Both of Bayern Munich's championship-winning teams - the men and the women - celebrated their German first division title victories on Munich's Marienplatz on Sunday. Here's a selection of the best pictures.
The fate of six Bundesliga teams was decided on the final day. Freiburg and Paderborn have been relegated, whilst Hamburg will play in the relegation play-off. The rest of the league played out a superb final day.
The inhabitants of Nzulezo live from and on the water. Their village on Lake Tandane in Ghana's Western Region is built on stilts. But that is not the only reason why Nzulezo is famous.
Poisoned beaches and dead animals: Thousands of liters of crude oil have leaked from a pipeline in California into the Pacific Ocean. The oil slick continues to spread, reaching pristine beaches and marine reserves.
On May 24, the European Day of Parks celebrates the natural wonders of Europe's protected areas - and the key role they play in conservation. Here is DW's pick of the most awe-inspiring national parks from the continent.
While many animals and plants are at risk of extinction, new species are constantly emerging. Researchers have presented the 10 most curious discoveries from the past year. Take a look at our gallery.
They lead up and down and across Germany, passing castles, palaces and plenty of dramatic landscapes along the way: a network of some 150 holiday routes. The journey itself is the destination.
Guatemala is still a developing sporting country. Since the country's first Olympic medal at the 2012 games, progression has continued - and now the next steps are being taken, thanks to German development aid.
Sure, the Cannes Film Festival is about film, but it's also about seeing and being seen in the most exclusive outfits. Here's a look at the legendary red carpet, the stars and paparazzi, and the festival highlights.
From U2 to Metallica, The Rolling Stones to Johnny Cash, Dutch photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn has immortalized the best of them. Now a broadly acclaimed film director, he celebrates his 60th birthday on May 20.
Unmanned technology and a display of warships from a dozen countries is at the center of this year's IMDEX, a military show which also highlights how much Asia-Pacific countries are willing to invest in maritime defense.
Thinking big can mean building small: Environmentally conscious Europeans have been dreaming up innovative living spaces to reduce their carbon footprint. DW presents Europe's answer to the "tiny house" movement.
There are reports the "Islamic State" has seized parts of the ancient city of Palmyra. UNESCO has warned the World Heritage-listed ruins are now at risk of being destroyed. DW takes a tour through the Syrian oasis city.
There was drama at theboth top and bottom of the Bundesliga table on matchday 33. Relegation-threatened Freiburg, for instance, gave themselves a huge boost with an upset over Bayern. Here's all the action in pictures.
For the past two weeks we have been asking you to send us your holiday snaps of UNESCO World Heritage sites. The response has been overwhelming. Here are some photos that we have already received.
From the bone-dry Atacama Desert to a really rainy village in India, from the highest peaks to the darkest depths - our Earth is an amazing place. Check out some of nature's most extreme spots!