Cologne is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, one of the major European metropolitan regions and the biggest in Germany. The city has a population of more than 1 million.
Cologne is known as an important media center. Several radio and television stations, including Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), RTL and VOX, have their headquarters in the city. The Cologne carnival is one of the largest street festivals in Europe. This page collates recent DW content on Cologne.
Known as Sting's trusty side-kick, guitarist Dominic Miller is also a successful solo artist. His latest album, "Silent Light," is about truth and protest - and was released on a German label. DW met him in Cologne.
Another superb display from Anthony Modeste wasn't enough to stop Cologne losing a thrilling Rhine derby, as Lars Stindl's strike won it for Gladbach. Hamburg picked up a big win and Mainz sunk further in to trouble.