Geo answer

Today's answer is the German seaport of Bremerhaven. That's where a special ship powered in part by a giant kite began its maiden voyage today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the ship's captain, Lutz Heldt.

Business, Finance & Economics

Germany in recession

Germany's economy is officially in recession. New figures show the German economy shrunk for two quarters in a row - the textbook definition of a recession. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Berlin.


Remembering East Germany

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, young Germans don't give a lot of thought to what was once known as the GDR or East Germany. Few know much about a state that vanished before they were even born. Susan Stone reports from Berlin.

Science, Tech & Environment

Germany's 2010 bug

Remember the Y2K bug? Well, Germany is experiencing a computer glitch, 10 years after millennium bug. It's a software problem that's preventing computers from recognizing ?2010″ on credit cards. David Hecht checked it out for us.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a town in central Germany known for its botanical gardens and its university. It's also where a World War Two-era bomb exploded last night ? killing three. The answer is the city of Goettingen.