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Jan 18, 2018 10:37 AM

Germany's SPD plans to trim fat from pizza, slash sugar in soda: report

Comfort food favorites could be in for a recipe change. The SPD is pushing for reductions in sugar, fat and salt in processed foods, as well as a law to enforce the healthy eating measures.

Jan 17, 2018 10:29 PM

Germany, land of woefully slow internet

A new report has found that only a small fraction of German users get the internet speeds that providers promise. And, according to a study of service providers, the problem is only getting worse.

Jan 17, 2018 8:04 PM

Berliners campaign to limit billboard ads

A campaign has been launched in the German capital to reduce the number of billboards and free up public space. The group behind it, Berlin Werbefrei, says it would help bring back the city's unique character.

Jan 17, 2018 7:48 PM

Opinion: With friends like Sebastian Kurz, Angela Merkel doesn't need enemies

Austria's new chancellor wants his German counterpart to judge his government "on its deeds" and not on his far-right coalition partner. While both sides stress their closeness, it's hard to ignore what divides them.

Jan 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Germany and Poland put a friendly face on diplomatic tension

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and his new Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz have come out of their first meeting on friendly footing. But behind the happy faces, serious disagreements remain.

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DW Director General Erik Bettermann: "Deutsche Welle ensures Germany's multimedia presence"

Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has been in dialogue with the world for 60 years. Since its first day on air, it has transformed from a shortwave radio broadcaster to a multimedia organization. "With its journalistic content in 30 languages, DW ensures Germany's multimedia presence in the world," said Erik Bettermann, Deutsche Welle's Director General. He added that competition for global audiences is becoming increasingly fierce due to an ever-growing amount of media products, especially in the field television.

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