Berlin News in English Media

Berlin News in English Media

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Berlin News: Berlin in the News – and News from Berlin – in English.

If you want to know what’s ‘really’ happening in Berlin, or at least what English media is reporting about Berlin, then this page might be the right place for you.

Here you’ll find a frequently updated compilation of the latest Berlin News in English / by English language media so you can get a picture of what is going on in Berlin, what people in Germany’s capital talk about – and how ‘the rest of the world’ sees Berlin.

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Can any fair kickstart the Berlin art market?

Art Newspaper / Stefan Kobel — Wednesday, 15. November 2017
"The German art world held its collective breath earlier this autumn when the new Art Berlin fair, a joint venture between the former rivals Maike Cruse, ..." link

Goodbye to Berlin

Financial Times / Stefan Wagstyl — Friday, 29. September 2017
"Plunging into the green waters of Gorinsee is an instant remedy to urban stress. The lake lies only 20km from Berlin but seems a world away, with its ..." link

A Final Note From NPR Berlin

NPR Berlin — Friday, 29. September 2017
"As we mark the end of NPR's operations of the station in Berlin, we'd like to thank our many listeners in the Berlin metropolitan area for your support ..." link

NeSpoon unveils a new mural in Berlin for Urban Nations

StreetArtNews / blog / Modestas Mo Noreika — Saturday, 23. September 2017
"NeSpoon has been very active recently, finishing her mural in Sweden and then going straight to Germany for Urban Nations where this mural was ..." link

Berlin Has a New Art Fair. Can It Attract the Buyers?

New York Times / Scott Reyburn — Friday, 22. September 2017
""'My collection is very refined and elegant; Berlin is the opposite' said Mr. Feuerle, 55, a former Cologne gallerist, who spends much of his year in Asia.…"" link

Passions fly as Berlin airport vote looms

Financial Times / Tobias Buck — Thursday, 21. September 2017
"With only a few days to go until election day, passions are running high in a debate at Berlin's Zoo Palast cinema. On the podium, politicians trade ..." link

The hottest startups in Berlin / Victoria Turk — Tuesday, 19. September 2017
"Once dominated by online retail giant Rocket Internet, Berlin's growing tech scene is now making a name for itself in a broad range of sectors." link

Things Learned At: Pop-Kultur In Berlin

The Quietus / Anna Wood — Friday, 15. September 2017
"It was illuminating, to say the least, to hear from a man who moved to Berlin before the wall came down and who lives in a country where – for obvious ..." link

Berlin’s closed, creepy and amazing airport.

CNET / Kent German — Friday, 15. September 2017
"With two currently serving the city and another forever under construction, Berlin is not short on airports. But the most fascinating of them all ..." link

Partial to Home: Difficult conversations

The Commercial Dispatch / Birney Imes — Saturday, 09. September 2017
"In the city of Berlin south of the Brandenburg Gate and several blocks west of Checkpoint Charlie, there is a museum called "Topography of Terror."." link

Is Berlin too chaotic for self-driving cars?

CNET / Wayne Cunningham — Friday, 08. September 2017
"Riding in a modified Jeep Grand Cherokee down the Bundesstraße through Berlin's Tiergarten, the driver takes his hands off the wheel and the car ..." link

When visiting Berlin, go west / William Cook — Thursday, 07. September 2017
"Ever since the Berlin Wall came tumbling down, travellers have been flocking to East Berlin while West Berlin has been forgotten. However as the East ..." link

Staatsoper Berlin Finally Reopens. Sort Of.

New York Times / Rebecca Schmid — Sunday, 03. September 2017
"When the city of Berlin agreed to fix structural problems at the Staatsoper, the conductor insisted that the acoustics also be improved. The ceiling was ..." link

Inside Europe’s most exclusive, debaucherous nightclub (blog) / Gavin Fernando — Sunday, 03. September 2017
"If Berlin is Europe's atheist capital, Berghain is its holy temple of worship. The Stalinist-style power-plant-turned-party-warehouse is notorious for its ..." link

Chinese investors seize on cheap Berlin properties

Nikkei Asian Review / Jens Kastner — Sunday, 03. September 2017
"These luxury apartments under construction at the KU136 Kurfuersten Strasse Berlin building are being marketed in Beijing and Shanghai." link

Berlin Art Week

E-Flux — Sunday, 03. September 2017
"For the sixth time, Berlin Art Week presents an overview of what's going on in the world of contemporary art. The programme this year is especially ..." link

The wackiest innovations at Berlin’s IFA 2017

The Express Tribune / AFP — Sunday, 03. September 2017
"A visitor sitting on a carousel tries out virtual glasses at the booth of Deutsche Telekom at the IFA Consumer Electronics Fair in Berlin on September 2, ..." link

Baby steps in Berlin

Financial Times / Paul Miles — Friday, 01. September 2017
"We visited Berlin on a wonderful summer week, everyone was out in the cafés and beer gardens. There was a great vibe in the street. It was magical." link

Berlin Atonal review: Plenty of fun to be had in the dark

The Independent / Kit Macdonald — Thursday, 31. August 2017
"Berlin Atonal is an institution in the German capital, but an institution of two halves. The festival started all the way back in 1982, but was on hiatus from ..." link

Hear Berlin Philharmonic musicians play – for free

The Guardian / Alex McBride — Wednesday, 30. August 2017
"On the edge of Berlin's Tiergarten, the pentagon-shaped, gold-crowned roof of the Berlin Philharmonie sits comfortably within the city's Kulturforum ..." link

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