The old "Unterfeuer Hohenzollern" is scheduled to get a new paint job. But first it will have to transported by ship to Bremerhaven.
DW's Matt Pearson's love for the England team was severely depleted, but this World Cup has restored some pride and even patriotism. The team's displays on and off the pitch are winning them admirers both old and new.
Through well-intended restoration, a 500-year-old sculpture of St. George now looks like a cartoon figure. The failed face-lift evoked memories of another Spanish church's world-famous 2012 update to an Ecce Homo fresco.
The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatised Pakistani valley.
While Croatia's unique natural beauty continues to draw tourists, its medieval cities also have a lot to offer. Besides Split and Dubrovnik, Zadar is one such attraction. DW's Eesha Kheny travels to find out more.
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