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.
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.
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.
She's blond, sexy and throws a good punch. Charlize Theron is out to bring Cold War double agents to justice in "Atomic Blonde." The film celebrates its European premiere in the city it was filmed in: Berlin.
Type "Amazon Brazil" into Google and the results list new books above the ancient rainforest. But as Tamsin Walker discovers, Berlin's independent booksellers are writing a new chapter in the history of the printed word.
In her mid-30s, Alondra de la Parra has already established herself as a notable conductor - a profession that was long a man's domain. Meet the maestra in nine pictures.
Documenta, Germany's prestigious contemporary art event, wraps up 100 days in Athens, while continuing in Kassel. Here's how it impacted a city in which art isn't its biggest concern.
Pooh Bear went missing on Chinese social media, most likely because he looks so much like one of the country's most powerful men - President Xi Jinping.
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