Northern German port city with a population of roughly 1.75 million. Within German politics, Hamburg is a city-state holding 3 out of 69 available votes in the Bundesrat upper house of parliament.
A media and industrial hub nowadays, the city is also known for its Reeperbahn red-light district, football clubs HSV and St Pauli, and the Spiegel-Verlag publishers, and its ties to the Beatles' early career. This page collates DW's latest content related to Hamburg.
Ayatollah Mahmud Hashemi Shahroudi was responsible for overseeing hundreds of death sentences as head of Iran's justice ministry. Many in Germany were outraged by his stay in the country and filed complaints against him.
It can take as much as 2,700 liters of water just to make a cotton T-shirt. And many of us have piles of clothes that we barely ever wear. Now one company in northern Germany hopes to save the environment - and closet space - by acting as a kind of library for garments.
Conservative German politicians have condemned the publication of photos of 54 police officers accused of brutality. The police previously provoked anger by releasing photos of "black block" rioters at the G20 summit.