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.
The Berlin parliament has launched an inquiry to find out why Anis Amri was not caught before carrying out a murderous rampage. The Christmas market attacker was known to authorities, and had been followed before.
At an age when many would comfortably slide into retirement, 74-year old physician and businessman Wolfgang Kehr is only getting started with his next idea. He's not what you'd call a typical startup founder.
On Christmas Day, seven young asylum seekers tried to light a homeless man on fire. The incident has shocked people in Berlin, including DW's Jefferson Chase, who lives near the scene of the crime.
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.
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