Architects Herzog & de Meuron are to build a new museum for Berlin. It’ll be placed between Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Nationalgalerie and the famous Philharmonie concert hall by Hans Scharoun - architectural icons.
Whether “Silver Arrow” or “Beetle”, “housewives‘ Porsche” or “Ducktail”, nicknames are often bestowed on especially beloved cars. Gearhead Helge Jepsen has dedicated an entire book to these fond monikers.
If you’re looking for a unique pair of glasses, Berlin is the place to go! Several eyeglass makers in the German capital create trendy frames. Some of them even perch on the noses of international celebrities!
It’s just not Christmas without it: Stollen from Dresden, home of Germany’s oldest Christmas market. Ingredients such as almonds, raisins, and other goodies give this sweet yeasty bread its special flavor.
A bus driver who writes poems in a town that shares his name: Paterson. The new film by director Jim Jarmusch is a subtle masterpiece and a well-made alternative to the usual drama of contemporary cinema.
The French political satire magazine "Charlie Hebdo" is releasing its first edition in Germany on Thursday. Former "Titanic" editor-in-chief Martin Sonneborn predicts it won't go over well.
70 years old, and still going strong. "Panic Rocker" Udo Lindenberg has played the biggest concerts of his career this year. More than 300,000 fans bought tickets for his latest tour. Now, there's a new live album.
Bavarian architect Anna Heringer uses natural building materials like clay and bamboo for her international projects. She's a trailblazer in sustainable building, receiving many awards for it.
A software expert is to warn German MPs about the threat of false news ahead of next year's election. Chancellor Angela Merkel is concerned the use of so-called social bots could harm her chances of a fourth term.
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