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.
Hundreds of Muslims have spoken out against terrorism in a Cologne demonstration. DW's Shamil Shams believes while it is a good step, Muslims living in the West need to do a lot more to cast off the "extremist image."
On Saturday, thousands of Muslims in Cologne will take to the streets in a "March Against Terror." But Germany's largest Islamic organization, DITIB, will not be taking part. This decision has drawn strong criticism.
In this week's program, a choir in Cologne in the state of North Rhine Westphalia is bringing together people of different backgrounds, living in Germany. A young black model is fighting racism and challenging the idea of what it means to look Korean. Plus Africa and the upcoming G20 summit.
A German-Nigerian lady has started a project aimed at bringing together people of different backgrounds, living in Germany. Yinka Kehinde’s plan is to encourage a culture of tolerance in Cologne in the state of North Rhine Westfalia, through song. Meet the choir 'Zusammen Singen'.
German police have released three British men whose conversation prompted an Easyjet pilot to make an emergency stop in Cologne. After examining their phones, authorities now believe "there was no actual threat."