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Theater

Rare Shakespeare volume discovered in French library

ImageA rare copy of Shakespeare plays spent hundreds of years hiding in a public library in a small town in northern France before it was noticed. The 1623 volume is seen as one of the most valuable books in the world.

Film

Germany's 'Generation War' mini-series wins International Emmy

The controversial German television production "Generation War" has won an International Emmy in the mini-series category. The prestigious award was presented Monday evening in New York.

Music

Cat "Yusuf" Stevens is back

The most famous convert to Islam and one of the most successful pop stars of the 70s: Yusuf Islam, better known as Cat Stevens, is on tour in Germany.

Society

Destination Berlin: The two faces of an immigrant city

Berlin is full of paradoxes, but whether you're an asylum-seeker or an expat, Berlin is trying hard to welcome you. DW's Lillie Harman experienced first-hand just how intolerant - and welcoming - the capital can be.

Christmas

O Christmas Tree

DW reflects on some of the best-known Christmas songs in the German speaking lands, examining their political, cultural and historical background - beginning with "O Tannenbaum" (O Christmas Tree).