Picture of the Day
Legends of the Wall
In an interview with Die Welt, legendary entertainer David Hasselhoff dispelled the myth that he was responsible for the fall of the Berlin Wall. He returns to Germany on tour in April 2018. Source:
Person of the day
No fake news
After British singer Morrissey complained Der Spiegel misrepresented an interview with him, the magazine released the audio of the entire conversation, in which he can be heard saying Germany is "the rape capital of Europe." Source:
Quote of the day
Nicola Beer, the general secretary of the pro-business FDP, attacked VW CEO Matthias Müller on Twitter, calling him a "diesel Judas" who is pushing his own interests at the expense of diesel car drivers.
Graph of the day
Toys in Deutschland
Germans are increasingly going online to buy toys, a rapidly growing domestic market. Just four years ago, 27 percent of playthings were purchased online; now it's 37 percent.