The 66th IAA motor show took place this week in Frankfurt. Every two years, the car industry looks to this event to predict the trends of the future. This year, Google had a stand for the first time. Digital technology is very much part of the future of motoring. Business reporter Paul-Christian Britz give us his impression from this year's show.
Oktoberfest is upon us again. Germany's most famous festival is attended by millions of visitors every year, who come for the beer, pretzels and fairground attractions. We've got the beginner's guide for you!
The city of Bonn has a new mayor - and he's our German of the week.
All that, plus the rest of the week's news in brief.