Germany's Easter peace marches have kicked off around the country, calling for an end to arms exports to crisis areas. The marches remain popular, decades on from their Cold War heyday.
Sun and warmth might seem like the perfect weather for Easter. But experts warn that Germany is far too dry, almost everywhere in the country.
At 95 years old, Erna de Vries is one of few remaining Holocaust survivors. A group of activists has vowed to retell her story and those of other survivors to keep alive the memory of Germany's Nazi past.
Manfred Weber said that the next generations will face "immense problems" if the EU and the world do not take drastic action against single-use plastic. The conservative has ambitions to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker.
The western town of Dinslaken became known as a Salafi hotbed in 2013 when a group of local youths traveled to Syria to join the "Islamic State." Years on, the community is still trying to leave the past behind.
The Nazis jailed partisans such as Erich Honecker in the Brandenburg-Görden prison. Several decades later, when Honecker had become the East German leader, he in turn locked up political adversaries in this very jail.
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer presented a plan with rules aimed at making it harder for failed asylum seekers to avoid deportation. The focus is on people who have exhausted all legal avenues to obtain asylum.
Yet again, a member of Germany's far-right populist AfD party has traveled to the Russian-annexed Crimean Peninsula. This is a deliberate provocation of Ukraine and Germany's parliament, says DW's Jens Thurau.
As Germany cut its growth forecast again for 2019, the government is set to boost company research and development. Both big and small companies would be able to claim annual bonuses.
Angela Merkel will bid farewell to the chancellor's office in Berlin in 2021. The outgoing president of the European Commission thinks she is "a complete and endearing work of art" who would do well in Brussels.
More than 2,000 people rallied in the western German town of Ingelheim in a demonstration against plans to celebrate the date. The Hitler rally went ahead after organizers got a ban overturned by a regional court.
A German military rescue plane has picked up the survivors of a deadly bus crash on the island of Madeira in Portugal to return them to Germany. The cause of the crash is still not clear.
The number of non-EU citizens moving to Germany for work has risen by about 20 percent for a third year in a row. Figures show most of these foreigners are men from India, China and the United States.
If you think of Schleswig-Holstein, you have to think of Sylt, Germany's northernmost holiday island. If you're a beach-lover, the state actually offers two seas: the North Sea and the Baltic.
Brandenburg boasts magnificent palaces, medieval town centers and plenty for nature-lovers.
Bavaria captivates tourists with its rustic traditions, royal palaces, and, of course, the Alps.
They worship the same God, but the principles of their faith are different. Five hundred years after the Reformation, there are still painful divisions between Protestants and Catholics.
The Catholic Church is in crisis, marred by scandals and calls for reform. One of its clergyman, Thomas Frings, has chosen to remain a priest nonetheless, and is now calling for new ways of fostering spirituality.
Ever more Germans are pulling into highway churches for a brief moment of spirituality, to light candles and pray.
Easter wouldn't be Easter without eggs. The oval objects also play a role far beyond the culinary, from paintings to architecture and furniture design.
The Federal Statistical Office released the sobering news ahead of German Beer Day on April 23. But the price hikes don't seem to have dampened the nation's thirst entirely.
First it was a brewery, then a war-time labor camp, then an East German political prison. Now it can be yours. The town of Gera is selling its decommissioned gaol to anyone with a good idea of what to do with it.
#DWStammtisch goes transatlantic as Germany takes its seat on the UN Security Council and Barack Obama visits Germany.
Stammtisch gets hot and bothered about climate change and the weekly school strikes calling for more action.
With Brexit looming, thousands of Brits are becoming German. So, what's it like swapping your scones for Sauerkraut?
On this week's #DWStammtisch: The robots take over and we ask how Artificial Intelligence changes Germany.
Ahead of the European elections the #DWStammtisch podcast debates: is Germany leading Europe — or lagging behind?
The potential impact of a no-deal Brexit is very hard to predict with any degree of certainty. But as the clock ticks down, we look into how a hard Brexit might affect non-EU nationals.
The EU's budget chief says Germany will have to supply a cash injection of several hundred million euros to the bloc in the event of a no-deal Brexit. A messy departure will leave billions missing from the EU budget.
A new study shows that the British and the Germans would be the worst hit with total annual losses of up to €67 billion. People in the US and China could actually see a rise in incomes after Britain's exit from the EU.
A bird's eye view of the Palatinate: with our drone we fly you today to the Southern Wine Route.
Our drone today flies over the Old Town Hall in Bonn.
The monastery Lehnin is located in the heart of the Mark region of Brandenburg. Our drone will fly you there.
High above the Bodetal valley in the Harz mountains lies the Hexentanzplatz or witches' dance area. Legend has it that witches gathered here on Walpurgis Night. Our drone followed the tracks of the witches.
Drone flight in Halberstadt: St. Stephanus and St. Sixtus Cathedral is one of the most important buildings on the Romanesque Road. It houses one of the most valuable church treasures in Germany.
Wunderbar! That's how a majority of Germans personally feel, according to a new survey. Many respondents said, however, that they think the nation as a whole is unhappy.
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