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The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. As COVID incidence rates fall, restrictions are being relaxed, making tourism possible again. DW Travel offers a brief recap of what rules apply in the EU.
Louis Vuitton revolutionized luggage with his skill and style. To this day, his initials spell luxury and exquisite craftsmanship.
In her latest historical novel, French literary star Leila Slimani tells the story of her grandmother who emigrated to Morocco after World War II.
Hong Kong artists expressing pro-democracy views are having their creativity clipped like some mainland peers. Here is a list of those targeted by Beijing.
From beer to nudity and ridiculous grammar — we uncover the quirks and idiosyncrasies of the German culture.
DW's list of German-language novels published since 1900 that have been translated into English is the first of its kind.
You might find it hard to learn German, but don't give up! As one expression goes: Hope is the last to die.
German Baltic resorts are seeing record numbers of visitors, but staff shortages are slowing down summer business — including in Kühlungsborn. Join us on a visit to the seaside.
From his parents' home in the eastern German city of Leipzig, a teenager single-handedly — and successfully — ran a profitable drug business. Netflix has the true story.
Less than 9% of UNESCO World Heritage Sites are in Africa. Experts say the award is too Eurocentric. But in Africa, there's also a lack of structures and political will to preserve cultural and natural heritage.
One of the most important film festivals alongside Cannes, Berlin and Venice is set to begin in Locarno, Switzerland. Around 8,000 visitors are expected to attend.
A Dutch man has appeared in court facing charges of an attempted robbery of Roman-era coins from a German museum in Trier. His gang had wanted to make off with 18 kilograms of gold.
Barely keeping their heads above water due to COVID restrictions since 2020, the floods in July have also badly affected cultural bodies in two German states.
Who is allowed to visit Germany? And who must quarantine on arrival? We provide answers to the most important questions.
Beijing has accused the pop star of misconduct after he sang at a 2018 rally for a pro-democracy candidate. But Wong is a seasoned and undaunted dissident.
They smuggled weapons, sabotaged German railways and died in combat: Historian Judy Batalion recovers the important stories of Jewish female resistance.
Gender fluidity, pop art and diversity on the catwalk were hallmarks of the works and shows of the late French designer who would have turned 85 on August 1.
Travelers entering Germany from abroad will now need to provide a negative COVID test — unless they're vaccinated or have recovered.
For the first time in 145 years, a woman is heading the orchestra at the Bayreuth Festival. Arts.21 accompanies Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv on the road, from the Black Sea to Bavaria.
In this edition with host David Levitz: French-Moroccan author Leila Slimani probes her grandparents' taboo-breaking relationship for the first of a trilogy of novels; German engineer and musician Moritz Simon Geist makes robots that make music.
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A stone inscription bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh and thousands of other priceless, ancient objects were stolen following the 2003 US invasion of Iraq.
The climate crisis never seems far from the mind of award-winning Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. From his home in New York, he spoke to DW about his latest book.
3D-printed homes can combine design, functionality, low costs and environmental concerns. Is 3D printing in construction the go-to technology of the future?
"Black Widow" star Scarlett Johansson has sued Disney over its streaming release of the film, which she claimed deprived her of potential earnings and breached her contract. Disney say she pocketed $20 million to date.
From sports scandals to heroic losers, the Olympic Games have inspired many films, as well as documentaries, such as Leni Riefenstahl's Nazi-era work and Tokyo 1964.
Wagner fans go to great lengths to attend the Bayreuth event. The composer himself contributed to building the myth surrounding his opera festival.
Razor-sharp and funny to boot: That's the cartoonist's mission. But could those adjectives describes Germans as well? Artist Miguel Fernandez pokes fun at the stereotypes and personality traits attributed to the Germans.
Hesse is "country and western" — the modern Frankfurt skyline and the tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.
The global tourist guide for Germany's booming capital
DW's web documentary shows how artists built a new life after fleeing their home country.
Conductor Teodor Currentzis sees a silver lining to the COVID restrictions even when making music, and embraces the curveballs thrown by the pandemic.
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
DW looks at the winners and the debates surrounding the German Book Prize.
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Between the looted art debate and provenance research: Behind the scenes at Berlin’s Humboldt Forum.
Sasha Frolova’s eccentric latex creations, Mozartkugeln pralines, and three-dimensional street art.
Stars like Billie Eilish also know how hurtful nasty comments about appearance can feel. The singer is fighting back with a powerful video about bodyshaming and its consequences.
With a special solar-powered energy supply and environmentally friendly transport policies as examples, this major city on the edge of the Black Forest is considered to be a pioneer in ecological development.
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