We asked young people in Germany how they plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day. As it turns out, the holiday hasn’t made it big amongst Germans quite yet and their answers were not very romantic.
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Protesters across Russia tried a new tactic to show support for the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny without being arrested. People posted photos on social media with the hashtag #LoveIsStrongerThanFear in Russian.
Valentine's Day isn't a big thing in Germany. Unlike in the US, where sales are breaking records, Germans are still reluctant to embrace the day of love. But retailers hope more Germans will discover their romantic side.
Inga lives in Denmark. Karsten lives in Germany. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, they have not been deterred from meeting each other every day at the border — keeping a safe distance, of course.
If you have a partner in Denmark, you might be allowed to visit them — but only if you show evidence of your relationship to the Danish police. The rule applies to travelers from Germany and the Scandinavian countries.
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