69 - The German Language, Lower Saxony's Snow Dome, Ferdinand Piëch of Volkswagen steps down

Why do people learn German? Is the language difficult to learn? We speak to the deputy director of the Goethe-Institut London and journalist Jonas Schönfelder chats to learners on the streets of Berlin to find out more.

Also this week: politicians under pressure to find a solution as hundreds of desperate migrants drown in the Mediterranean. 

President Gauck describes the mass killings of Armenians 100 years ago as a genocide. 

We look at the life of Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piëch, who resigned this week from his position as chairman.

In Destination Germany - it might sound like a Bond villain's Arctic lair, but the Snow Dome in Lower Saxony provides winter sports fun all year round.