Viewer Video from Mexico

Viewer Video from Mexico

Check-in viewer Erick Garcia Herrera shows us some of his very best vacation impressions from the beaches of Oaxaca, Mexico.
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The Touring of Liverpool

The Touring of Liverpool

Globetrotter Steve Hanisch has a look around the English port city of Liverpool. He visits places connected to the Beatles and takes in the atmosphere of a home game with the Liverpool soccer team. Globetrotter Steve Hanisch has a look around the ...
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The Gambia: Isatou and the Paralympics

The Gambia: Isatou and the Paralympics

Isatou Nyang from the Gambia was born with an impairment to both legs and gets about in a wheelchair. She's physically disabled but she is also a top level athlete. Isatou is hoping to represent the Gambia at the Paralympic Games - for a second time.
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Colorful kites in the sky

Colorful kites in the sky

The "Rencontres internationales de Cerfs-volants" kite festival has existed for more than 25 years. It features all kinds of kites: from conventional ones to huge inflatable objects.
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Artistic Giant Easter Eggs from Rome

Artistic Giant Easter Eggs from Rome

This year, confectioner Walter Musco from the Paticceria Bompiani in Rome is taking inspiration from the world of fashion. His large chocolate eggs appear in fashion outfits a la Dior, Balenciaga, Armani and Versace.
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Dessert in seven courses

Dessert in seven courses

Chef Rene Frank's food creations are full of surprises. Instead of a hearty menu, he concentrates on desserts. And the resulting dinner is so good that Coda has won a Michelin star.
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Heavy Metal Hymns

Heavy Metal Hymns

The metal masses Finnish pastor Haka Kekalainen holds in Helsinki and across Finland are normal in every way - except for the hymns, which have been musically rearranged into heavy metal songs.
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Old denim - repurposed

Old denim - repurposed

Fashion can also be art - especially when Ian Berry is involved. He cuts up old jeans and glues the small pieces of fabric back together to create pictures in which the jeans snippets act as textured paint.
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A far-right party plays kingmaker in Spain

A far-right party plays kingmaker in Spain

Many Spaniards are worried the Vox party could bring the spirit of Francisco Franco back to parliament. The right-wing populists could re-shuffle the majority - with incumbent socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez losing out.
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Dream of fame: Russia's youth talent shows

Dream of fame: Russia's youth talent shows

Contestants give their all for audiences of millions in Russia's talent shows, in many cases only to be rejected by a merciless jury. For children and teens who have prepared for weeks, the experience can be devastating.
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As Brexit looms: Escape to Britain

As Brexit looms: Escape to Britain

We meet a young Iraqi refugee who risked his life to cross to Britain from Calais before the first Brexit deadline. He was looking for better opportunities to build a new life, but found a deeply divided country.
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France: Notre Dame After the Fire

France: Notre Dame After the Fire

France is in shock, after a huge fire swept through Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. As fire-crews battled the blaze, crowds of local residents gathered at the scene. President Macron has promised that the cathedral will be rebuilt.
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Fasting - the expert's opinion

Fasting - the expert's opinion

In Good Shape discusses the benefits of abstinence from food with Bettina Becher, a yoga teacher and instructor for therapeutic fasting at the Weg der Mitte health foundation in Berlin.
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Sporty & spacious: SEAT Leon Cupra R ST

Sporty & spacious: SEAT Leon Cupra R ST

It's the last Leon Cupra that will bear the SEAT logo: A high-performance machine that's also spacious and practical. SEAT says it's improved ride quality and cornering speed. So we put that to the test on the open country roads outside Barcelona.
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Super speedy: BMW S1000RR Motorbike

Super speedy: BMW S1000RR Motorbike

BMW debuted its latest motorbike on the Estoril racetrack near Lisbon. It's the S1000 RR, first released in 2009 and now in its third generation. BMW wanted to make it lighter, easier to handle and faster. We take a look at whether the German carm...
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Putting the art in artificial intelligence

Putting the art in artificial intelligence

Computers and artificial intelligence are beginning to compete with humans - they're becoming creative. What happens when algorythms paint, generate new forms and create new sculptures? Is it really art - or merely imitation?
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Talking money with Dirk Boll of Christie's

Talking money with Dirk Boll of Christie's

A portrait of Jesus attributed to Leonardo da Vinci sold at Christie's last year for $450,000,000 including buyer's premium. How come prices can be so astronomically high? Dirk Boll talks about art and the art market with us.
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The Art Market in Numbers

The Art Market in Numbers

Up to EUR60bn are spent each year on works of art worldwide. Theft and forgery are enduring problems in this high-stakes bazaar. Some claim a third of all works for sale are not by the artists on the label.
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Artists or rebels: What's left of Bauhaus?

Artists or rebels: What's left of Bauhaus?

Many of the artists and designers at the Bauhaus wanted to transform daily life and the material world. They experimented with forms and materials. Some of their furniture designs are still in production and sell for a small fortune.
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Going to the fair with Astrid Lilja

Going to the fair with Astrid Lilja

Companies are important art collectors. Some set up their own museums. It's good for their image and might make them some money as well. We visit Art Cologne with Astrid Lilja, who advises corporate clients on acquiring art.
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Experiencing nature on the Faroe Islands

Experiencing nature on the Faroe Islands

Between Norway and Iceland - globetrotter Steve Hanisch explores the Faroe Islands on land, on water and from the air.
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Moscow garbage revolts

Moscow garbage revolts

Defying intimidation attempts, thousands of people in Arkhangelsk, a city some 1,200 kilometers north of Moscow, have taken to the streets to protest plans to ship Moscow's garbage to their province.
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Rwanda: Children of genocide grapple with horrors of past

Rwanda: Children of genocide grapple with horrors of past

Twenty-five years ago, the genocide in Rwanda resulted in the deaths of nearly a million people. Most were Tutsis killed by Hutu militias. The children of victims and perpetrators alike grapple with the horrors of the past while hoping for a bette...
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Iran: Challenging convention with tattoos

Iran: Challenging convention with tattoos

In repressive Iran, a secret form of resistance among women is gaining in popularity: body art,specifically tattoos. They're not illegal, but they're definitely frowned upon, which is why tattoo artists try to keep their services a secret.
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Flying Pictures - Breakdance Meets Classical

Flying Pictures - Breakdance Meets Classical

A Berlin museum is the venue for the Flying Steps. The urban dance crew is staging the classical piano suite "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky. The sets were designed by street artists Os Gemeos.
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Three Stars for Austria

Three Stars for Austria

The Michelin gourmet restaurant guide has just awarded Juan Amador a third star for his Amador Restaurant in Vienna. He'd already had one three-star restaurant in Germany, before following his heart to Vienna.
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A Zurich Tradition: the Sechselauten

A Zurich Tradition: the Sechselauten

The Sechselauten in Zurich goes on for several days. The climax is the burning of the Boogg, a paper-and-cardboard snowman stuffed with excelsior and fire crackers.
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Tips for Florence by Meggin Leigh

Tips for Florence by Meggin Leigh

Europe is a smorgasbord for city trips. Reporter Meggin Leigh checks out the most exciting cities and gives us her personal tips in her series "Meggin's Perfect Weekend". This time, she's in Florence, Italy.
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Belarus: A Chinese-funded eco-disaster?

Belarus: A Chinese-funded eco-disaster?

A car battery plant in the Belarusian city of Brest has fueled protests. Activists are warning about the impact of highly toxic lead.
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Ghana: Where Europe's e-waste goes

Ghana: Where Europe's e-waste goes

Thousands of tons of discarded electrical goods end up in Ghana's capital Accra every year. The German development agency GIZ is helping with the recycling - in an effort to reduce the impact on workers' health at the waste dump.
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Deterrent bees in conservation

Deterrent bees in conservation

The elephant population in South Africa's Kruger National park is growing, and the big animals can be destructive. But like humans, elephants are afraid of bees. So one zoologist is testing whether the insects can ward off the hungry pachyderms.
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Training camp for populists in Italy

Training camp for populists in Italy

An Italian monastery has been transformed into an academy for right-wing populists. The project is backed by U.S. President Donald Trump's former advisor Steve Bannon.
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Ukraine: Displaced and disadvantaged

Ukraine: Displaced and disadvantaged

Ukrainian refugees from the Donbass region are facing bureaucratic hurdles. They have had trouble voting in the presidential election.
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Homeless Twitter activist in France

Homeless Twitter activist in France

Christian Page uses social media to campaign for the rights of the homeless. He's already got thousands of followers.
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Urinary incontinence - the best therapy

Urinary incontinence - the best therapy

Dr. Tobias Pottek talks about the therapeutic options for bladder control disorders. He's a urologist at the Vivantes Clinic in Berlin.
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Fleeced by phone. A true story

Fleeced by phone. A true story

A ring of online investment fraudsters based in the Philippines was busted last year, but only after stealing millions from unwitting people around the world they had called on the phone. Our reporter went to find out how they did it.
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Black hats versus white hats

Black hats versus white hats

Malicious, criminal hackers steal data, cripple computer systems and extort money. They are known as black hats. Virtuous hackers who test systems and look for loopholes in order to enhance cybersecurity are the white hats.
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Hacking for Germany

Hacking for Germany

Germany's foreign intelligence service, the BND, has its own cybersecurity unit and is keen to hire the best hackers. What kind of computer whizzes want to work for the government? We found a hacker willing to talk!
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People are the biggest security loophole

People are the biggest security loophole

Companies may work hard to maintain the integrity of their computer systems, but are often vulnerable to basic mistakes made by their own staff.
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An app to map sexual violence

An app to map sexual violence

Indian social entrepreneur ElsaMarie D'Silva created the Safecity app. It crowdsources reports of incidents of sexual abuse and displays them as hot spots on a map. It works worldwide.
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Affordable: Subaru BRZ

Affordable: Subaru BRZ

Subaru's BRZ 2.0i Sport+ is an athletic ride with 6-speed manual transmissions. It's designed to be a modern and above all affordable sports car. We put it through its paces.
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Dynamic: Audi A6 Avant

Dynamic: Audi A6 Avant

Audi's upper mid-level A6 Avant station wagon is dynamic, practical for everyday use, and great for long-distance commutes. We took the latest generation for a spin, giving the 40 TDI version with a 150-kilowatt two-liter diesel engine a go.
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Plastic-free Dining with a Clear Conscience

Plastic-free Dining with a Clear Conscience

A couple in Berlin have opened Germany's first vegan zero-waste restaurant. They go all out to avoid generating trash. Even the furnishings were chosen with sustainability and environmental awareness in mind.
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Electic: Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy

Electic: Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy

The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY is a zero-emission motor racing series. Eight international teams compete for the title. Team Germany's driver is a Frenchwoman: Celia Martin. We accompanied the team during the first weeks of this exciting tournament.
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New purism: Mazda 3

New purism: Mazda 3

The fourth-generation Mazda 3 has arrived with a minimalist new design. All superfluous elements have been removed. And thanks to Skyactiv-X technology, the new Mazda is supposed to be even more efficient and responsive.
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World premiere: Porsche Cayenne Coupe

World premiere: Porsche Cayenne Coupe

Porsche has unveiled its newest family member: the Cayenne Coupe. This SUV is somewhat overdue, as competitors Mercedes and BMW already released sporty SUVs of their own. We took a good look.
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Bauhaus-Classics Re-interpreted

Bauhaus-Classics Re-interpreted

The Bauhaus school was founded 100 years ago. A colorful new edition of Bauhaus designs is the brainchild of a German cabinet-maker who aims to give the classics a contemporary make-over.
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Formula Racing: A Female Driver Chases the Dream

Formula Racing: A Female Driver Chases the Dream

Motorsports are one of the last male domains -- a checkered ceiling 18-year-old Sophia Florsch is out to break. And she won't let her crash in a Formula 3 race in Macau slow her down. Her dream is to become Formula 1 world champion.
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