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.
Lufthansa's pilots keep striking, hurting the companies' finances. But what happens if other employees lose their jobs because of it? Lufthansa ground personnel jumped into the fray in Frankfurt on Wednesday but instead of striking with their cockpit colleagues, they demonstrated against the airline's striking pilots.
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.