Hannah Zeitlhofer has become the first female rider at Vienna's famous Spanish Riding School. For centuries that was a privilege reserved solely for men.
Many of the sights in Europe's cities are tourist highlights such as the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin or the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But there are a lot of surprises just off the usual visitor paths.
Vienna has been ranked as the most livable city in the world for the first time, according to the latest Economist Intelligence Unit global survey. Five German cities, including Frankfurt, have ranked in the top 30.
Many people come to Berlin in search of a liberating freedom. But those who haven't learned to deal with the consequences can pay a high price, says DW columnist Gero Schliess.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Inger-Maria Mahlke's novel about Tenerife, as both a place of longing and a microcosm, has won the German Book Prize 2018. It's a journey through time and space, through the personal and the political.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The winning bidder of a Banksy painting that self-destructed at an auction last week has said he will nonetheless go ahead with the purchase. Experts say the shredded painting could be worth more than the original.
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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