With Hamburg set to host the G20 summit later this week, the whole world is focused on the northern German city. The international visitors are likely to enjoy some of the port city's many well-known attractions.
A special commission has spent the past six months combing through images of rioters at the Hamburg G20. Police have now carried out raids across Germany.
Designer Karl Lagerfeld has shown his latest collection for Chanel's Metiers d'Art in his home town of Hamburg on Wednesday at the Elbphilharmonie concert hall overlooking the Elbe River.
Over the course of its history, Hamburg has steadily developed into one of the busiest ports in Europe. DW's Eesha Kheny spent two days exploring the ins and outs of the bustling cultural hub.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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