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Berlin airport employee admits taking €150,000 bribe
Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Photo: DPA

The German capital's long-delayed international airport has been haunted by claims of corruption and incompetency.

Bowie gets a memorial plaque at former Berlin home
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Berlin officials will commemorate David Bowie on Monday with a plaque in the district of Schöneberg, where he lived in the late 1970s.

The weirdest party slogans from Berlin’s state elections
Election posters in Berlin. Photo: DPA

Germany’s capital’s reputation for eccentricity is alive and well as it gears up for state elections in September. Some of the promises are puzzling to say the least.

Berlin's education system is worst in Germany: study
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A new study has revealed that Berlin and Brandenburg’s education systems lag behind those of other German states.

Number of car arsons in Berlin explodes in 2016
Fire services put out a blazing car in Berlin. Photo: DPA

Politically related car arsons in Berlin have dramatically increased in 2016 and have already overtaken last year’s numbers.

Kanye West pop-up store opens in Kreuzberg, Berlin
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Long queues and traffic delays are expected.

Berlin metro firm: It's really not cool to ride trains naked
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Berlin's public transport company pride themselves on their laid-back attitude to their customers. But a recent incident has prompted them to pull rank.

How veganism is taking over the German capital
Vegan restaurant Dandy Diner in Neukölln, Berlin. Photo: DPA

Long the European capital of techno-driven nightlife, fastidious hipsterdom and low-cost party weekends, Berlin is adding another string to its bow as a vegan haven.

Berlin fires refugee home firm after jokes about killing kids
Refugee children from Iraq play during a sports programme hosted by the firm PeWoBe. Photo: DPA.

The emails published by Berlin media reveal that refugee home managers pondered setting up a "child guillotine" and giving certain jobs to the "maximally pigmented".

First gay ‘wedding’ happens in Berlin Protestant church
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A gay couple will make history as they become the first homosexual couple to be ‘married’ in a Protestant church in Berlin on Friday, reports the Berliner Zeitung.

Luxury Berlin hotel denies erasing Israel from phonebook
Claude Lanzmann. Photo: DPA

French filmaker Claude Lanzmann has claimed that a luxury hotel in Berlin deliberately leaves the Israeli dialling code out of its directory for the sake of its Arab clients.

How moving to Berlin inspired me to go vegan
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Portuguese food writer Inês David always had an uncomfortable relationship with food. Moving to Berlin gave her control over her eating habits and turned cooking into her passion.

Court rules small victory against Berlin Airbnb ban
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A court just issued a small blow to the capital city's ban on Airbnb-style holiday flat rentals.

Arson suspected at Berlin refugee home blaze
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A fire broke out at refugee accommodations made of shipping containers in a district in the far north of the capital early on Monday morning.

Berlin only European capital that makes country poorer
The German capital of Berlin. Photo: DPA

In almost every European country, the capital is the engine of the economy. But a new study shows there is one exception to this rule.

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