In 1962 Berlin's former mayor Willy Brandt and the Bauhaus architect Walter Gropius laid the foundations for a major housing project, the Gropiusstadt. Located on the outskirts of Berlin, this unique development is celebrating 50 years in existence.
Valletta has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture. Over 140 projects and 400 events have been planned for Valletta 2018 around three main themes: Island Stories, Future Baroque and Voyages.
Chinese investors want to transform the Cameroonian city of Kribi into to the largest seaport in central Africa. But after initial promises of an economic revival in the area, locals feel left out in the cold.
After 50 years of resistance, the French government has abandoned its plans to build a new airport in western France. DW discussed the recently announced decision with an activist at the squatted site.
The British Foreign Secretary has floated the idea of building a giant bridge between France and Britain after Brexit. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said the plan should at least be considered.
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