Keeping sheep in Germany is hardly worth it anymore. Sheep farmers can no longer make money from wool. The competition from abroad is just too great. But one tailor is looking to change that and is making clothes out of local wool.
Women are still the exception rather than the rule in the corridors of political power. Outside the parliamentary arena, however, women's power and visibility continue to grow, writes DW's Anja Brockmann.
A record high temperature in Germany is forecast to stand for only a day as Europe's second summer heat wave bites. Ships have been stranded, rail travelers urged to delay trips and tigers fed chicken ice blocks.
For the first time, the German government is being taken to court for failing to protect the climate. Ahead of the hearing, DW spoke to one of the plaintiffs in the case, organic farmer Silke Backsen.
A new group of auto enthusiasts has sprung up in Germany that sees itself as a more rational alternative to the young climate protesters flooding the streets. It wants to battle climate change — without giving up cars.
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