The St. Marienthal Psalter is considered the most important work from the library of the monastery of the same name and dates back to the first quarter of the 13th century. Now the bibliophile holdings from St. Marienthal have a new owner.
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A funding dispute between the federal government and the states of Saxony and Thuringia regarding the costs of cleaning up environmental damage caused by former GDR state-owned companies remains unresolved at the Federal Constitutional Court. The highest German court rejected applications by the two ..
The 23-year-old Erling Haaland scored his 40th goal in the Champions League, making him faster than Ruud van Nistelrooy.
The completion of the Freedom and Unity Monument in Berlin is at risk without additional federal funding, according to the general contractor. According to information from Friday, the Stuttgart office of Milla & Partner has asked the Federal Institute for Building and Regional Planning, which i ..
It was the most important premiere cinema in the GDR: the Kino International in Berlin looks back on an eventful history. Now the building is celebrating its 60th anniversary - and is about to undergo a major refurbishment.
Christian Lehmann, well-known cameraman of Defa documentaries, has died at the age of 89.
Actor and journalist Lutz Riemann has died at the age of 82.
Udo Lindenberg talks about the importance of his East German fans and his legendary GDR appearance 40 years ago.
The exhibition at Albrechtsburg Meissen explores the question of who the Saxons are and how they got their name.
More than three decades after German reunification, some 30,000 requests for access to Stasi files are still made each year, according to a report by the Federal Archives.
On the occasion of German Unity Day, politicians in the Saxon state parliament made pleas for democracy in memory of the Peaceful Revolution of 1989. At the ceremony in Dresden, Parliament President Matthias Rößler warned against fundamentally questioning the free and democratic constitutional state ..
After extensive measurements, the New Jewish Cemetery in Leipzig is to be redesigned to establish it as a special place of remembrance.
A study shows that the founders of Heckler & Koch acted as fellow travelers during the Nazi era.
Around 100 unlawful books from the National Socialist era were discovered in the Saxon State Library.
In order to show the diversity of the GDR without prejudice, to fill gaps in holdings and to make East German art more visible in an all-German context, art historians have called for financial resources from the federal and state governments. During the conference "East German Art: Stocktaking and ..
Leipzig was literally beside itself on Sunday. Because many people wanted to see the blasting of a huge chimney with their own eyes.
Life in the eight Jewish communities of the GDR is the focus of the exhibition "Another Country. Jewish in the GDR" at the Jewish Museum Berlin. Starting Friday and running through Jan. 14, the exhibition will feature personal objects from contemporary witnesses and their descendants about Jewish ex ..
A traveling exhibition will document the path to the planned national freedom and unity monument in Leipzig. From Sept. 6 to Oct. 9, a historic room extension hall on Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz will explain how the monument process came about and how it has developed so far."We want to raise awareness ..