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How much water should we drink? - 1 May 2017 at 10:00am - One, two or three liters per day? There?s often confusion over the amount of liquid we should drink. A lot of people have a diminished sensation of thirst. There are clear recommendations, however.

Turkey sacks 4,000 more officials in coup-bid crackdown - 29 Apr 2017 at 4:55pm - The latest purge comes alongside a ban on TV dating shows and the blocking of the website Wikipedia.

Bundesliga: Top five talking points from Matchday 31 - 29 Apr 2017 at 4:16pm - Bayern Munich may have captured the headlines this weekend, but there are plenty of other topics to discuss. Dortmund have opened a door up for Hoffenhiem to take third and Hasenhüttl can't beat his former team.

Brexit: EU demands 'serious UK response' on citizens' rights - 29 Apr 2017 at 3:59pm - The top EU figure puts rights centre stage as the EU-27 formally approve negotiating guidelines.

Opinion: The league is not enough for Bayern - 29 Apr 2017 at 3:41pm - Bayern Munich have clinched their fifth Bundesliga title in a row, the latest sign of their dominance in Germany. But was their season a success? DW's Davis Van Opdorp thinks not.

More sackings in Turkey, dating shows banned - 29 Apr 2017 at 3:24pm - Another 4,000 Turkish public officials have been sacked by President Erdogan's administration. It has also decreed the closing of television dating programs.

Joshua takes on Klitschko in 90,000 sell-out Wembley boxing title fight - 29 Apr 2017 at 2:18pm - The most anticipated boxing match in decades sees a former world champion take on the 2012 Olympic champion. Millions are signed up to watch on TV with a sell-out 90,000 crowd going to London's Wembley Stadium.

Germany promises quick answer to soldier-refugee mystery - 29 Apr 2017 at 2:04pm - Quick answers to Germany's mystery over an army officer's double life as a Syrian asylum-seeker are being demanded by the Interior and Defense ministries. Germany's refugee agency has come under the spotlight.

Stuttgart Open: Maria Sharapova beaten by Kristina Mladenovic - 29 Apr 2017 at 1:50pm - Maria Sharapova suffers a first loss following her 15-month doping ban as Kristina Mladenovic beats her in the semi-finals of the Stuttgart Open.

Hungary education law: Orban 'to meet EU demands' - 29 Apr 2017 at 1:50pm - The EU threatened action over a law that could close a university founded by billionaire George Soros.

Brigitte Macron ? The woman at his side - 29 Apr 2017 at 1:49pm - She may well become France's next premiere dame. In portraits of Brigitte Macron, journalists often focus on the age difference to Emmanuel Macron, 24 years younger than her. But who is this woman really?

Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga title with 6-0 win at Wolfsburg - 29 Apr 2017 at 11:52am - Bayern Munich have wrapped up the Bundesliga title, thrashing Wolfsburg 6-0 on the road to put themselves beyond Leipzig's reach. It's Bayern's fifth league title in a row and Carlo Ancelotti's first on Säbener Strasse.

German police deliver pizza after traffic accident - 29 Apr 2017 at 11:51am - Police in Germany managed to salvage a pizza order after a traffic accident in Baden-Württemberg. Both drivers involved in the crash suffered serious injuries, but the Italian food was found unscathed.

Italian woman 'returns mixed-race surrogate baby' - 29 Apr 2017 at 11:46am - An Italian woman is accused of faking a pregnancy and then giving back the baby she bought.

Russian authorities detain dozens at anti-Putin rallies - 29 Apr 2017 at 11:18am - Protesters demand that the Russian president should not stand for re-election next year.

Knights of Malta choose new leader amid row with Vatican - 29 Apr 2017 at 11:11am - The Knights of Malta have elected Giacomo Dalla Torre as their new temporary leader. His predecessor, Britain's Matthew Festing, resigned in January after a quarrel with Pope Francis over distributing condoms.

France election: Marine Le Pen would make Dupont-Aignan PM - 29 Apr 2017 at 11:06am - Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a mainstream nationalist defeated in round one, backs her in the run-off.

French far-right candidate Le Pen eyes Nicolas Dupont-Aignan for prime minister - 29 Apr 2017 at 10:59am - Marine Le Pen has said she would pick a non-member of the far-right National Front party for prime minister if she wins the run-off vote for the presidency. Le Pen herself has stepped aside from the FN leadership.

Hundreds of anti-Putin activists turn out in Moscow, St. Petersburg - 29 Apr 2017 at 10:39am - Anti-Putin activists have demonstrated against the Russian president in several cities across Russia. With the presidential elections coming up, opposition leaders are hoping to galvanize their base.

My Europe: Berlin as a metaphor, a work in progress - 29 Apr 2017 at 10:29am - Great things are expected of Berlin: a bastion of freedom and creativity, a laid-back city where being different is accepted. But the city is still looking for itself, says guest columnist Carmen-Francesca Banciu.

F1: Vettel claims pole in Russia as Ferrari lock out front row - 29 Apr 2017 at 9:34am - Ferrari followed up on their strong practice pace in Russia, securing first and second on the grid for the grand prix in Sochi. It seemed Raikkonen would be the polesitter on Sunday until Vettel undercut him at the last.

Hungary's Orban agrees to comply with EU demands over academic freedom - 29 Apr 2017 at 9:15am - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has told European leaders that his government will alter a controversial law. EU leaders accused the measures of infringing on academic freedom.

Bundesliga: Dortmund and Leipzig held, Darmstadt win again - 29 Apr 2017 at 8:03am - Leipzig need a result to keep the title race at least nominally alive, Dortmund entertain Cologne hoping to solidify their grip on third, and white-hot Werder play host to Hertha Berlin. Live updates here on DW.

EU leaders adopt Brexit guidelines at Brussels summit - 29 Apr 2017 at 7:45am - Leaders from 27 European Union states have unanimously agreed on guidelines for negotiations on the UK's divorce from the bloc. The leaders have also urged unity going into two years of talks with Britain.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with thousands of Egyptian Catholics - 29 Apr 2017 at 7:34am - Pope Francis has led Mass for thousands of Catholics in Cairo as part of his historic visit to Muslim-majority Egypt. Amidst heavy security, Francis called for tolerance following attacks by Islamic militants.

Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar urges Taliban to end war - 29 Apr 2017 at 6:51am - Afghan warlord and ex-premier, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has called on the Taliban to lay down their weapons and enter peace talks with the government. Kabul signed a peace agreement with the Hezb-i-Islami leader last year.

Turkey blocks Wikipedia, expanding censorship - 29 Apr 2017 at 6:09am - Turkish authorities have blocked access to the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. No official reason was given, but local media said the move was related to associating Turkey with terrorism.

Schäuble: 'No free lunch' for UK in Brexit talks - 29 Apr 2017 at 4:57am - Germany's finance minister has backed a 'hard Brexit' negotiating stance ahead of a summit in Brussels. He has also said that Germany should not pay more money to the EU to cover the gaps once the UK leaves.

First freight train linking UK with China arrives in Yiwu - 29 Apr 2017 at 4:32am - The first freight train linking China directly to the UK has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu. It is part of China's drive to strengthen trade links with western Europe along a modern-day 'Silk Road.'

North Korea escalation, South China Sea dominate ASEAN meeting in Manila - 29 Apr 2017 at 3:51am - Leaders of the Southeast Asian nations have gathered in Manila as tensions on the Korean Peninsula are high on the agenda of the ASEAN summit. Manila aims to soften the bloc's stance on Beijing's South China Sea claims.