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The 11 types of American you meet in Berlin
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The 11 types of American you meet in Berlin
2 days ago

Which one are you?

Heartthrob Clooney hopes to charm Merkel over refugees
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Heartthrob Clooney hopes to charm Merkel over refugees
2 days ago

Will Clooney's star power be enough to move the Chancellor?

Berlin police seize man who refuses to give up Döner
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Berlin police seize man who refuses to give up Döner
3 days ago

Police in Berlin had to drag a man from a bus on Wednesday evening after he refused to stop eating a Döner which he’d brought on board.

Banks exchange 1000s of credit cards after hack attack
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Banks exchange 1000s of credit cards after hack attack
3 days ago

Several large German banks have had to exchange thousands of customers’ credit cards after details were stolen in a hacker attack at the end of last year.

Hollywood comes to town as Berlinale rolls out red carpet
Preparations outside the Berlin Palast. Photo: DPA

Hollywood comes to town as Berlinale rolls out red carpet
3 days ago

Hollywood will be out in force to kick off the Berlin film festival Thursday, with Meryl Streep joining George Clooney and the Coen brothers for the event which could start under rain clouds.

Berlin far left threaten €1m of damage per police raid
Burned-out cars pictured on Saturday February 6th in Flottwellstraße, in Berlin's Kreuzberg district. Photo: DPA

Berlin far left threaten €1m of damage per police raid
February 08, 2016

Far-left activists in Berlin warned on Sunday that they would exact €1m in revenge for any police raids on their squats and other 'projects' in the capital, after dozens of cars were burned at the weekend.

Seven ways to make the most of Berlinale 2016
George and Amal Clooney will be on the red carpet. Photo: DPA

Seven ways to make the most of Berlinale 2016
February 08, 2016

The 66th Berlinale, Europe's first major film festival of the year, starts Thursday. With the festival open to all, here are seven reasons to get excited.

Terror raids in Berlin and NRW
None of 'Isis arrests' were for plotting terror attack: police
A photo released by police on Friday of one of the suspects. Photo: Berlin Polizei

None of 'Isis arrests' were for plotting terror attack: police
February 05, 2016

Police confirmed to The Local on Friday that none of the people taken into custody on Thursday were arrested for planning an act of terrorism.

School books CAN call D-Day 'invasion': Berlin court
The Normandy landings. Photo: DPA

School books CAN call D-Day 'invasion': Berlin court
February 04, 2016

A parent demanded that a book taught at his son’s school which described the Second World War D-Day landings as an invasion be taken off the curriculum. A Berlin court disagreed.

Terror raids in Berlin and NRW
Arrested Islamists may have been targeting Berlin: police
Police leave an apartment in Hannover. photo: DPA

Arrested Islamists may have been targeting Berlin: police
February 04, 2016

Prosecutors have said that Islamists arrested in Berlin and western Germany on Thursday may have been planning an attack on the capital.

Women plan protests against 'pro-rape' pickup artists
Roosh V has argued for the legalization of rape in past blog posts. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Women plan protests against 'pro-rape' pickup artists
February 03, 2016

Protests are being organized in cities across Germany – including Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich – against meetings by followers of pickup artist Roosh V, who has argued for legalizing rape.

Clive Owen joins star-studded Berlin film festival panel
Clive Owen. Photo: DPA

Clive Owen joins star-studded Berlin film festival panel
February 02, 2016

British actor Clive Owen and French-born fashion photographer Brigitte Lacombe will serve on the seven-member prize jury of this month's Berlin film festival chaired by Meryl Streep, organisers said Tuesday.

Illegal Berlin road race kills innocent driver
Tauentzienstraße in west Berlin. Photo: DPA

Illegal Berlin road race kills innocent driver
February 01, 2016

A race between two sports cars through the streets of west Berlin cost an innocent driver his life early on Monday morning.

Volunteer made up dead Berlin refugee, police say
Refugees at the LaGeSo centre in Berlin. Photo: DPA.

Volunteer made up dead Berlin refugee, police say
January 28, 2016

Police in Berlin said on Wednesday evening that there was "no dead refugee", after news that a young Syrian man died after queuing for days outside a government office had spread online.

Germany tells Moscow to back off on alleged teen rape
Russian-Germans demonstrate over 'rape' incident in Berlin. Photo: DPA

Germany tells Moscow to back off on alleged teen rape
January 27, 2016

Germany on Wednesday warned Russia against "exploiting" a murky case involving the alleged rape of a German-Russian teenager in Berlin after Moscow hinted at an official cover-up.

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