Der Spiegel

June 18, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>"Football Carnivals" are on the rise in Germany, where the community viewing buzz from the 2006 World Cup has hung around and revived itself for the current European Championship.</p>
Der Spiegel
June 10, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Cities across the world are rising higher and beefing up their skylines with high-profile skyscrapers. A building boom in emerging global cities has put a new face on the battle for the best skyline.</p>
Der Spiegel
April 20, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A massive dam project in Turkey that would flood historic areas and displace 50,000 people is losing international support, as officials in Germany threaten to pull out of the project -- often called a smaller version of China's Three Gorges Dam.</p>
Der Spiegel
March 22, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>The planning process has taken a little longer than expected for a Chinese investor looking to create Germany's first Chinatown.</p>
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January 11, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Efforts to improve Europe's network of high-speed rail systems may also result in loosened border crossing rules.</p>
Der Spiegel
December 30, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>One German planner's influence has been seen in projects across the world. Now he's refocusing his eyes on his home country.</p>
Der Spiegel
December 3, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Many Japanese cities are in decline, and people there are counting on the new prime minister to put a stop to it.</p>
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October 19, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Six social housing projects built in 1920s Berlin by such architects as Walter Gropius and Bruno Taut are being considered for preservation as UNESCO sites.</p>
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October 7, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>More and more Italian cities are getting on board the "Slow City" movement, from the big to the tiny.</p>
Der Spiegel
September 27, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>In Germany, the governor of Bavaria has announced that financing has been secured for a 23-mile mag-lev train from downtown Munich to its international airport. But others say the funding is less-than secure.</p>
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September 21, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>The mayor of a small German city is fighting depopulation by paying young women to move in.</p>
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September 13, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>A small town in Germany has begun removing all road signs, traffic signals, and sidewalks in a counter-intuitive -- but proven -- attempt to reduce traffic accidents.</p>
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September 2, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>The "Celtic Tiger" of Dublin has experienced a quick turnaround from one of the poorest European countries to one of the most successful.</p>
Der Spiegel
September 1, 2007, 7am PDT
<p><em>Der Spiegel</em> interviews urban researcher Charles Landry about how cities can harness their creative classes and stay competitive in the global market.</p>
Der Spiegel
August 30, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, has been widely celebrated in recent years as one of the most historic and, at the same time, most thoroughly high-tech cities in Eastern Europe.</p>
Der Spiegel
August 29, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>With large investments made in refurbishing and emphasizing its waterfront in recent years, Barcelona has set off on a path towards rejuvenation -- bringing in many foreigners and a surge of young, creative professionals.</p>
Der Spiegel
August 29, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Many world cities are undergoing successful rebirths, but many see the smaller so-called "second cities" as the true hubs for long-term economic success.</p>
Der Spiegel
August 20, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Traffic sensors on Germany's Autobahn enable researchers to predict traffic jams a day in advance -- with surprising accuracy.</p>
Der Spiegel
July 2, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>A long-discussed plan to link Denmark and Germany with an 11-mile bridge is finally moving forward, as both countries recently came to an agreement on what will be one of the largest European infrastructure projects in history.</p>
Der Spiegel
May 25, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>For Iraqi refugees, finding a place to go is a major challenge. Strict policies in many European countries makes finding asylum difficult, but Sweden has proven to be the most welcoming country.</p>
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