Every year in December, the hamlet of Wieda in the Harz region is transformed. Twenty life-sized manger scenes appear in gardens and garages, depicting the story behind the Christian Christmas festival, the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem.
In an evening of few surprises, German Schlager songstress Helene Fischer took home four of the renowned trophies, while singer-songwriter Joris garnered three. The gala highlighted German-language pop on an upswing.
A German-Turkish teen joins the 'IS' and plans a terror attack in Germany. While that's the basis for a new work of youth fiction, it's disturbingly close to the reality in Germany, writes DW's Rolf Rische.
The man who took over a cinema in western Germany carried only air guns and dummy grenades, German prosecutors have said. Police killed the 19-year-old while storming the scene.
Amidst the twinkle of fairy lights and aromas of mulled wine and bratwurst, the terrorist attacks in Paris seem a long distance away. But its effects were felt during the first weekend of the Nuremberg Christmas market.
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