Wednesday, 18. January 2017

politics

Berlin Zuwanderung steigende Mieten Eigentumswohnungen erschwingliche Mietwohnungen Hamburg Jörn Reinecke Bürokratie Gunnar Schupelius

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...
Raed Saleh Bürgermeister Berlin Muslim

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 ...

Bureaucrazy: Syrian refugees in Berlin developing app to cut through red-tape

Bureaucrazy. Any foreigner looking to spend more than the allotted visa-free period in Germany (if their country even offers this agreement) knows t...

Berlin plans to implement climate change mitigation strategies

Experts say extreme weather conditions such as heat waves or floods will become commonplace in northern Germany as climate change intensifies. Will c...

A small victory for owners against Berlin’s Airbnb ban

For the past few months, a heated argument has been playing out between Berlin residents, Airbnb (and other home sharing platforms) and the city gover...

Germany to support developing countries in climate change actions

Germany has pledged support for developing countries towards combatting climate change at the Petersberg Climate Meeting in Berlin this past week. ...
Grüne Jugend und Jusos verurteilen Fahnen-Schwenken

German flag waving: Green Youth and Young Socialists say “no”

The parties for the Green Youth Berlin and the Berlin Young Socialists have criticized fans flag waving the German flag during the European Championsh...

Airbnb ban upheld in Berlin courts

In a highly controversial dispute, Berlin’s courts sided with the City over Airbnb ban. Effective May 1, 2016, homeowners were no longer able to ren...

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