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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Inside Berlin’s Former Squats

The University Times / Ciannait Khan — Saturday, 12. January 2019
"It was years ago when I first visited Liebig 34, a building in Berlin that has been occupied since the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. I had just moved to the city ..."

German Start-ups Learn to Fall

New York Magazine / Lindsay Gellman — Monday, 29. October 2018
"On a July evening in 2016 at Factory Berlin, a sleek work space for technology entrepreneurs in the German capital, aspiring founders gathered in a ..."

Berlin draws crowds for Tempelhof art fair

euronews — Sunday, 28. October 2018
"Art Berlin features 120 galleries and is taking place inside the city's decommissioned Tempelhof airport. Berlin has the most art galleries after New .."

‘Oversaturated’ Berlin loses two more galleries

Art Newspaper / Laurie Rojas — Sunday, 28. October 2018
"Christian Siekmeier of Exile agrees, saying: “Berlin might be oversaturated and overfed.” Meanwhile, the city's idealistic belief in running galleries ..."

How a Berlin neighbourhood took on Google and won / Victoria Turk — Friday, 26. October 2018
"Local campaigners, including a group dubbed Fuck Off Google, held protests around Berlin's Kreuzberg as the tech giant planned to open a new ..."

Berlin Is a Masterpiece of a Graphic Novel / Rich Smith — Wednesday, 24. October 2018
"That feeling pervades former Seattle cartoonist Jason Lutes's exquisitely drawn historical graphic novel Berlin, which tracks the fall of the Weimar ..."

Why Berlin’s vibrant culture is good for business

The Sydney Morning Herald / Andrew Taylor — Sunday, 07. October 2018
"Berlin has long been a magnet for artists and musicians such as David Bowie and Iggy Pop, who lived in the city's Schöneberg neighbourhood in the ..."

The top 10 European cities, according to what students want

Study International News / Study International Staff — Monday, 01. October 2018
"Berlin is the overall winner out of 44 university-cities. “Berlin has it all: strong universities with minimal tuition, affordable living, a socially open city and ..."

The City Where Artists Are Fighting Gentrification

HuffPost / Emily Manthei — Wednesday, 26. September 2018
"A block east of Alexanderplatz, a huge concrete piazza dotted with shopping outlets, a train station and the suspended globe of the TV ..."

Why creative Brits love Berlin

The Times / Sally Howard — Sunday, 23. September 2018
"The British population in Berlin has risen by 83% since 2000, to 15,602 registered residents in December 2017. A number of theories have been ..."

How East German Punks Helped Destroy the Berlin Wall

Rolling Stone / Jerry Portwood — Monday, 17. September 2018
"American journalist and author Tim Mohr admits that when he first arrived in Berlin in 1992, he was clueless to the reality of what the post-Wall city ..."

Watch the full Sound of Berlin documentary

DJ Mag / Alex Flood — Thursday, 13. September 2018
""The whole German reunification actually took place on the dancefloor" — that's the declaration of a new film which documents self-appointed capital ..."

Berlin’s new ride-share to run 80% electric / Chris Randall — Sunday, 09. September 2018
"The Berlin public transport operator BVG and Daimler subsidiary ViaVan have officially launched their ride-share program BerlKönig in Berlin. To start ..."

Berlin #1 as left-field cities prove popular

The PIE News / Patrick Atack — Friday, 07. September 2018
"According to this year's 'Best Student City' ranking by one of Europe's leading think tanks focused on the future of accommodation, Berlin is again the ..."

A Second Life for Berlin’s Plattenblau

CityLab / Feargus O'Sullivan — Thursday, 06. September 2018
"Berlin has decided on a novel location to host some of the new apartments the city badly needs—on top of the old ones. Yesterday, Berlin's Senate ..."

The ‘Hand with Watch’ Sculpture

Atlas Obscura — Wednesday, 05. September 2018
"Simply called “The Hand” by the locals, the “Hand with Watch” sculpture is one of Berlin's many iconic public sculptures by German artist Joachim ..."

As property booms, Berlin is a victim of its own success

Handelsblatt Global Edition — Wednesday, 05. September 2018
"“Berlin, Berlin, we're going to Berlin,” the popular German soccer song goes, alluding to an annual championship held in the city. The tune could just ..."

Is Berlin’s gay population experiencing a backlash?

Irish Times / Derek Scally — Saturday, 28. July 2018
"Despite Berlin's largely liberal and tolerant culture, gay counselling and victim ... The progressive cultural shift is visible in Berlin's police force, once an ..."

The Berlin blockade – archive, 1948

The Guardian (blog) / compiled by Richard Nelsson — Friday, 27. July 2018
"Seventy years ago, the Soviet Union blocked supply routes to West Berlin. The Western Allies countered with an airlift of supplies in what became one ..."

Google not welcome in Bohemian Berlin district

The Business Times — Monday, 11. June 2018
"A wall with the words "Google, you snitch!" in Berlin's Kreuzberg district. Google's Berlin hub, due to open later this year, is set to be the latest outpost ..."

What it costs to live in Berlin

VICE News / Milena Mikael-Debass — Saturday, 09. June 2018
"Thanks partly to the former mayor dubbing Berlin “poor but sexy” back in 2003, the city has drawn a large community of creatives, including artists and ..."

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