Leipzig is the largest city in Eastern Germany's state of Saxony, 160 kilometers southwest of Berlin. Leipzig boasts a renovated historical city center.
Leipzig played a significant role in instigating the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, through demonstrations which took place in and around St. Nicholas Church. This is a compilation of DW Content referring to Leipzig.
RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of German football, writes Michael Da Silva.
A plan to allow referees to issue yellow and red cards to coaches in the Bundesliga has been met with criticism from the coaching fraternity. It remains unclear whether coaches could face bans after three yellow cards.
Two Leipzig day care centers have reversed moves to remove pork from the menu after the plans sparked a nationwide debate. The response prompted police to patrol outside the centers to protect against "possible dangers."