The western city of Frankfurt on the Main River is the fifth-largest city in Germany, with around 700,000 inhabitants. It's one of the world's most important financial centers and a key industry and trade fair location.
The European Central Bank, the German Bundesbank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a number of major banks are all based in Frankfurt. This page collates recent DW content on Frankfurt.
The cousin of a South Korean woman who died during an attempted exorcism in a Frankfurt hotel has been given a six-year jail sentence. Four other relatives, including the victim's teen son, recieved suspended sentences.
General Motors' CEO is on a charm offensive today, visiting the headquarters of its Opel brand near Frankfurt. She's looking to convince German authorities that selling Opel will be positive for the country and its workers. But critics say potential buyer, France's Peugeot, would be forced overhaul the company - something which has the Germans nervous.
Two late goals ensured Bayern Munich were Saturday's big winners, with all their rivals slipping up. Borussia Dortmund suffered a shock loss to lowly Darmstadt while RB Leipzig and Frankfurt also fell to defeats.
Third tier Lotte scored twice to knock out 1860, while Schalke turned on the style away to Sandhausen. Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin on penalties and Eintracht Frankfurt edged out Hannover in a dramatic finale.