Thanks to longer life expectancies, around 13,000 people in Germany are currently one hundred years old or older. We get to know one of them, Erika Pohl from the western German town of Speyer.
Few Europeans have heard of Momchilovtsi. But in China, the village conjures up images of mystery, wonder and longevity, having given its name to a kind of drinking yoghurt that is all the rage for Chinese consumers.
During a visit to Berlin, Jamie Oliver tells DW how he got inspired for his book by traveling worldwide and cooking with 100-year-old people. They've shown him you don't need to be rich to eat like a king.
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Yasutaro Koide, officially the oldest man on earth, has died in Japan at the age of 112. The super-centenarian said the secret to his longevity was to avoid overdoing things and not to smoke or drink.
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