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# berlin - Monday 11 October, 2021

Appeal for information on Irish man missing from Berlin since last week
# Shane O'Brien
# Shane O'Brien

Appeal for information on Irish man missing from Berlin since last week

Oct 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 50,193 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Foreign affairs said it is providing consular assistance.

# berlin - Monday 27 September, 2021

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?

Sep 27th 2021, 1:40 PM 31,589 Views 24 Comments

The referendum supports the expropriation of homes from property companies to the city.

# berlin - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls
# Berlin
# Berlin

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:24 AM 11,083 Views 16 Comments

Climate change has emerged as a top voter concern among the 60.4 million people eligible to vote.

# berlin - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying
# Germany
# Germany

British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying

Aug 11th 2021, 1:16 PM 16,358 Views 11 Comments

German prosecutors said the 57-year-old man is suspected of selling documents to Russian intelligence.

# berlin - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case
# Germany
# Germany

Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case

Aug 10th 2021, 2:20 PM 31,255 Views 0 Comments

The 41-year-old is accused of meeting a 43-year-old mechanic on an online dating site a few hours before the killing in Berlin.

# berlin - Monday 2 August, 2021

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes
# Germany
# Germany

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes

Aug 2nd 2021, 1:03 PM 19,841 Views 11 Comments

Thousands of people had rallied in the German capital’s Mitte district.

# berlin - Monday 31 May, 2021

Ryanair passenger jet makes emergency landing in Berlin
# Germany
# Germany

Ryanair passenger jet makes emergency landing in Berlin

May 31st 2021, 7:08 AM 41,019 Views 13 Comments

Ryanair apologised for a delay of seven hours for passengers, which it said was outside the airlines control.

# berlin - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Over 250 people arrested in Berlin after 'unacceptable' May Day violence
# Germany
# Germany

Over 250 people arrested in Berlin after 'unacceptable' May Day violence

May 2nd 2021, 12:09 PM 18,261 Views 20 Comments

Around 30,000 people took part in traditional Labour Day workers’ rights protests yesterday in Berlin.

# berlin - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Four people killed and fifth person seriously injured in attack at Berlin care centre
# Germany
# Germany

Four people killed and fifth person seriously injured in attack at Berlin care centre

Apr 29th 2021, 11:21 AM 16,236 Views 1 Comment

A 51-year-old employee has been arrested “under strong suspicion” of carrying out the assault.

# berlin - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel
# Berlin
# Berlin

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel

Apr 11th 2021, 5:44 PM 12,171 Views 2 Comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed she won’t be running for re-election.

# berlin - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Germany sees sharp drop in asylum requests in 2020
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Germany sees sharp drop in asylum requests in 2020

Jan 10th 2021, 6:59 PM 22,143 Views 13 Comments

Germany’s interior ministry recorded 31.5 percent fewer first-time applications than in 2019.

# berlin - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Coveney in Berlin tomorrow to mark handover of UN Security Council membership to Ireland
# Handover
# Handover

Coveney in Berlin tomorrow to mark handover of UN Security Council membership to Ireland

Dec 10th 2020, 9:40 PM 14,371 Views 20 Comments

Ireland will take its seat on the Council on 1 January 2021.

# berlin - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Car with 'stop the globalisation policies' written on it hits gate outside Merkel’s offices
# Berlin
# Berlin

Car with 'stop the globalisation policies' written on it hits gate outside Merkel’s offices

Nov 25th 2020, 12:58 PM 18,762 Views 8 Comments

The car had the slogan ‘You damned murderers of children and old people’ painted on the other side.

# berlin - Friday 20 November, 2020

Berlin police arrest chemistry teacher on suspicion of cannibalism after bones found 'stripped of flesh'
# Pankow
# Pankow

Berlin police arrest chemistry teacher on suspicion of cannibalism after bones found 'stripped of flesh'

Nov 20th 2020, 3:56 PM 30,651 Views 0 Comments

The bones were found by people strolling in a park.

# berlin - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Three suspects arrested over spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist
# Dresden
# Dresden

Three suspects arrested over spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist

Nov 17th 2020, 8:04 AM 18,486 Views 7 Comments

Items stolen included a sword whose hilt is encrusted with nine large and 770 smaller diamonds.

# berlin - Friday 16 October, 2020

Court overturns order to shut Berlin's bars and restaurants from 11pm
# Germany
# Germany

Court overturns order to shut Berlin's bars and restaurants from 11pm

Oct 16th 2020, 12:31 PM 24,148 Views 20 Comments

The court said “it was not apparent” that such a measure could help fight coronavirus.

# berlin - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Alexei Navalny discharged and full recovery is possible, says Berlin hospital
# Kremlin Critic
# Kremlin Critic

Alexei Navalny discharged and full recovery is possible, says Berlin hospital

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:23 AM 23,491 Views 11 Comments

The Charite hospital that treated Navalny said it was still too early to assess any long-term effects of his poisoning.

# berlin - Friday 4 September, 2020

An Irishman in Berlin: There's a housing shortage here too, despite a different approach
# Opinion
# Opinion

An Irishman in Berlin: There's a housing shortage here too, despite a different approach

Sep 4th 2020, 7:10 AM 26,461 Views 38 Comments

Irishman William Campbell lives in Berlin and says despite how we hold up the German housing market as one of the best, it has developed some serious flaws.

# berlin - Sunday 30 August, 2020

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag
# Berlin
# Berlin

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag

Aug 30th 2020, 11:58 AM 46,855 Views 52 Comments

Late last night, several hundred protesters broke through barriers and a police cordon to climb the steps leading to the entrance to the Reichstag.

# berlin - Monday 24 August, 2020

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's test results indicate poisoning, German hospital says
# Berlin
# Berlin

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's test results indicate poisoning, German hospital says

Aug 24th 2020, 4:31 PM 17,426 Views 23 Comments

Doctors at the Berlin hospital where Navalny is being treated have said there is a possibility of long-term effects to his central nervous system.

# berlin - Saturday 22 August, 2020

‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident in ‘stable’ condition after arriving at German hospital
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident in ‘stable’ condition after arriving at German hospital

Updated Aug 22nd 2020, 3:00 PM 56,330 Views 46 Comments

Alexei Navalny will be treated by specialists at the German capital’s main hospital.

# berlin - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Man ‘deliberately drove into motorcyclists in Berlin motorway terror attack’
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Man ‘deliberately drove into motorcyclists in Berlin motorway terror attack’

Updated Aug 19th 2020, 2:12 PM 45,087 Views 30 Comments

Six people were injured when the 30-year-old allegedly drove into several vehicles, police and prosecutors said.

# berlin - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Calls for Dublin bar to be shut down after 'outrageous' video shows them breaking Covid-19 rules
# Berlin D2
# Berlin D2

Calls for Dublin bar to be shut down after 'outrageous' video shows them breaking Covid-19 rules

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 6:45 PM 502,768 Views 337 Comments

The footage shows customers that are not social-distancing and the barman pouring drinks into people’s mouths.

# berlin - Monday 27 July, 2020

Berlin's famous nightclub Berghain lures visitors back with an eerie sound exhibit
# On The Dancefloor
# On The Dancefloor

Berlin's famous nightclub Berghain lures visitors back with an eerie sound exhibit

Jul 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 23,793 Views 6 Comments

Visitors are queuing up at the former-power-plant-turned-techno-attraction to hear the installation.

# berlin - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19
# Off
From The42
# Off

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19

Updated Jun 24th 2020, 4:50 PM 1,883 Views 4 Comments

‘It was clearly the course we needed to follow from a health and safety perspective.’

# berlin - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships
# Success
From The42
# Success

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

Feb 29th 2020, 4:28 PM 2,451 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.

# berlin - Saturday 15 February, 2020

One person dies and four others injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue
# Germany
# Germany

One person dies and four others injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

Feb 15th 2020, 12:34 PM 32,541 Views 17 Comments

The incident took place in a square in front of the Tempodrom, near Potsdamer Platz.

# berlin - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Berlin's rent freeze has yet to come into effect, but it's dividing opinion
# Germany
# Germany

Berlin's rent freeze has yet to come into effect, but it's dividing opinion

Feb 5th 2020, 5:07 PM 17,135 Views 53 Comments

The city’s rent freeze was approved by Berlin’s Parliament on 30 January.

# berlin - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market
# Housing Costs
# Housing Costs

Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:28 PM 16,758 Views 17 Comments

The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.

# berlin - Thursday 22 August, 2019

'All eyes on how Ireland is being treated': Country now in eye of storm, Coveney says
# More Talks
# More Talks

'All eyes on how Ireland is being treated': Country now in eye of storm, Coveney says

Updated Aug 22nd 2019, 12:45 PM 50,509 Views 73 Comments

Coveney said the UK backstop alternatives will ‘badly hit’ Ireland and its economy.

# berlin - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel: 'We do need the Brexit backstop removed'
# Talks
# Talks

Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel: 'We do need the Brexit backstop removed'

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 5:45 PM 50,527 Views 89 Comments

Johnson will seek to convince the German Chancellor to renegotiate elements of the Brexit deal.

# berlin - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,223 Views 24 Comments

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

# berlin - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze to tackle rising rents
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze to tackle rising rents

Jun 18th 2019, 7:25 PM 15,274 Views 78 Comments

Only social housing and new builds that have not been let out would be exempt under the move.

# berlin - Saturday 15 June, 2019

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'
# Berlin
# Berlin

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

Jun 15th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,155 Views 22 Comments

The ruling comes after the recent easing of a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising of pregnancy terminations.

# berlin - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'

Apr 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,934 Views 62 Comments

In Berlin, a proposed referendum seeks to ban the largest landlord company and expropriate the homes for social housing – but the average rent in Dublin is twice that of Berlin, writes Ciaran Connolly.

# berlin - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Ryanair apologises after denying prominent Arab Spring activist permission to board flight
# Denied
# Denied

Ryanair apologises after denying prominent Arab Spring activist permission to board flight

Apr 10th 2019, 12:18 PM 32,636 Views 45 Comments

Palestinian writer İyad el-Baghdadi was due to fly from Berlin to Dublin for a meeting.

# berlin - Friday 22 March, 2019

Berlin police break up mass brawl organised by two rival YouTube stars
# Bad Influencers
# Bad Influencers

Berlin police break up mass brawl organised by two rival YouTube stars

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:56 PM 56,785 Views 34 Comments

Berlin police said they made nine arrests after a fight broke among some 400 fans.

# berlin - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Four men go on trial for $1 million giant German coin heist
# COIN HEIST
# COIN HEIST

Four men go on trial for $1 million giant German coin heist

Jan 10th 2019, 5:10 PM 14,858 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors assume the nearly pure-gold treasure was either cut up, molten down or taken abroad.

# berlin - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record
# Rapid
From The42
# Rapid

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

Sep 16th 2018, 2:18 PM 10,111 Views 16 Comments

It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the mark by 2:23 in 1967.

# berlin - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Cork's Niamh McCarthy smashes European discus record to secure Ireland's sixth gold medal in Berlin
# European Championships
From The42
# European Championships

Cork's Niamh McCarthy smashes European discus record to secure Ireland's sixth gold medal in Berlin

Aug 26th 2018, 4:57 PM 6,951 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old Rio Paralympics silver-medalist twice broke the European record in the women’s F41 discus on Sunday.

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