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.
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A searing heat wave has been spreading across Europe, with Germany, France and Belgium experiencing extreme temperatures. In Germany, temperatures were expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius during the week, topping the country's previous June record of 38.2 degrees Celsius, set in Frankfurt in 1947. Keith Walker speaks with DW correspondent in Berlin, Thomas Sparrow.
There can be a fine line between glory and despair in football. On Thursday night in West London, Germany's last team standing in Europe this season, Eintracht Frankfurt, discovered just how fine that line can be.
They never ran out of gas, but Eintracht Frankfurt finally reached the end of the road in London on Thursday night. The German side came so close to the Europa League final, but finally fell to Chelsea on penalties.