A new study has shown that Germany's social system experiences a financial gain because of immigration while at the same time accruing losses due to a lack of integration.
All over Germany there are traditional specialties on offer which you can only get during Advent. From classical treats like gingerbread all the way to home-baked Christmas cookies.
The first Airbus refitted to serve as an Ebola evacuation plane has been unveiled in the German capital, Berlin. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he hopes to see it seldom used.
German Christmas markets have become an international hit in England, the United States and even in Japan. But nowhere is the choice of gingerbread, incense burners and mulled wine greater than in Germany.
Refugees who had spent the night in trees after German police cleared their camp in Munich are now safely back on the ground. They are demanding the right to stay in Germany.
The President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald Lauder first criticized the decision by a Swiss museum to accept a recently found trove of artworks stolen by the Nazis. He tells DW why he now welcomes the decision.
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.
As protests over discrimination and police brutality rage on in Ferguson, many people in Germany are asking themselves whether racism exists in the German justice system. After the NSU murders, some have lost faith.
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 of Germany Today we find out how the homeless live in Osnabrück; meet a tattoo artist in Bielefeld and visit a museum on the island of Usedom dedicated to flat irons form around the world.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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