The Documenta scandal
30 October 2022 | 12:36 pm
The Indonesian ruangrupa curatorial collective came under fire through the antisemitism scandal at Germany's documenta art show. Two of its members are now visiting professors at a Hamburg university.
7 Jul 2017
Anti-G20 protests erupt on the streets of Hamburg.
8 Jul 2017
Heavily armed police commandos move in after a day of activists clashing with police in Hamburg, Germany outside the G20 meeting.
9 Jul 2017
Hundreds of protesters scuffle with German police on the fringes of a largely peaceful march against a G20 summit of global leaders in Hamburg, after two days of violent clashes which marred the meeting.
28 Jan 2018
Leipzig's woes continue with 1-1 draw.
11 Mar 2018
Bayern Munich closed in on a sixth successive title and sent Hamburg SV closer to a first-ever relegation from the Bundesliga with a 6-0 rout of the beleaguered Dinos on Saturday (March 10).
10 May 2018
Anything but a win against Borussia Mönchengladbach and HSV’s famous clock, which counts the club’s time in the Bundesliga, will stop. Even then, Christian Titz’s men will need a miracle.
6 May 2019
It is still unclear why the young zookeeper entered the lion enclosure during feeding time. The 24-year-old was flown to the hospital in a helicopter.
15 Jun 2019
A 136-year-old wooden schooner had only just emerged from a €1.5-million renovation when it was sunk by a container ship near Hamburg. The accident would likely have been fatal if rescuers hadn't been in the area.
30 Nov 2019
Afghanistan has freed three Taliban figures for the release of two Western hostages. Officials hope the exchange will help rekindle peace talks with the militant group.
21 Dec 2019
A father of a two-year-old boy and several passers-by in Hamburg managed to save the child's life by following instructions given by a firefighter on the phone. The child's windpipe was blocked by bits of a pretzel.
15 Jun 2020
A detonator with an explosive device from the Second World War has been found during an apartment clearance in the northern German port city. The controlled explosion prompted the evacuation of the nearby area.
16 Aug 2020
Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.
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In 2022, German users primarily searched Google for news and background information on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But there was also great interest in major sporting events, Queen Elizabeth II's death, and COVID.
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Imagine you are Santa on Christmas Eve. What feat of physics will it take to deliver presents to millions of children across the world in one night?
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As Donald Trump eyes a return to the White House, a jury has found the Trump Organization guilty of 17 counts of tax fraud. The company paid less in tax by compensating executives with "off the books" perks such as luxury apartments. In addition to a fine, the Trump Organization will find it harder to get access to financing.
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One year ago, on December 6, 2021, a law was passed in France to enable parents to give a name to stillborn babies, a move hailed as progress by grieving families. With more than one in every 100 pregnancies in France resulting in a miscarriage, the national health agency is calling for better access to healthcare in a bid to reduce the perinatal mortality rate.
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On her first visit to India, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock signed a mobility agreement and addressed the climate crisis.