Björn Echternach from Berlin is desperate. Two years ago his wife left and returned to her homeland of Japan, taking the couple's two sons with her. Echternach has had no contact with his children ever since.
The Tour de France is one of the world’s biggest sporting events, alongside the football World Cup and Wimbledon. But so far, it’s only open to men. A group of female cyclists in France wants to change this.
Matthias Maurer has always dreamed of being the first German on the moon. Out of 8,500 applicants who share the same dream, he was one of only 10 selected. Now, he’s going through rigorous astronaut training.
Married, a house, two kids, good jobs: the Escobars led a model life. Then Trump’s immigration policy took effect and José was deported. He had come to the United States as an undocumented minor. Now Rose is fighting to bring her husband back home.
17-year-old Zack Ho should really be studying for his final exams. But Hong Kong’s future is so important to him that he's spending most of his time on the street -- protesting against a proposed extradition bill with hundreds of thousands of others.
Midwives are sounding the alarm that Germany faces a birthing crisis. But with their already overwhelming workload, it's hard for many to find the time to fight for their rights. Katharina Perreira -- a freelance midwife and mother -- is trying to do it regardless. Along with the organization Midwife Rebels she's campaigning for affordable liability insurance and a better image.