South-western German city, home to the country's Supreme Court and to roughly 300,000 people. Karlsruhe is the second-largest city in Baden Württemberg state.
Famous Karlsruhe natives range from automobile inventor Karl Benz through German football stars like Oliver Kahn and Oliver Bierhoff. Due to its position as Germany's legal capital, it was also site of perhaps the most renowned Rote Armee Fraktion domestic terror attack, the assassination of Attorney General Siegfried Buback in 1977. This page collates DW's latest content related to Karlsruhe.
Neutrinos are so tiny and inconspicuous, physicists believed for a long time that they have no mass. Now, a massive device that is supposed to determine precisely how heavy they are has begun operating in Karlsruhe.
Many newly arrived refugees in Germany are having problems dealing with things like visiting the doctor or getting their children to school, because it's difficult to get around. Public transport, especially in rural areas, is often irregular, not to mention costly. That's why a bicycle project in the town of Karlsruhe is giving refugees back some degree of independence as Kate Hairsine reports.
After months of pot-shots at the chancellor, Christian Social Union leader Horst Seehofer has pledged support for Angela Merkel, but he still wants a refugee cap. Kate Brady reports from the CDU conference in Karlsruhe.