Germany's opposition Greens have set their sights on nutrition that avoids mass livestock farming. They have accused Chancellor Angela Merkel's government of giving agriculturalized industry an unrestrained free run.
They're young, fanatical and want to go to paradise. Security authorities estimate there are around 500 Islamists currently in Germany, ready for violence. In recent years, lawmakers have tried to take action.
A former nurse in the German state of Lower Saxony is facing charges for the murder of three patients, and is suspected of further involvement in more than 150 deaths. His excuse, according to the prosecution: boredom.
Maybe it could be called an alternative for euroskeptic fundraising, as opposed to Germany. The AfD's online gold shop, set up to bolster finances and thereby ensure more state assistance on top, has come into question.
Bremen has become the first German state to allow ashes from a cremation to be scattered by private persons. The move comes after months of heated debate over funeral practices in Germany.
On the surface of it, Germans are becoming more tolerant. But the authors of a long-term study aren't as pleased with this development as one might expect.
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.
Thuringia's unprecedented three-way left-leaning coalition government has sought to show a mainstream face on announcing its plans for the next five years. One pledge was a 2015 budget with no new government debts.
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.
Berlin's East Side Gallery is hugely popular with tourists. We are offering you a chance to win special decorative tape, with pictures of the graffiti on this famous bit of Berlin Wall. Here's how to win.
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, we meet a new breed of house-sitter, check out the Technical University of Clausthal-Zellerfeld’s project to mine e-waste for rare metals, and pay a visit to a man who decided to exchange a high-powered career for life on a tiny island.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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