Over the coming long weekend Germany will truly come to life with a range of festivals - where you can marvel, listen and - of course - join in.
Train passengers in Germany can breathe a sigh of relief. Deutsche Bahn and a union of German train drivers have said they have agreed to enter mediation and put an end to the ninth rail strike in 10 months.
Leipzig was first mentioned 1,000 years ago. Now a new exhibition at the Museum of Local History shows what historians and archaeologists know about the beginnings of the city.