Freiburg missed the chance to go top of the Bundesliga with a 1-1 draw against struggling Augsburg. Philippe Coutinho was in the goals as Bayern flattened Cologne, and RB Leipzig kept their two-point cushion at the top.
The Munich Oktoberfest, known as the Wiesn, begins on September 21. Six million visitors are expected during more than two weeks of fun. A lot is tolerated; but not all is desired. Here's an etiquette guide to the Wiesn.
Sometimes friends, often enemies: Aliens have inspired us in many movies. Here are a few of the funny, scary and odd-looking space creatures that filmmakers have put on the screen over the years.
At least 5,000 strikes in 156 countries are planned around the world to call on leaders to address climate breakdown. They are demanding action from world leaders who are gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit.
Lederhosen, beer, and Oktoberfest are clichés that come to mind for people around the world when they think of Germany. You'll find all three in the state of Bavaria and its capital, Munich — and much more.
Haze from Indonesian forest fires has closed schools and airports across the country, and the air quality in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia is "very unhealthy." The fires were sparked by illegal land clearing.
East Africa's kangas are popular garments and a pround display of Swahili culture. Their imprints carry deeper strong meaning and the contemporary designs they inspire attract world appeal.
A century ago, the opulent Ufa-Palast cinema opened in Weimar Berlin and became a venue for celebrated premieres — and later Nazi propaganda. Badly bombed, it was reborn as the Zoo Palast and remains a cinema icon.
They're not always easy watches, but necessary ones, as they show from a new perspective how people deal with conflict and injustice. Here's a selection of 10 films presented at the Human Rights Film Festival in Berlin.
German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter is one of the five laureates of the prestigious Japanese award, along with William Kentridge, Mona Hatoum, Tamasaburo Bando, and Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.
10 things you should definitely do in the German capital that won't cost you a penny. From the Reichstag to the Mauerpark.
As the group stage of a new Champions League season gets underway, we can look forward to many more memorable moments. Here's a look at some of the biggest so far in the history of Europe's top club competition.
He always remained true to his style and was known to be stubborn-headed when it came to his designs, with his futuristic products having become cult objects. Luigi Colani has passed away at the age of 91.
The "schwarze Null," or "black zero," has come to be the most visible symbol of what many see as Germany's national obsession with a balanced budget.
Nepal's capital Kathmandu is one of the fastest-developing cities in the world — and also one of the dirtiest. The city's inhabitants are battling with the health consequences.
The Bundesliga returned with a bang after the international break. Goals galore, late winners, VAR decisions and red cards - and that was just on the Saturday! Catch up with all the latest matchday action.
Tens of thousands of protesters disrupted the IAA car show in Frankfurt on Saturday. The protests were organized by several environmentalist groups. DW looks at the groups, their aims and the problems they want to fight.
Torrential storms in Spain have destroyed homes, swept away cars, and left three dead. Entire towns are under water after the worst rains in 100 years.
With the DW series "That's so German," cartoonist Miguel Fernandez has made it his mission to get to the heart of German culture — and make fun of it. Here are more of his chuckle-provoking images.
The Berlin naturalist Alexander von Humboldt is most renowned for his Latin America expedition, but you can also get very close to this great Prussian polymath in many places in Europe.
Through myths, books and films, Friday the 13th has become an unusual day — even for those who aren't superstitious.
The name Alexander von Humboldt may not be instantly recognizable, but it is plastered across the globe in seemingly endless ways. From mountains and squids to schools and flowers, the Prussian explorer is omnipresent.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
This year, so far, has seen a huge influx of refugees arriving in Lesbos. Conditions in the Moria camp are steadily becoming worse and refugees are often left to their own devices.
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