Medvedev tells Berlin he’s ‘worried’ by tensions with West

Medvedev tells Berlin he’s ‘worried’ by tensions with West

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on a visit to Berlin on Thursday he was worried by rising tensions with the West on security issues and sharply rejected outside intervention in Moscow's affairs.

Dairy leader calls for end to German milk strike

Dairy leader calls for end to German milk strike

The German dairy farmer's federation (BDM) has called for members to cease their 10-day milk delivery strike over price disputes with retailers and dairy producers.

Berlin in their own words

Berlin in their own words

Is Germany's capital hip or all hype? The Local proudly partners with Exberliner – the magazine that’s helped English speakers negotiate life in Berlin for the past six years.

German dairies demand nationwide price hike

German dairies demand nationwide price hike

The German farmers' union demanded on Thursday that all retailers follow the example of Lidl discount retailer and hike milk prices following a week-long delivery strike by dairy farms.

Why are there more abortions in Berlin?

Why are there more abortions in Berlin?

Women in Berlin are more likely to end an unwanted pregnancy than in any other state in Germany. Close behind are the former East German states. Exberliner’s Ben Knight looks at what’s going on.

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German hiker finds dead baby near Zeitz

A hiker has found a dead baby boy in woods near Zeitz, in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, police reported Thursday.

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EU launches legal action against Germany over VW law

The European Commission on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on Germany by taking fresh legal action over a disputed law shielding Europe's biggest car maker Volkswagen from takeovers.

Exberliner Magazine’s best of Berlin this month …

Exberliner Magazine’s best of Berlin this month …

Exberliner, the German capital's leading English-language magazine, presents its picks of the month, including where to find African books and vintage shades.

Polish paper calls for Ballack’s head

Polish paper calls for Ballack’s head

A Polish newspaper trying to heat up the atmosphere before Germany's opening Euro 2008 match with Poland on Sunday has run a doctored picture demanding the heads of Michael Ballack and coach Joachim Löw.

Gabriel: no danger for Germany from Slovenian nuclear mishap

Gabriel: no danger for Germany from Slovenian nuclear mishap

German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said there is no danger posed to Germany from the incident at the Slovenian nuclear reactor at Krsko.

What’s on in Germany: June 5 – 11

What’s on in Germany: June 5 – 11

Russia’s Medvedev due in Berlin for first European trip

Russia’s Medvedev due in Berlin for first European trip

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Germany this week - his first European trip since taking office - will give Berlin a chance to probe his intentions on democratic reform and the rule of law, writes AFP's Deborah Cole.

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Tchibo billionaire dies in US boating accident

Joachim Herz, a German billionaire born into the Tchibo coffee fortune, has died after a boating accident in the US state Georgia.