Germany's first dark sky preserve is opening in the Rhön mountains in central Germany. To give stargazers the full experience, the town of Bischofsheim will be turning off its street lights for a month.
Millions of people around the world are observing the annual Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change. Dubai and Australia's Sydney Opera House were among the places to join the blackout.
World landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to the Empire State Building will go dark this weekend. Due to "Earth Hour" campaign to support the fight against climate change and highlight the dangers mankind poses to nature.
With at least half of Berliners living in one-person households, the potential for isolation, particularly among older generations, is rife. Tamsin Walker looks at how the city is dealing with late-life loneliness.
Berlin abounds with notes, requests and demands stuck on doors and walls. Angry or hilarious, they allow a glimpse deep into the soul of the true Berliner, says DW's Gero Schliess.
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