What are the best German idioms? Which German words can foreigners not pronounce? What do Germans like to eat for breakfast? DW’s new web series “Meet the Germans” finds out.
Pack your bag and grab your hat! While headwear, caps and hats are no longer a standard part of people's everyday wardrobe, idioms involving hats abound in Germany to this very day.
Items of clothing feature in many popular German idioms. Find out more about exploding shirt collars and what Germans mean when they say "it's coat or pants to me."
Popular German idioms often include references to clothing, from hats on your head to shoes on your feet. Velvet gloves and exploding collars also make for interesting images.
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.
Margaret Atwood's new novel, "The Testaments," takes readers back to the horrors of Gilead. But 34 years after "The Handmaid's Tale" was first published, is that world more fact than fiction today?
African vocal music meets traditional European song - the Beethovenfest's Campus Project provides the stage! The result is an incomparable concert and new friendships across all borders.
The exhibition at the Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It deals with segregation and divisive ideologies — which the world is still filled with.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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