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A New Architectural Jewel: The German National Library (#720)

Mitch Winehouse - Amy's Dad Sings - Sometimes children follow in their parents footsteps when it comes to a career. But what about the other way round? Mitch Winehouse, the cab driving father of Amy, brought out an album of swing songs in 2010 and has just played his first ever concert in Germany.

125th Anniversary of the Automobile - Stuttgart celebrates 125 years of the automobile. The history of automobile development is being told through a special parade of 125 old, new and future cars from carmakers that have production facilities in the region: That's Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Audi.

Beach Polo at Timmendorfer Beach - For the fifth time Timmendorfer Beach has been turned into an international hot-spot for polo lovers. Six national and international teams displayed their polo skills over the course of the three-day event. For the public it's a rare opportunity to experience the exclusive sport from close quarters.

German National Library - The new wing of the National Library in Leipzig has opened to rave reviews. Architect Gabriele Glockler's addition spans the equivalent of two soccer fields and cost 60 million euros.

Successful Brand - Nivea Centenary - The Nivea brand celebrates its centenary. The product was developed by German company Beiersdorf and the name is derived from the Latin for snow white. Initially sold in a yellow tin, the famous blue tin with white logo was launched in 1925. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: DW-TV's euromaxx provides an insight into the cultural side of Europe and the people who live there with colorful stories that reflect the rich variety of cultural life in Europe. From architecture and design to pop culture and fashion, euromaxx explores the region's new trends as well as its old traditions. euromaxx is as multi-facetted as Europe itself: an entertaining kaleidoscope of people, places and lifestyle. Each half-hour is packed with features focused on the latest in music, movies, fashion, food and travel. euromaxx always has a fresh take on today's culture - it's what's happening today and this week. It's topical, relevant, and as fresh as this week's Sunday newspaper.

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