as new legislation sets conditions that must be fulfilled.
DW's Berlin columnists - all English-speakers who have lived in the German capital for many years - bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
Rich Russians have spent winters at European resorts for years, but following the Ukraine crisis and Western sanctions, their numbers have declined. That's led to a drop in business in cities like Germany's Baden-Baden.
Rarely does one need "stars" to rate the amenities awaiting refugees, but exceptions are being made in Cologne. The city is looking to turn a luxury hotel into a refugee asylum.
On this edition of Germany Today we meet a professional genealogist; join hundreds of amateur singers for a Christmas oratorio in Hanover and visit a windmill in our series "Dying Breeds."
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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