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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Big Changes Planned for Volksbühne Theater in Berlin

New York Times / Christopher D. Shea — Tuesday, 16. May 2017
"Chris Dercon, the new artistic director of the Volksbühne, a theater in Berlin, announced the 2017-18 season on Tuesday, the first under his leadership ..." link

A tour of Berlin, through the eyes of refugees

The Local Germany / Emma Anderson — Tuesday, 02. May 2017
"A tour through central Berlin on a recent, rainy Saturday afternoon guided its participants through some of Berlin's most typical attractions: Checkpoint ..." link

Gallery Weekend Berlin gets serious

Art Newspaper / Laurie Rojas — Tuesday, 02. May 2017
"This year's 13th edition of Gallery Weekend (April 28-30) was characterised by serious, historic, and contemplative proposals by 47 Berlin galleries." link

When Keith Haring Graffitied The Berlin Wall

Daily Beast / Allison McNearney — Saturday, 29. April 2017
"Haring, the celebrated street artist, spray-painted a section of the Berlin Wall in 1986. Just a few years later, both structure and artist would be gone." link

Life In Berlin: How To Make Beer Like A Parasite

NPR Berlin / Hana and Hugh Eckermann — Friday, 28. April 2017
"Hana Eckermann: Bierlieb in Berlin - Friedrichshain announced a Parasite Produktions beer tasting and we are eager to find out what is the story ..." link

A vinyl pressing plant has opened in Berlin

FACT — Thursday, 27. April 2017
"A new vinyl factory, Intakt!, has opened in Berlin and will ship its first round of pressing next month. Intakt! joins Germany's Optimal Media as one of just ..." link

What I learned about Berlin after a day of Meetups

The Independent / Madhvi Ramani — Tuesday, 25. April 2017
"Berlin is the fourth largest Meetup city in Europe and one of its fastest growing cities globally. Madhvi Ramani spent an entire day Meetup-hopping to ..." link

Merkel orders huge cash boost for arts in Berlin

Slipped Disc / Norman Lebrecht — Sunday, 23. April 2017
"It is reported that the Merkel government is on the verge of pumping an extra 25.7 million Euros of federal funds into Berlin's cultural institutions." link

Lloyds eyes Berlin for post-Brexit push

BBC News — Tuesday, 18. April 2017
"Lloyds has decided to convert its Berlin branch into a European hub, in order to maintain a presence inside the EU, sources told the BBC. Several ..." link

Berlin startup offers a year with no money worries

The Local Germany / AFP — Monday, 17. April 2017
"Miko from Berlin may only be five, but he already has €1,000 ($1,063) per month to live on -- not from hard graft, but as part of an experiment into ..." link

Berliners get an appetite for refugees’ cuisine

The Guardian / Prathap Nair — Sunday, 16. April 2017
"Lunchtime on a weekday at Alagami restaurant, in Berlin's Neukölln district, is busy as usual. Waiters buzz around serving plastic plates brimming with ..." link

Germany Is Building a Wall to Protect the Berlin Wall

artnet News / Sarah Cascone — Tuesday, 11. April 2017
"Visitors walk along the East Side Gallery, a mile-long section of the Berlin Wall still standing that is covered in murals and graffiti, on March 5, 2017 in ..." link

Iranian Artist’s Photos on Display in Berlin

Financial Tribune — Sunday, 09. April 2017
"The KINDL, a center for contemporary art in Berlin, Germany, is presenting the first comprehensive retrospective of the Iranian artist Shirana Shahbazi." link

Letter of Recommendation: Berliner Fernsehturm

New York Times / Lauren Oyler — Thursday, 06. April 2017
"A friend recently told me about an apartment in Berlin where you can get a geography lesson while using the toilet. The bathroom has a window ..." link

The Arts Hour on Tour in Berlin

BBC News — Tuesday, 04. April 2017
"The Arts Hour on Tour comes from Berlin where Nikki Bedi is on stage with star guests, live bands, and the hottest stand-up comedy. As the German ..." link

Colourful characters beneath Berlin – in pictures

The Guardian / Temitope Kalejaiye — Saturday, 25. March 2017
"Berlin is known for its underground scene of artists, DJs and techno, but it was the actual underground that captured the attention of photographer ..." link

Unravelling the mystery of the Berlin acid attacker

The Local Germany / Emma Anderson — Monday, 20. March 2017
"Berlin has been puzzling over a series of cases in which six unrelated women were attacked at night by a man on a bike, at least four of whom were ..." link

Berlin: a soundtrack to history

Irish Independent — Sunday, 19. March 2017
"They're not the only artists who have decamped to Berlin in search of inspiration. David Bowie made the same pilgrimage towards the end of the ..." link

Google is moving into to a new office in Berlin

Business Insider/ Sam Shead — Friday, 17. March 2017
"In Berlin, Google employees around 100 people including a small number of engineers working on products like Android and YouTube, as well ..." link

Slight decline in Berlin audiences

Slipped Disc — Thursday, 16. March 2017
"Of the three opera houses, the Deutsche Oper played to 238,000 people (67%), the Komische Oper 192,000 (81%) and the Staatsoper, temporarily in ..." link

Twitter has shut down its office in Berlin

Business Insider/ Sam Shead — Thursday, 09. March 2017
"Twitter has shut down its office in Berlin and several people that worked for the social media giant in Germany have left the company. Twitter quietly ..." link

My Kind of Place: West Berlin

The National / David Whitley — Thursday, 09. March 2017
"After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the city's eastern side, formerly occupied by the communist German Democratic Republic, was ripe for renovation." link

Warner/Chappell opens new Berlin office

Music Week / Daniel Gumble — Tuesday, 07. March 2017
"Warner/Chappell Music has expanded its reach in Germany with the launch of a new office in Berlin. The new location, which is primarily A&R-focused ..." link

Mike’s Fancy Cheese Co lands Berlin deal

Belfast Telegraph / John Mulgrew — Tuesday, 07. March 2017
"Now, he's landed Alt Milch in Berlin's Kreuzberg district as one of his new stockists. He's also won business for Young Buck from fromageries in Paris, ..." link

Where To See The Berlin Wall In London

Londonist / Zoe Craig — Tuesday, 07. March 2017
"The section, made of concrete and steel, was taken from the Leuschnerdamm in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. It was acquired by the Imperial War ..." link

Berlin Plans a New Network of Bike Superhighways

CityLab / Feargus O'Sullivan — Monday, 06. March 2017
"A rendering of Berlin's cycle highways A rendering of how Berlin's cycle highways could look, produced by a CDU party local branch." link

Beerista: A peek inside Berlin’s craft brewing scene

Irish Times / Sorcha Hamilton — Saturday, 04. March 2017
"“The German craft beer scene is still young,” says brewer Richie Hodges who works with one of Berlin's newest craft breweries, Berliner Berg. “It's still ..." link

Life In Berlin: New Public Transport Patrol In Berlin

NPR Berlin / Monika Müller-Kroll — Friday, 03. March 2017
"Parker confronted the guy in German and then moved on - an unpleasant ending to a night out in Berlin. Still, this incident hasn't stopped Parker riding ..." link

Berlin feels like home, with spies in tow / Nooraini Mydin — Sunday, 26. February 2017
"After a four-and-a-half hour journey from Cologne, I arrived in a rather chilly Berlin and met three lovely Malaysian students. Kheidhir, Khairul and ..." link

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