Germany's bone-hard stance on Europe's response to dealing with Greece's debt mountain has hardly endeared it to a nation labouring under the effects of austerity that multiple bailouts have engendered.
Angela Merkel is not known for her soaring rhetoric. But the phrase "Wir schaffen das" (we can do it), used to describe the refugee crisis, came to define her third term as Chancellor. Will it help secure her a fourth term?
The world's biggest beer festival attracts people from all over the world, meaning it can be expensive and packed. Luckily, Paul Wheatley has done it many times before and knows how to cut through the crowds.
Naked people pretending to be giraffes standing between cars or acting like monkeys climbing trees have become a regular sight in Stuttgart this summer, due to an artistic campaign in the name of nature and freedom.