Meeting in Istanbul till July 20, the World Heritage Committee is examining proposals for more than two dozen new additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its 40th session.
Cathedral, pilgrimage place and coronation church of German kings — in 1978, Aachen Cathedral was the first building in Germany to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A festival week will celebrate the anniversary.
Legendary luxury watch brands, for which Switzerland is known worldwide, originate from La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle. The watchmaking metropolis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009.
Passionate portrait of punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet and their charismatic singer Monchi. They come from a region in eastern Germany where xenophobia is on the rise and have made a name for themselves by taking a stand against neo-Nazis.
Historical fiction takes the spotlight in the six titles selected out of 165 entries this year. Here are the books vying for the top prize.
Belgium will not extradite rapper Valtonyc, who was sentenced to prison for lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the Spainish monarchy. The case has raised concerns that Madrid is cracking down on free speech.
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
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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