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    Berlin is the hub of art in Germany. Art or culture enthusiasts visiting Berlin should definitely consider visiting the Gemäldegalerie (Old Master Paintings) of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums in Berlin).

  • WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

    The planned disposal of an unexploded World War II bomb will force a mass evacuation around Berlin's central railway station and likely spark transport chaos in the German capital.

  • 2 dead in German nightclub shooting: police

    A gunman opens fire at a nightclub in southern Germany, killing one and wounding four before being shot by police, officials say in a statement.

  • Bayern captain Lahm to retire at end of season

    Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm, who captained Germany to their 2014 World Cup victory, will retire at the end of the season a year before his contract with the German champions expires, the 33-year-old defender said on Tuesday.

  • Bayern beat Werder for record 13th straight time

    Bayern Munich edged past Werder Bremen 2-1 on Saturday for a Bundesliga record 13th consecutive win over them to stay three points clear at the top of the table.

  • Lewandowski's last-gasp goal earns Bayern 2-1 win

    Robert Lewandowski scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Freiburg 2-1 on Friday and open up a six point lead as the league resumed after the winter break.

  • Dortmund stumble against Augsburg

    Borussia Dortmund missed a bagful of chances to draw 1-1 at home with Augsburg on Tuesday, as they squandered the opportunity to make up ground in the Bundesliga title race heading into the winter break.

  • Dortmund's hot-shots eye goal record at Real

    Borussia Dortmund can set a new Champions League goal record at Real Madrid on Wednesday if the likes of Marco Reus, Ousmane Dembele or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang score at the Bernabeu.

  • Bayern end winless streak

    Bayern Munich ended a three-match winless run when they beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 on Saturday, although the Bundesliga champions still had to cling on at the end.

  • ManCity seek knockout spot at Gladbach

    Manchester City, buoyed by the return of Yaya Toure, will look to seal a spot in the Champions League knockout stage when they travel to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday to play a team struggling for form.

  • Leipzig knock Bayern off top

    RB Leipzig claimed another milestone in their fledgling history on Friday by taking three points in a 3-2 comeback win at Bayer Leverkusen to knock Bayern Munich off the top of the Bundesliga.

  • Brexit: Berlin eyes Britain’s tech talent

    In the wake of Brexit, start-ups and global funds are now considering Germany's capital as their base.

  • Tagore and Einstein

    Tagore's encounters with luminaries of the West

    Rabindranath Tagore, during his visits abroad, he engaged in intriguing conversations with brilliant minds from across the world – starting from British sci-fi master HG Wells to French dramatist-art historian Romain Rolland to genius German physicist Albert Einstein – where he spoke about the correlation of art and science, international relations and religion, and multiculturalism.

  • Brussels police arrest 6 over 'New Year terror plot'

    Police in Brussels arrests six people in connection with an alleged plot to target the city on New Year's Eve, prosecutors say.

  • Terror alert for New Year celebrations

    Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

  • Bolt aiming to crack 19 seconds in 200 meters

    Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has already started his preparations for next year's Rio Games and wants to break 19 seconds in the 200 meters.

  • Sony Phone is first to have 4K screen

    Sony has unveiled the first smartphone to feature a 4K-resolution screen.

  • Aleix Vidal

    Barcelona sign Aleix Vidal

    Champions League winners Barcelona sign Sevilla defender Aleix Vidal for a reported fee of £16m - despite their transfer ban.

  • Cannes Film Festival refuses to open up to television series - for now

    The Cannes Film Festival has no intention of honouring a television series with one of its selections.