At a former ironworks in the Saarland, visitors can take a trip back in time. Closed down in 1986, the Völklinger Hütte became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994.
As the 2018 Academy Awards gets underway in Los Angeles, DW takes a look at the history of the famous film awards and how it has changed since it got started as a 15-minute gala.
It's about time: Rachel Morrison is the first woman to be nominated for an Oscar for cinematography. Hollywood is still far from gender equality, but just how pronounced is the imbalance?
For a long time, news from Brazil mostly meant bad news. The talk was of nepotism, corruption and the worst economic crisis in history. That seems to be in the past, reports DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge from Sao Paolo.
A huge emissions-cheating scandal, accusations of widespread collusion and now experiments exposing monkeys and people to diesel fume gases. The German car industry seems to be involved again, fears DW's Henrik Böhme.
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