Some of Rome's most interesting history and archeology is underground. Some sites are open to the public and offer a different view of the Eternal City, including the Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus.
With its high number of parks and historic villas, Rome has become a top attraction for invasive species of birds. Reporter Megan Williams provides a personal take on sharing the city with the new avian arrivals.
A year after the deadly earthquake, popular committees have done their best to pressure authorities on reconstruction efforts. But the process continues to fall short of survivors' dreams for their homeland.
A giant frieze depicting the history of Rome on the walls lining the River Tiber has been damaged by graffiti writers, to the dismay of its creator, William Kentridge.
Samantha Montgomery spends her days working as an elder-care worker and her nights posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. When the Israeli mashup video artist Kutiman samples her singing, "Princess Shaw" becomes a viral sensation.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Some artists seem to not be content being successful in only one area. Especially among pop musicians, it seems to be fairly common for them to paint as well as to pursue their music. One such artist is Paul McCartney.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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