Deutsche Welle Episodes
Dr. Michael Schenk treats patients suffering from pain. He discusses the most effective treatment options.
BMW's 5-Series Touring is one of Germany's most popular station wagons for long-haul trips. Why? Five reasons: ease of use, design, handling, load capacity and fuel efficiency. How does it really measure up on each point?
Mercedes has revamped its powerful AMG GLC 63 S Coupe. The 375 kW, 4-liter twin-turbo V8 hurls the SUV from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 3.8 seconds. Also high-powered is the almost EUR99,000 price tag in Germany.
On the Nurburgring track's legendary North Loop, Volkswagen set out to break a record with its zero-emissions all-electric I.D. R racecar. Drive It tagged along with the crew, careful not to break their intense concentration.
Rajacenna van Dam is an extraordinary artist with a rare talent: she's able to use both hands equally well to sketch different portraits at the same time.
Simon Berger uses a hammer and chisel to create pictures in panes of glass. It may look like vandalism up close, but from further away the portrait becomes visible.
Stefanie Hering has been creating gorgeous bespoke crockery since the early 1990s. She's really made a name for herself. And counts many top chefs and clients among her clients.
17-year-old Zack Ho should really be studying for his final exams. But Hong Kong's future is so important to him that he's spending most of his time on the street -- protesting against a proposed extradition bill with hundreds of thousands of others.
Michele Finadri travelled around Cambodia by motorcycle. The highlight was a visit to the country's best-known religious monument, the Angkor Wat temple complex.
Augsburg was home to several prominent bankers and merchants, including Jakob Fugger. And the city's easy access to water made it an important industrial center in the late 19th century.
Nino Khakhubia works as an economist -- and she'll show you around her home town. The highlights include vineyards, Batumi's historic Old Town and Black Sea beaches.
For "Meggin's Perfect Weekend", reporter Meggin Leigh explores Europe's most exciting cities and provides personal travel tips. This time she's out and about in Berlin.
People from almost every nation on Earth live in the German capital. Deutsche Welle's book "Planet Berlin presents fifty of them. On Euromaxx, some tell us what brought them here -- like Saraa Bazarvaani from Mongolia.
The Dutch love their 'maatjes' and celebrate the start of the herring season each year with a big festival. It's held in Scheveningen, on the outskirts of The Hague.
International Yoga Day is on June 21 and was first celebrated in 2015. The goal of the annual event is to make yoga more widely known worldwide. The ancient Indian practice has proven health benefits for body and mind.
Over 2,000 tons of food are thrown away every day in Manila even though one in three Filipinos lives below the poverty line. A chef from the vacation resort of Tagaytay wants to change that.
Dr. Carsten Lekutat answers viewers' questions on medical problems. This time, it's all about the hormone melatonin which regulates our sleep.
Farhad Djabbari has been practicing yoga for a long time and has introduced many students to the benefits of the ancient practice. In Good Shape host Carsten Lekutat got the instructor to show him some poses.
In Bulgaria, the poorest land in the EU, many people buy scratchcards for the state lottery. But their chances of winning big are very slim.
At the War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo, every exhibit represents the fate of a child during the Bosnian War. The concept has earned the museum international acclaim.
In the Canton of Valais, breeders of Herens cattle let their strongest animals engage in friendly cow fights. The fights have become a tourist attraction. Here it's the females who take the bull by the horns!
The planned E40 Inland Waterway is a project to connect the Baltic to the Black Sea. But its route threatens Belarusian nature reserves, which are home to rare bird species.
In Greece, lignite mining is becoming less and less profitable. And very little is invested in environmental protection. The health and wealth of residents in the surrounding villages are suffering as a result.
VW's luxury brand Audi is offering its sporty S models in Europe only with newly developed diesel engines. They combine a 48-volt mild-hybrid system with an electronic supercharger and a 3-liter V6 turbodiesel engine to generate 700 nm of torque.
Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller has laid out the German carmaker's new strategy to over 300 international journalists. By 2024, all Opel model ranges will be available in an electric version. First up are the Corsa-e and the all-wheel drive Grandland X.
Eight years after the reactor disaster in Fukushima, operator Tepco is preparing to restart the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant. Residents are nervous, but the power plant will create jobs and boost the local economy.
Reprocessing spent nuclear fuel is a huge challenge for nuclear plant operators - it contains highly toxic radioactive material. The La Hague nuclear reprocessing facility in France is built to recycle spent fuel. Our reporter paid a visit there.
Although Germany is phasing out atomic energy by 2022, it still has several operating nuclear power plants. A storage facility for low-level waste is in the works - but a site for final repository for spent fuel rods still needs to be found.
Could nuclear power save the global climate? If so, at what cost? Its supporters say nuclear power plants generate power with zero CO2 emissions. But what about nuclear waste, the expense of building new plants and the high electricity prices?
While Germany is turning away from atomic energy, startups, engineers and investors around the world believe nuclear power can play an important role in the future of energy. Is their vision a realistic option - or are they ignoring the risks?
Longing for a simpler life, more Norwegians are reviving the legacy of their ancestors. They take courses to learn the skills of everyday Viking life - when the famed warriors were NOT looting and pillaging Europe.
Istanbul is holding a repeat election for mayor. The opposition senses fraud in the works. Turkey's high electoral board accepted an objection by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party and called for the repeat.
Munich's Pinakothek der Moderne museum is dedicating a show to the history of chair design. It highlights the fact that these pieces of furniture come in all shapes and sizes.
Violence between drug cartels is thought to be behind the disappearance of tens of thousands of people in Mexico. As authorities fail to provide answers, a group of mothers has embarked on a desperate search for bodies.
In an experimental nursing home in Russia, senior citizens and disabled children live together. The home is an appeal for tolerance in a society where the disabled often face discrimination.
Large parts of Mozambique were devastated when cyclone Idai swept across the country in early March. More than 1000 people died, hundreds of thousands are homeless, essential supplies are lacking. The port city of Beira was hit particularly hard. ...
Viewer Yohanes Paulus Bisma from Singapore shows us kangaroos, dunes and turquoise waters in and around Sydney, New South Wales.
Steve Hanisch explores the Cuban capital in a vintage car. Old Havana and its fortifications are a UNESCO world heritage site. An event visitors enjoy is the firing of the cannon at 9 p.m.
As paramedics, Marcus Muller and Tobias Filler, who work in Offenbach, are there for anyone who is injured and needs help. But their dream job is turning into a nightmare.
At a Kaiserschmarrn festival in Tyrol, everything revolves around this Austrian dessert. It's the stuff of legend. Some claim it was created for Empress Elisabeth, known as Sissi. So why is it the Kaiser's 'Schmarrn'?
People from almost every country in the world live in the German capital. "Planet Berlin" tells some of their stories. Meet Markus Shimizu, a Japanese-German who's bringing traditional Japanese fermented foods to Berlin.
Seatrekkers rely solely on their own physical endurance to explore gorgeous coastlines through diving, hiking and swimming. We accompany participants on a 3-day workshop to learn more about their unusual sport.
Every year thousands of Italian scooter fans flock to the Vespa World Days. This time they took place at Lake Balaton in Hungary. Riders came from more than 40 countries -- including a Vespa acrobatic group from Munich.
The famous Belen market in Iquitos, Peru specializes in bushmeat. Animal conservationists do what they can to rescue endangered species from wildlife traffickers.
The sale of illegal wildlife has grown into a $20 billion business along with narcotics, arms sales and human trafficking. Online sales make wildlife trafficking even easier.
There were no rhinos left in Uganda until the Rhino Fund imported a few and started a breeding program. Now there are 24 at its sanctuary in Ziwa, protected by a large team of rangers.
Memories of Tiananmen Square were still fresh when Britain negotiated the handover of Hong Kong to China. The UK insisted that the right to assemble and protest be protected. DW met up with two Hong Kong dissidents who have found asylum in Germany.
Porsche has launched a coupe version of its luxury crossover SUV with an identity all its own. We break down the optics, and check out two of the three powerful engines on offer.