Our reporter Annabelle Steffes was on location in Munich – these are her experiences from the opening weekend of the Wiesn.
From July 22-24, Munich is hosting a festival in honor of 500 years of the Purity Law, where breweries from around Bavaria are presenting their beers.
A shooter killed nine people in Munich on Friday. His motive remains unclear. Fear has given way to mourning in Bavaria.
Police currently believe that an 18-year-old German-Iranian acted alone, killing nine people and then himself. They have not yet identified a motive; the man had no criminal record. Munich spent hours under lockdown.
This analysis of the German pop scene's success abroad is unprecedented in scope.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
Shot putter Heidi Krieger, now Andreas, was systematically doped in East Germany - an experience that influenced his gender identity. A film about Krieger shows why every sports fan should care about the doping issue.
The ghostwriter of the best-selling "The Art of the Deal" reveals everything he fears about Donald Trump. He regrets contributing to forging the myth - not only because the presidential candidate doesn't read books.
Wacken Open Air in northern Germany is the biggest heavy metal festival on the planet. The Metal Battle section pits 30 up-and-coming bands from around the world against each other. We present three of them.
The Salzburg Festival is star-studded yet again - but this year, it could easily become a one-man show. These are the highlights for 2016.
After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey's government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country - and how Turks react to it.
With its flying brooms and daring duels in the air, Quidditch was invented by Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling. But the fictional sport has become reality - and a world championship is taking place in Germany.
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