100 years ago, on November 25 1915, Albert Einstein presented his General Theory of Relativity in Berlin. Since then it had to be proven in theory and practice. How convincing is Einstein's view of the universe today?
Since 1917, Finland has gone from an agrarian backwoods to the world's best. From music to art to saunas, Finland has made major contributions to culture in the 100 years since its independence.
Relatives of 12 people killed in last year's terror attack at a Berlin Christmas market said they have been "left in the lurch" by the German chancellor. They said she has never expressed personal condolences.
The chancellor's spokesman has announced plans for Angela Merkel to meet with the relatives of those killed in last year's Christmas market attack. In a critical letter, the relatives accused her of "political inaction."
Finland became an independent nation exactly a century ago, facilitated by revolution in Russia. Now in the EU and the eurozone, but not in NATO, it's also a top performer in education, coffee consumption and motorsport.
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