We visit a company that produces hats for Cologne's annual carnival. They're hand-made out of silk and brocade with exquisite embroidery, and can go for as much as 200 euros apiece.
Following the sexual assaults at last year's New Year's celebrations, Cologne police have said they're planning a "protection zone" at this year's festivities. Upcoming summer events will test the city's security.
Authorities in Berlin have issued arrest warrants for seven suspects after reported sexual assaults during the city's Carnival of Cultures weekend. Eight women reported that they were molested during the event.
Police have detained three suspects after two teens were groped and robbed by a group of young men during Berlin's "Karneval der Kulturen" festival. The assault was reminiscent of the New Year's Eve attacks in Cologne.
Borussia Dortmund have bounced back from their disappointing defeat in Liverpool with a solid 3-0 victory over visiting Hamburg. Cologne came back from two goals down to earn an important three points in Mainz.
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