Michael Wigge is travelling from the northernmost point in Germany to the very south on a simple children’s scooter. Will he make it in 80 days?
After nearly a decade of litigation, Mexico recovered two Mesoamerican busts that had been missing since the 1980s. German authorities had found the wooden pieces in 2008, when they seized them from an artifacts dealer.
Berlin Mayor Michael Müller wants Germany to introduce what he terms a solidarity-based basic income. While some say his label isn't accurate, the plan throws critical light on the country's welfare program, Hartz IV.
Just as it did the previous year, Germany handled more asylum applications in 2017 than all fellow EU members combined. The way Germany interprets the Dublin agreement suggests the discrepancy is set to continue.
The penultimate day of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics saw the first woman to win gold in two different sports, while the American men won their first-ever gold medal in curling. Canada took bronze in men's ice hockey.
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