Summertime is the season of the tick. The tiny parasites can transmit serious infections like tick-borne encephalitis and Lyme disease, so it's important to known how to protect yourself.
Scientists have discovered the presence of several giant, tropical ticks with striped legs in Germany. They can carry some nasty diseases and researchers worry they are here to stay.
A study by Virginia Tech university has revealed that over 60 percent of footballers suffer concussion each year. DW spoke to former England player Ryan Mason, who was forced to retire after suffering a cracked skull.
Germany has a booming economy but most Germans are not particularly wealthy. Hans-Böckler-Stiftung says that the danger of poverty in Germany is comparatively high and measures should be taken to avoid a crisis.
About 77 percent of Africa's population is younger than 35. Frustration grows as many feel they are losing out on economic opportunities and participation. DW kicks off "The 77 percent" to give them a platform.
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