The Polish ancestors of Bernie Sanders emigrated from the town of Slopnice to the US in the 1920s. The townspeople are taking a keen interest in the Democratic primary race.
The German capital felt the "Bern" as the Democrat excoriated the current US president in a speech to university students. The iconoclastic senator repeatedly termed Donald Trump's policies "horrific."
Larry Sanders, the brother of onetime US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, is to run for Britain's parliament. He'll campaign for the Green Party in a bid to win David Cameron's old seat.
US President Donald Trump still believes millions of people voted illegally in the November election, the White House has confirmed. The president also hinted at a major announcement on national security on Wednesday.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The French novelist and member of the Academie Francaise has died at the age of 92. A very public figure in France, d'Ormesson was the author of some 40 works.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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