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Seeing the funny side of the German language | DW English
 
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False friends, ridiculous grammar and never-ending nouns. German is by no means an easy language, but it has its funny side too, as we find out in this week's episode of Meet the Germans. Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic - from beer to nudity to complicated grammar - and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves. Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. You'll find more from Meet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/MeettheGermans. And don’t forget to comment with your own experiences! For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/english ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMIgOXM2JEQ2Pv2d0_PVfcg
Views: 181845 DW News
On the Up: Electric Gliders | Made in Germany
 
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The future supposedly belongs to e-cars. But what about planes? German company Lange Aviation is already working on a further technological revolution. Axel Lange's firm produces sailplanes powered by electric engines. They're probably no alternative to conventional aircraft engines, but special aircraft could benefit from the new technology. A report by Christian Pricelius. More Made in Germany: http://www.dw.de/made-in-germany-the-business-magazine-2015-01-06/e-18130315-9798
Views: 298551 DW News
Just how orderly are the Germans? | Meet the Germans
 
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There must be order – or so goes the German saying. Rachel Stewart takes a look at the German love affair with rules, organization and order. Rachel is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic - from beer to nudity to complicated grammar - and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves. Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. You'll find more from Meet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/MeettheGermans. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deutschewelle #MeetTheGermans
Views: 55470 DW News
At home in the 40s | Video of the day
 
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Paying a visit to Ben Sansum is like traveling back in time to another era. He's transformed his house into a 1940s relic.
Views: 72472 DW News
Walled in! - The inner German border | DW English
 
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more: http://www.dw-world.de/english For 28 years, a nearly insurmountable barrier kept people from fleeing East Germany. But then, the dramatic night of November 9, 1989, saw the fall of the Wall that divided Germany. Today, it is difficult to imagine what was bitter reality just a few decades ago. For the first time, a realistic computer animation reveals the vast security system of Germany's inner border and the Berlin Wall, both of which were recreated virtually in the greatest detail. The animation is part of the DVD "Walled in! What the Cold War frontier in divided Germany was really like" which can be purchased at DW's online store http://store.dw-world.de.
Views: 848202 DW News
German idioms you really shouldn't take literally | Meet the Germans
 
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From offended sausages to tap-dancing bears – these idiomatic expressions bring a little poetry to the German language. Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic - from beer to nudity to complicated grammar - and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves. Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. You'll find more from Meet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/MeettheGermans. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deutschewelle #MeetTheGermans
Views: 30706 DW News
Airbus puts super jumbo A380 out of production | DW News
 
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The era of the Airbus A380 superjumbo passenger jet is coming to a close. Passengers have always been big fans of the A 380 and have given the plane high marks for comfort, space and for the quiet ride. But airlines have been cautious about committing to the costly double-decker planes. Now European aviation giant Airbus says it's discontinuing the production of the A380. Good news for rival Boeing and a major blow for Airbus. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deutschewelle #Airbus #A380
Views: 162153 DW News
Vintage! Porsche-powered Karmann Ghia | Drive it!
 
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Jochen Bader's Karmann Ghia RS is one of a kind. It's part Volkswagen, part Porsche and a whole lot of fun. He took the sporty body of a 1970 Karmann Ghia and pumped it full of Porsche technology. The result is a Ghia with an output of 321 horsepower and a top speed of more than 300 kilometers an hour. More from this edition of Drive It!: http://www.dw.com/en/drive-it-the-motor-magazine-2016-06-14/e-19287208-9798
Views: 113668 DW News
The living statue world champion John Eicke| DW English
 
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We're at the annual Living Statue Championship in the Dutch city of Arnhem. John Eicke from Germany is here for the sixth time. His simple white costume sets him apart from all the others. He calls his presentation "Blanco". For more Euromaxx go to: http://www.dw.de/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
Views: 850180 DW News
A guide to making small talk in Germany | Meet the Germans
 
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It's often said that the Germans don't really 'do' small talk. But, as Rachel Stewart finds out in this week's episode of Meet the Germans, there are still a few tricks you can use to break the ice here in Germany. Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic - from beer to nudity to complicated grammar - and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves. Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. You'll find more from Meet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/MeettheGermans. And don’t forget to comment with your own experiences! Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deutschewelle #MeetTheGermans #SmallTalk #Germany
Views: 293803 DW News
Miniatur Wunderland: The world's largest tiny airport | DW English
 
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Miniatur Wunderland, with its small-scale model trains and landscapes, is one of Hamburg's biggest tourist attractions. Highlight: the world's largest miniature airport. For more go to http://www.dw.com/lifestyle
Views: 1434831 DW News
Building with textile concrete | Tomorrow Today
 
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Reinforced concrete is heavy and its steel skeleton vulnerable to rust. Now researchers have replaced the steel with carbon fibre mesh. The result is lighter and more flexible than standard concrete slabs.
Views: 34965 DW News
Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood Star | Journal Interview
 
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Bollywood: Illusion and Reality in India's Dream Factory
Views: 627059 DW News
Arts.21 | Dance Theater
 
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The news of the sudden death of Pina Bausch sent shock waves through the dance world. Not even three weeks ago,she was celebrating the premiere of her newest work in Wuppertal. Pina Bausch was a groundbreaking choreographer. Since the 1970s,she has revolutionized dance around the globe with her Wuppertal Tanztheater traveling from continent to continent with her ensemble. Throughout her career,she has challenged the traditional calm of choreographic movement,setting her dancers bodies into a flurry of motion. With theatrical flare,she created fantastic new worlds and stories of her own. Her credo
Views: 51193 DW News
A stroke of fate changed history - Germany: Berlin Wall anniversary | Focus on Europe
 
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A stroke of fate changed history: on November 9, 1989 a member of the politburo announced at a press conference that East Germans would be free to travel. He mistakenly said they would take immediate effect, prompting a breathtaking 24 hours that changed history. The new travel regulations were intended only to calm the increasingly tense situation, with citizens leaving East Germany for the West in droves via third countries. The resulting chain of events led to the fall of the Wall. Read more: http://www.dw.de/euromaxx-lifestyle-europe-2014-11-06/e-17990696-9798
Views: 90131 DW News
Zimbabwe farm yields fruit after return of Smart family | DW English
 
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After Emmerson Mnangagwa ousted Robert Mugabe from power, Robert Smart and his family returned to the lands they had been forced from last year. The news came too late to plant maize or tobacco, but another crop thrived. For more on this story, go to: "First white Zimbabwean farmer to return praises change in government attitude" - https://p.dw.com/p/2pqTY For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/english ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMIgOXM2JEQ2Pv2d0_PVfcg
Views: 229044 DW News
Egypt: The Amazing Forest in the Desert | Global 3000
 
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Fertile land is scarce in Egypt. All of life depends on water from the Nile River. 85 million Eyptians are settled along its banks. The rest of the country is desert. Egyptian and German scientists have now found a way of cultivating forests in the desert sand. It looks like a fata morgana. But the forests in the Egyptian desert are real. They're watered with processed sewage. 24 such forests have sprung up across the country over the past eight years. The sewage is rich in nutrients and fuels the growth of plants like mahagony, eucalyptus and sisal. A Report by Florian Nusch Global 3000 home page: http://www.dw.de/program/global-3000/s-11487-9798
Views: 148235 DW News
Norway’s tips for achieving happiness | DW English
 
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Norwegians are on average the happiest people in the world. What‘s their secret? It has to do with a high living standard, a life close to nature and a generally constructive attitude. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/euromaxx/s-7555
Views: 44765 DW News
What is the greenhouse effect? | Global Ideas
 
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From droughts to monsoons and extreme weather patterns, climate change may be easy to see and feel, but the issues surrounding it are often far more complex. Global Ideas has come up with a series of films and infographics to answer some of the most pressing problems and explain certain climate concepts and solutions. This time we take a look at what the greenhouse effect is and how it leads to increasing temperatures. We look forward to a lively discussion with you. More information on: www.ideasforacoolerworld.org
Views: 656857 DW News
Think big: Cars "made in Ghana" | Africa on the Move
 
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Ghanaian inventor Apostle Kwadwo Safo has opened up a factory which produces SUVs and pickups "made in Ghana." Customers include, among others, the police. Ghana is seeking to promote products made locally.
Views: 171242 DW News
Vinyl Records | Made in Germany
 
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Sales of vinyl records around the world are higher than they've been since 1991. Long pronounced dead, vinyl has reestablished itself, and is enjoying fresh popularity.International artists have their LPs and singles pressed by the Pallas company in Diepholz. Pallas is a family operation - Europe's last bastion in the vinyl record market. Now the Beastie Boys have commissioned Pallas to manufacture their newest LP. A report by Jana Wochnik- Sachtleben.
Views: 114350 DW News
Philippines: Plastic Bottles go Solar | Global 3000
 
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In the Philippines' urban slums, families are unable to afford electricity and often have no access to the grid anyway. But Filipino actor Illac Diaz is looking to change that. With his organization My Shelter Foundation, he's come up with an innovative idea: turning empty plastic bottles into lamps. Read more: http://www.dw.de/program/global-3000/s-11487-9798
Views: 453526 DW News
Christmas Specialties (1) Lebkuchen from Germany | euromaxx
 
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Christmas time offers a wealth of traditional holiday treats. Our euromaxx reporter Mathias Stamm set out to try his hand at making some of the best-known specialties from various European countries. Today he starts off in Nuremberg, the best place to learn how to whip up a batch of Germany's version of gingerbread cookies.
Views: 36535 DW News
Biomass Briquets from Cambodia | Global ideas
 
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Wood is the main source of energy in Cambodia, which has resulted in widespread deforestation. In response, French NGOs have developed an alternative - charbriquets made from coconut shells and dried organic waste. The fuel does not use chopped lumber - giving it a clear advantage. The briquets are inexpensive and burn longer than wood. Factory manager Carlo Figa Talamanca who took over the company from his former employers now wants to reach a wider market, He is working with a French aid group that turns students into a sales force. Talamanca is confident that his social enterprise SGFE (Sustainable Green Fuel Enterprise) will soon reach profitability. For more go to http://www.dw.de/dw/episode/9798/0,,15797552,00.html
Views: 102652 DW News
Icons of European Design 01 - Dieter Rams and Verner Panton | euromaxx
 
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We go decade-by-decade looking at the most important designs created. We start with the 1960s and examine the works of Dieter Rams and Verner Panton. Rams from Germany made his name designing products for the electronics company Braun. Panton made his name as a furniture designer and interior decorator, especially when he created the Panton S Chair.
Views: 36120 DW News
Video of the day | Narrowest house in Europe
 
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The northern German city of Kiel lays claim to having the narrowest house in Europe. It's not the smallest - because it does have six stories - but at it's narrowest point,this building is only 80 centimeters wide. Some people might be a bit put off by all the stairs but the owner,architect Bjoern Siemsen,says it keeps him and his family fit. And the view of the city from the top is well worth the climb.
Views: 121085 DW News
Bavaria - In the Footsteps of King Ludwig II | Discover Germany
 
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Ludwig II of Bavaria had castles and palaces built that reflected all his dreams and desires. That's how he became known as the fairy-tale king - a fascinating figure to this day. Discover more: http://www.dw.de/discovergermany
Views: 111944 DW News
Iconic Designs: The loft cube | DW English
 
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The loft cube is designed for people on the move. When they change locations they can take their home with them. More information: http://www.dw.com/en/living-in-a-box/a-1861078
Views: 962308 DW News
Stephen Wiltshire: The autistic urban artist with the photographic memory  | DW English
 
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Diagnosed with autism at the age of 3, British artist Stephen Wiltshire is now an internationally successful artist who draws and paints complex cityscapes aided only with his photographic memory. For a related story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/1F02C
Views: 21610 DW News
The Slo Mo Guys | euromaxx
 
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Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy are the"The Slow Mo Guys"- two Brits who film themselves getting in messes in slow-motion. Their films have become very popular with tens of millions of clicks on YouTube. They use a high-speed camera, and - once the stunts are slowed down - they are 200 times slower than in real life.
Views: 84311 DW News
Westvleteren 12 - Belgian Beer | Euromaxx
 
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This beer has been produced and sold by monks in a small town in Belgium for more than 160 years. It has 12 per cent alcohol and experts list it among the best beers worldwide. For more go to http://www.dw.de/dw/0,,7555,00.html
Views: 16539 DW News
Designer and Architect Thomas Heatherwick | euromaxx
 
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Britain's Thomas Heatherwick transcends the borders between architecture and design and calls his works simply 'three-dimensional design'. He's been chosen to create the British pavilion at this year's Shanghai Expo.
Views: 24590 DW News
Freiburg - Kissed by the sun | Discover Germany
 
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Freiburg in the heart of the Black Forest has a reputation for its high quality of life. It's among the sunniest cities in Germany, and with its picturesque old town and fabulous local cuisine it's a real treat for visitors, too. For more go to http://www.dw.de/program/discover-germany/s-7856-9798
Views: 97038 DW News
The Principality of Andorra | Euromaxx - Europe's Microstates
 
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A report on the small principality that lies in the Pyrenees between Spain and France. Europe's smallest parliament is located in the capital La Vella. More from Euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/euromaxx-lifestyle-europe-2014-07-21/e-17755813-9798
Views: 23606 DW News
Recycling: Old cell phones are a gold mine | DW English
 
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Just about all Germans have three of four old mobile telephones lying about in a drawer somewhere. That's more than 72 million cell phones country-wide. But simply throwing them away is what's really wasteful. The electronic elements of cell phones contain valuable materials such as copper, silver, gold and rare earth metals which can earn their owners good money! Germans can sell their old mobiles on the Internet portal "Wir kaufens". The company that runs it, asgoodas, from Frankfurt-Oder receives more than 6000 cell phones a month. In the US and Britain, such opportunities have existed for a long time. Now the business is gaining momentum in Germany. Read more: http://www.dw.com/en/old-cell-phones-find-new-owners/a-15350851
Views: 1178115 DW News
Traditional Christmas Food in Germany | euromaxx
 
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We find out how to prepare a delicious roast goose and how to take the stress out of Christmas by ordering a goose that has been cooked by top hotel chefs.
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A Tight Squeeze: Warsaw's Keret House | Euromaxx
 
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One hundred and fifty two centimeters might not be wide enough for a car to fit, but Polish architect and designer Jakub Szczęsny has managed to fit a flat into a space that wide between two houses in the Warsaw suburb of Wola. more euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/euromaxx-lifestyle-europe-2012-11-02/e-16298860-9798
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100 Years of Leica Photography | Euromaxx
 
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An exhibition in Hamburg "Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography" illuminates many aspects of small-format photography showing some 500 works. In 1914, Oskar Barnack completed the first functional model of a small-format camera. The fact that it could easily be carried in a coat pocket revolutionized photography. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
Views: 65656 DW News
Potsdam - Sanssouci Palace & Gardens | Discover Germany
 
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There are more than 30 palaces in Berlin and Potsdam. Many are large and magnificent. But visitors are drawn to one smaller building in particular: Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam Find out more: www.dw.de/discover-germany-the-travel-guide-2014-09-13/e-17850279-9798
Views: 20421 DW News
German Christmas Markets 01 Dresden | euromaxx
 
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In our Christmas market series we visit Dresdens famous Striezel Market.
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Cute German nicknames for your sweetheart | DW English
 
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Is German a harsh language? Not if you're talking to your sweetheart. From "mouse-bear" to "Schnucki," Meet the Germans presenter Kate Müser discovers lots of cute and funny nicknames Germans use for their loved ones. ….. Every other week, DW's Kate Müser explores the quirks of everyday life and language in Germany. Originally from the United States, Müser has lived in Germany for over 13 years. Follow Meet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/meetthegermans.
Views: 12779 DW News
German Nobility, New Horizons 05 - Alexis, Prince of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld | euromaxx
 
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Alexis always knew he would take over and manage his parents' estate. That's why he decided to leave Berlin and move back into the family palace located on the former East-West German border and set an example as an aristocrat who is a civic-minded citizen with a social conscience.
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Christmas Traditions in Germany | Euromaxx
 
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We look at some of the Christmas traditions in Germany, including hand-made ornaments, nativity scenes and Christmas carols. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/english/euromaxx
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Markus Lüpertz Turns 70 | euromaxx
 
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Lüpertz is one of Germany's most renowned artists of the second half of the 20th century. Markus Lüpertz is also known for producing controversial sculptures.
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The Business of Recycling | Made in Germany
 
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Germans are world champions when it comes to sorting and collecting waste. Germany already exceeds the European aim of reusing 4 kilograms of waster per inhabitant. Recycling trash and electrical waste already means the German economy saves seven billion euros of raw material imports a year. In Germany about two million tons of electrical waste are collected and recycled by companies such as Alba. Report by Maria Lesser
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How wind turbines are overhauled | Made in Germany
 
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Whether for the mining or the tunnel building industry, wind power or ship's engines - everywhere machines reach a point when they no longer work. But that doesn't mean they're ready for the scrap heap. The Eickhoff company in Bochum repairs old machinery. More of Made in Germany: http://www.dw.de/english/madeingermany
Views: 58535 DW News
TV reporter live on air during Paris explosion | Journal
 
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Police storm kosher supermarket in Paris while DW's Georg Matthes is live on air. Read more: www.dw.de/english
Views: 1506533 DW News
Colombia worried over massive influx of Venezuelans | DW English
 
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Colombia is facing one of the world's biggest migration crises. More than half a million Venezuelans have crossed the Colombian border, fleeing a political crisis and poverty. Colombia's government fears the immigrants could destabilize the country.
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Recommended  Freiburg | Discover Germany
 
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Alixe Winter runs a vintners' collective. Her recommendations for Freiburg are: the Dreisamufer café, the gourmet cuisine at the Hotel Colombi and the Jesuit monastery in nearby Merzhausen. You can see more for yourself via our video on demand.
Views: 47803 DW News
Stasi Files: The Lives of Others | Journal Reporter
 
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DW-TV reporter Georg Matthes is searching through the files of the former East German secret police.
Views: 71603 DW News