In a 2017 report, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction went over the evolution of the drug trade and the consumption of drugs in Europe with a fine-tooth comb. Our infographics are sure to make you hallucinate.
Stuttgart-Ost isn’t cool yet, but when it is in a few years time then you will have already heard about it here. On a superficial level, this neighbourhood is seen as simultaneously bland and edgy. But those who look closely will find nice bars, fascinating brick houses, and a whole host of curiosities: from the observatory to the "Kolonie Ostheim" to a pug statue.
Germany's Minister of Food and Agriculture is waging war on vegetarians. A meat-free sausage by any other name might taste as good, but now Christian Schmidt is demanding that they find another name.
In 2016, filter bubbles were often described as the culprits responsible for dividing our society. However, it has never been easier to break out of your own personal bubble than it is nowadays. You just have to be willing to do so. Right?
As of today, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is being published in German. Do the Germans need rescuing from their lack of humour? Why exactly are the French uninterested in the much larger English-speaking market? And will the jokes translate?
On the Internet, racist comments abound. So much so that Germany has launched a public discussion to find solutions. Perhaps they can follow the example of the collective "The Syntax Hooligans", which has been correcting the typos of online trolls for the past two years.
The German actress Paula Beer has already worked with some of the greatest European directors in the history of contemporary cinema. Now she’s won the award for Best Young Actress at the Venice Film Festival for her role in Frantz, the latest film by François Ozon.
While the EU negotiates the free trade agreements Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the USA, more dissent is stirring in Germany than in any other country - even though Germany is one of the countries that will profit the most from these agreements. We asked why the Germans protest so actively.