Matthias Fischer from Bad Harzburg repairs old umbrellas. It's a job with a shelf life. The last "master" umbrella maker was trained in 1992.
Although European economies have experienced a steady upswing in recent years, not enough has been done to prepare for a rainy day, the IMF has said in a fresh outlook. It cited a number of risks to be aware of.
Another diamond and a further attempt by Sierra Leone to distance itself from its 'blood diamond' past. Auctions at a New York house are part of a strategy aiming for transparency over diamond sales.
Senior US military experts say the effects of climate change could cause a migration wave of 20 million climate refugees over the next 20 years. But climate risk insurance schemes could prevent it.
A lukewarm summer evening in Berlin? It might end quickly because Culicidae, the common mosquito, will make you leave. They are mean this year, really mean.
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