The city's new landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, has contributed to the growing number of visitors. Other attractions include the Speicherstadt – a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2015 – and many museums.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians have accused him of populism.
The Hanseatic city wants to be a trailblazer in developing tourism of the future. It's to be environmentally aware, as climate-neutral as possible and enable authentic travel experiences. But is it all just a nice idea?
Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. More than 4,200 packages in 211 sports bags were discovered in a freight container that shippers claimed was full of soybeans.
People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German port city.
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