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.
Germany's Jewish community still faces hate. One NGO, along with several political groups, shed light on the problem across five German cities. DW's Kathleen Schuster reports from Cologne, the final stop on the tour.
Dortmund fall at Frankfurt and slip to sixth, while strugglers Hamburg and Bremen draw in the North German derby. Gladbach are held by Hoffenheim and there are draws for Cologne and Augsburg and Ingolstadt and Wolfsburg.