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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"US electric car giant Tesla began clearing forest for its first European "Gigafactory" near Berlin Thursday, and is now racing against the clock to ..."
"On Wednesday, a committee argued in front of parliament to reclassify clubs and live music venues as cultural institutions in Berlin's Building Usage ..."
"A Berlin supermarket is tackling the challenge of reducing food waste by reselling all of the unattractive products that other grocery stores refuse to ..."
"On a recent morning, the Berlin Film Festival's two new co-directors were arguing about accents — specifically, what kind of voice should ..."
"It's difficult to estimate just how many people around Berlin have received letters like this over the last few years. Homelessness in the country (and ..."
"Groundbreaking innovators, inspired visionaries and disruptive entrepreneurs will put digital farming and precision agriculture at the forefront of the ..."
"Last Friday night, the rowdiest party in Berlin was at a century-old ballroom in the gentrified Mitte neighbourhood. Unlike at the city's techno clubs, the ..."
"If you're trying to control housing costs in your city, don't look to Berlin for inspiration. The German capital is due to implement a five-year, ..."
"This year, the International Cannabis Business Conference is returning to Berlin, Germany from 1-3 April 2020 for the biggest B2B cannabis industry ..."
"Berlin has progressed to become one of the most important cities for tech startups in Europe. A couple of decades ago, the city lacked the presence of ..."
"Griessmuehle, one of Berlin's best-loved clubs has shared a cryptic post suggesting that it could soon be forced to close. In an Instagram post, the club ..."
"Koelnmesse, Art Berlin's parent company, has pulled the plug after repeated setbacks. ..."
"The Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) wants to be included in a list which includes the Taj Mahal in India and Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes ..."
"Americans might know David Hasselhoff best as the star of pre-peak television series Knight Rider and Baywatch. But in Germany, he's been a ..."
"Grouped around the dining table in his apartment in Berlin's central Mitte district are three velvet armchairs the interior architect salvaged from what he ..."
"Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion occupied central traffic intersection Großen Stern near the government district in Berlin on 7 October."
"Berlin: Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) blocked roads around the Victory Column near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin early on ..."
"BERLIN, November 1989. A young lad wrapped up against the cold peers through a crack in the infamous wall as an East German border guard ..."
"Thirty years after the Berlin Wall came down, MICK O'HARE talks to some of those caught up in the momentous events and pieces together the story of ..."
"When Thierry Noir moved to west Berlin in the early 1980s, he found himself living next to the Wall, a menacing and at the time dreary three-metre ..."
"Germany's fast-growing capital Berlin is turning to technology to promote the use of just about every form of urban transport - except the ..."
"For years after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the mantra for millions of former East Germans was to "Go West" for better jobs and opportunities."
"One of the best ways to appreciate the impact of the Bauhaus School is to wander the streets of Berlin and see the work its members and their ..."
"The Siberian-born conductor is transforming the Berlin Philharmonic with his fresh approach to performance – here's everything you need to know."
"As of September 19, 2019, the busy Berliner Straße des 17. Juni has become a 3.6-kilometer test circuit for automated and network-enabled transport."
"Nearly three decades after the end of German division, David Hasselhoff is anxious to correct the historical record. No, he didn't topple the Berlin Wall."
"Being uprooted is something Ai Weiwei knows about. Exiled to the Gobi Desert as a child because of his father's work, he now lives in exile once more ..."
"I went to West Berlin in 1982 to document what was called Mauerkrankheit, which roughly translates as “wall sickness”. It was a disorder, identified in ..."
"He'll be performing the latter at this year's Berlin Atonal for the first time -- the festival's former power station venue, Kraftwek in Kreuzberg, providing ..."
"This November, Germany's capital is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall with a festival featuring large-scale video projections, ..."
"A new augmented reality app, available for download at www.mauar.berlin, recreates the Berlin Wall at the original locations on a smartphone or ..."
"According to BZ Berlin, activists have pasted “stop meat” templates on red traffic lights across Berlin-Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. On the green ..."
"Seeking out my great-grandparents' graves in Berlin's – and Europe's – largest Jewish cemetery, I found much more than what I was looking for."
"Rents in Berlin are not only rising excessively for private apartments – but also in commercial properties. Here's how the local government wants to ..."
"Berlin's police force is facing considerable embarrassment over the arrest of a woman who has repeatedly posed as a police officer and claims to have ..."
"Two homosexual emperor penguins at Berlin Zoo are preparing for the patter of tiny feet after zoo staff gave them an egg to adopt last month. "The two ..."
"Tauentzienstrasse, meanwhile, is one of western Berlin's main competitors to Friedrichstrasse—a broad boulevard that's home to continental Europe's ..."
"In one quiet area of Berlin, local residents are also being targeted. One victim is a bookshop-owner. Another is a historian who runs a gallery. A third is ..."
"Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behaviour that's drawn the ire of residents in the ..."
"The CEO of the much-delayed Berlin Brandenburg airport (BER) has said that the start of a new testing phase “confirms that opening BER in October ..."
"Berlin (Urban Transport News): ViaVan, Europe's leading provider of on-demand public mobility solutions, yesterday announced a new public ..."
"Ah Berlin! Such a great city for cycling. It was a sunny day in June and two friends and I had rented some of those disposable orange bikes via an app."
"November 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For those who grew up in the Cold War era, with the wall's presence a ..."
"The new Schülerticket, issued by the transport association of Berlin and Brandenburg (VBB), is applicable to all ticket holders travelling in Berlin's AB ..."
"Berlin's biggest sneaker boutique owners talk about how the fall of the Berlin Wall jump started sneaker culture in Germany's biggest city."
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