Carnival revellers throw confetti as they celebrate the start of the carnival season in Cologne November. In many parts of Germany, at 11:11am on November 11, people mark the official start of carnival
An aerial view of autumn trees along the shore of a quarry pond in Cologne, Germany
Cosplayers pose for a photo during the Gamescom fair in Cologne, Germany. The Gamescom convention, Europe’s largest video games trade fair
A woman tests a virtual reality headset “VR One” developed by a German manufacturer Zeiss at the Gamescom 2015 fair in Cologne, Germany on Wednesday. The Gamescom convention, Europe’s largest video games trade fair
A visitor considers “Mitten” (which roughly translates as middle), an installation by Katharina Hinsberg displayed in the Edith Wahlandt Gallery at the 47th Art Cologne fair in Germany.