Germany is not a religious state. It does not have a state religion or state church. The number of registered church member is declining year by year. But which role do the churches play in public discussions? What does being practitioner of a religion mean for a young German and where to find interactions? Gregor shares his perspective on the triangular relationship between policy, churches and personal belief.
Can you imagine going to the toilet in the middle of the night and seeing something that will change your life and your country forever? The 8th of May marks the 71st anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe, and Mr Chojcknaki shares his memories about the Second World War and how it changed him and where he called home.
In 2015 about 1.3 million asylum claims were made in the EU. “Refugee crisis” became a daily headline and different concerns from safety to economic stability were raised. In our new series we want to find out, how people in Europe feel about the situation. Starting with the most frequently discussed concern for safety, we asked people on the streets of Hamburg, Germany: What do you need in order to feel safe? See and hear what they had to say: