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Missing Hamburg cop found dead in suspected suicide
Hundreds of police searched the woods near her last sighting. Photo: DPA

A 22-year-old police officer was discovered dead after a six-day search, not far from the train station where she was last seen.

Hamburg cop missing without trace since Wednesday
Maxime Linder. Photo: DPA/Hamburg police

A 22-year-old police officer disappeared last week in Hamburg. Despite extensive searches, her colleagues have failed to locate her.

Hamburg dogs must be kept on leashes, as bird flu spreads
Photo: DPA.

The northern city-state of Hamburg is now requiring all dogs to be kept on leashes, as authorities fear the continued spread of bird flu.

Dozens of flights cancelled as Eurowings crews strike
Photo: DPA.

A cabin crew strike on Lufthansa's budget airline Eurowings which started at 5am on Tuesday morning is set to cause some headaches for travellers at Düsseldorf and Hamburg airports.

Rejoice! Christmas markets start opening across Germany
The Christmas market in St Pauli, Hamburg. Photo: DPA

The festive season is here at last. Since Thursday Glühwein has been warming the hands of chilly Germans in two of the country's mayor cities.

Dazzling new concert hall set to put Hamburg on world map
Photo: DPA

Years overdue and tens of millions over budget, a spectacular new concert house is poised to put Germany's venerable port city of Hamburg on the map as a global attraction.

Police search for alleged Isis murderer with wounded hand
Police at the scene of the stabbing in Hamburg. Photo: DPA.

Police in Hamburg are enlisting the help of thousands of doctors to find a suspect in a murder case who is alleged to be affiliated with terror group Isis.

€700m over budget, Hamburg concert hall finally finished
The Elbphilharmonie. Photo: Maddl79 / Wikimedia Commons.

...and only six years too late

Outrage over ruling on 'brutal' gang rape of teen girl
The now convicted suspects, sitting in court in Hamburg. Photo: DPA.

A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped and left partially clothed and unconscious in freezing temperatures. Now prosecutors are appealing the sentences for the young men found guilty, most of whom will not set foot in jail.

Drunk partygoer gropes Hamburg's deputy mayor
Photo: DPA

Hamburg's Second Mayor Katharina Fegebank was groped on the dance floor at a party in Berlin this week, she told police.

The Local List
5 reasons Hamburg is one of the best cities to live globally
Photo: Public Domain/Wikimedia Commons

Hamburg was just picked as one of the top most 'liveable' cities in the world, so here's a look at what makes the Hanseatic City so great.

Anti-drugs campaign is Scientology in disguise: spies
The Church of Scientology's German headquarters in Berlin. Photo: DPA

The controversial church is considered an "anti-constitutional sect" in Germany.

Hundreds protest in Hamburg against police violence
Photo: DPA

Several hundred people gathered spontaneously in Hamburg’s red light district on Tuesday evening to protest against racism and police violence.

Turkish coup attempt
Berlin slams 'revolting' scenes after Turkish coup attempt
Photo: DPA

Germany warned Turkey on Monday against reinstating the death penalty, as it blasted "revolting scenes of caprice and revenge" in the wake of a failed coup attempt.

Pupil's refusal to shake hands with teacher leads to walk out
Photo: Flazingo Photos/Flickr

It's not the first time that refusal to shake hands - a central part of German culture - has stirred up controversy over Islam and integration.

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