Men and women in Italy with academic qualifications are branching out to beat the financial crisis. They now make textile goods, fashion accessories or even exclusive chocolates.
For decades, hundreds of small family-owned businesses and traditional artisans have formed the backbone of Italy’s economy. But with a prolonged recession and competition from Asia, many of those small companies have fallen on hard times. As Megan Williams reports, some are turning to high tech to help keep their traditions alive.
The EU stands up to Washington over the Iran nuclear deal - Austrians protests against the far-right coaliltion - Could Puigdemont govern Catalonia in absentia? - Brittany keeps an eye on Catalonia - Turkish President threatens to “strangle” a new US-backed force in Syria - Homelessness in Berlin - An army of 'elves' fighting an information war in Lithuania - Italian artisans go high-tech.
Greece's once record jobless rate of 27 percent may have dropped seven points since the start of the financial crisis, but nearly six in 10 people are stuck in a market dominated by part-time, on-and-off jobs.
Heard but not seen, a movie soundtrack lays the emotional foundation of a film. "Score" looks at the effect of film music on viewers, and honors exceptional film composers like John Williams and Hans Zimmer.
While everyone is talking about "Fire and Fury," an exposé of the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff, a book with the same name published in 2009 is seeing renewed sales.
She was an iconic figure of the hippie and women's liberation movements in the late 1960s. Janis Joplin embodied the life of Sex & Drugs & Rock'n'Roll more radically than her male colleagues — and paid the price.
With "Nijinski", the Gauthier Dance Company is paying homage to Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. The mesmerising ballet performance is choreographed by Marco Goecke.
Russia’s independent gaming scene between art, business, politics and censorship.
The German Goethe Institute is hosting an interactive exhibition titled ‘Games and Politics’ in Novosibirk, bringing together the country’s gaming scene.
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