At the end of the Second World War, the Berlin coachbuilding company Friedrich Rometsch developed a new car using the chassis of a soon-to-be-junked VW Beetle. It turned out to be a stroke of design genius.
Volkswagen has announced that the "New Beetle," a playful spin on the classic bug, will become a thing of the past as of next year. Many Americans have fond memories of the car, despite its roots in Germany's Nazi past.
UK investigators have not yet confirmed what substance poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in a shocking attack that has left them both in critical condition. DW looks at five possibilities.
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