Germany Life & Style
A Holocaust survivor tells her story | DW Documentary
German ex-leader Schroeder to tie the knot for 5th time
Brand to Know: The Fashion Collective Making Modern Armor
Alleged blackmail plot sparks Christmas market bomb scare
Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
Cerberus Is Unlikely Wedding Planner for Germany’s Banks: Gadfly
In Berlin, a Design Studio Puts Luxury Into 3-D
Frühere First Lady: Sorge um Barbara Bush
2018-04-15 22:00:21 Sorge um die frühere First Lady Barbara Bush (92)! Die Frau des früheren Präsidenten George H.W. Bush (93) und Mutter von George W. Bush (71) habe sich gegen eine weitere medizinische Behandlung entschieden, teilte ein Sprecher der Familie am Sonntag in einer Stellungnahme mit. Nach einer Reihe von Krankenhausaufhalten und Gesprächen mit ihrer Familie habe sie sich dazu entschlossen, keine zusätzlichen Behandlungen mehr durchführen zu lassen   Read More ...
Curvy Model liebt Kölner Unternehmer - So hat er Angelina Kirschs Herz erobert
2018-04-02 16:48:47 Angelina Kirsch (29) ist seit Dezember 2017 mit dem Kölner Unternehmer Mario Dornbach (28) liiert. Kennengelernt hatten sie sich kurz zuvor beim Sportpresseball. „Er hat ohne Scheu um mich gekämpft. Sowas liebe ich!“, sagt sie. ► Das Paar pendelt die rund 500 Kilometer zwischen ihrer Heimat Neumünster (Schleswig-Holstein) und seinem Wohnort Köln. Wie kann diese Fernbeziehung funktionieren? „Ein großer Vorteil ist dabei, dass wir beide selbstständig sind“, so Mario Dornbach, der mit fünf Mitarbeitern seit 2008 Erlebnis-Gutscheine im Internet vertreibt   Read More ...
Sprint king Bolt on target in Borussia Dortmund training
2018-03-23 12:25:01 DORTMUND, Germany (Reuters) - Multiple Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt had the chance to show off his football skills on Friday, nutmegging an opponent and scoring with a header as he trained with Borussia Dortmund in front of a cheering crowd. Some 1,500 people were in the stands of Dortmund's training ground for the morning session and dozens of reporters and camera crews were spread along the sideline as Bolt entered the pitch alongside players Mario Goetze and Julian Weigl   Read More ...
Gisele Bündchen: Model Paula (16) sieht aus wie ihr Zwilling
2018-03-13 10:46:05 Ist SIE die nächste Gisele Bündchen? Wenn es nach dem Aussehen geht, auf jeden Fall! Supermodel Gisele Bündchen (37) hat eine Doppelgängerin – und zwar eine 16-Jährige. Das brasilianische Teenie-Model Paula La Croix sieht dem Megastar einfach zum Verwechseln ähnlich! Beide haben langes, blondes Haar, blau-grüne Augen und Beine bis zum Himmel. Doch an Gemeinsamkeiten nicht genug: Das Top-Model und sein Teenie-Double kommen beide aus Brasilien! Verwandt sind die zwei Schönheiten allerdings ganz sicher nicht   Read More ...
Gisele Bündchen – Model Paula (16) sieht aus wie ihr Zwilling
2018-03-13 10:01:02 Ist SIE die nächste Gisele Bündchen? Wenn es nach dem Aussehen geht, auf jeden Fall! Supermodel Gisele Bündchen (37) hat eine Doppelgängerin – und zwar eine 16-Jährige. Das brasilianische Teenie-Model Paula La Croix sieht dem Megastar einfach zum Verwechseln ähnlich! Beide haben langes, blondes Haar, blau-grüne Augen und Beine bis zum Himmel. Doch an Gemeinsamkeiten nicht genug: Das Top-Model und sein Teenie-Double kommen beide aus Brasilien! Verwandt sind die zwei Schönheiten allerdings ganz sicher nicht   Read More ...
German Father Kicked Adult Daughter To Death During Exorcism, Then Raped Her Body In Attempt To ‘Revive’ Her
2018-03-11 18:04:45 The man was sentenced to nine years in prison for the bizarre death. A German man is headed to prison after trampling his mentally challenged daughter to death while attempting to perform an exorcism, then raping the dead girl’s body in what he said was an attempt to revive her. The man was sentenced by a Swiss court this week to spend the next nine years behind bars for the death of the 25-year-old woman, the German public media outlet reported   Read More ...
The Geneva Motor Show 2018: Cars and women? | DW English
2018-03-09 18:06:06 With increasing numbers of women driving and making car-buying decisions - how are carmakers catering to female demands? We look around the Geneva Motor Show - which in its 88-year-history, has been traditionally geared toward men. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/euromaxx/s-7555.   Read More ...
How far have women come in Germany? | DW English
2018-03-08 18:09:46 It hasn't been that long since women in Germany weren't allowed to work, drive a car or open a bank account without their husband's permission. And even today, there are quite some inequalities when it comes to men and women. But how aware are Germans about that? DW's Anne-Sophie Brändlin hit the streets of Berlin to find out.   Read More ...
Work ban: 456 jobs 'too dangerous' for women in Russia | DW English
2018-03-08 18:09:26 Women in Russia are banned from a total of 456 jobs considered dangerous to their health. However Russian President Vladimir Putin says the distinction between men's and women's work is an outdated cliché. More News: http://www.dw.com/en/program/dw-news/   Read More ...
Women in construction | DW English
2018-03-07 18:23:34 Larissa Zeichhardt and her sister run the building business founded by her father. She says it takes a lot of determination to make her way in the construction industry, which is still dominated by men. More Made in Germany: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/made-in-germa   Read More ...
Germany charges Vietnamese man over Cold War-style abduction
2018-03-07 14:45:30 BERLIN (AFP) - German prosecutors on Wednesday (March 7) laid charges against a suspected Vietnamese agent over last year's Cold War-style kidnapping of a fugitive state company official in Berlin which has badly strained bilateral ties. The 47-year-old man - identified only as Long N.H. in keeping with German privacy rules in judicial cases - was charged with working for a foreign intelligence service and aiding in an abduction   Read More ...
Lady Gaga takes break from 'cow-walk' to have 8th baby | IOL News
2018-03-07 13:09:19 Bremen, Germany - Germany's oft-crowned bovine beauty queen "Lady Gaga" is going on maternity leave when she gives birth to her eighth calf in the autumn. Whether Lady Gaga will return to show off her attributes on the "cow-walk" is moot, her owner Henrik Wille said on Wednesday. It all depends on what kind of shape she is in after her maternity break, according to the 37-year-old farmer from the village of Essen near Cloppenburg in the northern state of Lower Saxony   Read More ...
On The Brink? Kris' Boy Toy Corey 'Miserable' As Romance With Monster Momager Crumbles
2018-03-06 20:40:20 is “miserable” as his relationship with hangs in the balance, has learned exclusively. His four-year romance with the monster momager is said to have hit a bump in the road yet again and he’s been moaning to pals that he doesn’t know what to do with himself! As Radar previously reported exclusively, the tumultuous couple were in a rocky relationship from the start, most recently with Jenner, 62, kicking Gamble to the curb for Nigerian billionaire Christopher Cunningham   Read More ...
Woman, accomplice freed of murder of German husband
2018-03-06 20:10:11 Livern Barrett, Senior Gleaner Writer. The Jamaican woman who along with a St Catherine man were charged for killing her husband, German hotelier Helmut Steiner, today walked free as the high-profile case collapsed. Charmaine Steiner, 44, and 48-year-old labourer, Owen Clarke, were acquitted in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston after the seven-member jury was directed by High Court judge Sarah Thompson James to return a formal verdict of not guilty   Read More ...
South Africa's women and climate protection | DW English
2018-03-06 18:12:53 Am 06.03.2018 veröffentlicht The UN says drought, flooding and heatwaves lower life expectancy for women more than for men. Ndivile Mokoena is a South African climate activist and feminist. She campaigns internationally for gender justice in climate protection policy.See more videos in our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list   Read More ...
Fashion Week in Paris - Merkel wird zur Mode-Muse
2018-03-05 12:45:59 Am Sonntag stand Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel nicht nur im politischen Berlin im Fokus der Aufmerksamkeit, sondern auch an unerwarteter Stelle: auf der Fashion Week in Paris. Unsere Merkel als Fashion-Ikone auf dem Runway? Naja, nicht ganz. Denn die Kanzlerin trat nicht selbst in Erscheinung, sondern als Inspiration der neuen Balenciaga-Entwürfe für Herbst/Winter 2018/19. Über die Ähnlichkeit kann man sich natürlich streiten   Read More ...
History of Borussia Dortmund | Always Working Hard
2018-03-04 18:05:28 Do you know the history of Borussia Dortmund? It is an old an traditional club, founded in 1909. Since then Dortmund is a synonym for hard work. Learn more a   Read More ...
Ärger im Team der First Lady - Melania feuert ihre Freundin
2018-02-28 12:01:00 An ständige Personal-Rochaden im Stab von US-Präsidenten Donald Trump (71) hat man sich fast schon gewöhnt. Jetzt aber fliegen auch im Team von First Lady Melania (47) die Fetzen – und eine Mitarbeiterin im hohen Bogen hinaus. Wie die „New York Times“ jetzt berichtet, hat Trumps Ehefrau ihre befreundete Beraterin Stephanie Wolkoff (47) vor die Tür gesetzt. Die in der New Yorker Szene gut vernetzte Geschäftsfrau hatte im Ost-Flügel der Präsidentenresidenz als Koordinatorin und Beraterin fungiert   Read More ...
German unemployment drops slightly in February
2018-02-28 11:36:48 BERLIN (AP) — Unemployment in Germany, Europe's largest economy, fell slightly in February as the labor market remained strong. The Federal Labor Agency said Wednesday the unadjusted rate fell to 5.7 percent in February from 5.8 percent the month before, with the number of unemployed dropping by 24,000 to 2.55 million. When adjusted for seasonal factors, the rate remained at 5   Read More ...
Zickig und zu spät - Die Models bei Dolce & Gabbana sind echt abgehoben 
2018-02-26 11:01:01 Die neuen Supermodels sind Drohnen – zumindest bei Dolce & Gabbana. Das italienische Modeunternehmen ließ bei der Mailänder Modewoche Handtaschen über den Laufsteg fliegen. Doch die abgehobene Show verlief alles andere als reibungslos. Die Super-Drohnen verhielten sich – modeltypisch – zickig und wollten zunächst nicht so wie die Veranstalter es vorgesehen hatten: Sie verursachten eine Verspätung von satten 45 Minuten. Tipps & Trends Die ungewohnt lange Wartezeit veranlasste die strenge Chefin der US-„Vogue“, Anna Wintour(68), sogar dazu, ihren Platz in der „Front Row“ zu verlassen, um hinter den Kulissen nach dem Rechten zu sehen   Read More ...
Idris Elba - no wedding date yet
2018-02-23 13:06:31 Idris Elba reveals he hasn't set a date for his upcoming wedding to Sabrina Dhowre and discusses working as a first-time director on "Yardie" at the film's Berlin International Film Festival premiere. (Feb. 23) Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News Get fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events. The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots   Read More ...
Arthur Arbesser: fashion's rising star | DW English
2018-02-23 12:09:30 Austrian Arthur Arbesser is the newest star to emerge from Milan's fashion scene. The 34-year-old worked for Armani before he established his own label. DW looks at his latest collection presented at Milan Fashion Week. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2t5bo.   Read More ...
'Hero' German Shepherd Beaten and Shot Multiple Times Saving His 16-Year-Old Owner from Burglars
2018-02-23 07:04:03 A German Shepherd was shot multiple times and badly beaten as it did all it could to protect his 16-year-old owner from two men who broke into their home in Des Moines, Washington. The 2½-year-old dog, Rex, was shot through the neck and legs trying to protect his owner, Javier, who hid in an upstairs closet after he heard noises of shattering glass downstairs and called 911, according to a GoFundMe page for the dog   Read More ...
Canada, Germany share 2-man bobsled gold
2018-02-19 15:35:49 Pyeongchang, South Korea – Justin Kripps and Francesco Friedrich stood side-by-side in celebration, the Canadian and German flags overlapping one another. Even then, they couldn’t be separated as the closest bobsled race in Olympic history left two countries jumping for joy. Canada and Germany will share the two-man gold medal from the Pyeongchang Games after Kripps and Friedrich made their way down nearly four miles of ice in exactly the same time   Read More ...
German Orchestra Plays 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'. Video Will Give You Feels
2018-02-19 12:17:24 Filmmaker Karan Johar says he felt honoured and excited after listening to a German chamber orchestra playing songs from "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", which launched him as a director in 1998. Karan is representing Indian cinema at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival where the orchestra played some tunes from the Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji-starrer. The Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra gave a rendition of "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai"   Read More ...
Women against Hitler and National Socialism | DW Documentary
2018-02-19 00:11:00 Women in Nazi Germany were expected to be housewives and mothers. Women, like Sophie Scholl, who resisted the system and these roles paid with their lives. When the National Socialists led by Adolf Hitler seized power in 1933, the image of women was dictated by the political leadership. First and foremost, women were to become mothers and give birth to future soldiers for the Nazi empire. But there were women who rebelled and resisted; and the penalty for this was death. One of these women was Hilde Coppi, who together with her husband Hans belonged to the communist "Red Orchestra" resistance group   Read More ...
Desperate hunt for Brit best man Liam Colgan who disappeared in Hamburg, Germany on a stag-do
2018-02-16 00:07:57 FEARS are growing for missing a Brit best man who vanished on a stag do in Hamburg. German cops are searching for Liam Colgan, 29, who was last seen in the city in the early hours of Saturday morning. Thousands have joined a Facebook group to help find the missing Royal Mail worker from Inverness. His distraught family have flown out to Germany to help with the desperate search   Read More ...
Noch eine Rippe raus? - Wollersheim lässt Fans über Beauty-OP abstimmen
2018-02-15 22:01:02 Ob die Fans ihr endlich Einhalt gebieten können? Erst vor acht Monaten hat sich Sophia Wollersheim (30) vier Rippen entfernen lassen, um eine schmalere Taille zu bekommen. Nun will das Model schon wieder ran an ihre Körpermitte – diesmal macht sie die Entscheidung über eine weitere Schönheits-Operation aber von der Meinung ihrer Fans abhängig. Die ließ sie in ihrer Instagram-Story abstimmen   Read More ...
Eye on German model, govt combines theory, industry training in ITIs
2018-02-12 21:11:54 Written by Anil Sasi | New Delhi | Published: February 13, 2018 1:18 am HE DIRECTORATE General of Training (DGT) under the Union Skills Ministry has got three states and industry groups on board to replicate the famed German dual vocational education and training system (Dual VET). Under the initiative, theoretical training in Industrial Training Institutes will be combined with practical training in the industry to increase the employability of ITI trainees   Read More ...
The beautiful Bavarian Forest | DW English
2018-02-08 18:12:04 Winter sports, nature and traditional handicrafts - all these await visitors to the Bavarian Forest. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2k1NK.   Read More ...
Ride with style: Renault R4 | DW English
2018-02-07 12:16:06 Elisabeth Ehser-Mockel grew up on her parents' farm. Now, she takes loving care of the manor and her darling in the barn: a 1970 Renault R4 that she's nicknamed 'Madame Beige.' Elisabeth has all kinds of memories associated with the Renault R4. For more Drive it! go to: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/drive-it/s-9690.   Read More ...
Jamaican women's Olympic bobsled team in the limelight | DW English
2018-02-03 18:06:00 Jamaica first sent a bobsled team to the Winter Olympics in 1988. A film was even made about the iconic sledders. Now three decades on, the Caribbean island is sending its first women's team to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang. This might also interest you: http://www.dw.com/en/from-the-track-t   Read More ...
Honoring a fashion legend: Gianni Versace | DW English
2018-02-02 18:13:44 Am 02.02.2018 veröffentlicht A retrospective on the work of fashion designed Gianni Versace has opened in Berlin. The exhibition includes many unique items and sketches. The opening-night festivities paid tribute to this legendary designer. Read more: See more videos in our playlist:   Read More ...
Invisible women in Germany | DW English
2018-02-02 06:20:30 Many female refugees find it difficult to integrate in Germany because they cannot read. They lead isolated lives, with catastrophic consequences for their children too. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2rsr9.   Read More ...
Apartment mixes modern style and retro | DW English
2018-02-01 12:13:14 Architect Massimo d'Alessandro has combined two 1960s-era apartments into one. He's maintained the 60s character of his new home by using furnishing that dates back to that decade. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2YXCk.   Read More ...
The History of Borussia Dortmund | Always Working Hard
2018-01-31 00:09:18 Do you know the history of Borussia Dortmund? It is an old an traditional club, founded in 1909. Since then Dortmund is a synonym for hard work. Learn more a   Read More ...
A Holocaust survivor tells her story | DW Documentary
2018-01-29 18:12:36 Margit Meissner tells young people about the Holocaust and her own narrow escape from the Nazis. 96-year-old Margit Meissner survived the Holocaust, and now she’s doing all she can to make sure it’s never forgotten. She’s a very active volunteer at Washington D.C.’s Holocaust Memorial Museum. She regularly meets young people to tell them about the genocide of the Jews and how she herself narrowly escaped the Nazis over 75 years ago. She’s also taking part in a project by German photographer Luigi Toscano. He’s been travelling around the world, trying to document as many Holocaust survivors as possible. It wasn’t easy for Margit Meissner to agree to his request – just hearing the German language still invokes traumatic memories for her   Read More ...
Women have a key role in mitigating climate change | DW English
2018-01-27 00:23:40 Am 26.01.2018 veröffentlicht Women are especially vulnerable to climate change. Yet because of their caretaker role at home, they also have a big impact on what the next generation does regarding the environment. An interview with Catherine Mungai.More videos in our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list   Read More ...
Paris fashion week: Azzaro | DW English
2018-01-27 00:23:25 Am 26.01.2018 veröffentlicht For his second collection for Azzaro, artistic director Maxime Simoens mined the 50-year-old label's archives. The result was a contemporary take on some of the fashion house's '70s signatures.See more fashion in Paris: http://www.dw.com/en/paris-haute-cout...More videos in our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list   Read More ...
German ex-leader Schroeder to tie the knot for 5th time
2018-01-25 18:04:35 Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder will marry a South Korean translator 26 years his junior after his fourth marriage fell apart, he said Thursday. The 73-year-old former German leader -- whose colourful private life and multiple marriages earned him the nickname "Audi man", a reference to the German carmaker's four-ring symbol -- said that he would wed Kim So-Yeon this year   Read More ...