San Sebastián in Spain and Wrocław in Poland are this year's European Capitals of Culture. These two cities have had turbulent histories, with wounds left by war and terror. Now they’re reinventing themselves.
12 months of life and culture in Europe, as a turbulent 2016 comes to a close. Euromaxx revisits the most memorable and moving moments of the year.
Famous abroad for both its Christmas market and its past as the site of Nazi rallies and Nazi war trials, Nuremberg is now vying to become a European Capital of Culture. It's one of several German cities to bid.
The title of European Capital of Culture is passed around each year to lesser known cities, given them time in the limelight. Cyprus' tiny city of Paphos hopes the status will bring renewal, reports DW's Barbara Wesel.
Passionate portrait of punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet and their charismatic singer Monchi. They come from a region in eastern Germany where xenophobia is on the rise and have made a name for themselves by taking a stand against neo-Nazis.
With his graphic novels, author Liu Jing aims to introduce China's history and culture to the world. He told DW about challenges he faced condensing 5,000 years of history — and plans for a fifth volume.
Belgium will not extradite rapper Valtonyc, who was sentenced to prison for lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the Spainish monarchy. The case has raised concerns that Madrid is cracking down on free speech.
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
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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