Christine Schierhorn is only 34 years old, but she's in charge of a team of 40 air traffic controllers in Hamburg. In her spare time, the mother of three competes in the triathlon.
While Karl Marx was exiled from Germany and died in England, the author of "Das Kapital" remains a celebrated figure in his hometown of Trier, where he now adorns pedestrian traffic lights in the city center.
Where once more than 40,000 cars sped through Paris every day, people are now able to stroll and families can pick-nick here where traffic has been banned along a stretch of the right bank of the Seine river.
Germany’s Federal Foreign Office has published a new website called “#rumoursaboutgermany” that educates migrants about false information that smugglers use to traffic them to Europe.
Whether on the sidewalk, on the road or in a bike lane, cyclists in Germany must follow the relevant rules. Critics say it's high time that some laws - like waiting at red lights - be adapted to the uniqueness of biking.
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