Germany

Arts, Culture & Media

Art heist

Faith talks to Thomas Hoving, former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about the spate of million-dollar art heists that took place in Zurich recently.

Sports

Geo quiz

The answer to today's geoquiz is Aachen, Germany, where Japan's oldest Olympic athlete is preparing for the Summer Games in Beijing. Anchor Lisa Mullins explains.

Recovering East German Stasi documents

East Germany's Secret Service, or Stasi, kept extensive records on its citizens during the Cold War but tried to destroy them when its government toppled in 1989, but now German computer scientists are trying to repair those documents

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.

The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

Global Hit

Global Hit - Complaints Choirs

The World's Patrick Cox update us on a cultural phenomenon that began in Europe but has now gone global. People from Finland to Singapore are getting together to form "Complaints Choirs."

OxyFuel

As part of Living on Earth's ongoing series "Generating Controversy: The Changing Climate of Coal" we travel to eastern Germany where a coal-fired power plant is under construction that will use new technology to reduce emissions to nearly zero.

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