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# berlin - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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 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’

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

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

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

# berlin - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

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

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

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

# berlin - Saturday 29 February, 2020

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

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

# berlin - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record Rapid This post contains videos

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

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

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

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

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

# berlin - Friday 24 August, 2018

German firefighters stop spread of huge blaze but warn of ongoing threat

Around 600 people fled their homes in three villages in Brandenburg 50 kilometres southwest of the capital.

From The42 Comerford bags second bronze in Berlin bringing Ireland's medal count to eight Double Up

# berlin - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold Take A Bow

Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold

The North Cork AC athlete produced scores of 32.28 metres and 32.95 metres in Berlin.

# berlin - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

# berlin - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

It’s the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.

# berlin - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From The42 One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration Bizarre This post contains videos

One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration

Lornah Chemtai Salpeter thought she had won silver, but had another lap to go in Berlin.

# berlin - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The42 'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking'  - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal Fan Club This post contains videos

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking' - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal

Thomas Barr’s family were in Berlin to cheer him on to a fantastic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles final.

# berlin - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From The42 Season's best for Mark English not enough to advance from 800m heats Didn't Click

Season's best for Mark English not enough to advance from 800m heats

“I found it hard to get a rhythm from the go,” said the Irish track star who has struggled with injury this summer.

# berlin - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final

The Waterford man is confident he can post a faster 400m hurdle time in Thursday’s final.

From The42 'I'm happy with the performance' - Ireland's Phil Healy finishes 7th in European semi-final Reaction This post contains videos

'I'm happy with the performance' - Ireland's Phil Healy finishes 7th in European semi-final

The 23-year-old Cork runner now turns her attention to the 200m event on Friday

# berlin - Monday 6 August, 2018

Joy as Ireland's Phil Healy books place in European Athletics 100m semi-finals in Berlin

The 23-year-old Cork runner will compete in tomorrow’s European Championships 100m semi-final after finishing second in her heat.

# berlin - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From The42 'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now' Rocket Man This post contains videos

'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now'

A year after a hamstring injury cut his season short, Marcus Lawler is heading into the European Championships in the fastest form of his life.

# berlin - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Waterford man who went missing in Netherlands turns up safe and well in Berlin

John Power disappeared in Maastricht on 9 June but today presented himself at the Irish Embassy in Berlin.

# berlin - Sunday 3 June, 2018

# berlin - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Russia to question reporter if he comes for World Cup

Hajo Seppelt’s documentaries on doping among Russian athletes sparked controversy.

# berlin - Friday 20 April, 2018

Pictures: Disposal of massive WWII bomb causes mass evacuation in Berlin

The 500 kilo bomb was found on a construction site.

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