The English brewery Hambleton Ales has found a solution for a nagging waste problem. It takes stale, leftover bread and turns it into beer. And the brew has been given just the right name: Toast.
Monks in the Middle Ages created strong beer to keep them going during fasting periods - a tradition that's celebrated at Munich's Starkbierfest over the next weeks. Here's a tour of the world's strongest beers.
Whenever I visit Munich, I always try to go on a daytrip somewhere around the Five Lake Region. Southwest of the city, the Lakes Ammer, Starnberg, Wörth, Pilsen and Wesslinger are the epitome of charm and tranquility.
Germans know that food and drink are good for the soul. They like to eat well, and they have plenty of choices. DW's Matthias von Hein sums up some important facts about food and drink in Germany.
All bets are off when it comes to guessing who might win the coveted Palme d'Or award in Cannes this year. Critics hope that the rest of the festival might be more interesting.
Writer Feridun Zaimoglu considers Luther a master of the German language. In his latest novel he depicts how Luther translated the New Testament into German while holed up at Wartburg Castle.
Just ahead of the German AIDS Foundation's annual opera gala in Bonn on May 20, the vocalists tell DW why they're participating in this benefit concert.
Arts.21 goes to Wittenberg where Luther triggered the Reformation 500 years ago. We visit international art exhibitions devoted to this controversial religious figure.
The Bundestag is debating a draft law to force social media platforms to delete illegal content more quickly. Critics fear that it is too imprecise and could restrict freedom of speech. The justice minister disagrees.
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