Of engines and models: The Paris Motor Show

Of engines and models: The Paris Motor Show

It's the Paris Motor Show's 120th anniversary. The industry's facing radical change, and Mazda, Nissan, Volvo and even France's PSA Group did not attend. More and more hybrid and all-electric models are on show for fewer and fewer attendees.
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A head-turner: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport

A head-turner: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport

Opel's five-door Insignia Grand Sport sedan is a real head-turner. Now it comes with another gasoline engine option - a 1.6-liter turbo with an output of 147 kW. Thanks to a particulate filter, it meets Euro 6d-Temp emissions standards.
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The original SAV: BMW's latest X5

The original SAV: BMW's latest X5

In 2019, the BMW X5 will be celebrating 20 years on the road, and the German carmaker has released a new version of the model. The original Sports Activity Vehicle was once very popular in the segment, but has lost market share in the last few years.
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Germany: Battling tomb raiders

Germany: Battling tomb raiders

Growing numbers of treasure hunters are digging up archeological sites illegally and destroying artifacts. Scientists are concerned. Many potential discoveries are irretrievably lost because of the looters' activities.
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From Weimar to Dessau to Berlin

From Weimar to Dessau to Berlin

Form, function, colors. A short history of the Bauhaus, which observes the centenary of its foundation in 2019.
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Clandestine employment of Indians in Italy

Clandestine employment of Indians in Italy

In Italy, thousands of Indians are employed as cheap labor in the agriculture sector. It's an exploitative system that includes human smuggling. The working conditions are inhumane. But they enable cheap vegetables in supermarkets.
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Philip Treacy at the Friedrichstadt Palast

Philip Treacy at the Friedrichstadt Palast

Berlin's Friedrichstadt Palast worked with the Queen's hat designer on its new production, the "Vivid Grand Show" - an extravaganza with a budget of 12 million euros.
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VIPs come to Euromaxx

VIPs come to Euromaxx

For one week, famous people are co-producing the program. They include fashion designer Lavinia Biagiotti, Michelin-starred chef Tim Raue or photographer Rankin.
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An octopus oozing with ouzo

An octopus oozing with ouzo

Ouzo is Greece's national drink and of course it's also used in cooking. Lina Chioti is the chef at the Achivada Tavern on Lesbos. She shows us how to prepare octopus with the anise-flavored aperitif.
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Crowd psychology - the more the merrier

Crowd psychology - the more the merrier

What makes millions of people want to gather to drink too much overpriced beer and do things they'd normally never even dream of doing? Our reporter met a social psychologist at Munich's Oktoberfest to find out.
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Hanoi: The battle against smog

Hanoi: The battle against smog

The air quality in Hanoi will leave you breathless, and not in a good way. Now the city is actively tackling the problem with help from the Germany Development Agency. They're gathering data, educating and taking action for a greener Hanoi.
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Missing in Syria: Lost but not forgotten

Missing in Syria: Lost but not forgotten

A group of Syrian women founded an organization last year called "Families for Freedom". They want to save their missing people from being forgotten. They're travelling around Europe by bus with pictures of their loved ones.
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