Many of the camper vans on the go on German highways during the summer are overloaded. Southern German police are trying to raise awareness of the potentially deadly consequences of driving overweight vehicles.
There are tighter passport controls across the European Union this summer, reportedly aimed at keeping track of suspected terrorists. A side effect is that police have been able to catch up with other wanted criminals.
Where do German guns sold all over the world end up? The government is now checking that arms exports stay where they're supposed to - but only if the country that bought them agrees. Critics ask: what's the point?
The Bavarian interior minister wants to close the "blatant security gap" in the three German states that don't allow random police checks. Critics say they don't bring results and result in racial profiling.
Summer isn't summer without a trip to the seaside. And with Germany's rough weather patterns, DW's Courtney Tenz explains why her favorite seaside spot is inside the haven of a hardly translatable "Strandkorb."
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