"Aachener Printen" cookies are flavored with aniseed, cloves and cinnamon - for many the quintessential taste of Christmas. The cookies are the hottest selling item at the Christmas market in Aachen.
The German Protestant Kirchentag is drawing record crowds for the Reformation’s quincentenary. 2017, Martin Luther‘s university town Wittenberg joins Berlin in the spotlight.
London's Tower Bridge with its distinctive bridge towers is a favorite subject for tourist photos. Because of its then revolutionary design, it was celebrated as a world wonder when it was dedicated in 1884.
German photographer Sebastian Wehrle focuses his lens on his home region, the Black Forest. It’s rare these days to see models in historical regional costume. But Wehrle’s images have drawn international attention.
All bets are off when it comes to guessing who might win the coveted Palme d'Or award in Cannes this year. Critics hope that the rest of the festival might be more interesting.
Writer Feridun Zaimoglu considers Luther a master of the German language. In his latest novel he depicts how Luther translated the New Testament into German while holed up at Wartburg Castle.
Just ahead of the German AIDS Foundation's annual opera gala in Bonn on May 20, the vocalists tell DW why they're participating in this benefit concert.
Arts.21 goes to Wittenberg where Luther triggered the Reformation 500 years ago. We visit international art exhibitions devoted to this controversial religious figure.
The Bundestag is debating a draft law to force social media platforms to delete illegal content more quickly. Critics fear that it is too imprecise and could restrict freedom of speech. The justice minister disagrees.
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