A charity in the city of Frankfurt an der Oder in eastern Germany offers a traditional Christmas Eve meal for the needy. There are sausages and potato salad and all the diners even get a small gift.
Hundreds of Christmas presents costing €100 each and dinners at more than €400 per head. EU auditors are demanding that expenses racked up by MEPs from the Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group be repaid.
Britain's Presidents Club charity has shut down following allegations of sexual harassment at a men-only gala. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the Bank of England were among those forced to clarify their involvement.
One prison in eastern Germany has invited visitors to get their fix of festive cheer in an environment otherwise known for anything but. DW's Kate Brady reports from the Saxon town of Zeithain.
With Germany too warm for a white Christmas, is it time to dream of green? Tamsin Walker broke some unsustainable habits by experimenting with presents, dinner, candles, chocolate and the tree. With entertaining results.
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