The Federal Reserve is the United States' central bank. It's played a pivotal role in guiding the US through the global financial crisis through its low-interest monetary policy.
The Federal reserve is the guardian of financial stability in the US. This page collates recent DW content on the central bank's moves and decisions.
How often do you stop to consider the materials used to package our everyday produce? DW's Tamsin Walker got so fed up with seeing cucumbers and eggplants individually wrapped in plastic that she decided to not generate any plastic waste. For two months, she shopped plastic-free, trying to spend no more time or money than she would on a regular grocery run ... with mixed results.
Dogs have earned an unmovable place in the human heart. That's also the case in Germany, where the pooch to man ratio currently stands at around one to ten. That translates to a staggering eight million four-legged friends, which are fed to the tune of some 1.3 billion euros annually. Columnist Tamsin Walker took a walk through Berlin to find out what this canine love affair is all about.
Spain is one country you might think would be fertile ground for the far-right. It had a devastating economic crash, an influx of migrants, and corruption scandals that left people fed up with politicians. But unlike much of Europe, Spain has no such far-right movement. Reporter Lauren Frayer investigates why.