It’s just not Christmas without it: Stollen from Dresden, home of Germany’s oldest Christmas market. Ingredients such as almonds, raisins, and other goodies give this sweet yeasty bread its special flavor.
Stollen, spiced mulled wine and gingerbread: For many in Germany, these items symbolize Christmastime. But how did these treats come to represent the holidays? Experts say the answer dates back to the 14th century.
Christmas in Europe? Germany's holiday markets quickly come to mind. After the attack on a market in Berlin, we look at the centuries-old history and meaning of Christmas markets for Germany.
Some 100,000 people are expected on the second weekend of Advent at Dresden's Christmas market, known as the Striezelmarkt. A huge stollen about four meters long will be paraded through the historical old town.
Best known for her role as Rose Nylund in the '80s sitcom "Golden Girls," funnywoman Betty White has broken new ground in Hollywood for much of her 95 years. She's also been an icon for women and gay rights supporters.
A critical edition of Hitler's notorious manifesto was published a year ago - and became a bestseller in Germany. Historian Peter Longerich discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the globally publicized work.
Bibi Bourelly quit school, and moved to the US -- to write songs. One of Bibi's songs was a big hit for Rihanna. Now, Bibi wants to strike out on her own -- as a singer.
After years in the making, Potsdam's Barberini Museum - spearheaded by patron and billionaire Hasso Plattner - is opening its doors. The first shows feature works by, among others, Monet, Renoir and Caillebotte.
Condolences poured in via Twitter from around the world after a truck crashed into a Berlin Christmas market Monday night. Many were quick to condemn the incident as a terrorist attack.
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