When the clocks reached 11:11 on Thursday, Germany's Carnival entered top gear. Thousands of people gathered in the streets despite bad weather.
DW set out to prepare a list of interesting German-language novels and stories published since 1900 that have been translated in English. The compilation turned out to be the first of its kind. Here's how it happened.
The Berlin Wall fell 29 years ago, and Germany has been a united country again since 1990. About 83 million people live here: "original inhabitants," newcomers, migrants. Can they be characterized?
When revelers in costume dance in the streets then the carnival season has reached its peak in Germany. Test your knowledge and find out how crazy about carnival or "jeck" you are.
The traditional Carnival celebrations in Cologne took a tragic turn when a policeman was mowed down by a tram. Police suspect it was a case of murder, although the judge is not convinced.
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