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Hostel owned by North Korea to close in Berlin?

Did you know that none other than the North Korean government owns the popular City Hostel Berlin? Located in a relatively anonymous warehouse-style b...

Public WiFi in Berlin in Germany is about to get a lot better

Ever searched for an open public WiFi network in Germany? It’s like finding a needle in a haystack. And there’s a very good reason for this – as one w...

Germany announces abolishment of outdated lese majeste law

In a country as open as Germany, you would expect that citizens have relative freedom of speech compared to many other nations in the world. But aroun...

A Sad Truth: Hitler sells

A new exhibit recently opened in Berlin giving visitors the chance to experience a life-size model of the bunker in which Hitler killed himself in 194...

Automatic brakes helped to stop the terror at Berlin Christmas market attack by ...

According to authorities, the death toll in the attack on the Berlin Christmas market could have been much higher. The automatic brakes legislation wa...

Germans call for increased video surveillance after Berlin attack

When a Tunisian man plowed into a Berlin Christmas Market last month Germany was shaken. Although there had been attacks in the country before, this o...
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What can Berlin do against rising rents?

Berlin’s rising rents are a reflection of the increased housing demand. The city lacks both condominiums and affordable housing. Hamburg project deve...

Berlin officials trying to lure London startups to the German capital?

Could it be that German officials have opened up an office in London’s Silicon Valley to persuade London startups firms to move to Berlin? Seems to...

Milkmen’s kids law: Berlin says moms must come clean

Imagine growing up thinking that this guy’s your dad. Then you find out he’s not. And your mom kept it a secret. Well, the German government is trying...
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Could Berlin get a Muslim mayor?

The bad poll numbers are indicating that the SPD’s top candidate will have to step aside after the Berlin elections. Germany's capital city could get ...

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