Christo's latest project in northern Italy is living up to his reputation. Large, yellow floating walkways currently line Lago d'Iseo, giving visitors a chance to walk on water.
Composed of over 7,000 oil barrels, the sculpture by the revered artist floats on the Serpentine Lake in London's Hyde Park through September 23. It accompanies a retrospective of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's work.
The film "The Keeper" tells the story of Bert Trautmann, a German prisoner of war who became a football legend in England. He literally broke his neck to secure Manchester City's FA Cup Final victory in 1956.
We meet Masha Gessen, a Russian-American journalist and writer. She's being honoured with the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding for her book: "The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia."
Currently touring New Zealand, the Russian feminist punk group had a performance planned in Christchurch on Friday. The band is also banned from entering Brazil, which was the next stop on their international tour.
The Leipzig Book Fair is attracting more and more international exhibitors. What draws them here? What books have they brought? What are the big issues this year? Who's being celebrated? And -- most importantly -- how is the book industry doing?
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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