Hanover has put itself at the forefront of the gender equality movement by introducing language changes. Grammarians have previously decried such moves as politically motivated adulterations of the German language.
Few would argue that this is still a men's world, in which women are often denied equal opportunities. A report by the World Economic Forum is now providing fresh evidence for that, but also sees some progress.
Glenn Close's empowering speech at the Golden Globes underlined that women have great stories to tell. A recent study also shows that female-led films are top box office performers — invalidating Hollywood assumptions.
Agriculture will benefit from the 4.0 technology sector, says Gilbert Houngbo, President of IFAD
A European Commission report has warned against the risks of handing out so-called golden visas to wealthy foreigners. The Commission said it will recommend a set of security checks for member states to implement.
The EU and UK drafted a Brexit deal that includes a financial settlement and a customs union backstop to prevent a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. DW breaks down the agreement.
These days, the Northern Ireland peace process and free trade mean you'd hardly notice that there was a border separating two parts of the Emerald Isle. Brexit could make things complicated once again.
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