Surface area, number of sunny hours, favorite pet: Lots of information about Germany. After watching this video you'll be able to impress anyone with your knowledge.
Starting elementary school is a big deal in Germany. It's a rite of passage - almost like graduation or a wedding. Parents invest lots to shower their first-grader with gifts. But what's with the obligatory paper cone?
Even the Italians envy the Berliners for their ice cream paradise. Chancellor Merkel seems to be the only person left who won't be caught on the street with a cone. But that may change, says DW's Gero Schliess.
Did you know that the Roman emperor Nero loved sorbet made of rose water, that you can eat beer ice cream in Munich, and that the Gelato World Tour is on the lookout for the world's very best ice cream?
In what he says will be his last time, actor Daniel Craig has confirmed he will play James Bond in the 25th film in the franchise. Before he said yes, there was speculation on quite a few other potential 007s.
The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing. On October 9, the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Hindus burned down his Muslim grandfather's store in India in 1947. On the 70th anniversary of the India-Pakistan border, musician Zeshan B tells DW how his family and cultural history inspires his soulful sound.
Cutthroat competition on the open market is just like the class struggle of the Cultural Revolution, says Chinese artist Wang Qingsong. His critical work is now on show in Berlin.
Refugees are learning how to make YouTube clips at a Berlin workshop. The idea is to strengthen the presence of topics such as migration and integration on the Internet platform.
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