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Train Strike
Buses up prices, football fans brawl, trains return
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Buses up prices, football fans brawl, trains return

UPDATE: Deutsche Bahn trains are chugging along again after a 50-hour train strike cost the service "tens of millions" and brought travel headaches across the country, leaving millions of passengers struggling for transportation over the weekend as well as at least one mass brawl in its tracks. READ  

Criminals blow Berlin Sparkasse wide open
The damaged bank branch. Photo: DPA

Criminals blow Berlin Sparkasse wide open

Criminals robbed a Berliner Sparkasse bank branch early on Sunday morning - using a bomb. READ  

Michael Müller will be Berlin's next mayor
Michael Müller. Photo: DPA

Michael Müller will be Berlin's next mayor

Berlin’s development senator, who led the controversial project to develop Tempelhof Airport, will be the capital’s next mayor. Michael Müller won almost 60 percent of the vote among members of the ruling Social Democratic Party (SPD) on Saturday. READ  

Tourist beaten up and robbed in Berlin
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Tourist beaten up and robbed in Berlin

A tourist is in hospital after being beaten up and robbed in Berlin on Thursday night. READ  

Germanwings pilots walkout for 12 hours
All was quiet in the Germanwings area of Stuttgart Airport. Photo: DPA

Germanwings pilots walkout for 12 hours

UPDATE: Hard on the heels of the train drivers’ strike, Germanwings pilots walked out on Thursday. The airline says around 100 flights - a fifth of its services - have been cancelled. READ  

Trains return to normal after 14-hour strike
Germanwings will be grounded on Thursday, while delays continue on the trains. Photo: DPA

Trains return to normal after 14-hour strike

UPDATE: Delays and cancellations plagued commuters on Thursday morning as Deutsche Bahn (DB) recovered from a train drivers' strike, but services are now largely back to normal. READ  

Berlin robbers hand back uncool mobile phone
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Berlin robbers hand back uncool mobile phone

Three muggers were arrested by Berlin police on Wednesday after an unproductive night of robbery. READ  

Train drivers to strike on Wednesday for 14 hours
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Train drivers to strike on Wednesday for 14 hours

Germany’s rail network will come to an abrupt halt on Wednesday when the country’s train drivers strike for 14 hours. READ  

'Isis threat to Germany deserves more attention'
Police patrol the streets of Hamburg on Friday October 10th following violence between Kurds and Muslim fundamentalists in the city. Photo: DPA

'Isis threat to Germany deserves more attention'

The Isis threat to Germany must be challenged with more police resources, a prominent Bundestag member said on Tuesday. READ  

Man in carnival mask robs Berlin bank
the robber raided a Sparkasse branch. Photo: DPA

Man in carnival mask robs Berlin bank

Police helicopters and dozens of officers were searching for a man who successfully robbed a Berlin bank on Tuesday while wearing a carnival mask. READ  

JobTalk Germany
How to get hired at a Berlin startup

How to get hired at a Berlin startup

The Local speaks to experts from the German startup scene to find out how to get a job at a freshly-minted technology company. READ  

Ebola 'prankster' shuts down Berlin bar
There was also an Ebola alarm in Berlin in August. Photo: DPA

Ebola 'prankster' shuts down Berlin bar

A Berlin bar was sealed off on Sunday afternoon after a man called emergency services to say he had Ebola. Dozens of firefighters and police were called to what turned out to be a prank. READ  

Expat Dispatches
'I was at anti-Semitism rally. Now what?'
The rally in Berlin in September against anti-Semitism. Photo: DPA

'I was at anti-Semitism rally. Now what?'

Berlin writer Donna Swarthout has been left frustrated by the lack of openness of Jewish groups in Berlin. September's landmark anti-Semitism rally in Berlin should have focused more on the positives of Jewish life in Germany, she argues. READ  

This man rode the Berlin U-Bahn in eight hours
Adham Fisher noting his departure time from a stop on the U1. Photo: Tom Barfield/The Local

This man rode the Berlin U-Bahn in eight hours

Adham Fisher, world record holder for the fastest tour of the New York subway, visited every single station on the Berlin U-Bahn in just over eight hours on Thursday. READ  

Petition seeks to save famous Berlin street art
Murals no more? Photo: J. Arthur White/The Local

Petition seeks to save famous Berlin street art

More than 4,500 people have signed an online petition to save two of Berlin's most famous murals which are threatened by a new apartment complex. READ  

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