Ieva Eglite was just 22 years old when she started to make soap on her own kitchen stove. Fourteen years later, her cosmetics company "Stenders" has branches all over the world.
Teachers in the Baltic country's bilingual schools are transitioning into teaching mostly in Latvian. Critics worry that the reform will come at the detriment of minority students — mainly ethnic Russians.
A large group of the colourful life-sized bear statues that are dotted around the German capital have been set up in Riga to celebrate Latvia's centenary of independence.
Bucking the trend to go West and stay there, some young Latvians do return home after dipping into life abroad. For them, the drawbacks of their ever more sparsely populated country are anything but.
KINO brings you excerpts from Romy Schneider's best films, including A Simple Story by Claude Sautet, The Swimming Pool by Jacques Deray and That Most Important Thing: Love by Andrzej Zulawski and explains why these films were so important for the actress.
With his graphic novels, author Liu Jing aims to introduce China's history and culture to the world. He told DW about challenges he faced condensing 5,000 years of history — and plans for a fifth volume.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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