From Christmas markets and mulled wine to family gatherings and traditional food, find out how Germany celebrates the holiday season.
For most families, Christmas wouldn't be the same without a Christmas tree. They didn't become a widespread tradition until the 19th century, but decorating trees has been going on for longer than you might think. (19.12.2012)
The mood among German business leaders has risen for the second consecutive month in December, the Ifo research group has found. As tensions in the eurozone ease, German CEOs expect a pick up in their business. (19.12.2012)
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a Tannenbaum. The Tannenbaum may be quintessentially German, but how important are trees in the German capital? DW's Tamsin Walker went to find out. (14.12.2012)
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is Germany's Christmas capital and it's the home of the world's only Christmas museum. It's also the only place you can buy Christmas products at any time of year. (06.12.2012)
In Germany, December is full of festivities, cultural events, artistic offerings and parties of every shape and form - from Christmas markets, to musicals, exhibitions and New Year's Eve celebrations. (01.12.2012)
From mulled wine to Advent calendars, people come from all over the world to experience Christmas in Germany - with or without snow. See for yourself with these articles and picture galleries.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees are experiencing their first Christmas in Germany. One of the most solid traditions associated with the holiday season is a visit to the Christmas markets. One refugee family in Zwickau share their experience.
Baking cookies, drinking mulled wine, or listening to Christmas music - all these things enhance our anticipation of Christmas. But why does Christmas keep bringing a smile to most of our faces?
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Embedded with a unit of the Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, Norwegian director Paul S. Refsdal filmed "martyrdom seekers" waiting to go on a suicide mission. He tells DW about his intimate documentary.
The enfant terrible of non-fiction German literature is back. Thilo Sarrazin's latest book examines the "big mistakes" in current German and EU politics - but his provocative statements no longer surprise anyone.
Meteoric rise for a northern German schoolgirl: first Jamie-Lee Krewitz won the TV talent show “The Voice of Germany,” then the German preliminaries for the Eurovision Song Contest. Now her debut album is out.
Located in the heart of Hamburg, the Kunsthalle, one of Germany's most important art museums, will reopen its doors on April 30, after months of renovations.
German comedian Jan Böhmermann has been nominated for the Grimme Online Award following the uproar surrounding his poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The 35-year-old was submitted in a "special" category.
The years-old debate about designing fashion for Muslim women who follow strict dress codes has reignited in France, raising the question of just what role, if any, European design houses have in a political debate.
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