Deutsche Welle Episodes
In this edition of Global Teen we meet Jessica Achieng from Nairobi, Kenya. She enjoys going to school and hopes to become a musician.
Hunting and illegal trading pose a threat to hawksbill sea turtles on the Solomon Islands. Local women are working together to protect the turtles' breeding grounds in the country's first-ever national park.
Transport strikes in France have reached week six, and they're now the longest in the country's history. The strikes have been especially hard for Parisians, but the protesters have shown no signs of relenting.
In Austria, plans are underway to build the largest glacier ski resort in the world. The project would require massive alterations to the environment. The proposed removal of a mountain peak has caused an uproar.
How three Austrians started building EVs in their garage and became global e-mobility leaders with their lightweight and efficient battery designs. Their clients include Mercedes-Benz, Audi - and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Vaishali is an Indian motor journalist, Ronny is the world parallel parking champion. Together they take the Nissan Leaf for a spin on a racetrack and cruise round the site of Tesla's next Gigafactory outside Berlin.
This isn't any old stretch limousine. The car in the video to "I see fire" by Naive New Beaters is XXL and is packed with their favorite things. REV chatted with the band about their visions for a mobile future.
A meter below sea level, the German island of Pellworm is surrounded by towering dikes designed to keep storm surges out. But will they be enough to protect the green island from climate-induced rising waters?
The construction industry is booming in Germany right now. But many firms are having a hard time finding workers who are masters of their trade. What might persuade more young people to become craft workers?
How do people considered highly intelligent fare in a world full of regular people? DW meets four smart youngsters and their families.
Fresh out of high school, two teenagers developed an app to help others decide what to study at university. Their firm has moved into consultancy work and now has several employees.
Wolfgang Grupp is a clothing manufacturer who wants to retire. He says only one of his two children will take over the firm. It's a real-life nail-biter, and the final chapter has yet to be written.
As sea levels rise, the rich ecosystem of the Wadden Sea in the North Sea is at risk of disappearing. It will take concerted efforts to protect the habitat that is home to thousands of birds, animals and plants.
The year begins just as the old one ended, with people out on the streets of Hong Kong. Many are students and have a lot to risk by protesting.
Germany is facing an alarming shortage of qualified nurses in the geriatric care sector. The Economics Ministry is trying to attract personnel from Vietnam to train as nurses.
Even in the capital Bogota, where there are plenty of hospitals and clinics, patients are finding it impossible to get even the most urgent appointments. Necessary treatments are often denied without explanation.
DW viewer Svitlana Seliverstova from the Ukraine went to Venice with her son. The trip was his gift to her for Mother's Day.
Globetrotter Steve Hanisch visits Cali in Colombia and tries dancing the Salsa.
Markus Behrendt and Christine Wagner-Behrendt from Kassel have been taking care of their son Jascha for 13 years. He broke his neck in a bicycle accident when he was five years old, and he's paralyzed and given artificial respiration ever since.
The new Social Justice/Work Places series takes a look at the world of work in Asia and Europe. In India, women are still underrepresented in the labor force. In Iceland, more than 70 percent of women are employed.
Costa Rica is home to an astonishing number butterfly species. Local farmers breed some species for sale to botanic gardens and butterfly sanctuaries worldwide. The work provides a good income and helps protect biodiversity.
His Mercedes 190 doesn't like the heat, but then neither does taxi driver Issiaka Zoungrana. For two decades the pair have been trying to earn a living on the streets of Ouagadougou. A tale of loyalty and resilience.
Imagine a car that only emits water vapour, refuels in minutes and has twice the range of most electric cars. It's already here! Hydrogen is an environmentally-conscious mobility option that hasn't caught on - yet.
Five SUVs in a straight sand sprint. The 550hp Porsche Cayenne has a full racing pedigree. But can it stand up to the torque of the Audi e-tron? And what about the Maserati Levante, the Volvo XC 90 or the Lexus RX450h?
For decades, the Golf set the pace in the compact class. The 8th generation comes with full digital integration, car to car networking and smartphone control. But it could be the last new version VW ever produces.
Semyon Semyonov is eleven years old, and is already an accomplished ballet dancer. Semyon has been chosen to dance a solo in "The Nutcracker" at the Mariinsky Theatre in Vladivostok. He also studies ballet at a prestigious academy in the city.
Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz was assassinated in January 2019. Some claim that hate speech helped to create the conditions in which the murder took place. Now, Adamowicz's widow, a new European MP, is fighting against hatred and violence.
Social worker Gordon Emons helps gambling addicts. He tells In Good Shape how people can find a way out of their dependency.
DW viewer Rainer Gottlinger took a cruise down China's longest river, the Yangtze. He captured the highlights like the Three Gorges Dam and natural surroundings on video.
DW viewer Geovanna shows you around San Jose, Costa Rica's capital, from the cathedral to the market. She also takes you to see stunning flora and fauna at La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
In 1999, three prominent Belarusian opposition figures vanished without a trace. Immediately, rumors circulated that a death squad might have abducted and murdered the men. Now, key witness Yuri G. sheds light on the case.
Imran loves his job working in a cafe in Tehran. He and his coworkers all have one thing in common: Down Syndrome. And an employer who cares about them.
Gin made a comeback some years ago with small distilleries springing up everywhere. Not least in South Africa, which is increasingly becoming the place to go for gin-lovers. Amongst the new versions constantly coming onto the market, one stands out.
The job interview - a place where judgments are made in a matter of seconds. Friendly or unfriendly? Competent or incompetent? We form first impressions subconsciously, and rarely give people a second chance.
In Germany, cleaning services employ the most people of any of the trade and craft professions. At the Kiel Opera House, a large building in the coastal city, twelve trainees are competing in a cleaning contest. Who will be Germany's best cleaner?
First-time employees often have too high expectations and misjudge themselves, says personnel consultant Gunnar Belden. Patience and commitment are part and parcel of the path to success.
If you take on a low-wage job right after graduating, you are unlikely to climb the career ladder, says a study in the US. Finding better-paying employment more matched to your qualifications is rare. So better start off with the right kind of job!
Mariendonk Abbey is home to 27 nuns. Most of them are old. There is only one novice. The community has to support itself, but without fresh blood things are getting difficult.
Freezing and charming at the same time: a journey through northern Norway. Globetrotter Steve Hanisch explores the Lofoten islands, including isolated Fjords, fishing villages and the world's best cinnamon buns.
Each December, like many families, the Scherms go out and chop down their own Christmas tree. It's a holiday tradition. But what makes for a perfect Christmas tree?
Corn, banana leaves, vegetables and meat - the older women of the village of Cardenas in the Mexican state of Chiapas still cook the way their grandmothers did. How can these traditional recipes be preserved?
Huge amounts of rice straw are left over after the harvest in Thailand. Farmers often burn it, which is terrible for the environment. A young entrepreneur has found a new use for the material. Turned into paper, it can replace plastic food packaging.
How do people cope with epilepsy? Karl Melzer had his first seizure as a teenager. He tells us about his experience with the disorder. Neurologist Martin Holtkamp also talks about the challenges in treating epilepsy patients.
The German town Rostock made headlines in 1992 following racist riots. Now many residents hope that their newly elected Danish mayor will inspire progress, modernize the city, and encourage economic advancement.
No-one can stop the onward march of time. But we change the way we perceive time by changing our habits. Time is precious, and always will be. Don't waste it, urges Olaf Krieger.
Pupils in South Korea often experience a lot of pressure. Many of them spend hours each evening studying. This leaves little time for hobbies and friends. A startup has developed a 3D educational tool designed to help.
For centuries, bells have marked the passing of time. As the Bachert company can attest, when it comes to casting, timing is everything.
The Atayal people are Taiwan's second-largest indigenous group. Their culture is under threat, but Chen Peng-ling is keeping it alive with tourism-related projects.