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Cameroon jails English-speaking activists on terrorism charges
The activists were arrested in 2017 for their alleged roles in an Anglophone secessionist movement. Cameroon's English-speaking minority has long complained of discrimination at the hands of the Francophone government.
05/26/2018 09:12 AM
Germany: Aid groups slam planned asylum centers as unsuitable for children
In an open letter sent to the German government, over 20 organizations criticized plans to open so-called "anchor centers" for asylum-seekers. They said the centers would infringe on the rights of children and families.
05/26/2018 08:48 AM
German military identifies dozens of extremists within its ranks
The Bundeswehr has has identified 89 far-right extremists and 24 Islamists, a German media group reported. The number of extremists has fallen sharply since Germany abolished compulsory military service in 2011.
05/26/2018 07:49 AM
Opinion: Why time's up for Harvey Weinstein
After decades of misdeeds, the moment of reckoning has finally arrived for disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In earlier times, he would have gotten away with it – but not anymore, writes DW's Kate Ferguson.
05/26/2018 07:15 AM
Colombia to become NATO's first Latin American 'global partner'
President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday that the South American nation will be the latest North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) "partner across the globe." Santos said the move would improve Colombia's image.
05/26/2018 04:32 AM
Mysterious wolf-like animal shot in Montana, officials stumped
US wildlife officials are baffled by an unusual wolf-like creature shot by a rancher in Montana. After failing to identify the body, the authorities sent it for DNA testing, fueling speculation about the animal's origin.
05/26/2018 03:29 AM
Trump raises hopes that North Korea summit may be back on track
US President Donald Trump has hinted that a canceled summit with Kim Jong Un may be reinstated. He added that if successful it will likely take place in Singapore on June 12.
05/26/2018 02:52 AM
Brazil's president authorizes military to clear major highways of striking truckers
Protesting truck drivers have brought much of Latin America's biggest economy to its knees in objection to rising fuel costs. The government has authorized the army to clear Brazil's major roads.
05/26/2018 01:25 AM
Chechen refugee interrogated in Germany for sharing a DW article
Police in Bavaria have searched the room of Chechen refugee Mokhmad Abdurakhmanov and seized his phones and tablet after he shared an article posted by DW. The article features a photo of "Islamic State" fighters.
05/26/2018 01:09 AM
Berlin braces for pro- and anti-AfD demonstrations
Thousands of supporters and detractors of the right-wing populists will confront one another in the German capital on Sunday. The situation is sure to be tense, and no one is ruling out violence.
05/25/2018 10:07 PM
German churches preventing deportations
German churches used their asylum agreement with the government to protect nearly 500 people from deportation in the first quarter of 2018. The far-right AfD is currently criticizing humanitarian actions by churches.
05/25/2018 09:14 PM
Exit polls: Ireland votes to liberalize abortion laws
Exit polls indicate voters in Ireland have decided to ease restrictions on abortion in the country. In a landmark referendum, millions were asked if they wanted to overturn a constitutional ban on abortion.
05/25/2018 09:13 PM
Saudi women's rights activist Madeha Alajroush: 'Finally, I am celebrating'
Saudi Arabia has detained several rights activists without explanation as the kingdom is set to allow women to drive. Before her unexpected detention, one longtime activist spoke with DW's Fanny Facsar in Riyadh.
05/25/2018 07:34 PM
Berlin Opera Prize goes to #MeToo inspired works
The prestigious prize is a major stepping stone from small performances to the national stage in Germany. But some local media may have missed the point.
05/25/2018 07:01 PM
Colombia to become a member of the OECD international economic organization
Colombia is set to be the third Latin American country in the Paris-based economic group. President Juan Manuel Santos praised the membership as key to the country's efforts to modernize.
05/25/2018 06:48 PM
EU data protection: End of the digital Wild West
The new EU data protection law taking effect May 25 has many small companies worried. But EU Commissioner Vera Jourova stresses that there is no need to panic – authorities will focus on watching the digital giants.
05/25/2018 05:43 PM
China's ZTE back in business after deal with US?
Media reports say the US administration has reached a deal with Chinese telecom company ZTE. The agreement would save the firm from going out of business after being hit by far-reaching US sanctions.
05/25/2018 05:20 PM
Champions League final: Real Madrid's key men against Liverpool
Real Madrid is a team of stars playing in their third straight Champions League final. DW takes a look at some of the Spanish side's key protagonists as they try to lift the trophy yet again on Saturday.
05/25/2018 04:54 PM
West Africa Leaks: Investigating missing tax money
The international journalists' network ICIJ has evaluated secret documents and has come to the conclusion that West African countries lose millions in unpaid taxes because the money is diverted elsewhere.
05/25/2018 04:52 PM
Germany's Federal Police join Bremen refugee corruption probe
The Federal Criminal Police are now part of the inquiry into 1,200 suspect asylum cases. The Bremen refugee office has been stripped of its authority over allegations of bribery and a cover-up.
05/25/2018 04:45 PM
Families hit by climate change sue the EU
A group of families have filed a lawsuit against the European Union for failing to protect citizens against the impacts of climate change. It's the first climate lawsuit at EU level.
05/25/2018 04:24 PM
Germany and partners meet in Vienna to discuss Iran nuclear deal
As the US renews sanctions against Iran, officials from China, Russia, France, the UK and Germany met in the Austrian capital to discuss the nuclear accord. Iran says it wants to keep doing business with the world.
05/25/2018 04:19 PM
The death of America's net neutrality and how it affects you
The US and EU are changing the internet but — toward polar opposite ends. The United States is scheduled to repeal the landmark net neutrality laws. Lindsey Rae Gjording reports from New York.
05/25/2018 03:41 PM
Where are all the black space scientists?
The Apollo missions to the Moon were very much a "white" science. Or so it's said. Where was the diversity?
05/25/2018 03:27 PM
Nils Petersen: 'Perhaps I'm the surprise no one knew of'
Nils Petersen is the surprise inclusion in Germany's provisional World Cup squad. Although he nearly missed the call to be involved, this under-the-radar striker now has an unexpected chance to make his name in Russia.
05/25/2018 03:01 PM
Malaysia: Police find $28 million in ex-PM Najib Razak's homes and handbags
Former leader Najib Razak has been embroiled in a massive corruption scandal, though he denies wrongdoing. His party has said that the money found by police is campaign funds and demanded its return.
05/25/2018 02:50 PM
German activists protest modern slavery on World Africa Day
Millions of people in Africa and beyond are abused as slaves, and Western consumers are complicit in their exploitation. Protest actions across Germany on Friday aimed to draw attention to their plight.
05/25/2018 02:38 PM
Daimler faces recall order over suspected manipulation
German premium car maker Daimler may have to recall hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles because of suspected emissions cheating. The Stuttgart-based company said it's not aware of any wrongdoing.
05/25/2018 02:10 PM
Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy faces no-confidence vote over illegal party funds
Spain's Socialists have filed a no-confidence motion against Mariano Rajoy after judges ruled that his Popular Party (PP) benefited from illegal funds. A fractured opposition will have to unite for the move to succeed.
05/25/2018 01:08 PM
India, Russia strive for 'multipolar' world in Trump's 'America first' era
After their recent informal bilateral meeting, Indian PM Modi and Russian President Putin reaffirmed commitments to increasing bilateral strategic and economic ties in the face of growing geo-political pressure.
05/25/2018 01:01 PM
Berlin and Beyond: GDR gold of old
A relic of apartment living in East Germany are "golden house numbers." But what were they and who got given one? Tamsin Walker went in search of Berlin's faded sparkle.
05/25/2018 12:53 PM
Drowning World: Gideon Mendel's images expose the depths of climate change
With his decade-long "art activism" project, the celebrated London-based photographer has explored the extreme impact of climate change-related flooding on people globally. He spoke to DW on the eve of his latest show.
05/25/2018 12:29 PM
Istanbul's planned new cultural center exposes deep political divides
Once the symbol of modern Turkey, the Ataturk Cultural Center has been abandoned for a decade since closing in 2008. Amid furious debate about its future, many are unhappy with the current grand plans for the site.
05/25/2018 12:24 PM
Harvey Weinstein arrested on rape and sex abuse charges by New York police
Over 75 women have accused the former Hollywood producer of sexual misconduct and rape, some allegations dating back decades. Now Harvey Weinstein has been arrested by New York police on rape and sex abuse charges.
05/25/2018 12:19 PM
MH17: Netherlands, Australia hold Russia responsible for downing plane
Strongly supported by the US, the Dutch and Australian governments are holding Russia legally responsible for downing the Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014. Officials say they may take the case to an international court.
05/25/2018 11:00 AM
GDPR 'doomsday' shakes up internet services
Just when you thought the emails would stop, things may have taken a turn for the worse. GDPR has arrived with some unforeseen consequences, including US news sites blocking access and companies suspending service.
05/25/2018 10:47 AM
Siti binti Saad, the mother of taarab
A famous Zanzibari singer and composer, Siti binti Saad established taarab as a performing art and as a mouthpiece for women in East Africa. In the process, she became a pioneer in many ways.
05/25/2018 10:42 AM
Britain threatens to pull EU defense cooperation over Galileo project
UK firms are already being excluded from the European rival to the US global positioning system (GPS) due to Brexit. London is making access to Galileo a condition of its future relationship with the EU.
05/25/2018 10:34 AM
France charges two ex-agents for spying for a 'foreign power'
Two former French spies have been charged with passing secrets to a "foreign power," France's Defense Ministry said. The former members of DSGE intelligence agency allegedly handed over secrets while still in service.
05/25/2018 10:11 AM
Jürgen Klopp, a 'modern day Shankly,' reminds Liverpool of glory days
Comparing somebody to legendary Liverpool manager and Scot Bill Shankly on Merseyside is liable to earn you howls of laughter, or worse. And yet another outsider, Jürgen Klopp, bears many of Shankly's hallmarks.
05/25/2018 09:38 AM
Angela Merkel calls for better data security cooperation with China
The German chancellor rounded out her China trip with a stop in the high-tech hub of Shenzhen. Though she urged the importance of data security, Merkel kept mum about Trump's cancellation of the North Korea summit.
05/25/2018 09:32 AM
Amazon's Alexa records and shares private conversation
The US tech giant has said a series of miscues picked up by its voice-activated Echo speakers prompted the device to record a US couple's private conversation and then send it to an acquaintance without their knowledge.
05/25/2018 09:07 AM
Loris Karius: Liverpool's thick-skinned first-choice keeper
Loris Karius knows all too well how tough life in the Premier League can be for a young goalkeeper. But he's secured the No. 1 spot at Liverpool, at least for now, and now he has a chance at a Champions League title.
05/25/2018 08:30 AM
Israel accuses EU of backing anti-Israel NGOs
The Israeli government has urged the European Union to halt funding to non-governmental organizations that promote boycotts against the Jewish state. Israel has come under criticism for its treatment of the Palestinians.
05/25/2018 08:24 AM
Legendary art collector Peggy Guggenheim celebrated in Venice
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names —  Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
05/25/2018 07:30 AM
Brazilian government, transport unions reach deal to halt truckers' strikes
Brazil's government has made a deal to suspend a national truck drivers' strike that has caused food and fuel shortages. Subsequent fuel subsidies could see the state footing a bill of up to 5 million reals this year.
05/25/2018 04:52 AM
Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in iPhone patent case
A federal court has ruled that Samsung must pay over half a billion dollars in damages to Apple for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features. The tech giants have been tangled in a patent lawsuit for seven years.
05/25/2018 02:20 AM
Netflix surpasses Disney as world's most valuable media company
Netflix's share price has surged by 33,000 percent since the company went public in 2002. On Thursday, another boost saw its shares hit $153 billion and overtake rival Disney.
05/24/2018 10:54 PM
Racism row after Berlin KFC calls police over 'disruptive' group of black UK tourists
KFC Germany and Berlin police denied accusations of racism after an online video showed police removing a group of black tourists from a Berlin store. Employees claimed the group was "disruptive," but the guests deny it.
05/24/2018 10:18 PM
Morgan Freeman apologizes following sexual harassment claims
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman is the latest Hollywood figure to face allegations of sexual misconduct. US news network CNN said it spoke with eight women who claimed to be victims of harassment by Freeman.
05/24/2018 09:42 PM
EU accession talks spark heated discussion in Western Balkans
Following the recent EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, DW collated German internet comments on the prospective enlargement. How did people in the Western Balkans respond?
05/24/2018 08:33 PM
UK's Boris Johnson fooled by Russian pranksters impersonating Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan
Two Russian pranksters have tricked UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson into believing he was on the phone with Armenian leader Nikol Pashinyan. They told Johnson that Jeremy Corbyn's aides were paid by the Kremlin.
05/24/2018 07:19 PM
Transfer news: Lewis Holtby extends with Hamburg
Lewis Holtby has signed a one-year contract extension with Hamburg despite their relegation to the second division. Follow all the latest news ahead of the summer transfer window on DW's transfer blog.
05/24/2018 03:40 PM
Spain's ruling PP ex-treasurer, Luis Barcenas among 29 sentenced for corruption
The National Court in Madrid sentenced 29 of 37 people accused in a scheme benefiting Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) to a combined 351 years in jail. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy claimed they were "isolated cases."
05/24/2018 03:14 PM
Exploring Marcel Proust's life in letters
Auction house Sotheby's is selling some of Marcel Proust's correspondence, in addition to his manuscripts. The author most famous for his monumental work, In Search of Lost Time, also wrote some 90,000 letters.
05/24/2018 02:43 PM
How new EU data protection regulations affect the art world
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect across Europe on May 25. But giving users greater control of personal data might have undue consequences for artists and cultural organizations.
05/24/2018 02:21 PM
Ireland split on 'once-in-a-generation' abortion vote
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum would favor change in what used to be one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin.
05/24/2018 02:20 PM
Joachim Löw: Manuel Neuer needs to be '100 percent fit' to go to Russia
Joachim Löw has said he has been encouraged by Manuel Neuer's progress in recovering from a foot injury. However, he also said his captain will need to be "100 percent fit" if he is to make the final World Cup squad.
05/24/2018 01:49 PM
German carmakers denounce Trump's new imports threat
Volkswagen has warned the US against imposing "one-sided protectionism" after a threat of taxes on imported cars. Washington is to probe whether the dominance of foreign carmakers is a threat to US national security.
05/24/2018 12:38 PM
This cyberwar just got real
Is death and destruction the only way to do war? Or can it be less graphic, like a cyber attack on air traffic control, or an artificial intelligence bombarding emergency services with fake calls?
05/24/2018 11:39 AM
What is GDPR, the EU's data protection law?
Have you received dozens of emails about updates to your favorite online services' privacy policy? The reason is the EU's data protection law, and it has global implications. DW examines how it might affect you.
05/24/2018 10:43 AM
The Obamas' exclusive Netflix deal part of an all-conquering streaming strategy
Is Barack and Michelle Obama's agreement to produce exclusive content for Netflix part of a quest for world domination by the streaming behemoth? DW spoke to media expert Amanda Lotz about the Netflix boom.
05/24/2018 10:26 AM
Tanzania's biggest wildlife reserve under threat
Despite major backlash from conservationists, the Tanzanian government plans to start building a hydropower dam inside a UNESCO-protected wildlife reserve this July. More than 2.6 million trees face the chop.
05/24/2018 10:07 AM
Ukrainian fan culture in exile
The conflict in eastern Ukraine hasn't been widely reported on in the media recently. But with the Champions League final in Kyiv, attention is focussed back on the conflict, and how football fans are coping.
05/24/2018 09:55 AM
How to prevent diabetes
It's a nasty disease, and it can lead to many others. But type 2 diabetes is totally preventable. Just follow a few simple tips and avoid it entirely - without even breaking a sweat.
05/24/2018 09:51 AM
Germany's immigration offices lack technology to scan and compare asylum-seekers' fingerprints
Immigration offices in Germany do not have hardware they need to identify migrants, according to media reports. A lack of fingerprint scanners means authorities cannot keep track of asylum-seekers.
05/24/2018 09:49 AM
MH17 was downed by Russian military missile: international investigators
International investigators have said detailed analysis of video images showed the missile used to down the Malaysian flight came from a Russian military unit. Russia has always denied involvement in the incident.
05/24/2018 09:38 AM
Poaching, dams imperil ancient Danube fish
Can scientists, activists, fishermen and consumers find a way to save the ancient Danube sturgeon? Killing the appetite for wild caviar would help, say conservationists.
05/24/2018 09:20 AM
How supermodel Heidi Klum built a multi-million business empire
As this season of Germany's Next Topmodel comes to a close, we look at how Heidi Klum's impressive career has allowed the German-born supermodel to become a global star and powerful businesswoman.
05/24/2018 08:34 AM
Dresden World War II bomb disposal partially explodes during defusal
An aerial World War II bomb partially exploded during an attempt to defuse it in the eastern city of Dresden. Bomb disposals are routine in Germany and rarely involve accidents.
05/24/2018 07:56 AM
Angela Merkel eager to improve Chinese ties as she touches down in Beijing
German Chancellor Merkel has stressed that improved ties with China are a much-needed step toward solving international crises. Merkel's delegation is also seeking greater market access for German companies in China.
05/24/2018 04:32 AM
Far-right AfD isolated at inquiry in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt
A parliamentary inquiry into purported left-wing extremism in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state has begun, chaired by a far-right firebrand. André Poggenburg grabbed headlines in February with anti-Turkish remarks.
05/23/2018 11:00 PM
Report highlights continued rise in drug-related crime in Germany
Drug-related crime in Germany is on the rise. Last year, there was a 9.2 percent rise, most of it linked to cannabis, according the German Federal Office of Criminal Investigation (BKA).
05/23/2018 06:07 PM
Protests threaten to halt controversial Canadian oil pipeline
Protests and opposition from the provincial government of British Columbia have shut down construction of a pipeline planned to carry oil from Alberta to BC - but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to fight back.
05/23/2018 01:14 PM
The Gutenberg Bible re-published 550 years after his death
Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of modern printing press, died 550 years ago. To celebrate the anniversary, a facsimile edition of the legendary Gutenberg Old Testament Bible of 1454 has been published.
05/23/2018 12:03 PM
Everything you need to know about the German autobahn
Germany is famous the world over for its autobahn — also known as "the highway without speed limits." But that's not the case everywhere. Here are some tips for navigating it.
05/23/2018 10:44 AM
Thunderstorms, hail pummel western Germany
Extreme weather has hit parts of the country's western region amid an unseasonably warm spring. Half-a-meter of hail was recorded in the Mosel region.
05/23/2018 09:29 AM
Hamburg to ban older diesel cars from certain streets by May 31
The port city has approved a ban on older diesel models from two major streets. The decision deals a blow to German automakers and the federal government, which had sought to avoid such bans.
05/23/2018 08:39 AM
Major grocery supplier to Germany accused of environmental crimes in Spain, report says
One of Aldi's fruit and vegetable suppliers has been accused of helping ruin an important lagoon, a media report has said. Germany's demand for cheap vegetables has been blamed for encouraging farmers to cut corners.
05/23/2018 08:16 AM
Conservationists honored with German Africa Award
Tanzania’s Gerald Bigurube and Madagascar’s Clovis Razafimalala have dedicated their lives to saving their countries’ natural heritage. They are the recipients of this year's annual German Africa Award.
05/23/2018 07:53 AM
Famous Thai bay to close for four months
Thailand's Maya Bay, made famous by the film "The Beach", will close for four months from June to allow its coral reefs to recover from rising temperatures and the environmental impact of thousands of visitors each day.
05/23/2018 07:03 AM
Internet provides vast platform for illegal trade of live animals
A fresh study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare has highlighted the vast quantity of live animals and their body parts that are available for sale online and the threat this poses to their survival.
05/23/2018 06:41 AM
Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies at 85
The Pulitzer prize-winning author of "Portnoy's Complaint," "American Pastoral," and "The Plot Against America" has died. Roth announced his retirement from writing in 2012.
05/23/2018 03:42 AM
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize for translated novel 'Flights'
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and her translator Jennifer Croft have won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction. "Flights," a novel about journeys in time, space and human anatomy, was praised for its wit.
05/22/2018 09:57 PM
Lucien Favre: the 3 biggest tasks facing Borussia Dortmund's new coach
Lucien Favre has been appointed as Borussia Dortmund's new coach and he needs to hit the ground running if he is to return the club to winning ways. Here, DW outlines his three most pressing concerns.
05/22/2018 07:34 PM
Pop Art legend Robert Indiana leaves legacy of 'LOVE'
Once part of the inner circle of Andy Warhol's Pop Art scene, the artist best known for creating the "LOVE" sculpture has passed away at the age of 89. He left a world of love, and hope, in his wake.
05/22/2018 04:10 PM
Nipah virus outbreak in India: What you need to know
The Nipah virus has already claimed 10 lives in the Indian state of Kerala, including a 31 year-old nurse who was treating the infected. DW answers some questions about the deadly disease.
05/22/2018 03:01 PM
Ku'damm theater closes its doors, signalling the end of an era
Located in the heart of historic West Berlin, the Art Deco Kurfuerstendamm Theater and Comedy building will soon be demolished. The last performance in the original building to take place at the end of May.
05/22/2018 01:41 PM
Rural Georgians look to the sun to ease energy poverty
In the Georgian countryside, many are reliant on firewood for heating. Can local energy cooperatives help fight the resulting air pollution and deforestation, and help families save cash, with a solar-powered fix?
05/22/2018 12:48 PM
Madonna producer and musician Reggie Lucas is dead at 65
Lucas, a career musician from New York who played with Miles Davis and inspired Beyonce, passed away at age 65. He produced the bulk of Madonna's debut album.
05/22/2018 09:21 AM
Scientists race to name unknown species before biodiversity disappears
Biodiversity is under threat from development and climate change. Yet much of the planet's biodiversity isn't even known to science yet. Conservationists still struggle to find out what's really out there.
05/22/2018 08:54 AM
Fresh dangers emanate from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano
Molten lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is pouring into ocean water, forming a potentially fatal toxic white cloud. Experts have warned that the eruption could be entering its most dangerous phase yet.
05/22/2018 01:59 AM
With bees on the brink, World Bee Day seeks to raise awareness
Bee populations have witnessed a steady decline over the past decade, according to the UN. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for people to "do something good for bees" as they face extinction.
05/20/2018 07:48 PM
The surprise Palme d'Or win for Japanese drama 'Shoplifters' at Cannes
"Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Kore-eda has won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. A total of 21 movies were competing to win the top prize.
05/19/2018 07:38 PM
The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Millions of people around the world watched as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. From the first kiss to the wedding cake, here's how the historic wedding took place.
05/19/2018 10:37 AM
Humans versus chimps: Who keeps a cleaner bed?
Chimpanzees are known to spend their nights in tree-top nests. Have you ever wondered how clean their sleeping quarters are compared to ours? Science finally has the answer.
05/18/2018 03:22 PM
Iconic Prince items to be auctioned in New York
Around 150 items owned by Prince will go up for auction at New York's hard Rock Cafe on Friday. From glittery pantsuits to expensive guitars, there's something to make every Prince fan swoon.
05/18/2018 03:02 PM
London is going all out for the royal wedding
The countdown to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day is on, and depending on your views, this may be the best or worst time to be in the UK. DW's Sertan Sanderson reports on the royal wedding fever hitting London.
05/18/2018 02:36 PM
Canines in Dogman win the Palm Dog at Cannes
A barking prize while waiting for Cannes' Palme d'Or on Saturday: The four-legged cast of Dogman, directed Matteo Garrone of Gomorrah fame, won the Palm Dog, the top award for dogs on screen.
05/18/2018 12:58 PM
Our vanishing world of physical units
It must be a baker's worst nightmare: a world where a kilo ain't a kilo anymore. Next May 20, the universal standard for a kilogram gets its first upgrade in 130 years. There'll be screams a la patisserie.
05/18/2018 12:41 PM
Star Wars: The Story of Han Solo set for take-off
The Star Wars universe just got bigger with the latest sci-fi spin-off that tells the story of the "most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy." Following on from Rogue One, this Han Solo biopic is a space western with bang.
05/18/2018 09:31 AM
To save species, limit global warming
In the battle to save threatened species from extinction, a new study has found that keeping climate change under 1.5 degrees Celsius could be key. Global warming will hit hardest those animals we depend upon most.
05/18/2018 08:40 AM
Yoga, cooking and speed dating: How museums attract news visitors
A growing number of museums are celebrating a newfound connection between art and yoga, in addition to art cooking courses and even dating. But should museums serve up extra-curricula activities to attract more visitors?
05/18/2018 08:05 AM
The truth about food
Are cow's milk and wheat unhealthy? Complete nonsense, says nutritionist Martijn Katan. He unmasked to DW the biggest myths and false claims about our food.
05/17/2018 05:50 PM
This is what the Food Revolution 5.0 will look like
Would mass-produced chicken be happier experiencing virtual reality? Would it be easier to eat worms if they looked like a meatloaf? Food Revolution 5.0, a new exhibition in Berlin, explores the future of food.
05/17/2018 01:31 PM
EU court upholds ban on pesticides threatening bees
Three pesticides known to kill bees will continue to be banned following an EU court ruling. But the court did lift restrictions on the use of one pesticide, upholding a complaint from German chemical giant BASF.
05/17/2018 10:07 AM
Germany: Famous WWII Remagen bridge towers up for sale
Buyers interested in WWII history and who aren't afraid of rolling up their sleeves are in luck. German authorities are selling part of the destroyed Ludendorff Bridge or "Bridge at Remagen" to the highest bidder.
05/07/2018 06:20 PM