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What's on in Germany: July 2016
Berlin Pride celebrations. Photo: DPA

Beer, beach and the BMX - here's what's coming up in Germany this month.

Brexit vote
'Over 100,000 Brits' flood Berlin job site after Brexit vote
"Searching for job." Photo: DPA.

A German job-hunting website reported getting four times the amount of traffic from the UK that it normally does in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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WATCH: Comic teaches about Ramadan on flying carpet
Photo: Screenshot from Dattelträger video.

A young comedian hopes his flying carpet stunt can help fight back against stereotypes - by becoming one.

Brexit vote
'It won't be romantic. But I need an EU passport'
Lucy Thomas (left), director at Give Something Back to Berlin. Photo: Private

British expats in Berlin tell The Local that a week after the Brexit vote they are still stunned - and are considering their next steps.

Berlin colony says no to more 'non-Germans' in its gardens
One of the many small garden colonies in Germany. Photo: DPA.

A public Berlin garden colony has come under fire for denying two Turkish families allotment spaces, saying there are already too many 'non-Germans' using the allotments.

Brexit vote
Brits in Berlin pub watch Brexit results in horror
Photo: Ali Butt/The Local

Expats gathered in a British pub in Berlin to watch coverage of the EU referendum - the mood sinking as the morning went on.

Euro 2016
Is this prophetic penguin Paul the Octopus reborn?
Photo: DPA

Flocke the Penguin is blowing people away with his Euro 2016 predictions.

Left-wing extremists attack banks, burn cars in Berlin
Burned out cars in east Berlin on Thursday. Photo: DPA

This might have not even been newsworthy back in the nineties, but it is a rare sight today. Anarchists are burnin' stuff in the capital in revenge at 'die Scheiß Bullen.'

Jewish man beaten in Berlin for wearing kippah
Photo: DPA

A young man reported being attacked in the east of the capital on Tuesday evening by a group of three men who spotted his religious skullcap.

Berlin neighbours shocked by huge 'bloody refugee' mural
Photo: I Love Tegel/DPA.

In typical Berlin style, an artist painted a massive mural with political overtones, stretching the entire length of an apartment building. But residents are far from pleased.

Brexit vote
British traders in Berlin worry about impact of Brexit
Tea towels at English Traders, Photo: John Masters

Purveyors of Britishness in the German capital are 'appalled' and 'sad' as the UK's in-out vote on EU membership approaches.

The Local List
7 outdoor night spots that make Berlin’s summer unique
Photo: DPA.

Berlin summer's are like nothing else, and local nightclubs certainly know how to make the most of the warm weather and short nights.

Heavy rain brings flood risk to Berlin
Rain in Berlin on Friday. Photo: DPA

Torrential rain on Friday morning has led the weathermen to warn that the capital could face flooding.

Man pushes woman onto Berlin U-Bahn train tracks
Berlin Alexanderplatz U-Bahn station. Photo: DPA.

A man pushed a 60-year-old woman onto the tracks of an U-Bahn as she waited for her train near Berlin's iconic TV Tower.

Trial starts of Berlin man accused of 2 child murders
A poster for the missing Elias. Photo: DPA

A German security guard went on trial Tuesday accused of murdering two children, one of them a four-year-old Bosnian boy snatched from a crowded migrant registration centre last year.

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