Hannah Zeitlhofer has become the first female rider at Vienna's famous Spanish Riding School. For centuries that was a privilege reserved solely for men.
The German Press Ball in Berlin is one of the first balls of the season. Here are some of the most important black-tie dance galas coming up. Some are charity events, others are more about seeing and being seen.
The end of male dominance has began as the over 450- year-old Spanish riding school of Vienna, renowned for its white horses and immaculate equestrianism, presented its first ever woman rider.
Although Tokyo topped the list, Monocle magazine's editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé tells DW why German cities like Berlin and Munich made the annual Quality of Life Survey global ranking from 2017.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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