The eastern German city of Leipzig is currently experiencing an economic and creative upswing. It attracts many young people to move there and has a lot to offer for tourists as well.
Eight months after violent protests resulted in the closure of the "Yellow Wall," RB Leipzig return to Dortmund. BVB fans will protest again but the authorities are confident that the match will pass off peacefully.
Security forces have launched a nationwide anti-terror operation in Germany. Police in the states of Saxony, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt and Berlin confirmed that properties have been searched.
The close connection beteween church reformer Martin Luther and Baroque composer JS Bach is being explored at this year's Bachfest. The event opened with a work intended to bring peace to a world frought with terrorism.
The anti-racist, anti-sexist Conne Island Club in Leipzig caused a stir with a statement about sexual violence by refugees. But it was also keen not to align itself with populist racism, Ben Knight reports from Leipzig.
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