What's going on in Germany?

Here you will find latest news on what's going on in Germany - culturally, economically, scientifically, ...

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Cultural life in Germany

Cultural life in Germany is varied and exciting - why not discover it for yourself!

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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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The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?

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The Berlinale Africa Hub

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A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

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More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

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Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

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New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

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The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

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Moving people – and opening up society

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Moving people – with games

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Moving people – with street football

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Menschen bewegen – on stilts

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Moving People – with Medical Technology

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Menschen bewegen 2016

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Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

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Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

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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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Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

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Dual Training in Germany

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Studying as a foreign student in Germany

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Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

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The New German President

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German-French Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law

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Women in the United Nations: One Billion Rising

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Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

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Guardian of our Values: The German Constitutional Court

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Apr 24, 2017 1:54 PM

Germany accepting fewer Afghan asylum seekers

In the first two months of 2017, Germany has granted asylum to only 48 percent of Afghan migrants, local German media has reported. This is a drop of 30 percent since 2015.

Apr 24, 2017 1:15 PM

Germany's Gabriel visits Jerusalem as Israel remembers Holocaust

Germany's foreign minister is to arrive in Israel, where he will join in events marking Holocaust Remembrance Day. He is also to meet with Israeli and Palestinian officials during his trip.


Apr 24, 2017 1:02 PM

Milky Chance

Electro pop duo Milky Chance hail from central Germany. They recorded their debut album at home and released it online in 2013. They’ve since rocketed to fame, touring the world and topping the charts.

Apr 24, 2017 12:31 PM

Love Parade criminal trial will go ahead, court rules

A court in Germany has decided an involuntary manslaughter trial of 10 people in connection with the Love Parade tragedy will go ahead. A lower court had last year ruled not to hear the case due to a lack of evidence.


Apr 24, 2017 12:21 PM

Germany's DAX hits all-time high on France, Ifo index

Germany's blue-chip share index has surged to a record as investors were relieved by the success of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, with rising German business sentiment adding to their joy.


Apr 24, 2017 11:50 AM

Otto Dix and "The Evil Eye"

Otto Dix painted beggars and prostitutes, the underbelly of the Golden Twenties. He spared nobody in his uncomfortable work, least of all himself. “The Evil Eye” exhibition presents works from his Dusseldorf years.

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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!