Jaan Roose is slackline world champion. They call him the crazy Estonian: and no wonder! With his daredevil stunts and spectacular show, the sport has seen a boom in his home country.
Extreme athletes are always chasing records with daredevil stunts. Trial bike world champion Kenny Belaey hit the headlines in 2015 after riding a 20 meter slackline at a height of 2,700 meters.
How free should art be? This is an ongoing debate in Russia. Now, a film about ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya and her relationship with Nicholas II could be banned because Orthodox Church members have taken offense.
Margaret Atwood is a feminist, an environmental activist and a bestselling writer. Since Trump came to power, some even view her books as prophetic. She’s just been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
In 2012, Kraftklub came to fame with a hymn to their hometown of Chemnitz, formerly known as Karl-Marx-Stadt. The band has just released their third album in which hip hop meets punk rock.
For 16 years, Helmut Kohl led Germany – including through the process of reunification. A passionate supporter of Europe, the conservative politician divided opinion among artists and intellectuals.
As the death toll rose early Tuesday following an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the city pulled together online to help located the missing and offer beds and help to those in need.
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