UPDATE: Germany reports first two coronavirus deaths

UPDATE: Germany reports first two coronavirus deaths

Two people have died of the novel coronavirus in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, officials said Monday, the country's first casualties of the outbreak.

Over 4,000 people affected by World War II bomb found in Essen

Over 4,000 people affected by World War II bomb found in Essen

Food bank in Essen reopens doors to migrants

Food bank in Essen reopens doors to migrants

Food charity in Essen reverses decision to ban new migrant clients

Food charity in Essen reverses decision to ban new migrant clients

How a rare bird drove Ed Sheeran out of a west German town

How a rare bird drove Ed Sheeran out of a west German town

Attackers still on run after near-fatal acid attack on German business exec

Attackers still on run after near-fatal acid attack on German business exec

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

‘Nazi’ sprayed on food charity which refused to take new migrant clients

‘Nazi’ sprayed on food charity which refused to take new migrant clients

Food bank in Essen bars new migrant clients ‘to ensure reasonable integration’

Food bank in Essen bars new migrant clients ‘to ensure reasonable integration’

Court fines three people for ignoring dying pensioner in bank

Court fines three people for ignoring dying pensioner in bank

Man arrested in Essen over suspected attack plot

Man arrested in Essen over suspected attack plot

Teen Islamists given six years’ jail for Sikh temple bomb attack

Teen Islamists given six years’ jail for Sikh temple bomb attack

Police free second suspect in Essen mall attack threat

Police free second suspect in Essen mall attack threat

Germany hunts possible contacts of mall attack plotter

Germany hunts possible contacts of mall attack plotter

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat

Terror threat that shut down Essen shopping mall was ‘very concrete’: police

Terror threat that shut down Essen shopping mall was ‘very concrete’: police

Germany searches soul after old man left to die in bank

Germany searches soul after old man left to die in bank

‘Salafist’ Sikh temple bombers were known to police

‘Salafist’ Sikh temple bombers were known to police

Teen ‘Salafists’ arrested over bomb attack on Sikh temple

Teen ‘Salafists’ arrested over bomb attack on Sikh temple

Passengers tell fake racists where to get off

Passengers tell fake racists where to get off

Essen to be 2017 ‘Green Capital’ of Europe

Essen to be 2017 ‘Green Capital’ of Europe

CDU angers Muslims with opposition to Koran

CDU angers Muslims with opposition to Koran

‘Francogeddon’ sends city debts soaring

‘Francogeddon’ sends city debts soaring

Art dealer on trial for swindling Aldi heir

Art dealer on trial for swindling Aldi heir

Refugee firm ‘knew’ about guard abuse

Refugee firm ‘knew’ about guard abuse

City starts beer for alcoholics project

City starts beer for alcoholics project

Police investigate abuse at refugee centres

Police investigate abuse at refugee centres

Mother gagged and buried in concrete

Mother gagged and buried in concrete

World’s biggest toy fair opens in Essen

World’s biggest toy fair opens in Essen

Schoolboy, 12, stabbed in chest during fight

Schoolboy, 12, stabbed in chest during fight

City does U-turn on ‘veggie-day’ pledge

City does U-turn on ‘veggie-day’ pledge

Police hunt father who ‘shot daughter and wife’

Police hunt father who ‘shot daughter and wife’

The Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex

The Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex

Hamburg voted most attractive German city

Hamburg voted most attractive German city

Second abandoned bag causes bomb scare

Second abandoned bag causes bomb scare

Kids ill after ‘refusing to use smelly school loos’

Kids ill after ‘refusing to use smelly school loos’

Stricter rules mean no pony for St Martin

Stricter rules mean no pony for St Martin

Court: saying ‘no’ not enough to stop sex

Court: saying ‘no’ not enough to stop sex

Court: speedy student must pay fees

Court: speedy student must pay fees

Chemicals plant blast kills one, injures one

Chemicals plant blast kills one, injures one

Storms chaos hits North Rhine-Westphalia

Storms chaos hits North Rhine-Westphalia

Car ploughs into crowd injuring 11 people

Car ploughs into crowd injuring 11 people

Germany confirms first swine flu death

Germany confirms first swine flu death

First suspected swine flu death in Germany

First suspected swine flu death in Germany

Meteor hits boy on way to school

Meteor hits boy on way to school

Essen Catholic diocese buys inflatable church

Essen Catholic diocese buys inflatable church

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Essen U-bahn metro erupts in flames during morning rush

Disabled man kept in Essen cellar for years

Disabled man kept in Essen cellar for years