One year ago the Scorpions kicked off a major farewell tour. popXport accompanied the band on its first 2011 tour stop in Bangkok. Our report gets up close and personal.
Scorpions have a bad reputation. Namibian scorpion researcher Martin Handjaba says it's unjustified. He tells DW about their painful stings, why they glow under UV light and why we shouldn't kill them.
After a year of mourning, King Bhumibol Adulyadej is to be cremated in Bangkok. Hundreds of thousands of citizens are expected to attend their revered monarch's five-day final send-off.
You might know them as rock stars but before they catapulted to fame, these celebrities pursued more conventional career paths, like watchmaking. Can you guess which singer is a former school teacher?
The Scorpions wanted to offer their last farewell to their fans with a world tour. A film co-produced by DW shows how it actually relaunched the most famous German rock band's career. Watch both parts here now.
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