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# berlin - Thursday 12 May, 2022

German police foil teenage school 'Nazi attack'
# Germany
# Germany

German police foil teenage school 'Nazi attack'

May 12th 2022, 4:16 PM 18,490 Views 0 Comments

The suspect is being questioned while investigators continue to comb his home for evidence.

# berlin - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Tens of thousands join anti-war demos across Europe
# Protest
# Protest

Tens of thousands join anti-war demos across Europe

Updated Mar 13th 2022, 7:49 PM 21,486 Views 25 Comments

A sea of people carrying yellow and blue signs that read “Stop Putin” and “Stop the War” massed at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate

# berlin - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Militarily, not politically neutral: Martin asked about neutrality on high-profile Berlin visit
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Militarily, not politically neutral: Martin asked about neutrality on high-profile Berlin visit

Updated Feb 23rd 2022, 9:00 AM 17,340 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin said that if war does break out it would be “catastrophic”.

# berlin - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

'These are difficult hours for Europe': Taoiseach meets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin
# Taoiseach Abroad
# Taoiseach Abroad

'These are difficult hours for Europe': Taoiseach meets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 12:00 PM 21,053 Views 32 Comments

Speaking in a joint press conference in Berlin today with Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Scholz said steps were being taken to halt the process.

# berlin - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Five bodies found at house in Germany
# Bodies Found
# Bodies Found

Five bodies found at house in Germany

Dec 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 73,303 Views 10 Comments

The discovery was made at a house near Berlin.

# berlin - Friday 3 December, 2021

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:34 AM 14,859 Views 28 Comments

Merkel was given a traditional military musical performance and march at the defence ministry.

# 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 32,249 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 11,104 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 16,377 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 31,300 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 19,869 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 41,038 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 18,268 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 16,237 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 12,173 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 22,151 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 14,373 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 18,763 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 30,657 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 18,493 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 24,152 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 23,497 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 26,655 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 46,867 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 17,436 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 56,338 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 45,089 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 502,946 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 23,876 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 1,900 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 2,468 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 32,548 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 17,142 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 16,767 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 50,514 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 50,538 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 37,242 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 15,276 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 17,165 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 25,956 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.

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