The WorldSkills Competition is underway - Made in Germany reported on preparations in Thailand, Colombia and Germany.
Report by Marion Hütter.
The carmaker Porsche has opened a new production facility in Leipzig, Germany, the biggest new plant in its history. The Volkswagen brand called the city the perfect location for producing its new Macan model.
The WorldSkills 2013 competition in Leipzig gives young apprentices and skilled workers from around the world a chance to prove their stuff in more than 40 vocations, from cooking to web design.
Two opera greats celebrated their 200th birthday, The Ring divided opinion in Bayreuth and Sir Simon Rattle announced he is leaving the Berlin Philharmonic. A look back at some of 2013's major events in classical music.
2013 has been the anniversary year of the composer Richard Wagner's birth, 200 years ago. That makes it a perfect occasion to revisit some of the most important places associated with him.
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