It's been 20 years since East and West Germany reunified, but the terms "typically Ossi" and "typically Wessi" are still bandied about. We've selected some of the most common cliches.
The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. Germany has since grown up, and a whole generation that never knew divided Germany has grown up with unity. People like DW's Greta Hamann.
When Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, young people probably won't be paying much attention. It means little to the children of the generation whose lives it changed the most.
The socialist Left party could win its first state premiership in Germany on Sunday at the Thuringia election, in coalition with the center-left SPD. Bodo Ramelow is ready for the job.
The many delays to beset the facility have become something of a national joke.
Catholics from all over Germany are gathered in Leipzig for a 3-day conference.
Agents of special tax fraud unit have raided McDonald's premises west of Paris, seizing company files, police sources say. French authorities suspect the company of avoiding taxes by sending earnings to Luxembourg.
The two US tech giants have announced an agreement to build a new underwater cable, codenamed "Marea" and intended to help meet growing demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services.
Wolfsburg lost 4-3 on penalties to Lyon in the final of the Women's Champions League. The German side had overcome the very same opponent three years before in the 2013 final.
Media reports have suggested German carmaker Volkswagen is considering building its own battery production facility to foster e-mobility. It could be a crucial move to lessen dependence on Asian producers.
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