Britain's Queen Elizabeth will follow an invitation by German president Joachim Gauck and visit Germany from June 23-26. Reporter Meike Krüger inquires whether the preparations for the royal visit are coming along nicely.
Birthdays, jubilees or official visits — the queen is constantly showered with presents. Elizabeth II has been on the throne so long, by now, her collection of gifts contains some oddities indeed.
The German Press Ball in Berlin is one of the first balls of the season. Here are some of the most important black-tie dance galas coming up. Some are charity events, others are more about seeing and being seen.
Euromaxx presenter Meike Krüger took an unusual path to the DW television studio - via a dive trip in the Philippines. As the show celebrates its 5,000th edition, she looks back on what she calls "the best job ever."
Adlon has a long and rich history. It was first opened in 1907, but was destroyed during World War II. The new hotel was built on the same site.This is the second time that the Adlon is hosting the German Press Ball.
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