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.
Star Wars film sets in southwestern Tunisia are sinking into the desert sands. After loyal fans raised funds for their protection, a tourist agency is trying to grab more tourists' attention.
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.
Brutally murdered in 1954 at the age of 11, Brigitte Irrgang was later named a Catholic martyr. Now, over half a century later, her memory is being kept alive with a new, multilingual oratorio.
His images borrowed simple, everyday objects while questioning the way we see the world. Belgian Surrealist René Magritte, who died 50 years ago, was a philosopher with a paintbrush.
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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