There's a burgeoning Spanish population in Germany and they're not going for the change in climate. As Spain's unemployment rate hovers around 23 percent, Germany's 4 percent rate is luring many of Spain's most educated to jobs outside their native land.
Spain's best and brightest are leaving the country for German, where jobs are better paid and easier to come by. The Spanish government says this is just a temporary blip, but some worry Spain could lose an entire generation.
Father Peter Hullerman, a German Catholic priest, was suspended Tuesday for sexually abusing a boy in 1980. This has caused a scandal for Pope Benedict XVI, the then archbishop who allowed Hullerman to stay in the Church after the 1980 accusation.
German prosecutors are trying to sort out what to do with a 1,400-piece collection of mostly Nazi looted art that was discovered two years ago. The investigation is proving to be a challenge. Competing claims on some works have surfaced and Germany's 30-year statute of limitations on stolen art has expired. German officials have now announced they'll return most of the art.
Cornelius Gurlitt, the German recluse who was discovered to have hoarded a treasure trove of suspected Nazi-era looted art in Munich, died at the age of 81 on Tuesday. In his will, Gurlitt left all of the 1400 works of art to the Kunstmuseum Bern art museum in Switzerland. A museum spokesman said the news "came like a bolt from the blue''.
Unless you frequent Renaissance fairs, you might not get to witness many jousting matches. But if you're in the south of Germany, you might just get the chance. Prince Luitpold hosts a yearly medieval-style festival in his castle — can you name the German state he reigns over?
A young Syrian boy vanished from a hospital in Belgrade a month ago while on the refugee trail. The story sparked a social media campaign using the hashtag #FindAzam. BBC journalist John Sweeney explains how he found Azam and his uncle.