It's the time of the year for mulled wine and gingerbread. Christmas is just around the corner. Nicole Frölich and Lukas Stege enjoy holiday cheer at Christmas markets in Nuremberg, Quedlinburg and Lübeck.
The mayor has slammed "idiotic comments" targeting the teen picked to play the "Christ Child" at the city's famous Christmas market. In a post on Facebook, the far-right AfD had suggested Germans were being eradicated.
A far-right Facebook post denigrating Nuremberg's pick to play the "Christ Child" at its Christmas market has prompted a wave of solidarity for Benigna Munsi. The Bavarian premier has also backed her.
Dresden's Striezelmarkt, which claims to be Germany's oldest, opens this Wednesday (Nov, 28) for the 584th time. As on other German Christmas Markets, here too, security is a permanent fixture.
Winter marks the start of a magical time of Christmas markets in Germany. The festive bazaars attract millions of people, including DW's Eesha Kheny who visited Cologne for her very first Christmas market experience.
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