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Flooding in Venice has heavily damaged St. Mark's Basilica and several palaces. Local residents are upset that a hugely-expensive flood-control system that was begun 17 years ago is still not complete.
For nearly 30 years, a former baker has studied the night sky over his home town of Diyarbakir. He managed to prove that Galileo's calculations on the moon's orbit were wrong.
German authorities have cut down on asylum permits for refugees who've been housed at churches and monasteries. In 2016, 80 percent got permits; 2019 it was just 1.4 percent. We'll talk to some refugees who are staying at a monastery in Bavaria.
Toyota's luxury marque Lexus is celebrating its 30th anniversary. In 1989 its first model, the LS 400, launched in the US. The RX debuted in 1998 and was one of the vehicles that established the premium SUV segment.
After nine years and more than 1.36 million sold, Mitsubishi has given its ASX a fourth facelift with a new look, a new engine and a return to four-wheel drive. The Japanese automaker believes it can hold its ground in the highly competitive compa...
For more than a century, the name Bentley has been the epitome of luxury. A brand fit for a queen it seems: Bentley is an official supplier to the British Royal Family. No wonder - the hand-crafted materials in the interior ooze comfort and luxury.
Private cars are still in demand in big cities, with not everyone willing do everything by bus, train or bike. So Audi is expanding its vehicle portfolio with the A1 Citycarver, a version of its A1, but about five centimeters higher. Drive it! tak...
India has a major problem around female suicide. Almost 40 percent of women who kill themselves globally live in India. This is much higher than the suicide rate for Indian men. A report published recently calls what's going on in India a public h...
Chile has been rocked by three weeks of sometimes violent protests demanding constitutional reform and greater equality. DW met up with one student leader for whom the last few weeks have been unusually hectic.
From the famed Marienplatz tothe Royal Residence, this group of U.S. tourists visited Munich's highlights. They're traveling with Road Scholar, a non-profit organization that imparts education through travel.
In the Gorongosa National Park, young female scientists are cataloguing flora and fauna for a global genetic database. It will enhance our understanding of the diversity of life on earth and the roles different species play.
First they burn the forest, then the cattle arrive and then the soybeans. The global appetite for soy and beef has been driving the Amazon's destruction for decades now. The consultancy firm Pecsa hopes to teaches cattle ranchers sustainability.
Dr. Ernest Darkoh's mission is to revolutionize health care in Africa. He set up the company BroadReach to provide doctors with data that could help them prevent disease.
The 3rd-generation Volvo S60 edition is flatter, lower, sportier and more aggressive than its predecessor. The first Volvo to be produced in the USA, it comes to Europe with a choice of two turbocharged gasoline engines or a plug-in hybrid version.
We test the most powerful Audi R8. It shares a 5.2-liter V10 engine with the Lamborghini Huracan. 456 kW and 580 Nm of torque carry it from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.1 seconds. But this gasoline dinosaur is doomed to disappear.
Mobility is changing. Toyota is bucking the trend and putting its hopes on hydrogen fuel cells. We test drove the hydrogen-powered Mirai at the Zero-Emission-Tour and learned more about this drive technology.
In 2018, Seat spun off its subsidiary sports carmaker Cupra. Now, they have added exclusivity to the mix. Limited to 1999 cars, the Cupra Ateca Limited Edition has rims and a carbon-fiber body finished with a distinctive copper-thread braiding.
Ethnic origin and cultural background can influence your opportunities on the job market. What do you need to know to ensure you're getting a fair chance? DW's Chiponda Chimbelu looked into the topic, on his own behalf.