The Benedictine monastery of Corvey was declared a UNESCO site a year ago. On Tuesday Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier handed over its official letter of appointment.
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.