Spring is the season for smelt fishers in the northern German city of Hamburg. That's when the fish leave the Atlantic and swim up the Elbe River. Fisherman can reel in as much as 200 kilos of smelt per day.
Not exactly an idyllic place — and yet for locals, this run-down vacation colony is a good enough spot to spend the summertime. Esther Kinsky takes us along on a journey through the Hungarian wasteland.
Borussia Dortmund are unbeaten, top of the table and have just pulled off a sensational comeback against Bayer Leverkusen. DW’s Matt Pearson found that there’s plenty to admire about both teams, but also worrying flaws.
Opinions have long been divided over a gold mine in Greece. For years, advocates have talked about jobs and investments, while opponents worry about irreparable environmental damage. The government has said nothing.
There was plenty of drama on Day 14 of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, where a 15-year-old figure skater stole the headlines and Germany pulled off a massive upset in ice hockey.
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