We pick five buildings you may never have guessed took more than 500 years to construct. Milan Cathedral, for example, was only completed after 579 years.
Wood or plastic are simply too boring for some furniture designers; they prefer to experiment with alternative materials instead.
Perfectionism, disinterest, extensions: There are many reasons why some buildings take longer than planned to get completed - sometimes even centuries. Here are five impressive examples.
Whether they're equipped with claustrophobic spaces, dizzying heights or pitch blackness, adventurous hotel stays are in demand. How would you like to stay deep underground?
Decades of concealment were revealed through the German Catholic Church's new study on the sexual abuse of minors by clergy members. Such cases have long been explored by feature films. Here are a few memorable works.
Language takes center stage in the six novels selected for Britain's most prestigious literary award, now in its 50th year. The shortlisted works tell diverse stories, from a slave escape in Barbados to post-war PTSD.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
With the art installation "Glowing Core", the Catholic basilica will be transformed into a magical space of light and sound every day as darkness falls, starting on Thursday in time for the "Berlin ART Week".
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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