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Frankfurt: City in Hesse, Germany
Frankfurt is a metropolis and the largest city of the German federal state of Hesse, and its 746,878 (2017) inhabitants make it the fifth-largest city in Germany. On the River Main, it forms a continuous conurbation with the neighbouring city of Offenbach am Main, and its urban area has a population of 2.3 million. The city is at the centre of the larger Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, which has a population of 5.5 million and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr Region. Since the enlargement of the European Union in 2013, the geographic centre of the EU is about 40 km (25 mi) to the east of Frankfurt's central business district. Like France and Franconia, the city is named after the Franks. Frankfurt is the largest city in the Rhine Franconian dialect area, Frankfurt was one of the host cities of the official tournaments of the 1974 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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Eintracht Frankfurt hit the training pitch with coronavirus restrictions [Video]

Eintracht Frankfurt hit the training pitch with coronavirus restrictions

Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt hold restricted training sessions for their players.

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Bleary-eyed and stressed, travelers scrambled at European airports to board flights to the United States on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping travel restrictions to curb the..

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Europe stocks follow Wall St higher on virus action hopes

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'Nazis out' chant Frankfurt fans after hecklers interrupt minute's silence for Hanau victims [Video]

'Nazis out' chant Frankfurt fans after hecklers interrupt minute's silence for Hanau victims

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Suspected shisha bar gunman published racist manifesto

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Germany probes deadly Hanau shooting as far-right attack

The killing of nine people by a gunman in Germany is being investigated as a far-right attack. The deadly shootings happened at two shisha cafes in the city of Hanau, near Frankfurt on Wednesday night.

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Right-wing extremist behind deadly German gun rampage: officials [Video]

Right-wing extremist behind deadly German gun rampage: officials

A gunman with suspected far-right links shot dead nine people, some of them migrants from Turkey, in an overnight rampage through a German city before killing himself, officials said. Joe Davies..

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Nine dead after shisha bar shootings in Germany

A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in a southwestern German city has been found dead at his home, police said on Thursday. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Eight people killed in shootings near Frankfurt [Video]

Eight people killed in shootings near Frankfurt

Eight people were killed on Wednesday night (February 19) in two shooting incidents in a German city near Frankfurt and special forces were chasing the gunmen who fled in a car, police said. Gloria Tso..

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Shootings in Germany leave at least 8 people dead [Video]

Shootings in Germany leave at least 8 people dead

Eight people were killed on Wednesday (February 19) in two shooting incidents in the German city of Hanau, near Frankfurt.

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Stocks under pressure as Apple sounds warning on coronavirus [Video]

Stocks under pressure as Apple sounds warning on coronavirus

Global shares fell on Tuesday after Apple said it would miss its March quarter revenue guidance as the coronavirus slowed production and weakened demand in China. Ciara Lee reports

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No phones, no leaks: Lagarde's stamp on ECB

ECB insiders say new chief Christine Lagarde has a deal for bank policymakers: Cut out the open dissent and I'll listen to you more. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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