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Away from the usual tourist spots, Spain's capital has plenty more to offer. Location scout Rafael del Vigo shows the locals' favorite places, which are worth a detour.
There's no better way to see the sights of Andalusia than aboard the Tren Al Andalus. In old-school style, the train passes through the beautiful countryside with stops for wine tasting and much more.
The restaurant was opened in 1725 by French cook Jean Botin and his wife. Later, a nephew took over the restaurant, giving it its present name Sobrino de Botin - nephew of Botin.
If Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs, or Diyanet, gets its way, imam Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer will be forbidden from preaching in his small mosque because of his second love: Turkish rock music. Singing breaks a taboo.
Preppers are people who actively prepare for disasters like nuclear accidents or war. Now some survivalists in the UK are readying themselves for what they view as an imminent catastrophe: Brexit.
Masses of snow have brought life to a standstill in parts of Bavaria and Austria. Entire villages have been cut off from the outside world and the threat of avalanches grows with every snowfall. Many districts have declared a state of emergency.
Hunting has long been a popular pastime in France. But a spate of deadly accidents has many French people calling for the sport to be banned. Around a dozen people were killed during the last hunting season alone.
In Zimbabwe and Gambia, there are more women in the workforce than men. In industrialized countries like Germany, it's not unusual for women with children to be housewives. Cristina Cubas wonders if German policy deliberately keeps women in the home.
The applause, the smell of greasepaint. Acting is an exciting profession. But it's not easy to make a living as an actor in Germany. There's little to no job security. MADE met actress Iris Boss to find out more.
The greater the risk, the higher the potential profit. Risk is the engine of innovation, and its nemesis is security.
The networked society is highly vulnerable to data theft. Cyber crime costs Germany billions.
Jurgen Klein and his colleagues from the Germany company DMT inspect wire ropes and steel cables around the world, ensuring maximum safety. If they make a mistake, it can be a matter of life and death.
Thais spend more time on the Internet than any other people in the world. Few are concerned about protecting their private data. While some entrepreneurs are exploiting it, others are setting up companies to protect it.
With the GT X Experimental, Opel has presented its vision for next-generation e-mobility. With a pared-down front end and "digitally detoxed" interior, the compact SUV concept car is a design standout.
The Lexus LC 500 is super-sporty and super-powerful. Its 5-liter, naturally aspirated engine generates 351 kilowatts, but the cruiser it no slouch in the design department, either. We check out a 2-plus-2 seater with rear-wheel drive.
The Bentley 8 Litre was the biggest passenger car made in Britain in its day. Between 1930 and 1932, exactly 100 of the handcrafted models were produced. Its predecessors had throaty motorsport engines, but for the Bentley, "silence was golden."
Seat made its name with sporty, economically priced cars from the mid-range down. Now the Spanish carmaker is expanding its SUV range upwards. The Tarraco is the first Wolfsburg-built Seat, and it's also the biggest to date.
Masih Alinejad comes from Iran but lives in exile. She rose to prominence thanks to her online campaigns 'My Stealthy Freedom' and 'White Wednesdays.' Her protest against Iran's compulsory hijab rule has won her followers from around the world.
"Many people are sharing more online because they don't realize it could be used against them," says net activist Markus Beckedahl. He spoke to DW about data protection and IT security. Digital savviness doesn't just happen - it needs to be learned.
In the Spanish holiday resort Tenerife, orcas, so-called killer whales, are trained to perform in shows. Mercedes Hernandez is fighting to stop these shows. Her son, an orca trainer, was killed during a show.
From Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef: impressions of a 2000-kilometer trip from Australia's biggest city to the world's biggest coral reef.
The Russian capital develops an exceptional splendor in winter, from the snow-covered Kremlin to illuminated boulevards, ice floes on the Moskva River and skaters in Gorky Park.
DW viewer Bob Smith shows his home town in Florida, from Lake Eola to the Orlando Eye to Seaworld, a theme park where you can stroke porpoises and feed stingrays.
Simon Kaiser from the restaurant "Das Esszimmer" in in the southern German state of Baden-Wurttemberg is promoting the comeback of an old breed of pig for gourmets, the Swabian Hall swine.
The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is sinking by up to 25 centimeters every year. More than 30 million people in and around the city are at risk. Now urban planners have begun to act in the hope of averting disaster.
Tend to misplace your keys? DIY expert Franziska Kouidis can help. This time, she shows you how to create a cool key rack using Lego.
Russia's independent media outlets are coming under political pressure. Journalists have even received death threats. But many refuse to be intimidated.
Why we all need to stop making excuses and start exercising: In Good Shape Fit talks fitness and motivation with sports psychologist Prof. Ralf Brand from the University of Potsdam.
Achim Kramer has developed a blood test which gives information about an individual's chronobiological predisposition. The chronobiologist works at the Institute for Medical Immunology at Berlin's Charite Hospital.
In southern Poland, architect Robert Konieczny has designed a house that is one with nature. Its second roof has a spire that is embedded in the ground. The Ark house's minimalist style makes it an oasis of peace.
Winter isn't just cold and grey, and it surely doesn't deserve less appreciation than the other seasons. DW shows all the lovely sides of the year's coldest season, and how Scandinavia has learned to embrace it.
A house in Portugal has no front windows; a house in Poland is just 2 arms' lengths wide, a silo in the Netherlands becomes a home: 3 of 5 European houses you wouldn't at first glance think could be all that habitable.
Audi offers a glimpse of its third purely electrically powered vehicle with the e-tron GT concept car. The four-door electric coupe is based on a flat-bottomed architecture with a low center of gravity. There's one electric motor for each axle. Wi...
The heyday of Italian automotive design was the 1950s and 1960s - when cars had elongated hoods; short, slanted rear ends; and proportions that promised plenty of power - with panache. Today, Korean makers are claiming the Gran Turismo mantle - li...
Honda's new CR-V gets a hybrid version for the first time. While the more powerful electric motor provides the propulsion, the two-liter four-cylinder engine serves as a pure supplier of power in most driving situations.
A visit to Sofia: thousands of years of history have given the city much to offer, from reminders of ancient times to monumental communist-era buildings.
A spot of clairvoyance to predict the future is especially popular at New Year's. Plus, the Matterhorn - easily the most distinctive peak in the Alps. And: chocolate made with mustard and onions for the adventurous.
To avoid a default, Greece has had to stick closely to rules set down by the EU for eight years. It survived the Eurozone's rescue package. But has Greece really entered stiller waters?
Fakelaki - that's what Greeks call slipping someone a bribe to get something done. Corruption in the country played a role in sending it into crisis. Yale graduate Kristina Tremonti is fighting against it.
2-year-old Miraz lives with his mother - in a Turkish prison. His mother is a Kurdish activist who was handed down a 4-year sentence for 'terrorist propaganda'. He spends the weekends outside with his father, who does what he can to give Miraz a n...
When our eyesight starts to fail, eye disease could be the cause. We talk to Prof. Antonia Joussen of Berlin's Charite Hospital about the progression of various diseases and the treatments that are available.
With the Q7 e-tron, Audi has a powerful, fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid SUV in its lineup. The crossover comes with an electric motor, coupled with a 6-cylinder, 190 kW diesel engine, and has a range of over 50 kilometers in all-electric mode. So, ...
Hyundai first entered the World Rally Championship in 2000 and has been regular a contestant since 2014. Now, the Korean car maker has brought this motor sports enthusiasm to its street-legal N-models. We tested the Hyundai i30N with the Performan...
After the Second World War, the Berlin coachbuilding company Friedrich Rometsch developed a new car built on the chassis of an old VW Beetle. It turned out to be a stroke of design genius.
Every year global attention turns to Davos for the World Economic Forum. But beyond that, the Swiss resort has a long history with winter sports.
The lord of a chateau has joined forces with activists to stop construction of a bypass in the Vallee Dordogne. It's no isolated case: all across France protest movements against infrastructure projects are taking shape.
The Danes are ranked as the world's happiest people. Hygge may have something to do with it. Difficult to sum up in one word, "hygge" is a Danish ritual of enjoying life's pleasures.