Euromaxx reporter Axel Primavesi dons his Santa suit and heads to Korvatunturi in Finland to meet the real Father Christmas. On the way he stops off in Gällivare, Sweden, to take part in the annual Santa Winter Games.
Euromaxx wanted to know what you consider an essential element of Christmas. A decorated tree, Santa Claus, presents or something else?
Scuffles have broken out across the Netherlands over the fictional character Black Pete, who traditionally helps St. Nick distribute Christmas presents to children who have been good.
There have been protests in the Netherlands over 'Black Pete.' That's the name given to the helpers who accompany the Dutch version of Santa Claus. People often daub their faces with black paint when they dress up to play the character because, according to folklore, Black Piet is a Moor from Spain. But many believe the character promotes racist stereotypes. Stefan Bos reports.
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 art installation of 299 trees in a stadium aims to draw attention to the fragility of forests, but right-wing populists misappropriated the project for their election campaign. DW asked artist Klaus Littmann why.
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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