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The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

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SPORT IN DEUTSCHLAND

Sport means more than competition – it also stands for fairness, respect and human encounters. Sport can be a great force for integration, bringing people together across national frontiers.

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Going Out and Partying

Berlin is not only the centre of German political life but also the throbbing heart of the country’s party scene. The city boasts more than 200 clubs offering the right sort of music for every party-goer, whether they prefer indie, rock, pop, dance, minimal or electro. In addition, there are countless pubs, bars and cafés – the perfect place to spend pleasant summer evening out of doors.

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Berlin Street Food

Berlin boasts some thousands of imbissbuden (snack shops) selling quick food fixes from all corners of the globe. The döner kebab is by far the most popular, but the currywurst is a cult classic. 

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German Wines - Leading the Field Again Worldwide

Germany’s winegrowing regions are among the most northerly in the world. That is what makes German wines so distinctive: the grapes enjoy long periods of growth in moderate summer heat, which gives the wines their renowned lightness and fruity aroma.

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Germany’s image abroad

Germany is more popular with its European neighbours than you would think. This has been demonstrated by the Germany List, a Europe-wide survey on Germany’s image abroad carried out by the Goethe-Institut, the newspaper “Die Welt” and the radio station “Deutschlandradio Kultur”.

What's going on in Germany?

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My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

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My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

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The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

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My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

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The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

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German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

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2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

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My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

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Science on Stage: Science Slam

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Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

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Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

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Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

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Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

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Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

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Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

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The club scene of Berlin

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It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The baking diploma for non-Germans

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Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

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CrossCulture: Intercultural Dialogue with the Islamic World

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Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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Stumbling Blocks - Commemorate Nazi Victims

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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Destination Germany: Sailing in Brandenburg

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Learning German at PASCH schools

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A World Cup Living Room in your Local Football Stadium

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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago

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The Golden Letter from Myanmar

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21st International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart

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Comedy in Germany

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Aug 27, 2015 11:23 AM

Proposed assisted suicide controls in Germany 'are unconstitutional'

Germany has probably the most liberal assisted suicide law in the world - in other words, none at all. Lawmakers trying to change that have now been presented with a new obstacle - Germany's constitution.

Aug 27, 2015 10:50 AM

Germany's battle of the bands: Which state has the best music?

The German music scene is increasingly singing "auf Deutsch" - now even internationally famed rockers Donots. They're among 16 German bands competing on a popular TV show for a national title.


Aug 27, 2015 9:53 AM

Facebook must ban abusive content, says German Justice Minister Maas

Heiko Maas wants Facebook to better enforce its community standards to rein in abusive users. Given the recent rise in anti-migrant and xenophobic posts, he has called for a meeting with Facebook's European managers.


Aug 27, 2015 8:32 AM

Obama tells Merkel he appreciates her leadership on migrant crisis

US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent refugee crisis and said he appreciates her recent decision to ease the asylum application procedure for Syrians.


Aug 26, 2015 10:55 PM

Champions League: Leverkusen advances to group stages with win over Lazio

Strikes either side of the break from Hakan Calhanoglu, Admir Mehmedi and Karim Bellarabi sends Leverkusen into the Champions League group stages for the ninth time in the club's history.

Aug 26, 2015 7:41 PM

Borussia Mönchengladbach keeper Yann Sommer wants turn in league form soon

It has been a difficult start to the season for Borussia Mönchengladbach, losing both of their first two Bundesliga matches. The man with the best view of the game, Yann Sommer, tells DW about the challenges ahead.

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Germany - The travel destination

Tourist information on holidaying in Germany, conference venues, shopping or ideas for young people: consult the German National Tourist Board website for all this – and much, much more!