Many mariners are on the high seas at Christmas. For them and their relatives there's been a radio broadcast, "Gruss an Bord," since 1953. Wives, mothers, fathers and friends send their Christmas greetings over the seven seas.
In one small town in the U.S. state of Michigan, it’s Christmas all year round. Christmas Wonderland bills itself as the world’s largest Christmas store. Its founder Wally Bronner had German ancestors.
Quiet private shots from photo albums of yore are taking center stage at an exhibition in Berlin. In our age of image overload, the Museum of Things raises big questions about how we document our lives.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has the backing of nearly 60 percent of voters to form a ruling coalition with the Greens and FDP, a new survey says. However, Germany may have to wait until the new year for a new government.
Germans like to give books as Christmas gifts. But that's not the only reason the number of bookstores in Berlin is actually growing, despite the threat of ebooks and online discounters.
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