This year marks BWW's 100th anniversary. The German carmaker has created a center for classic cars at the company's first manufacturing site.
The stereotypical "German" actually reflects many Bavarian traditions. As the current political disputes between Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer show, the southern German state has its own distinct identity.
Lederhosen, BMWs, FC Bayern Munich: much of what you think of as "typically German" actually comes from Germany's southernmost state – Bavaria. A look beyond the stereotypes at Bavaria's contributions to German culture.
Although Tokyo topped the list, Monocle magazine's editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé tells DW why German cities like Berlin and Munich made the annual Quality of Life Survey global ranking from 2017.
The silent movie era lasted just three and a half decades, giving way to the "talkies." Even so, many of those inaudible black and white classics, showing at the Silent Film Festival Bonn, have lost none of their appeal.
His bushy gray beard and determined look are his trademarks. Marx has long since morphed into an icon – and a marketable commodity! The image of the radical revolutionary can sell almost anything, from cars to pop music.
"Respect" was Aretha Franklin's first No. 1, but just one of a hundred hits from a career that spanned six decades. DW remembers some of the Grammy Award winner's most outstanding songs and key moments from her life.
Migration is in focus at this year's Ruhrtriennale in western Germany. The experimental program with a premiere by a Syrian director is attractive, but Young Fathers' support of the BDS movement has caused rumblings.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
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