Berlin's new airport: 'This time it will happen'
Authorities have set an opening date for Berlin's new airport, again. Many such dates have come and gone, but this one might actually stick, politicians say. DW brings you highlights of the Berlin airport saga.
Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina's 'Riot Days' are not over yet
On her way to Berlin, the Pussy Riot activist's boyfriend was arrested for action to support political prisoners. Alyokhina told DW about how the movement is attracting unlikely candidates and revealed new plans.
Berlin spends nearly €1 billion buying back apartments
The city-state is buying back 6,000 former public housing apartments to fight skyrocketing rent. But parties on all sides are criticizing the price tag.
Berlin, capital of loneliness
The Christian Democrats in Berlin are calling for a special commissioner for loneliness as isolation plagues the metropolis. The loneliness epidemic is having serious effects on health and society in the German capital.
How Russian media are reporting on the murder of a Chechen man in Berlin
In late August, a Chechen man was shot dead at a Berlin park. Western media reported that the suspect may have ties to Russian intelligence services — but Russia has gone on the offensive to discredit the claims.
German woman boxer's fight to wear headscarf in the ring
Berlin boxer Zeina Nassar's fighting spirit has won her plenty of titles, but her battle to wear the hijab in the ring has also made her an equal-opportunity champion.
Berlin could cap housing rents at under €8 per square meter
Berlin could cap residential rents at €7.97 per square meter, German media report, citing a draft law. The measure is still subject to discussions and could change, according to newspapers.
Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany?
With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy.