Ever since Trump's bombshell election win, jitters have been felt across the globe. The first anti-Trump protest in Europe took place in Berlin, and it wasn't the last. But Germany, in particular, has more to worry about than other countries, both with regard to the future and its past. Tamsin Walker takes us now to one group that has been galvanized into action in the heart of the German capital.
Bold and ambitious or national suicide? Theresa May wants her Brexit cake and eat it too. The history of hacking hijinx and compromising material from Russia and how the temperature is dropping still further as NATO troops arrive in Norway. How are Italians faring after three more quakes hit their region on Wednesday and a profile on Dutch politician Geert Wilders ahead of elections in March.
British Prime Minister Theresa May had been under pressure for months to reveal her plan for the UK's departure from the European Union. This week, in a speech in London, she gave her answer. Britain, she said, wants to negotiate a "clean" break with its European partners while keeping the "freest possible trade" with them all. From London Stephen Beard reports.
Amid the political maelstrom surrounding the leaked, and wholly unverified, accusations that the Kremlin possesses compromising information on Donald Trump, a new Russian word has entered the global lexicon - 'kompromat' - which means compromising material. From Moscow, Charles Maynes has this look at the history and possible future of Kremlin kompromat in the Trump era.
The Swiss resort of Davos is once again playing host to the rich and the powerful this week. As proceedings opened on Tuesday, Theresa May was giving her Brexit speech in London. How has this been received before her arrival in Davos on Thursday? Emma Wallis spoke to DW's business correspondent Andreas Becker on Wednesday to find out.
Last Monday, around 300 US marines arrived in Norway for a six month deployment. Nothing unusual you might think in a NATO member state hosting troops from another NATO country. But this, along with the arrival of several thousand US troops in other NATO countries bordering Russia has provoked strong reactions from Moscow. Lars Bevanger reports.
The German supermarket chain Lidl has been at the center of a storm in the Czech Republic after it circulated a publicity leaflet featuring a black model in early January. The supermarket received racist complaints and messages of support over the advert, as Rob Cameron explains in this postcard from Prague.
France, Western Europe's largest exporter of jihadists to conflicts in the Middle East, has been slow to create programs to fight the powerful lure of radical Islam at home. That’s changing - but maybe not fast enough. The homegrown attacks in France over the past two years are a case in point. Lisa Bryant takes a look at new efforts to turn the tide.
In March, the Netherlands will be heading to the voting booth and at the moment a far-right anti-immigrant politician is leading in the polls. He is strongly against Islam holding sway in European society, and he's been nicknamed the 'Dutch Donald Trump.' Lauren Frayer traveled to the Netherlands to meet Geert Wilders and find out more.
Family ties have always been strong in Spain. However, even by Spanish standards the number of Spanish youngsters still living with their parents is exceptionally high at the moment. In Spain, 8 out of 10 Spaniards between the ages of 20 and 30 live with their parents. Sociologists think that this delayed emancipation could be having a long term effect on society as a whole. Hagar Jobse reports.