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Brand to Know: The Fashion Collective Making Modern Armor
Turns out a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
A Jewish woman is competing to be Miss Germany
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Kevin Trapp: Mit Neymar und David Beckham bei der Pariser Fashion Week
2018-01-19 05:16:15 Treffen sich drei Stil-Ikonen... Unser National-Keeper Kevin Trapp (27) hat am Donnerstag einen kurzen Abstecher vom Fußballplatz zur Männer-Fashion-Week in Paris gemacht. Der PSG-Torwart schaute sich mit Brasilien-Star Neymar (25) und England-Legende David Beckham (42) die Show der Edel-Marke Louis Vuitton an. Natürlich standesgemäß aus der „Front Row“ (1. Reihe)... Trapp zu BILD: „Mit Neymar verstehe ich mich sehr gut. Neben seinen Qualitäten auf dem Platz ist er zudem ein unfassbar guter Typ   Read More ...
U.S. prosecutors charge German man with supporting al Qaeda
2018-01-18 01:48:17 NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday accused a German man currently imprisoned in France of supporting al Qaeda in the years leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York City, and conspiring to kill Americans. In an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court, New York federal prosecutors said Christian Ganczarski, 51, had personal relationships with Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda members   Read More ...
U.S. prosecutors charge German man with supporting al Qaeda
2018-01-18 01:42:05 NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday accused a German man currently imprisoned in France of supporting al Qaeda in the years leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York City, and conspiring to kill Americans. In an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court, New York federal prosecutors said Christian Ganczarski, 51, had personal relationships with Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda members   Read More ...
Brit builder faces five years in jail after he bought horror house of ‘Germany’s Fred and Rose West’ and ‘turned it into a giant cannabis farm’
2018-01-17 22:34:58 A BRIT man is facing five years in jail after he bought a house belonging to Germany's 'Fred and Rose West' – and allegedly turned it into a giant cannabis farm. Scottish roofer Dave McLeod bought the house where the notorious couple - known only as Wilfried and Angelika - lured innocent young women to torture and kill in February 2016 for £4,200   Read More ...
Berlin: Halbnackte "Kühe" protestieren vor Mercedes Fashion-Week gegen Pelz und Leder
2018-01-17 13:04:23 PETA-Aktivistinnen haben sich gestern vor dem Veranstaltungsort der Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin entblößt, um gegen Tierquälerei zu Modezwecken zu protestieren. Unter dem Motto "Tierhaut tötet - trag vegan" posierten zwei halbnackte Frauen in einer überdimensionalen Handtasche. Ihre Körper waren mit schwarz-weißen Kuhmustern bemalt und mit Kunstblut übergossen. Zeitgleich gingen Besucher der Fashion-Week an ihnen vorbei, um sich in der Halle die ersten Shows anzusehen. Der PETA-Fachreferent für den Einsatz von Tieren in der Modebranche, Frank Schmidt, erläuterte, warum die Organisation sich für Proteste mit Schockwert entscheidet: "Das Tierleid, das in den Schlachthäusern von Pelzfarmen stattfindet, ist sehr grausam. Und was wir hier mit unserer Körperbemalung und den beiden Künstlern deutlich zu machen versuchen, ist, dass Tiere oft bei vollem Bewusstsein getötet werden - nur für Handtaschen, Schuhe oder andere Bekleidungsaccessoires   Read More ...
Brand to Know: The Fashion Collective Making Modern Armor
2018-01-17 05:52:23 In Germany, calling your fashion label GmbH is so inconspicuous, it’s almost a joke: The acronym stands for a word that means corporation or company. But there is nothing ordinary about the subversive Berlin-based fashion collective GmbH, lead by Benjamin Alexander Huseby and Serhat Isik. “We wanted to be somewhat nameless,” said Huseby, sitting at a cutting table in GmbH’s studio which, reminiscent of an underground club, is hidden within a massive L-shaped industrial building in Kreuzberg, a neighborhood populated with artists, activists and Turkish immigrants   Read More ...
German Playboy edition to feature transgender model on its cover for the first time
2018-01-13 05:17:44 Giuliana Farfalla, a 21-year-old model from Germany, has become the first transgender model to feature on the cover of Playboy magazine’s Germany edition. Farfalla, born Pascal Radermacher, in the south-western German city of Breisgau, had undergone gender reassignment surgery at the age of 16. Last year, the model even starred on Heidi Klum’s Germany’s Next Top Model. In a 2017 interview to Bild, a German newspaper, Farfalla described how her mother supported her during her gender surgery, “When I was seven or eight years old, I told my mother that I would rather be a girl   Read More ...
German union boss confident "decent" pay rise can be agreed on
2018-01-11 05:40:11 FRANKFURT, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Germany’s biggest trade union, IG Metall, expects a “decent” pay rise in ongoing talks on wages and flexible hours, its chief Joerg Hofmann said, adding that companies had made enough profits in the past year to give more to workers. IG Metall’s demands for a wage increase of 6 percent were adequate given dividend payouts rose by 10-15 percent, Hofmann said in remarks released on Thursday, adding that firms had enough leeway to pay up without choking off investments   Read More ...
German workers extend industrial action
2018-01-09 20:05:22 German industrial workers widened industrial action yesterday, with tens of thousands of staff at metals and engineering companies downing their tools in support of wage claims by union IG Metall. With the economy in robust health and unemployment at record lows, the country’s biggest union is demanding an inflation-busting 6 percent pay hike this year for about 3.9 million workers. It is also making a push for shorter hours, more than two decades after it won the 35-hour work week for Germans   Read More ...
Missoni: world-class fashion designs | DW English
2018-01-04 12:10:34 Angela Missoni has been the head designer at the Italian luxury fashion house Missoni for 20 years. Missoni is family-run business – and its colorful knitwear designs have become famous around the world. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/17Egc.   Read More ...
New Year celebration in Berlin, Germany
2018-01-01 01:32:00 Germany ushered in the New Year with a startling fireworks display in Berlin on Sunday evening. Hundreds of thousands of people attended the annual New Year’s party at Brandenburg Gate on Sunday to watch thousands of fireworks be set off in a 10-minute display. Organizers in Berlin set up a safe zone for women for the first time following concerns about women’s safety. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/videosptv/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel Dailymotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/presstv.   Read More ...
15-year-old asylum seeker arrested in fatal stabbing of ex-girlfriend at German drugstore
2017-12-29 00:07:44 BERLIN — A 15-year-old Afghan asylum seeker is in custody in Germany after allegedly fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, a German of the same age, in a drugstore. Authorities say the stabbing followed an apparently chance meeting between the two on Wednesday in Kandel, near the French border. The girl died of her injuries after being attacked with a kitchen knife. Prosecutor Angelika Moehlig said Thursday that a judge ordered the suspect, who wasn’t identified, kept in custody on suspicion of manslaughter   Read More ...
Cindy Crawfords Sohn Presley: Schwer verliebt in ein Model
2017-12-21 22:46:20 Sie passen zusammen wie die Faust aufs Auge! Presley Gerber (18) ist der hübsche Sohn von Supermodel Cindy Crawford (51) und Model. Cayley King (19) ist seine entzückende Freundin – sie arbeitet ebenfalls als Model. Zusammen sind die beiden tatsächlich doppelt zuckersüß. Bei einem Treffen in Malibu konnten sie sich gar nicht voneinander trennen, knutschen schwer verliebt auf der Straße. Seit Mai 2017 sind die Teenies offiziell ein Paar   Read More ...
Hilfe bei Jucken, Geruch und Pickeln untenrum - Was tun, wenn der Penis müffelt?
2017-12-15 06:56:47 Der Geruch kommt durch die Hose, obwohl Sie sich regelmäßig gründlich waschen? Neuerdings schmücken dunkle Flecken den Penis oder komische Pickel den Eichelkranz? Außerdem juckt es unangenehm im Genitalbereich? Wenn untenrum etwas nicht stimmt, ist das für viele Männer nicht nur unangenehm, sondern auch peinlich. Kann man sich SO überhaupt vor einer Frau ausziehen? Ist da vielleicht sogar etwas Gefährliches im Gange? Für BILD beantwortet Urologe Dr   Read More ...
Chanel fashion at the Elbphilharmonie | DW English
2017-12-08 18:10:18 Karl Lagerfeld has made a declaration of love to his home town, Hamburg. Fashionistas from around the world are celebrating Chanel's new Métiers d`Art nautical collection at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie concert hall. For more on this story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2oqdF.   Read More ...
Kaia Gerber Walks Her Second Chanel Runway as Kristen Stewart Heats Up the Front Row
2017-12-07 00:14:44 It may feel like Spring/Summer 2018 fashion week just ended, but for Karl Lagerfeld, fashion never sleeps. Lagerfeld’s latest Chanel Metiers d’Art runway show took place in Hamburg, Germany on Wednesday. And from Kristen Stewart in the front row to Kaia Gerber on the catwalk and a really cute 9-year-old model, there was a lot to see. Here’s everything you can’t miss   Read More ...
Alleged blackmail plot sparks Christmas market bomb scare
2017-12-04 08:05:37 BERLIN -- A suspicious package containing nails that led to a bomb scare at a Christmas market in Germany was part of a blackmailing plot against a delivery company, German authorities said Sunday. Brandenburg state Interior Minister Karl-Heinz Schroeter told reporters the package was part of a scheme to extort millions of euros (dollars) from delivery company DHL. It was delivered Friday to a pharmacy on the same street as the market in the city Potsdam and later destroyed in a controlled explosion   Read More ...
Faith Matters - Women in the Driving Seat - Revolution at the Vatican | DW English
2017-12-03 18:05:15 A woman is running the Vatican Museums for the first time in their 500-year history. One year ago, Pope Francis appointed the 56-year-old Italian art historian, Barbara Jatta, to manage the papal collections, which contain a staggering quarter-million objects and attract some six million visitors each year.   Read More ...
Turns out a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
2017-12-03 11:05:34 Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get this far in the beauty pageant.It turns out the story — and the world of beauty pageants in general — isn’t as straightforward as it seems   Read More ...
Senegal: Listening instead of looking away | DW English
2017-12-02 18:05:39 "Dimitra" clubs serve to give women and young people the chance to see their ideas realized. They’ve been set up in a range of countries around Africa. Residents vote in democratic meetings to decide for instance how to protect soil from erosion. For more Global 3000, go to: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/global-3000/s   Read More ...
50 kitchens: Austria | DW English
2017-12-02 12:04:14 Austrian cuisine is far more than just Wiener schnitzel and pastries. And Johanna Nussbaumer proves it in her Nussbaumerin Restaurant in Berlin. She trained as a chef in Austria‘s famous Fuschl Castle. For more on this topic, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2cR5J.   Read More ...
Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
2017-12-02 10:13:34 JTA — Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get this far in the beauty pageant. It turns out the story — and the world of beauty pageants in general — isn’t as straightforward as it seems   Read More ...
Hágalo usted mismo: portacuchillos | Euromaxx
2017-12-02 00:08:50 Cualquiera puede hacer un portacuchillos muy personal de forma sencilla. Basta con unos pocos libros, pegamento y un cordón. Las instrucciones las encontrará en euromaxx DIY.   Read More ...
Do it yourself – Messerblock | DW Deutsch
2017-12-01 18:10:44 Einen individuellen Messerblock kann man ganz einfach selbstmachen. Alles, was man benötigt, sind ein paar Bücher, Kleber und Band. Für mehr DIY-Videos besuchen Sie: http://www.dw.com/de/themen/euromaxx   Read More ...
Mozart in Havanna | DW Deutsch
2017-12-01 18:10:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart hätte es gefallen: Sarah Willis besucht das Mozart-Festival 2017 in Havanna, wo sie hervorragende kubanische Musiker trifft – und natürlich auch mit ihnen zusammen spielt! Für mehr Sarah Willis besuchen Sie: http://www.dw.com/de/tv/sarahs-music/   Read More ...
Mozart in Havana | DW English
2017-12-01 18:10:22 Sarah's Music in Cuba: Sarah Willis takes part in the 2017 "Mozart in Havana Festival", meeting and playing with wonderful Cuban musicians from the Havana Lyceum Orchestra. Mozart would have loved Cuba! For more Sarah Willis go to: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/sarahs-music/   Read More ...
Women not ‘selfish’ in pursuit of power | DW English
2017-11-30 18:10:36 Iran's Vice President for Women’s Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar describes her experience as a woman in politics and outlines the differences she sees between men and women in the pursuit of power. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2oS8g.   Read More ...
Schulpreis 2017: Elisabeth Selbert Schule | DW Deutsch
2017-11-29 12:12:46 Fast 2000 Schüler aus 34 Nationen lernen an dieser deutschen Berufsschule. Schüler entscheiden zum Teil selbst, was sie lernen wollen, und Lehrer werden von Schülern beurteilt. Das steigert Motivation und Leistung. Mehr Schule unter http://www.dw.com/de/pisa-studie-deut   Read More ...
Startup challenges in Mongolia | DW English
2017-11-29 12:11:51 After several years abroad, Khulan Davaadorj returned home to Ulaanbaatar and founded an organic cosmetics company. What hurdles did she have to clear to get her start-up off the ground? For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/why-fridtjof-det   Read More ...
Compact:Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder | DW English
2017-11-29 12:11:39 Chevrolet's Corvair Monza Spyder wasn't a typical American car: it had a small body, rear engine and the first turbocharged engine in a mass production model. By US standards the Corvair was a compact, even though it was 4.6-meters long. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/germanys-best-cu   Read More ...
Don't call me bossy: Women and engineering | DW English
2017-11-29 12:11:35 Why do so few women pursue careers in engineering? Cristina Cubas asks Juliane Siegeris, professor of computing and economics at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/dont-call-me-bos   Read More ...
Teaching for career changers | DW English
2017-11-29 12:11:32 There will be a shortfall of 24,000 teachers in Germany's state schools by 2025. So now it's been made much easier for people who didn't train as teachers to qualify and change careers. But this retraining scheme is trickier than it sounds. For more about Germany's schools go to http://www.dw.com/en/german-teachers   Read More ...
The beautiful art of mixology | DW English
2017-11-25 12:07:56 Anne Linden is a star in Berlin’s barkeeper scene. She shows off cocktails that can be created with alcohol and other ingredients at the World Class Bartender Competition, and elsewhere. What's her favorite cocktail?   Read More ...
Delicacies at the German Press Ball | DW English
2017-11-25 12:07:53 Stephan Eberhard from Hotel Adlon developed the food concept for the German Press Ball. Revellers get to tuck into delicacies like truffle pasta and oysters. But also the famous Adlon currywurst.   Read More ...
A Jewish woman is competing to be Miss Germany
2017-11-25 01:12:30 JTA — A Jewish woman is among the 20 contestants hoping to represent Germany in the Miss Universe pageant. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers have told her she is the first Jewish woman to get this far in the Miss Germany competition. “I see my candidacy not only as a personal achievement but as an achievement for the State of Israel and for the Jewish people in the Diaspora – that in Germany, a country with a very complex history with regard to the Jewish people, there is the first Jewish contestant for the title,” she told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday   Read More ...
Model-Alarm am Strand von Malibu | Sie machen nur ihren Job!
2017-11-24 15:01:06 Wir sehen feucht-fröhliche Wasserspiele am Strand von Malibu. Und wer jetzt denkt, dabei handelt es sich um reines Vergnügen – Pustekuchen. DAS ist harte Arbeit. Die hübschen Wasserratten sind Models:   Read More ...
Creatives against the cartels and other world stories | DW Documentary
2017-11-24 00:18:11 Artists and urban planners change the face of Medellin; people in Japan try to contact kidnapped relatives in North Korea; Pittsburgh on its way back to the   Read More ...
How a beer saves a church in Brussel | DW English
2017-11-23 12:13:16 A once splendid, now deteriorating church – and a young priest with a great idea: to brew a beer to preserve the church and keep the congregation together.   Read More ...
'When the US is serious about something we put soldiers on it' | DW English
2017-11-22 18:41:49 As doubts remain over President Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia, how reliable a partner is the US? The US Army’s top general in Europe, Ben Hodges, tells DW's Michel Friedman on Conflict Zone “watch what the United States does”, not Trump’s tweets. Conflict Zone is Deutsche Welle's top political interview. Every week, our hosts Tim Sebastian and Michel Friedman are face-to-face with global decision-makers, seeking straight answers to straight questions, putting the spotlight on controversial issues and calling the powerful to account. Twitter: Facebook: ... More about Tim Sebastian: More about Michel Friedman: For more go to.   Read More ...
The Hyundai i40 Station Wagon | DW English
2017-11-22 18:41:43 The Hyundai i40: A great combination of practicality and fun, with room for luggage and elegant design. We test drive the 121 kilowatt, 2-liter gasoline model.   Read More ...