Scottish country dancing is a social form of dancing that involves groups of six to ten people, mostly of mixed sex. DW reporter Maria Grunwald went to Edinburgh to learn some steps.
French House music in Paris and flash mobs in Berlin: June 21 is Fete de la Musique. The night of free and spontaneous concerts is a tradition that was created in France in 1982.
Ahead of Turkey's presidential election, author Ece Temelkuran praises her compatriots' unbroken spirit. She says it is a model for all who have begun to experience the maddening absurdity of right-wing populism.
The director of a renowned dance company, Rami Be'er was born in a kibbutz and fought with the Israeli army. He told DW how dance affected the way he thinks about Israel, by adding "question marks" to his existence.
Nuclear plant operator EDF Energy is hoping to restart a reactor it had to close because of new cracks. Experts have warned against extending the lives of old reactors, saying operators are "gambling with public safety."
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