In this edition: Croatian duo 2Cellos on tour with Elton John, Panini's first collector's album featuring women football players, talented young artists at the Venice Biennale, a German master baker's success in Scotland, and a home in Germany's North Sea tidal zone in euromaxx deluxe.
The Croatian cellist duo 2Cellos have recorded cover versions of famous rock and pop songs and achieved fame after posting one of their songs on the internet. Not only did they land a deal with a major record label, but they also got noticed by Elton John - who asked 2 Cellos to join him on his European tour.
Collector's albums for Panini stickers have been around for decades, but to mark the 2011 Women's World Cup the publisher has come out with its first-ever edition featuring female football players. The teams are delighted by the extra publicity and it's a further sign of the growing following for women's football.
Falko Burkert from southern Germany moved to Scotland in 1998 and as a trained master baker, he decided to open a bakery near Edinburgh. Burkert uses traditional recipes and imported ingredients for his authentic German treats. One newspaper even named him the best baker in Britain.
Hallig Hooge is one of Germany's islands in the North Sea tidal zone. Since the low-lying land can be covered by water, homes are built on mounds. Katja Just traded a stressful job in Munich for a traditional thatched-roof house on the quiet island.