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Bottled water is very big business. Water sommelier is a new kind of occupation. To practise it, one has to learn about all kinds of barely perceptible differences. We visited a training course.
Millions of people in the capital of the Philippines don't have enough clean water. To improve things the government plans to build a dam to supply Manila with 600m liters of water a day. But it would uproot many people from their village homes.
What should water cost? Who should provide it? Is it morally acceptable for companies to profit from selling it to those who need it? Sophia Maria Schmidt, involved in the Students4Water project, discusses the issues. She says the price should rise.
It takes 8,000 liters to make a pair of jeans: we use a lot more water than we realise. Virtual water is a term for water used to make products. In effect, we even import water from drought-stricken regions in coffee or meat. What can we do about it?
World traveller Steve Hanisch takes you on a tour of the Norwegian capital Oslo. Highlights include the opera house, Akershus Castle, the Holmenkollen ski museum, and a football stadium.
The wreck of the USS Liberty, a WW II-era military transport ship, is popular with diving enthusiasts around the world. The wreck is located about 30 meters off the coast of Tulamben, Bali.
Richie is only 12, but already he is his family's main breadwinner. He collects garbage at the Dandora dump site in Kenya's capital Nairobi. It's a dangerous job, not least because the dump - one of the largest in Africa - is ruled by local gangs.
Drugs, money, mansions and private jets: A myth is being created around the world's most famous drug lord, Pablo Escobar, glamorizing his life -- and trivializing narcoterrorism. The NGO Colombia con Memoria has set out to refresh the country's me...
The coronavirus has led pro-democracy activists in the Chinese territory of Hong Kong to press pause on public protests. The movement has gone underground, as activists shift their focus onto the failure of the government to keep the virus out of ...
Millions of people in Mali have no access to electricity. Torsten and Aida Schreiber want to change that. They founded Africa GreenTec to provide solar power plants to remote villages.
Venezuela was once a picture-book democracy. Now it's suffering the biggest emigration crisis of a country not at war. The UN expects 6.5m people will have fled the country by the end of the year.
Fewer people are now being born with disabilities, thanks to advances in medicine and prenatal diagnostics. But is this actually a positive development? No, says Timo Oelschlager, who is himself disabled. He's calling for inclusion over selection.
When Theogene Hakizimana became disabled at the age of eight, he had to drop out of school and was forced to live on the street. But his life took an unexpected turn when he was asked to join the Rwandan Paralympic team.
Caravan or trailer crashes have always been messy and dangerous. But is that changing with the rise of the SUV? DW tested five to see which is the best at towing one a half tonnes.
How good is Opel's three-motor design? The plug-in compact SUV combines Autobahn performance with urban efficiency and can do almost 60 kilometres on electric drive alone.
Kenya is one of Africa's major tea producers. Traditionally, wood is used as fuel to dry the tea leaves. Tebesonik is a company that uses briquets made of waste sugar cane. They are more environmentally friendly and sustainable.
DW- viewer Joaquin Sosa took a vacation with some friends in the northern Argentinian provinces Catamarca and La Rioja, where wine making and rugged countrysides make for a stunning atmosphere.
Lizete Zimmermann explores Blumenau, which is considered Brazil's most German city. The city has a rich Oktoberfest tradition. After the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, it's the country's biggest folk festival.
The eastern German town Frankfurt an der Oder was long held up as a model of integration - until a group of refugees stormed a popular nightclub. Social worker Thomas Klahn is fighting to keep sentiments from turning against the refugees.
While perhaps an acquired taste for people outside the country, Lugaw is hugely popular in the Philippines. Customers throng to Nini Elago's snack bar in Payatas to savor the rice porridge cooked with garlic, congealed chicken blood and chicken feet.
In Good Shapes talks to Dr. Rudolf Tauber at Labor Berlin. He knows everything about blood tests and what physicians can learn from them. Dr. Claudia Vollbrecht from the Charite Hospital in Berlin explains the advantages of a liquid biopsy in anal...