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.
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..
A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in a German town before killing himself and his mother had posted a manifesto online including conspiracy theories and deeply racist views,..
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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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..
Central bankers from Tokyo to Frankfurt are under growing market pressure to follow the U.S. Federal Reserve's 0.5 percentage point rate cut - even if the surprise move on Tuesday fell way short of its.. Reuters - Published
A spokesman for the public prosecutor's office in Frankfurt said the driver of a car that ploughed into a crowd of people at a carnival parade in the town of Volkmarsen was injured so could not.. Reuters - Published
Around 180 flights to and from Frankfurt airport were canceled on Sunday, a spokeswoman for airport operator Fraport said, and severe disruptions were expected on the railway as storm Sabine hit.. Reuters - Published
More than 100 Germans and family members landed in Frankfurt on Saturday after being evacuated from the Chinese city Wuhan for checks for the fast-spreading coronavirus and two weeks' quarantine,.. Reuters - Published
Germany's Condor, which is owned by British travel operator Thomas Cook, said on Thursday that a Frankfurt court had begun investor protection proceedings that should allow the airline to be.. Reuters - Published
Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela.. Reuters - Published
A climate change protester was bundled away by security staff on Thursday after he tried to rush across a stage where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was inspecting a new electric vehicle at.. Reuters - Published
Frankfurt's main railway station was reopened on Friday, rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Twitter, after police said officers were responding to reports of an apparent bank robbery. Reuters - Published
A 40-year-old Eritrean refugee accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Frankfurt was wanted by police in Switzerland, where he was being treated for psychological.. Reuters - Published