It's been 20 years since East and West Germany reunified, but the terms "typically Ossi" and "typically Wessi" are still bandied about. We've selected some of the most common cliches.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has inaugurated the first high-speed train link between his country's two major cities, Ankara and Istanbul. It was a prestige project marred by a number of glitches.
More on this week's show from the Heidelberg Spring festival, featuring long-time collaborators Jörg Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra with Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony.
California could meet its energy needs with renewables alone, according to Stanford University researchers. The authors of a recent study say a transition scenario is economically as well as technically feasible.