Belgian cyclist Kenny Belaey hit the headlines in 2015 after clinching an unbelievable record. In the French Alps, he rode his bike across a slackline suspended over a deep ravine, which plunged 112 meters below him.
Belgium's Kenny Belaey is one of the world's best trials bikers. He's always on the lookout for new places to try his daring stunts. When it comes to trial-biking, Belaey is absoutely fearless.
Taking off: the dream of a flying car may soon become reality. Taking chances: trials bike champion Kenny Belaey takes on new challenges. Taking the web by storm: a retired German couple becomes an internet sensation.
Extreme athletes are always chasing records with daredevil stunts. Trial bike world champion Kenny Belaey hit the headlines in 2015 after riding a 20 meter slackline at a height of 2,700 meters.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Konstantin Gropper of the Get Well Soon one-man music project told DW he's "difficult to be around" when he's working on a new album - and what makes the tiny Haldern Pop Festival worth playing at.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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