State by state: What are Germany’s rules for New Year’s Eve?

State by state: What are Germany’s rules for New Year’s Eve?

Loud, colourful and crowded - normally New Year’s Eve is a bustling night filled with fireworks and parties. But both will only be possible at the end of 2020 to a limited degree.

Mother and daughters investigated over German zoo fire

Mother and daughters investigated over German zoo fire

Update: Lanterns reportedly behind deadly New Year’s Eve fire at German zoo

Update: Lanterns reportedly behind deadly New Year’s Eve fire at German zoo

Hamburg to ban fireworks in city centre on New Year’s Eve

Hamburg to ban fireworks in city centre on New Year’s Eve

Berlin New Year’s Eve air quality ‘worst in Germany’

Berlin New Year’s Eve air quality ‘worst in Germany’

‘Germans have kept it alive’: Dinner for One star’s son on the enduring legacy of a Silvester favourite

‘Germans have kept it alive’: Dinner for One star’s son on the enduring legacy of a Silvester favourite

‘What’s happening on Berlin streets can’t be tolerated’: Politicians float New Year’s Eve fireworks ban

‘What’s happening on Berlin streets can’t be tolerated’: Politicians float New Year’s Eve fireworks ban

Why many German cities become a fireworks hell on NYE
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Why many German cities become a fireworks hell on NYE

Cologne police now say fewer North Africans ID’d on New Year’s Eve

Cologne police now say fewer North Africans ID’d on New Year’s Eve

How Cologne sexual assaults ‘changed German mood completely’

How Cologne sexual assaults ‘changed German mood completely’

The weirdest German New Year’s Eve habit you’ve never heard of

The weirdest German New Year’s Eve habit you’ve never heard of

Cologne to have 10 times more police for New Year’s Eve party

Cologne to have 10 times more police for New Year’s Eve party

Police mull helicopters, CCTV to fight New Year sex crimes

Police mull helicopters, CCTV to fight New Year sex crimes

Video emerges of Cologne New Year’s Eve violence

Video emerges of Cologne New Year’s Eve violence

Algerian man cleared of New Year’s sex assault in Cologne

Algerian man cleared of New Year’s sex assault in Cologne

Suspect in Cologne sex assaults caught in Switzerland

Suspect in Cologne sex assaults caught in Switzerland

Man on trial in Germany for New Year’s sex assault

Man on trial in Germany for New Year’s sex assault

Minister accused of cover-up in Cologne sexual assaults

Minister accused of cover-up in Cologne sexual assaults

First suspect charged with sexual assault in Cologne

First suspect charged with sexual assault in Cologne

Photos help police nab New Year sex assault suspects

Photos help police nab New Year sex assault suspects

Cologne attacks ‘not organized’: police chief

Cologne attacks ‘not organized’: police chief

Cologne police promise huge carnival presence

Cologne police promise huge carnival presence

Two arrested over NYE sexual assaults

Two arrested over NYE sexual assaults

Munich New Year alert ‘part of EU-wide Isis plot’

Munich New Year alert ‘part of EU-wide Isis plot’

Police report shows their side of Cologne assaults

Police report shows their side of Cologne assaults

New Year sexual assaults in Frankfurt, police say

New Year sexual assaults in Frankfurt, police say

Cologne still tense in wake of sexual assaults

Cologne still tense in wake of sexual assaults

Where to celebrate Silvester 2014

Where to celebrate Silvester 2014

A million expected at Berlin’s party

A million expected at Berlin’s party

Ski champ’s brother killed in fireworks accident

Ski champ’s brother killed in fireworks accident