Brewing beer in Germany is steeped in tradition. Men are dominating the profession. Currently women make up only 6 percent of master brewers in Germany, but that number is growing. Also more women enjoy drinking beer.
Even when it rains a lot, Berliners aren't about to let that spoil their summer fun. They don't need the sun to enjoy the season, says DW's Gero Schliess.
The German Beer Purity Law is an absolute must for most German breweries. And because at 500 it is so old, it can be found everywhere in the world - even in the Himalayas.
When Bavaria introduced its famous Beer Purity Law 500 years ago, Jews had already developed their own brewing traditions over thousands of years. The Jewish Museum in Munich now celebrates the cultural history of beer.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The French novelist and member of the Academie Francaise has died at the age of 92. A very public figure in France, d'Ormesson was the author of some 40 works.
Answer the quiz and win CDs! We play a cover version of a hit from Germany, and you tell us: Who first sang the original of "The Power"?
Win CDs by Broilers, Three Fall, Alice Merton, Bausa.
What does living in Germany mean nowadays? Photographer Peter Bialobrzeski takes a closer look. His series "Die zweite Heimat" shows Germany for what it is – unadorned and honest. His pictures can be viewed in Hamburg's House of Photography.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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