Graph of the day
Pay up, believers
Even as church membership declined in Germany by more than 14% from 2001 to 2016, church tax revenues have increased by 35% to nearly €12 billion annually.
Person of the day
Poor little goalie
Loris Karius, so sad, so pretty. The German goalie made two huge mistakes in Liverpool's Champions League final against Real Madrid Saturday and broke down on the green. A consolation prize: The heartthrob's Instagram following doubled to 1.5 million. Source:
Quote of the day
Tapping the brakes
Justice Minister Katarina Barley told the newspaper Bild am Sonntag she is preparing a new proposal to sharpen the rent price brake mechanism (Mietpreisbremse) that limits what landlords can charge for apartments.
Photo of the day
Protest and counterprotest
When about 5,000 supporters of the right-wing Alternative for Germany marched in Berlin on Sunday, 25,000 counterprotesters showed up to support diversity and acceptance in the capital. Source: