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Traditionally, cantors, the musical prayer leaders in synagogues, are men. Sofia Falkovitch wants that to change. She was the first woman in Europe to train for the position. Now she proudly takes her place at the front of the synagogue.
In the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, criminal gangs claiming to be associated with Islamic State have established a reign of terror. Greek authorities see no evidence for links to the Islamist terrorist group.
The murder of a woman journalist has sparked a debate over corruption and fraud among Bulgaria's politicians and oligarchs. Journalists complain that the government is curtailing media freedom.
The eternal city and its ancient monuments are a major tourist magnet. And the Romans' pride in their city's long history is often quite apparent. Many residents earn livings as city guides, restorers or bar proprietors.
Since the death of her mother Laura Biagiotti, fashion designer Lavinia has been managing the House of Biagiotti. She's remained true to her mother's style and favorite materials and colors, cashmere, silk and white.
Fine fabrics made of silk and velvet have been woven in Venice for centuries. Visits to the traditional Bevilacqua weavers and the Fortuny Museum are journeys into the history of fabric design.
He's called the modern-day "Waltz King," so it almost goes without saying that he lives in a castle: Andre Rieu. The Dutch violinist is one of the most successful in the world, and he conducts his own orchestra.
A startup in Berlin is working on a kite that generates electricity as it soars. It's the pulling on the cord that does it. The firm needs investors, technological prowess, and a keen eye on the competition.
Bechstein's bat is a protected species. A court has ruled that a windpark in Germany has to shut down at night so as not to endanger a colony of the bats. DW discusses the issues with Wilhelm Wilberts, who runs a company that operates such facilit...
A brewery in Brussels makes beer out of unsold loaves, picking up on a 7000-year-old recipe from Babylon. It's recycling on a modest scale, but it might set a precedent. The brew is bitter but tasty, they say.
The neuropsychologist Erik Scherder has found that music triggers a system of recompenses in the brain, which activates feelings of happiness. He says the enjoyment of music is a good way of keeping mentally agile.
In the classic Hollywood film "Roman Holiday," Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck roamed the Eternal City in typically Italian style, on a scooter. Now tourists can do the same.
For many people -- young ones in particular -- life without a smartphone is unthinkable. Star photographer Rankin is among those concerned by this development. Discover what he's doing about it.
It's the Paris Motor Show's 120th anniversary. The industry's facing radical change, and Mazda, Nissan, Volvo and even France's PSA Group did not attend. More and more hybrid and all-electric models are on show for fewer and fewer attendees.
Opel's five-door Insignia Grand Sport sedan is a real head-turner. Now it comes with another gasoline engine option - a 1.6-liter turbo with an output of 147 kW. Thanks to a particulate filter, it meets Euro 6d-Temp emissions standards.
In 2019, the BMW X5 will be celebrating 20 years on the road, and the German carmaker has released a new version of the model. The original Sports Activity Vehicle was once very popular in the segment, but has lost market share in the last few years.
Growing numbers of treasure hunters are digging up archeological sites illegally and destroying artifacts. Scientists are concerned. Many potential discoveries are irretrievably lost because of the looters' activities.
In Italy, thousands of Indians are employed as cheap labor in the agriculture sector. It's an exploitative system that includes human smuggling. The working conditions are inhumane. But they enable cheap vegetables in supermarkets.
Berlin's Friedrichstadt Palast worked with the Queen's hat designer on its new production, the "Vivid Grand Show" - an extravaganza with a budget of 12 million euros.
Ouzo is Greece's national drink and of course it's also used in cooking. Lina Chioti is the chef at the Achivada Tavern on Lesbos. She shows us how to prepare octopus with the anise-flavored aperitif.
What makes millions of people want to gather to drink too much overpriced beer and do things they'd normally never even dream of doing? Our reporter met a social psychologist at Munich's Oktoberfest to find out.