Hamburg

July 29, 2017
July 29, 2017

Hamburg attacker was known to security forces as Islamist

The 26-year-old migrant who killed one person and injured six others in a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket on Friday was known to German security forces as an Islamist, the city-state's interior minister says.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Refugee gets his big break

Gambian refugee Bakery Jatta has signed a contract with German Bundesliga side Hamburg, the club said Tuesday, in what local media dubbed a "football fairytale".

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Cologne attacks: Police chief removed

The head of Cologne's police force is leaving his post "to restore public trust in the police" following scores of attacks on women in the city on New Year's Eve, German media report.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Hamburg says no to hosting 2024 Olympics

Residents of the German city of Hamburg have voted against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Rallies in Europe as migrants arrive

Tens of thousands of people have taken part in a "day of action" in several European cities - and in Australia - in support of refugees and migrants.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

Facebook loses battle over users' fake names in Germany

Facebook has been prevented from stopping users in Germany creating accounts under false names.