Fire at Berlin metro station injures 4, 1 of them seriously
16 November 2020 | 2:06 pm
Three people suffered from mild smoke inhalation, while one was hospitalized with severe burns. Around 120 firefighters were deployed to stop the blaze, which burned through the roof of U-Bahn station 'Onkel Toms Hütte.'
6 Jul 2021
Bonaventure Ndikung has been appointed the future director of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. Will he offer a new approach on culture and history?
15 Jul 2021
Apartments and other rooms belonging to the men were raided on Wednesday. Authorities say they shared racist and anti-government far-right content in a chat group.
7 Aug 2021
Judges in the German capital have moved to ban a number of weekend demonstrations amid fears they will lead to a rise in coronavirus infections. Police expect protesters to travel to Berlin nonetheless.
11 Aug 2021
The UK national is accused of spying for the Russians since November 2020 in return for undisclosed amounts of cash. It follows a joint German and British police investigation.
17 Aug 2021
As the Taliban advances on Kabul, there is rising concern about German nationals and local Afghans who helped the Bundeswehr and how fast they can be evacuated.
28 Aug 2021
Two Afghans who helped the German military managed to escape the country before the Taliban took control of the country. They told DW about their sleepless nights, fearing for those they've left behind.
6 Sep 2021
Berlin students are pushing for less schnitzel and more beets and lentils in their lunch menus, in an effort to fight climate change.
7 Sep 2021
Giant artworks adorn buildings in the German capital once again as the Berlin Mural Fest resumes after its 2020 edition was cancelled due to Covid-19. The festival has been controversial in the Berlin art scene because it is supported by the large property group Deutsche Wohnen, which plays a leading role in the German market, but in Berlin, where its housing stock is concentrated, Deutsche Wohnen suffers from an unsavoury image as a speculator that fuels rising prices.
10 Sep 2021
Young Austrian designer Florentina Leitner and her "Vacation on the Moon" collection kicked off Berlin's Fashion Week on Monday night.
15 Sep 2021
In a Berlin church, the "Classic meets fetish" evening regularly brings together about a hundred members of the queer community, all dressed in leather, to listen to classical music.
17 Sep 2021
A free kebab for every newly vaccinated person. Berlin is trying to encourage people to get a Covid-19 jab as vaccination rates wane in the country.
12 Sep 2021
It's the first time since March 2020 that partygoers will be able to dance inside the world-famous techno club. They'll have to be vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 to get past the club's famously strict door policy.
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We take a look at how the press is covering the Chinese protests, the upcoming World Cup match between the US and Iran, and the continued dispute over US midterm election results in Arizona.
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After no party emerged as a clear victor in national elections, Nepal is again facing a hung parliament, raising fears of protracted governmental instability.
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It's one emergency the EU didn’t need. Already dealing with a war on its doorstep, an energy crisis and rising inflation, the handling of the Ocean Viking – a ship carrying migrants rescued in the Mediterranean – starkly showed the limits of European solidarity.
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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon launching production company. The Hollywood actors, who won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for their work on 1997's Good Will Hunting have teamed up with Gerry Cardinale of RedBird Capital Partners on the venture.
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Sex education can be an awkward thing for a teenager. But a new smartphone app is being developed with that in mind. Loveland aims to counter online misinformation about sex and dispel taboos that teenagers can encounter.