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.
Struggling Bayer Leverkusen were unable to escape their Bundesliga woes as they were knocked out of the German Cup by third tier Lotte on penalties. Freiburg are also out but there were wins for Hertha and Hamburg.
It's the same procedure almost every year. The Bundesliga's dinosaur fights against its first ever relegation. Hamburg's new coach has struggled and their upcoming matches will be tough. So who will be fired next? Thomas Berthold has a suggestion.