Berlin Briefing

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We browse local news stories (mostly reported in German) every weekday morning and report them back in a succinct five-minute (or less) audio summary. In English.

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We browse local news stories (mostly reported in German) every weekday morning and report them back in a succinct five-minute (or less) audio summary. In English.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-06-24 11:59
last episode published
2018-06-22 04:40
publication frequency
1.45 days
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
22.06.2018

22.06.2018 - Economy Dissatisfaction, Kita Summit, Classmate Threat, Bottle Message

- Economy dissatisfied with Senate - Senator calls for Kita Summit - Man threatens to hurt classmate - Message in a bottle ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.06.2018

21.06.2018 - Working Prisoners, Salmonella Warning, Student Strike, Circumcision Sentence

- Working prisoners - Salmonella warning - Student Workers Strike - Father sentenced after performing circumcision ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.06.2018

20.06.2018 - Straßenfeger quits, Horse-drawn Carriage, Kippa Attacker, New Library

- Straßenfeger discontinued - Horse-drawn carriage decision - Attacker in court - Senate decides on location for new central library ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.06.2018

19.06.2018 - State Audit Report published

- State Audit report shows money waste ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.06.2018

18.06.2018 - Mosque Birthday, Tourists stabbed, Coach tickets

- Liberal Ibn-Rushd-Goethe Mosque turns one - Tourists stabbed in Ringbahn - Coach tickets expected to rise ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.06.2018

15.06.2018 - Internet Criminality, Cigarette Ban, Tegel Vote, Dörr confirmed, Public Viewing Map

- Internet criminality - Wannsee Cigarette Ban - House of Representatives for Tegel closing - Dörr confirmed as VolksbĂŒhne director until 2020 - Public Viewing map ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.06.2018

14.06.2018 - Polish Social Workers, Pberg Thief, Airport Security, Alexanderplatz Bones

- Polish Senate funds Social workers - Pberg thief - Airport security - Alexanderplatz bones ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.06.2018

13.06.2018 - Barrier free expansions, Flixtrain Info, Volkslehrer in Court, Witnesses needed

- Barrier free expansions - Flixtrain Info - Nikolai N. in court - Witnesses needed ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.06.2018

12.06.2018 - Pankow Murder, Fan Mile, Welfare in Arrears, Dead Fish

- Murder case going cold - Fan Mile for WM - Youth welfare offices in arrears - Dead fish in local waterways ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.06.2018

11.06.2018 - Al-Kuds March, Thief dies, Social Monitoring Study, Airport Congestions expected

- Al-Kuds march - Alleged thief in deadly car race dies in hospital - Social monitoring study - Holiday congestions Tegel and Schönefeld airports expected ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.06.2018

08.06.2018 - Deadly Chase Accident, Al-Kuds Demo & Counter Demos, Persistent Theft Victim, Torstraßenfestival

- Drunken thieves cause deadly accident - Al Kuds demo and counter demos on Saturday - Theft victim gets thief arrested - Torstraßenfestival ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.06.2018

07.06.2018 - False Alarm, Bahn Check-In, Mobile Toilets, Uber E-bikes

- False alarm in school - DB Comfort Check -In - KurfĂŒrstenstraße gets mobile toilets - Uber E-bikes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.06.2018

06.06.2018 - Pickpocket Map, School Lockdown, Ticket Inspector Trial

- Pickpocket map - Suspicious persons allegedly enter school - Ticket inspectors in court ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.06.2018

05.06.2018 - Squatter Sympathy, Man shot in Dom, Dom Reopening Anniversary, Berlin Pass

- Majority of Berliners sympathize with squatters - Man shot at Berliner Dom in coma - Berlin Cathedral celebrates 25th anniversary since reconstruction - Berlin Pass ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.06.2018

04.06.2018 - MĂŒller reconfirmed, Thaiwiese Future, Vivantes Salaries, Man thrown into Canal

- Despite criticism MĂŒller reconfirmed as SPD leader - District working on plans for Thaiwiese future - Excessive Salaries for Vivantes managers - Sleeping man thrown into canal ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.06.2018

01.06.2018 - Bus Fire, Gambling, Murderer Search, Fighter Jets

- Double decker bus fire - Berlin loses control over gambling industry - Police search for suspected murderer - Farewell fighter plane fly-by ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
31.05.2018

31.05.2018 - Operators sue Senate, Employment Numbers, Pools closed, Lufthansa Prices

- Refugee home operators sue Senate - Employment upswing continues - Pools closed despite weather - Lufthansa price spikes after Air Berlin collapse confirmed ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.05.2018

30.05.2018 - Amri Files Wait, Smuggling Gang, Spandau Murder, Hot Weather

- Still waiting for Amri files - Smuggling gang - Spandau Murder update - Hot weather continues ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.05.2018

29.05.2018 - Dangerous Parking, Violent Police Operation, Tegel Waiting Times, Tent Rental

- Initiative against dangerous parking - Police Chief defends violent operation in youth residenital group - Eurowings warns of long waiting times at Tegel airport - Tent rental ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.05.2018

28.05.2018 - Youth Club, Homicide, AFD Demo, Counter Protests

- Youth Club - Homicide - AfD demo - Counter protests ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.05.2018

25.05.2018 - Demonstration Weekend, GDPR, Flixbus Trains, Open Gardens

- Weekend full of demonstrations - GDPR becomes operative today - Flixbus expands railway business - Open Gardens weekend ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.05.2018

24.05.2018 - Senate disputes Occupations, Vacancy Estimations, Fhain Fires, Cat Reunited

- Senate disputes on house occupations - Only estimations on vacant apartments in Berlin - More Fhain fires - Missing Cat reunited with owner after 18 years ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.05.2018

23.05.2018 - AFD Counter Protests, Dry Weather, Retirement Home Killing

- Counter protests to AFD demo - Dry weather = forest fires - Retirement home resident kills roommate ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.05.2018

22.05.2018 - House Occupations, Attempted Robbery, Dry May

- Activists occupy empty houses, get evicted by police - Attempted robbery at Karneval der Kulturen - Dry May is threatening Berlin’s flora ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.05.2018

18.05.2018 - Kita Krise, Speed Cameras, Weekend Events, Meth Discovery

- KITA KRISE demo rescheduled - New speed cameras - Big weekend events - Human smuggling raid leads to Crystal Meth discovery ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.05.2018

17.05.2018 - Homeless Housing, Construction App, Ride of Silence, Drug Deaths

- Offers for homeless are failing - Construction app - Ride of Silence - Drug related death statistics ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.05.2018

16.05.2018 - Human Smugglers, Suspected Arsonists injured, Hartz IV Minors, Ramadan

- Human smuggling raid - Burn victim suspected arsonist - 1 in 3 Berlin minors receive social benefits - Ramadan begins ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.05.2018

15.05.2018 - Kadterschmiede, Car Arson, Unlicensed Taxi Driver, Ledvance

- Kadterschmiede remains - Cars burned in Prenzlauer Berg - Unlicensed taxi driver - Ledvance will remain open ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.05.2018

14.05.2018 - Walk of Care, Eating Disorder Numbers, Chefs and Waiters Agreement, Xenophobic Incidents

- Walk of Care - High Eating Disorder numbers in Berlin and Brandenburg - Labor agreement for chefs and waiters - Racist and Anti-Semitic incidents ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.05.2018

11.05.2018 - Bike Race, Book Burning Commemoration, Knife Argument 1, Knife Argument 2

- Bike race will cause traffic obstructions - Artists commemorate Nazi book burnings - 2 men inured in violent argument - Chef and waiter attack each other with knives ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.05.2018

10.05.2018 - Rigaer Chaostage, Left-Scene Searches, Headscarf Decision, Rathaus Clock

- Left wing resistance ‘chaostage’ - Searches in left scene - Headscarf decision - Rotes Rathaus clock repaired ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.05.2018

09.05.2018 - East Side Gallery, BER 2020?, Award for Peng!

- Future of East Side Gallery - BER 2020? - Peng! Collective receives peace award ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.05.2018

08.05.2018 - Karneval der Kulturen, Right-Wing Crimes, Teacher fired, Rents skyrocketing

- Karneval der Kulturen more expensive - Number of right-wing crimes at record high - Right wing radical teacher dismissed - Berlin rents continue to skyrocket ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.05.2018

07.05.2018 - Dropped Investigations, Crayfish Hunt, Ex-Airberliner Jobs, Rental Bike Flood

- Many investigations dropped - Local fishing company on the hunt for Crayfish - Thousands of Ex-Air Berliner have new jobs - District mayor wants to charge fee for free-floating rental bicycles ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.05.2018

04.05.2018 - Kotti Trial, SPD Dissonances, Bike stops S-Bahn

- Trial on Kotti gunshot killing starts - Dissonances in Berlin SPD - Bike stops S-Bahn ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.05.2018

03.05.2018 - Mosque vs Constitution Protection Office, Ai Weiwei, University Strikes, Witnesses wanted

- Mosque association fights Federal Office for Protection of the Constitution - Ai Weiwei to leave Berlin - University Strikes tomorrow - Police looking for witnesses in S-Bahn arson attack ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sourc...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.05.2018

02.05.2018 - May 1st, re:publica, Prison Workers, Fire Brigade Agreement, Canal Car

- Revolutionary May 1st demo stays mostly quiet - re:publica starts today - 20 new prison workers - New fire brigade working agreement met with protests - Car chase ends in canal ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.05.2018

01.05.2018 - May 1st Special

- Demos & celebrations - Traffic & travel disruptions ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.04.2018

30.04.2018 - New Fire Chief, Refugee Classes, Mosque vandalized, Illegal Race

- New Fire Chief faces massive challenges - Refugee only classes at former school continue - Mosque window smashed - Illegal car race in Gesundbrunnen ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.04.2018

27.04.2018 - Cancelled Lessons, May 1st Public Transportation, Girl Missing, Vandalized Cars

- 2% of school lessons cancelled - Public transportation affected by May 1st celebrations - 16 year old girl missing - 10+ cars vandalized in Köpenick ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.04.2018

26.04.2018 - Pankow Apartments, Quieter Berlin, BER 2020, BVG Buses

- 2000 New apartments in Pankow - A quieter Berlin - BER ready in 2020? - New Buses for the BVG ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.04.2018

25.04.2018 - Kippa Warning, Interrogation Recordings, Cyclist Protection, Kidnapping Trial

- Council president warns against wearing kippas in major cities - Police want to record witness interrogations - Police take action to protect cyclists - Trial in Vietnamese kidnapping started ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.04.2018

24.04.2018 - Pro-Semitic Reactions, Drug Ring busted, Dog Attacker Search, Blackout

- Reaction to anti-Semitic attack continues - Investigators uncover Darknet drug ring - Search continues for xenophobic attackers - Blackout affects Berghain ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.04.2018

23.04.2018 - Kippa Campaign, Xenophobic Attack, Bomb defused, Holiday Promise

- Wear a Kippa campaign on Wednesday - Xenophobic attack with dog - Central Station bomb successfully defused - Mayor MĂŒller promises new holiday ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.04.2018

20.04.2018 - Dercon, Anti-Semitic Attack Aftermath, Berghain Politics, Traffic Restrictions

- Dercon’s last day 31 December - Anti-Semitic attacker turns himself in - Schmidt calls for Berghain changes - Traffic restrictions ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.04.2018

19.04.2018 - WW2 Bomb, Anti-Semitic Incidents, AWO Strike, SXF Smoke

- WW2 bomb to bring traffic nightmare - 947 anti-Semitic incidents in Berlin last year - Another AWO strike - Smoke over SXF ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.04.2018

18.04.2018 - Manning at re:publica, Otto-Weidt-Platz, Arson Suspicion, Summer Temperatures

- Chelsea Manning at re:publica - Square named after protector of Jewish families - Arson suspected after several fires in Neukölln highrise - Summer temperatures expected for the weekend ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.04.2018

17.04.2018 - May Demos, Neglected House, Homeless found dead, Headscarf Decision

- Authorities prepare for May 1st demos - Neglected house in Wedding cleared - Homeless man found dead - Headscarf dispute decision expected May 9th ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.04.2018

16.04.2018 - Dercon Withdrawal, Weekend Fires, 3-D Printing, Rent Prices Protests

- VolksbĂŒhne in turmoil - Several serious fires during weekend - Senate created study on 3D-priniting - 13,000 protest against rent prices ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.04.2018

13.04.2018 - Kreuzberg Crime down, Pioneer E-Bus Project, Left May 1st Demo, Asparagus Season

- Less crimes in Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain hot spots - Pioneer E-Bus projects wants to stabilize Berlin’s power grid - Left May 1st demonstration rally targets Görlitzer Park and new Google campus - Asparagus Season officially kicked off ** Please check...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.04.2018

11.04.2018 - Missing Amri Reports, New Police President, Fire Fighters Vigil, Kreuzberg Disruptions

- Amri investigation still waiting for reports - First female police president appointed - Geisel wants to find solution for fire fighters - Traffic disruptions in Kreuzberg ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.04.2018

10.04.2018 - Potential Attackers arrested, Scientists awarded, Airport Strikes, Police President Decision expected

- Six potential attackers arrested - Berlin Scientists awarded research grants - Airport strikes today will affect Berlin travelers - New police president to be announced soon ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.04.2018

09.04.2018 - Housing Demo, Victim Sculpture, Puigdemont released, Half Marathon

- Demo against high housing costs next weekend - Sculpture for victim of unsolved murder - Puigdemont released from custody, stays in Berlin - Erick Kiptanui wins 38th Berlin half marathon ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our source...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.04.2018

06.04.2018 - Public Worker Strikes, Kita Language Support, Half Marathon

- More public workers on strike - Kita language support for small children - Berlin half marathon on Sunday ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.04.2018

05.04.2018 - Tropical Islands, BVG Frequency, Horse-drawn carriages, Slaughterers sentenced

- Future of Tropical Islands uncertain - BVG buses running more often - Horse drawn carriages back at Pariser Platz - Goat slaughterers sentenced ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.04.2018

04.04.2018 - Neglected Park, Stable Water Prices, TXL and SXF Ratings, Obike Investigation

- Volkspark Prenzlauer Berg in state of neglect - Water prices stable - Bad ratings for TXL and SXF - Obike data protection investigation ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.04.2018

03.04.2018 - Employment Numbers, Basic Income, Fire Tragedies, Easter March

- Employment is up - Mayor MĂŒller argues for basic income based on solidarity - Two people die in fires - Easter March participants demonstrate against weapon exports ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.03.2018

29.03.2018 - MRSA found, Left Extremist Attack, 500 ReichsbĂŒrger, Easyjet Routes

- MRSA found in Berlin hospital - Left extremists attack police - An estimated 500 ReichsbĂŒrger live in Berlin - Five new Easyjet routes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.03.2018

28.03.2018 - Helicopter Record, Police Union Boss resigns, DHL Strikes, Easyjet biggest Airline

- World record helicopter flights - Head of Berlin Police Union resigns - More DHL strikes - Easyjet is now Berlin’s largest airline ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.03.2018

27.03.2018 - Fire Fighter Vigil, Driverless Buses, Disposal Facilities Strike, Charlottenburg Blackout

- Fire fighters hold a one week vigil - Driverless bus pilot has started - Disposal facilities on strike – Berliners dump their garbage anyway - Group claims responsibility for Charlottenburg blackout ** Please check out the show notes for the links t...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.03.2018

26.03.2018 - Air Berlin Loan lost, Zweckentfremdungsgesetz, Refugee Shelter, Racist Bus Passenger

- Air Berlin loan by federal government was approved before report was completed - Zweckentfremdungsgesetz will be softened - Temporary close of refugee shelters irritates disctrict mayor - Woman attacks foreign looking bus driver ** Please check out ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.03.2018

23.03.2018 - Neukölln Mayor, Free Daycare, Mosquito Season, Zalando cancels Cuvry

- Neukölln has a new mayor - Free daycare for First and Second graders - Mosquito season about to start - Zalando will not move to Cuvry-site ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.03.2018

22.03.2018 - No Großmarkt Takeover, Deportation Mistake, Officer arrested, Zoo CCTV

- No takeover of Berliner Großmarkt by retailer interest group - Mistake prevents deportation of police murderer - Police officer arrested under suspicion of corruption - CCTV for Hasenheide petting zoo ** Please check out the show notes for the links...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.03.2018

21.03.2018 - Prison Outbreaks Update, Police Academy Discipline, Vattenfall Cuts, MaiGörli-Fest

- Too few personnel made prison outbreaks possible - Police Academy students want more discipline - Vattenfall job cuts - MaiGörli-Fest joins the Myfest ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.03.2018

20.03.2018 - Holiday Apartments, Kita Strike, Lack of Midwives, U7 Construction

- 100 holiday apartments planned in Mitte - AWO Kitas affected by warning strike - Lack of midwives in Berlin - U7 disruption in Kreuzberg for construction ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.03.2018

19.03.2018 - Lufthansa BER Remarks, Homeless Women's Center, Influenza, Pay Gap

- Lufthansa Executive Board has little faith in BER - Homeless women’s center in Mitte - 6,000 influenza cases in Berlin and Brandenburg - Women earn 14 percent less than men in Berlin ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.03.2018

16.03.2018 - Anti-Terror Center, Spa Strike, Burglar Search, Firecracker Restrictions

- New Anti-Terror Center planned - Eight Berlin spas closed due to warning strikes - Police searching for burglars - SPD wants to restrict firecrackers in Berlin ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.03.2018

15.03.2018 - Eurowings Cancellation, Scabies, Right-wing Violence Decrease, Westend Apartments

- Eurowings cancels long haul Berlin to NYC - Scabies cases on the rise - Less right-wing violence in Berlin - 580 new apartments in Westend ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.03.2018

14.03.2018 - Rental-bike Overgrowth, Lessons cancelled, Bridge Closing, Berlin March

- Action being taken against rental bike overgrowth - More and more classes at Berlin schools cancelled - Salvador-Allende Bridge closing - March For Our Lives Berlin ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.03.2018

13.03.2018 - 70,000 Jobs, Whatsapp-Cleaning Service, Tram Objections, Drinking Fountains

- Startups will create 70,000 additional jobs this year - S-Bahn extends “Whatsapp-Cleaning” service - Objections against new planned tram line in Friedrichshain - Senate plans to build 100 public drinking fountains ** Please check out the show notes ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.03.2018

12.03.2018 - Mosque Arson, House of One, Girl stabbed, Puppy Trafficking

- Suspected arson attack on mosque in Reinickendorf - House of One wants to serve as a common place for all religions - Suspect arrested in violent death of 14-year old girl - Illegal puppy trafficking on the rise ** Please check out the show notes fo...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.03.2018

09.03.2018 - Emergency Room Overload, Trafficker speaks, Baby Boom, No Car-Free Zone

- Influenza wave leads to emergency room overload - Accused human trafficker speaks out in court - Baby boom in Berlin and Brandenburg - No car-free zone on Schönhauser Alle ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.03.2018

08.03.2018 - Administration Transformation, Breakout Prisoner arrested, Right-Wing Camp Politician

- Interim report on digital transformation in administration - Escaped Tegel prisoner arrested in Belgium - AfD Chairman participates in right-wing camp ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.03.2018

07.03.2018 - Buffet Housing, DHL Strike, Garbage Sherrifs, Flixtrain

- Warren Buffett pushing Berlin housing market - Another DHL warning strike - Garbage Sheriffs in Neukölln - Flixbus entering train market ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.03.2018

06.03.2018 - Refugee Update, Ice Rain, Air Berlin, False Officers

- 700 new refugees per month - 180+ accidents because of freezing rain - Air Berlin continues to investigate action for damages against Etihad - Police warn public of ‘false officers’ ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.03.2018

05.03.2018 - Hacker Rewards, Lethal Firearms Use, Alexanderplatz High-Rise, Police Poser

- Greens demand better Internet and rewards for ethical hackers - Geisel wants legal ground for lethal use of firearms - 150m high-rise at Alexnderplatz gets building permit - Fake police man gets into police trouble ** Please check out the show notes...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.03.2018

02.03.2018 - Murder Sentence repealed, Police Chief Successor, Lotto Funding, Taxi Infrastructure

- Murder sentence repealed against Kudamm street racers - Potential Police Chief successor names leaked - Lotto Foundation funds 22 Berlin projects - More taxis equipped for those with disabilities ** Please check out the show notes for the links to o...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.03.2018

01.03.2018 - Daycare Decision, DHL Strike, Unemployment down, School Security

- District must pay for daycare - DHL strike - Unemployment numbers fell in February - School hires security ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.02.2018

28.02.2018 - Paint Attack, Kandt Dismissal, Wedding Street Names, S-Bahn Delays

- Paint attack on Turkish embassy - Geisel defending Kandt dismissal - New ideas for Wedding street names - S-Bahn delays ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.02.2018

27.02.2018 - Kandt out, Railway-Crime Decrease, Emergency Dormitories, Ryanair TXL

- Police Commissioner Klaus Kandt is out - Railway crimes decrease - Another 100 emergency dormitories created due to cold weather - Ryanair will fly from TXL ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.02.2018

26.02.2018 - Berlinale Awards, BER Financing, Safe Detonation, Killed Priest, Neukölln Crackdown

- Golden Bear for “Touch me not” is a surprise - Berlin CDU: No more tax money for BER - Safe blown up - Priest killing – suspect in psychiatric treatment - Bar closed because of too much carbon-monoxide ** Please check out the show notes for the link...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.02.2018

23.02.2018 - Skeleton found, Cold Front, Berlin grows, Fake-Passport Detection, Homophobic Attacker

- Skeleton found at construction site - Bitterly cold temperatures on the way - Berlin continues to grow - New devices to quickly detect false passports - Police looking for homophobic attacker ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our s...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.02.2018

22.02.2018 - Investigator Side-Job, Cannabis Liberalization, Turned-In Weapons, BVG Chairs

- Amri chief investigator had a part-time job - SPD leader calls for liberalization of cannabis - 81 illegal weapons turned into authorities - Guerilla artist replace removed waiting bench with stolen BVG chairs ** Please check out the show notes for ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.02.2018

21.02.2018 - Bike Law, Vattenfall Aircraft, DB Cleaning, Serial Arson, Mielke's Membership Card

- Bike law has passed the Senate - Low flying Vattenfall aircraft - Rapid cleaning service at train stations - One arrested in series of arson attacks - Police Search for Mielke’s Dynamo membership card ** Please check out the show notes for the links...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.02.2018

20.02.2018 - Rental Closures, Robbery Decrease, CCTV Referendum, Sheep slaughtered

- Robben & Wientjes closures - Robberies decrease at Kottbusser Tor - CCTV Surveillance referendum - Another zoo animal slaughtered ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.02.2018

19.02.2018 - YĂŒcel free, Internet Blackout, Right Womens-March, Rental Bikes

- Journalist YĂŒcel flown to Berlin, out of country - Internet blackout might be related to bank break-in - 1000 Berliners stop right-populist demonstration - 14,000 free roaming rental bikes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sou...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.02.2018

16.02.2018 - No Reservations, Islamist Trial, Man Missing, Teacher Demand

- No seat reservations in Berlin S-Bahn - Trial begins for 4 Islamists - Man missing from Adlershof - Daycare/Kita teachers in demand ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.02.2018

15.02.2018 - YĂŒcel Hope, Tegel Delays, Greedy Landlords, Dead Wolf, Uncooled Döners

- Turkish government gives hope for release of YĂŒcel - Flights from Berlin-Tegel are most unpunctual - Tentant’s association demands fines for greedy landlords - Dead wolf found in Brandenburg - Car with 15 uncooled Döner skewers stopped ** Please che...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.02.2018

14.02.2018 - Police Academy, Talking Stops, Rental Rules, Facebook Violations

- Police academy director resigns - BVG announces “Talking Stops” - New rules for Berlin flats as holiday rentals - Facebook terms violate privacy rights ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.02.2018

13.02.2018 - Illiterate Students, Smuggling Politician, Renovation Needs, Turkish Lessons

- Berlin primary school students lacking in writing and spelling skills - AfD MP Weiß in court on smuggling charges - Berlin’s police and fire stations in need of major renovations - Turkish language lessons offered in elementary schools ** Please che...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.02.2018

12.02.2018 - Drug Dealer, Markthalle Neun, JĂłhann JĂłhannsson, Berlinale Sale

- Drug dealer with 20 aliases arrested - Markthalle Neun expands to Moabit warehouse - Composer JĂłhann JĂłhannsson found dead in Berlin - Berlinale ticket sales starts at 10am ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.02.2018

09.02.2018

- Another prisoner escapes from JVA - Fundamentalist centered mosque still open - #MeeToo: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg wants to protect actors - 50,000 cars towed last year ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.02.2018

08.02.2018

- Coalition talks finished – SPD members have to agree - New study on drug use in Berlin clubs - Police searching for ATM criminals - ‘Lyft’ to enter Berlin market ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.02.2018

07.02.2018

- Berliners are stuck in traffic jams for 44 hours a year - Sleeping bag set on fire - 12+ attacks on party offices in Berlin in 2017 - Berlin Superior Court sets trial date for four alleged IS supporters ** Please check out the show notes for the lin...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.02.2018

06.02.2018

- Administration calls on Berliners to support the homeless - Berlin hopes to hire 8,000 - Thanh receives 2nd life sentence - Tourist arrested after giving Hitler salute at Brandenburg Gate ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sourc...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.02.2018

05.02.2018

- German Intelligence: North Korea’s Berlin embassy is used to acquire nuclear tech - Almost 500.000 Euro in counterfeit money confiscated in 2017 - The next Berlin marketing stunt is a season ticket tattoo - Famous Istanbul club opens offshoot in Berl...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.02.2018

02.02.2018

- Referendum for more nursing staff - LĂŒtke Daldrup's pension payment is legal - Exterminators going high-tech against rats - Mayor Giffey condemns cowardly arson attack on Neuköllner bookseller ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.02.2018

01.02.2018

- Increasing attacks on BVG employees - Two smugglers arrested in Berlin - More unemployed in Berlin - but smallest increase in decades - Grocery discounter Aldi Nord wants to enter housing market ** Please check out the show notes for the links to ou...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
31.01.2018

31.01.2018

- Airport chief Daldrup receives two salaries - Petting zoo sheep stolen and slaughtered - Portraits on Schloßstraße in Charlottenburg show Holocaust survivors - Berlinale will screen movie in prison ** Please check out the show notes for the links to...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.01.2018

30.01.2018

- Zweckentfremdungsverbot: 8000 apartments permanently rented out again - Over 2000 young Berliners receive aid because of drug addicted parents - Lost property auction today - Information needed on October attack in Pankow ** Please check out the sho...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.01.2018

29.01.2018

- After cutting 7000 jobs: Siemens plans to build new facilities in the USA - Massive reconstructions planned around Funkturm - AfD politician on trial for defamation against homosexuals - Michael Wolff will read “Fire and Fury” in Berlin ** Please ch...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.01.2018

26.01.2018

- Berlin's judges overburdened with asylum cases - "Freezer Killer" trial coming to an end - Overload of anti-terror work - KurfĂŒrstenstraße: District surveying local residents ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.01.2018

25.01.2018

- Mayor MĂŒller advocates for release of Deniz YĂŒcel from Turkish prison - Senate wants to strengthen political education in schools - Court process against driver of human-trafficking truck - Music store damaged by fireworks will re-open ** Please che...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.01.2018

24.01.2018

- Police searching for Ubahn driver - 80 meters of the Berlin Wall still standing - Railway to use more ICE Sprinters - One third of foreign workers are cheated on their wages ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.01.2018

23.01.2018

- High profile drug trafficking trial starts this week - Thanh receives life imprisonment - Berliner/Branderburg organic eggs mostly originate from factory farming - Student employees to go on three day strike - Bassy club has to close ** Please check...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.01.2018

22.01.2018

- More illegal waste reported online - Child abuser employed at elementary school for several years - Four fire fighters injured by electric shock - Young migrants need support at school - Two grocery stores robbed ** Please check out the show notes f...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.01.2018

19.01.2018

- Next Plötzensee prisoner missing - 10 immediate measures for better air quality - Nazi era documents to be digitized and made public - 6 kg Marijuana confiscated in Prenzlauer Berg basement - Storm Friederike brings Deutsche Bahn to a complete halt ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.01.2018

18.01.2018

- Polish-Syrian smuggling gang uncovered - Suspected illegal work prompts customs searches - Authorities asking public for info regarding Malteserstraße murder - Friederike brings snow but no stormy winds ** Please check out the show notes for the lin...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.01.2018

17.01.2018

- TXL negotiations continue - Homeless attacked in UBahn - Roman Reusch (AFD) potentially elected to intelligence committee - BVG sneakers in high demand ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.01.2018

16.01.2018

- Elite police unit looking for junior staff in Berlin - 67 year old victim shot to death - Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Volkspark Friedrichshain - Air Berlin inventory auction ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.01.2018

15.01.2018

- Privatclub fears closing by new owners - ew Berlin dog laws - Three illegal street races within a week - Mail bomb found in Steglitz - Fire in Rathenow was started to cover-up killing ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.01.2018

12.01.2018

- Archaeologists discover GDR escape tunnel - Several cars set on fire, arson expected - Discussions on BER extension even before it is finished - Berlin is growing faster and getting younger - RBB is searching for contemporary witnesses on Berlin wall...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.01.2018

11.01.2018

- Kreuzberg ready for eviction of Hauptmann School - BER needs One Billion Euro - Microcensus 2018 started - Bicycle club demands stricter consequences for parking violations and speeding drivers - "Klub der Polnischen Versager" wants to found politica...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.01.2018

10.01.2018

- Railway passengers double between Berlin and Munich - Dispute over federal police bodycams intensifying - Lufthansa admits influence on higher air fares - Darknet drug dealers in court - Solidarity for fire-damaged music store ** Please check out th...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.01.2018

09.01.2018

- Elementary school teacher suspended after posting inciting videos - Expert investigating accusations against police academy - Alliance for video surveillance has collected over 17,000 signatures - Near-emergency landing in Tegel ** Please check out ...
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8.01.2018

08.01.2018

- Christmas Tree collection begins today - Experts demand parking fees in Berlin - Firework attacks add to stress for rescue forces - Refugee occupied school to be evicted ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.01.2018

05.01.2018

- Natural Gas prices dropping - Data theft trial in the Federal Ministry of Health - Berlin AfD-politicians criticize racist tweet of party colleague - Bahnhof Zoo damage more severe than originally reported - Rescuer stops car with collapsed driver - ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.01.2018

04.01.2018

- Prison Break sparks demand for resignation - The Economist on dysfunctional Berlin - Prison Break sparks demand for resignation - Thomas Cook on board with Air Berlin - Fatal road accidents in Berlin decreasing - BVG Updates ** Please check out th...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.01.2018

03.01.2018

- More people than previously known broke out from Berlin prisons - Tierpark polar bear cub dies - Three sexual harassment suspects identified in public search - State fire director worried about increased aggression against rescue forces - Apartment s...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.01.2018

02.01.2018

- New Year's Eve aftermath - City-wide strategy to fight homelessness - No stops at Bahnhof Zoo after neighborhood fire - Berlin is liberal on smoking in public locations - Second prison break within a week - Deadly incident on U5 - Berlin Briefing joi...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.12.2017

29.12.2017

- Plötzensee Prison Break - Berlin Neutrality law will be put to the test in 2018 - No Sunday opening allowed during GrĂŒne Woche & Berlinale - Protective zone for women at NYE celebration - Mailboxes and ATMs need to be protected from fireworks van...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.12.2017

28.12.2017

- Illegal street race drivers appeal court decision - Car crash into SPD HQ was suicide attempt - Another break-in at Berlin Police - Only every fourth Berliner still member of church - Police warn of fake police call scams - S-Bahn controllers receive...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.12.2017

27.12.2017

- Authorities warn against using illegal pyrotechnics - Organised crime is changing - Drug induced deaths on the rise - Straße des 17. Juni closed down until January 3rd - Toddler dies after apartment fire - Water damage forces Deutsche Oper to close d...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.12.2017

22.12.2017

- Strike at Ryanair today - Anti-semitic rant video goes viral - Two people injured by collapsing scaffolding - Suspected killer arrested - Fake bomb on Prenzlauer Allee - 160 prisoners released early to celebrate Christmas ** Please check out the sh...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.12.2017

21.12.2017

- Dangerous Islamist released because of delays in judicial process - More money for Kitas - Berlin's selection of rental bikes grows - 19,90 € fine for parking violators ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.12.2017

20.12.2017

- Berlin security authorities have learned from 2016 terror attack - BVG Supervisory Board approves funds for electric buses. - New traffic measures for cleaner air - Man pulls a blank pistol in Ubahn - Traditional Christmas feast for people in need *...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.12.2017

19.12.2017

- Left-wing radicals put photos of police officers on the Internet - Merkel receives victims of the Berlin terrorist attack - Berlin’s schools lacking specialized teachers - Polar bear baby has survived its first critical phase - Berliners donate eight...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.12.2017

18.12.2017

- BER supposed to open October 2020 - Pankow museum shows exhibition on migration - More warm accommodations for the homeless than expected - Kulturbauerei Christmas market temporarily evacuated - 9-year old boy locked in safe ** Please check out the ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.12.2017

15.12.2017

- Raid against Islamist extremists in Berlin - Parents entitled to long-term childcare - Shower bus for Berlin’s homeless - Wine bottle triggers police action ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.12.2017

14.12.2017

- Suspect arrested in Wilmersdorf murder case - Former pirate party politician sentenced - Senate wants to close “Zweckentfremdungsgesetz” gaps - U3 might be prolonged to Warschauer Str. - Bankrupt airline Niki suspends flight operations ** Please che...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.12.2017

13.12.2017

- More Berliners affected by nitric oxide pollution than previously known 2 - Four constitutional complaints against BER failed - 1200 Euro fine for manipulated resident parking permit - More than 180 tips about DHL blackmail plot ** Please check out ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.12.2017

12.12.2017

- Lawyer smuggles drugs into jail and has sex with detainees - German IS-Group allegedly recruited Amri for attack - 28 000 refugees in Berlin are currently looking for work - Ammunition found near Schloss Charlottenburg - Constitutional judges decidi...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.12.2017

11.12.2017

- Protests in front of US embassy after Jerusalem decision - Kidnapped former Vietnamese functionary is facing execution - Briefcase stolen from judge's car - Timetable change in public transport - New polar bear cub born in Berlin Tierpark ** Pleas...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.12.2017

08.12.2017

- IG Metall sees 500 General-Electric jobs in peril - Police President Klaus Kandt under investigation - 12 students injured by irritant gas - Hertha drops out of Europa League - David Hasselhoff protests construction project at East Side Gallery ** P...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.12.2017

07.12.2017

- IS-contacts stored in Anis Amri’s mobile phone - Easyjet competes with Lufthansa - Police students vandalize in Haselhorst - Berlin has an illegal waste disposal problem - Bus loses roof ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our source...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.12.2017

06.12.2017

- Body found at Frankfurter Allee station - Gesundbrunnen school partially closed due to mold infestation - Brandenburg police investigate 53 tips after DHL extortion attempt - Human rights activist Steudtner honored with Peace Prize ** Please check ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.12.2017

05.12.2017

- First two stolen Stolpersteine replaced - More details on Potsdam package bomb are emerging - Berlinale will be opened with new Wes Anderson movie - Union Berlin fires coach Jens Keller ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sourc...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.12.2017

04.12.2017

- Potsdam Christmas market evacuated because of suspicious package - 22 people injured after fire in high rise building - First “Tempohomes” open - Three masked robberies on the weekend ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.12.2017

01.12.2017

- Police looking for fake bomb perpetrators - Reformation holiday unlikely to be repeated - Obike customer data exposed openly - 100 new garbage sheriffs for cleaner Berlin - Former silent movie theatre Delphi reopens ** Please check out the show note...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.11.2017

30.11.2017

- BVG bus accidents on the rise - Divers looking for stolen stumbling stones - Street musician imprisoned for rape - Red-Red-Green wants to spend more money ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.11.2017

29.11.2017

- Bouncers with criminal ties manning doors in Berlin - Applicant for police school caught dealing cocaine - Terror protection does not have to be paid by Christmas market operators - Radioactive playing cards lead to gambling cheaters - Fire at Potsda...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.11.2017

28.11.2017

- 1500 people deported from Berlin - Further blunder in Amri investigation - Art collective confronts nasty landlords - De MaiziĂšre: Don't be afraid at Christmas markets - Local politician lost and found in jungle ** Please check out the show notes fo...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.11.2017

27.11.2017

- Exhibition reminds of Soviet camp victims - More faults at BER discovered - Breitscheidplatz Christmas market reopens with massively increased security - Arson attack on Friedrichshain bar - Icy roads cause mass accident on A10 ** Please check out t...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.11.2017

24.11.2017

- Siemens employees protest with motorcade - Violence and cruelty among students has increased - Amazon delivery vans burned - Police vehicle vandalized by thrown stone - Bus crashes into building – concrete pillar hits car ** Please check out the sho...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.11.2017

23.11.2017

- Cocaine by delivery service - Berlin plagued by noise pollution - Home explosion follow-up - Tourism: Senate wants more culture and less party ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.11.2017

22.11.2017

- BVG employee violently controls street musician - Organizers and exhibitors demand safety concept for Christmas markets - House explodes in Spandau - Easyjet will take over vacant Air Berlin spots in Tegel - Bicyclist molested by thief, wallet stole...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.11.2017

21.11.2017

- FDP pulls out of coalition talks - Job-threatened Siemens employees form human chain - Three Police students with criminal records were only accepted after court decision - Stolen John Lennon diaries found in Berlin - Two homeless men found apartment...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.11.2017

20.11.2017

- Berlin's homeless in need of warm sleeping spaces - Technical risks at BER massively reduced - Pedestrian Killed on Stadtautobahn - Police report ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.11.2017

17.11.2017

- Corruption: Doctors take commission from funeral services - Siemens cuts 3500 jobs in Germany, 900 of them in Berlin - Parliament votes against special investigation of police school - Broken pipe floods Lichtenberg - Berlin Police searching for U-Ba...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.11.2017

16.11.2017

- Construction problems prevent the relocation of refugees - Vacation home landlords win at court - Serious injuries after collision of BVG bus with ambulance - Circus Roncalli will stop animal shows ** Please check out the show notes for the links to...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.11.2017

15.11.2017

- Senate thanks police officers, firefighters and teachers - Police breakdown after gold coin theft - Street construction puts strains on local businesses - Cash register thief stopped by customers - One woman dead after apartment fire ** Please check...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.11.2017

14.11.2017

- Berlin kindergartens urgently need more educators - CDU demands special investigation on Spandau police academy - Berlin MPs abuse funding for constituency offices - 220 Ledvance workers lose their job - Police confiscate fake police car - ICE train ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.11.2017

13.11.2017

- Structural issues at Berlin police academy - Asian rental bikes are coming to the captial - Police ask for help with Stolpersteine thefts ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.11.2017

10.11.2017

- Phoenix Spree included in ‘Paradise Papers’ - Contaminated drinking water at the Berlin police building - Fewer foreign tourists in Berlin - Zero drug tolerance policy abandoned in Görlitzer Park - Tax surplus for Berlin ** Please check out the show...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.11.2017

09.11.2017

- More Stolpersteine gone missing - Lufthansa takes over direct flights from Berlin to New York - Corrupt policeman sentenced to prison on probation - Bus sculpture is coming to Brandenburger Tor ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.11.2017

08.11.2017

- Berliner charged with recruiting young girls on Darknet - Berlin plans green bicycle lanes - Bomb to be diffused in Potsdam - Political motive behind Stolpersteine theft - Union Christmas Singing sold out after one day ** Please check out the show n...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.11.2017

07.11.2017

- 21-year-old found dead in the Bundesallee - 2600 cannabis plants found - Two “Stolpersteine” stolen in Neukölln - Agressive driver might lose license - VolksbĂŒhne occupation caused 10.000 Euro in damages - Communist activists pull Russian tank throug...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.11.2017

06.11.2017

- Berlin and Brandenburg discuss the future of Tegel - Police warn of K.O. joint scam popular with pickpockets - Changes in Berlin AfD leadership - Colder temperatures expected this week - Police report ** Please check out the show notes for the links...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.11.2017

03.11.2017

- Artemis brothel raided - Berlin’s unemployment numbers fell in October - Spying Berlin policewoman is not an isolated case - Motorist stopped in mitte ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.11.2017

02.11.2017

- Court process restarts in case of corpse in freezer - No operating company - container village in Tempelhof empty - Very last Air Berlin plane released from Iceland lockdown - Tram and Taxi collide at Alexanderplatz - 4 week construction on S2 and S8...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.11.2017

01.11.2017

- Housing company fights rent index - Homless camp in Tiergarten evicted - 20-year-old stabbed at U-Bahnhof Hermannplatz - Cars set on fire - Police boats fail on average 111 days a year ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.10.2017

30.10.2017

- Laced marijuana on Warschauer Straße - Autumn storm "Herwart" hits Berlin - Police woman spied on neighbors - Homeless protest against eviction from Tiergarten ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.10.2017

27.10.2017

- Human rights activist Steudtner back in Berlin - Tegel closure becoming more and more likely - Court decision unlocks nomination for new General Attorney - Hertha fans display distasteful banner in DFB Pokal loss - Canadian company plans to industria...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.10.2017

26.10.2017

- Tiergarten homeless camps to be evicted this week - Facial recognition program running without interference - Reported Islamist arrested in Kreuzberg - Vegan Chef summoned to police ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.10.2017

25.10.2017

- Poverty risk for children in Berlin continues to rise - Berlin sues against census - Hotel at Oranienplatz vandalized - Schöneberg man attacked in his apartment ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.10.2017

24.10.2017

- Berlin needs a joint concept for the homeless - Teacher with headscarf is suing state of Berlin - Highly allergenic Ambrosia spreads - Suspected rapist arrested - Berlin panda lady under distress ** Please check out the show notes for the links to o...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.10.2017

23.10.2017

- Thousands gather against racism - Xavier cleanup work continues until March 2018 - 20.000 new apartments created this year - Police report ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.10.2017

20.10.2017

- Informant encouraged execution of terror attacks - Police against dealers, thugs and fraudsters at Hermannplatz - Coalition wants to promote projects against extremism - Stroller rolls onto road ** Please check out the show notes for the links to ou...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.10.2017

19.10.2017

- Demonstration against AfD in the Bundestag planned - Helicopter laser attacker sentenced - Berlin wants to protect tradespeople from exploding rents - Tiergarten murderer could have been deported - 80km/h too fast. Truck driver caught speeding on A10...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.10.2017

18.10.2017

- Trial against Peter Steudtner is scheduled for October 25th - Transfer organization for Air Berlin employees seems possible - 30.000 homeless people in Berlin - School evacuated due to leaked gas irritant ** Please check out the show notes for the li...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.10.2017

17.10.2017

- Police working hard against parking violators - Murder trial will restart in November - New fast train connection between Berlin and Munich - Dropped pants convict drug dealer ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.10.2017

16.10.2017

- Transparency issues at taxi businesses - Hertha players take a knee against discrimination - Employment office opens temporary branch in Air Berlin headquarters - Many Berliners complain about undelivered mail and packages - Police reports ** Please...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.10.2017

13.10.2017 - Episode 100

- Lufthansa buys bigger part of Air Berlin - Special investigator publishes final report on Berlin Terror attack - Berlin is a founder’s city – of cheap labor - Police investigated 17 hours on flatulence ** Please check out the show notes for the link...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.10.2017

12.10.2017

- Breitscheidplatz attacker could have been deported - Postbank employees on strike - Cable thefts cause S-Bahn disturbances - Tickets for European athletics championship are selling well - Berlin drags down Germany’s economic power ** Please check ou...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.10.2017

11.10.2017

- Breitscheidplatz attacker could have been deported - Postbank employees on strike - Cable thefts cause S-Bahn disturbances - Tickets for European athletics championship are selling well - Berlin drags down Germany’s economic power ** Please check ou...
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10.10.2017

10.10.2017

- Seals and blank documents from AuslÀnderbehörde stolen - Air Berlin flights to cease this month - Three injured in Chlorine gas accident - Illegal hostel shut down ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.10.2017

09.10.2017

- Cleanup work after storm Xavier continues - Syrian dancers perform about migration - SPD remembers Willly Brandt - Bomb threat at Friedrichsstadt-Palast - Police reports ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.10.2017

06.10.2017

- Xavier leaves his mark, kills at least five people - Free limousine service and sex for police investigation details – policeman in court - Tax waste report published ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.10.2017

05.10.2017

- Multicity car sharing company folds - Better public transport for commuters - Berliner Staatsoper is back at original location - Hurricane warning ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.10.2017

04.10.2017

- Every 4th prisoner in Berlin has a drug addiction - 10.000 people evacuated because of bomb defusion - Liberal mosque founder Seyran Ates still met with murder threats - Unappropriated backpack leads to lockdown of SĂŒdkreuz - Sony Center sold for 1.1...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.10.2017

02.10.2017

- Mosques open their doors - Marriage for all - 100.000 long distance Air Berlin customers have little chance for refunds - Police helicopters helped catching cable thieves and a sprayer ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our source...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.09.2017

29.09.2017

- Police ends VolksbĂŒhne occupation - Blackmailers are threatening grocery stores with poisoned food - Consumer prices rising in Berlin - North Korean Propaganda in Berlin ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.09.2017

28.09.2017

- Human trafficking in trucks on the rise - Ringbahn service interrupted for a month - Unknown gas sprayed into Alexanderplatz Ubahn station - Cable theft causes Sbahn delays - Marathon runner is searching for his savior ** Please check out the show ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.09.2017

27.09.2017

- Unions terminate student labor agreement with universities - Local governments meet on future of TXL - Senator suggests new apartments to be built on top of grocery stores - Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg battles sexist ads ** Please check out the show no...
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26.09.2017

26.09.2017

- Berlin’s Green party open to discuss Jamaica coalition - Software hiccup: Berlin last to deliver election results - Activists occupy VolksbĂŒhne - BVG introduces contactless payments ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.09.2017

25.09.2017

- Bundestagswahl results stir up politics - Tegel referendum: Majority wants airport to stay - 2000 GPS Tablets for police cars - Berlin Marathon ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.09.2017

22.09.2017

- CharitĂ© Strike continues - Thaiwiese is threatened to be shut down - Berlin Marathon this weekend - MĂŒll Cowboys are art-activitsts for cleaner streets ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.09.2017

21.09.2017

- Mietpreisbremse ruled unconstitutional - Police arrest two Isis terrorists - City of Berlin supports e-mobility for Taxis - Pogida organizer MĂŒller on detained Fuerteventura ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.09.2017

20.09.2017

- Poland asked to deliver main suspect in Tiergarten murder - Charite Nurses on strike - Taxi Driver threatened by 4 women - Student finds 14.000 Euro in Ubahn ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.09.2017

19.09.2017

- Rescued refugees dissapeared - TV debate of Berlin and Brandenburg Federal Election campaigners - False landlord accused of sexual assault - Wholesale marijuana dealer arrested * Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.09.2017

18.09.2017

- Human trafficers arrested and brought to custodial court - Arrest warrants out for shooter(s) - TXL is the most unpunctual airport in Germany - Woman falls to death from balcony ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.09.2017

15.09.2017

- 19 people injured by sulfur dioxide in Wedding - World’s largest street art museum is opening in Berlin - Initiator of bicycle referendum steps back - Hertha back in European competition after 8 years abstinence ** Please check out the show notes fo...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.09.2017

14.09.2017

- Berlin plans memorial to Christmas market terror attack victims - Suspected murderers of Sqeezer singer go to trial - Campaign for video surveillance started - More than 3000 Louisiana crayfish caught ** Please check out the show notes for the lin...
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13.09.2017

13.09.2017

- Coordinated pilot sickness leads to cancellation of 100 Air Berlin flights, airline threatens to cease operations - Police raid smuggling gang - Symbolic elections for migrants - Renovations at Berliner Funkturm finished ** Please check out the show...
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12.09.2017

12.09.2017

- One of the largest start-up campuses in Europe in Görlitzer Park - More than 400 violent salafists live in Berlin - “Monument” by German-Syrian artist to be erected at Brandenburg Gate - 2018 Lollapalooza might change location for 4th time ** Please...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.09.2017

11.09.2017

- Weekend of protests - Two murder cases under investigation - Lollapalooza leader defends himself against chaos accusations - Canister set on fire in front of jobcenter ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
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8.09.2017

08.09.2017

- Police want to make Alexanderplatz safer - Mitte playgrounds closed because of rat infestations - Pro-Tegel initiative loses in court - 1800 crayfish caught in Tiergarten - Mosquitos heading inside for autumn and winter ** Please check out the sho...
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7.09.2017

07.09.2017

- Police search Yaam Club - Keeping Tegel open is unreal option, legal evaluator says - 600 election posters vandalized - AfD affected most - North Korea terminates contract with city hostel - Marketing debacle leaves hundreds of fan outside concert ve...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.09.2017

06.09.2017

- Berlin is most dangerous German city - 40.000 sign VolksbĂŒhne petition - Man hit and dragged along by S-Bahn - Supposed WW2 bomb turns out to be gas bottle - Car rental Robben & Wientjes sold to competitor ** Please check out the show notes for ...
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5.09.2017

05.09.2017

- 500 Million Euros promised by Merkel to fight city air pollution - 31-year-old was beaten and tied to a tree - Berlin prison in Moabit gets new boss - Brandenburg’s pastafarians go to federal constitutional court ** Please check out the show notes fo...
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4.09.2017

04.09.2017

- Petition for more video surveillance about to start - Construction work on the U7 starts on Monday - Satire party takes over right-wing Facebook groups - Scottish independence activists rally held in Berlin - Air Berlin employees go viral ** Please ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.09.2017

01.09.2017

- Simon Wiesenthal center may include mayor MĂŒller on anti-semite list - Air Berlin Updates - Police searching for arsonists with posters - Lollapalooza approved under conditions - Union beats Hertha in secretive friendly ** Please check out the show...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
31.08.2017

31.08.2017

- Tear gas leak at Tegel Airport - four injured - Rain is driving rats out of their holes - AfD expells Jannik BrÀmer - Louisiana crayfish in Tiergarten to be caught - IFA starts on Friday ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our source...
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30.08.2017

30.08.2017

- 1.5 Million Euro paid to victims of Breitscheidplatz attack - Every fifth Berliner threatened by poverty - Air Berlin cuts long distance connections - BVG has data security issues, according to protection delegate - S-Bahn surfers cause outages on Ri...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.08.2017

29.08.2017

- 10 percent of Berlin’s small businesses educate apprentices - Senate plans to buy “Haus der Statistik” - Hell’s Angels want to demonstrate in Berlin - Woman finds newborn baby at her front door ** Please check out the show notes for the links to o...
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28.08.2017

28.08.2017

- Federal loan for Air Berlin not authorized yet - Geisel supports ban of left-radical media platform Indymedia - Hepatitis C - Police search for first aid responders - Marriage for all puts software in trouble - Berlin football teams faced frontrunner...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.08.2017

25.08.2017

- Federal Minister of the interior defends SĂŒdkreuz face detection pilot - Eurowings is looking for 200 pilots and 400 flight attendants - Burglary - tourists recognize stolen backpack - Jens Spahn slams Berlin English-speakers, again ** Please check ...
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24.08.2017

24.08.2017

- School installs anti-prostitute fence - 10,000 recognized refugees still have no apartments - Ambassador visited Steudner and Yucel in Turkish prisons - Tempelhof airport building to be rebuilt - Berlin’s gaming industry is booming ** Please check o...
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23.08.2017

23.08.2017

- Former Green party politician arrested in anti-drug raid - Accident statistics: Number of traffic accidents in Berlin goes back strongly - 18 year old driver and victim involved in deadly car accident knew each other - Pedestrian dies after being hit...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.08.2017

22.08.2017

- Murder suspect turns himself in after 4 day hunt - Data protection activists accuse federal police of deceiving testers - Accidental shot fired at Tegel airport - 18 year old turns himself in after deadly car accident - Luxury hotel opens in altern...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.08.2017

21.08.2017

- Neo-Nazi demo in Spandau partially blocked by counter protesters - Suspected arson attack on railway tracks - More than ten parties show interest in Air Berlin - Rudolf-Wissel BrĂŒcke re-opens early - 28 tires pierced in Kaulsdorf - “Emma” wins race a...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.08.2017

18.08.2017

- Berlin’s education system finishes last in Germany - Arab bands cancel Pop-Kultur festival - Blindfootball European Championship starts today - Red swamp crayfish wandering through Berlin - Hertha confident about new season ** Please check out the s...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.08.2017

17.08.2017

- German official suspected to be involved in Vietnamese kidnapping - Ambassador allowed to visit human rights activist Steudtner in Turkish prison - Suspect admits throwing Molotov cocktails - Woman killed by collision with ambulance - Cult-Comic Dige...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.08.2017

16.08.2017

- Air Berlin is insolvent, operations continue, Ryanair files complaint - Squatted former carpet factory evacuated - DFB investigates after fan riots between Rostock and Hertha - BVG promises higher frequencies on buses and trams ** Please check out ...
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15.08.2017

15.08.2017

- A growing foreign language is part of Berlin - Four human traffickers in court - Trio arrested after smearing election posters - Football pubs threatened by high TV fees - Hertha's cup opener win overshadowed by vandalism ** Please check out the sho...
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14.08.2017

14.08.2017

- Commemoration of Berlin Wall Victims - Soundcloud bailed out by investors - Bahnhof Zoo charity needs 200.000 Euro additional funding per year - 4 month old child kidnapped in Potsdam - CDU politican upset with English-only restaurant service ** Ple...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.08.2017

11.08.2017

- Hemp parade on Saturday - Rennbahn Hoppegarten Director optimistic about Lollapalooza - 20 Dunkin’ Donuts stores bankrupt - Woman choked in S-Bahn - Elks spotted in Brandenburg ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.08.2017

10.08.2017

- Truck driver charged with fine after deadly accident - Pest control companies in demand - AfD considering to keep TXL alive too - 130,000 cigarettes confiscated - Rossmann cooperates with Amazon Prime ** Please check out the show notes for the links...
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9.08.2017

09.08.2017

- Rents raised up to 200% after modernization - Ban on swimming in Berlin lakes lifted - Power failure in Berlin-Pankow fixed - BösebrĂŒcke reopens ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
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8.08.2017

08.08.2017

- Finopril infected eggs delivered to Berlin again - Berlin Aids-Hilfe criticizes new blood donation law - Truck burnt out in Berlin-Köpenick - Satirist confronts Twitter with hate messages - Duden adds classic Berlin expressions in new edition ** Pl...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.08.2017

07.08.2017

- Mitte Mayor wants to ban street prostitution from inner city - Berlin police has not used tasers yet - Reichstag tourists arrested for Hitler gesture - Weekend police report ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.08.2017

04.08.2017

- Berlin NPD excluded from Bundestag election- - Ex teacher and taser expert accuses police president of scheming - Corpse found in Spree - Five graffiti sprayers arrested within 48 hours - Sommerbad Pankow reopens - Man finds empty safe in Buch ** P...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.08.2017

03.08.2017

- Coalition demands more support from Germany on asylum procedures - Former Vietnamese functionary kidnapped - Rain damages angel on cathedral dome - Sommerbad Neukölln evacuated after conflict - Pastafarians lose court case ** Please check out the s...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.08.2017

02.08.2017

- 4000 open positions in local government administration - Taser expert loses teaching assignment - Mayor Michael MĂŒller demands release of Peter Steudtner - 23rd Polish Woodstock festival might be the last ** Please check out the show notes for the l...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.08.2017

01.08.2017

- Lawsuit prevents nomination of new general attourney - BVG and Charite are testing autonomous buses - Public warrant for Neukölln hitter - Mass brawl at Alexanderplatz - Yohda is dead ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
31.07.2017

31.07.2017

- 70 casinos needed to close because of gambling hall law - AVUS exit closed for 6 weeks - Police crack down on street racing scene - Car chase ends in Ubahn-Station - Car of AFD municipal councilor damaged in Kladow - Famous kebap store coming to Bava...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.07.2017

28.07.2017

- 300.000 people affected by Tegel airplane noise - Police looking for witnesses for attempted bomb attack in Kreuzberg - Rigaer Str. To be closed down for 18 months - Thousands of boy scouts meet in Brandenburg - Gold dust indices that Bode Museum coi...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.07.2017

27.07.2017

- 800 jobs saved at Osram - Art historian supposedly grew 19.000 Marijuana plants - Fire department asks to not be called for small water damages - Liberal mosque founder plans extension to London - Hertha boat back in the water ** Please check out th...
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26.07.2017

26.07.2017

- Pankow district government loses against AirBnB - Fraudsters with 3.6 tons fools gold sentenced to long terms - Expansion of U-Bahn lines discussed in Senate - Video surveillance coming for S-Bahn trains - Hertha celebrates 125th birthday ** Please ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.07.2017

25.07.2017

- Horse-drawn carriages to be banned in the inner city - Massive fire destroys storehouse in Pankow - More rain expected for the week - Sommerbad Pankow temporarily closed ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
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24.07.2017

24.07.2017

- Extreme weather is becoming the rule - Berlin CSD celebrates marriage for all - Cars and scooters set on fire - Woman attacked from behind on her way home - Suspected heroin dealer arrested - GDR cars discoverd in abandoned workshop in Pankow ** Ple...
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21.07.2017

21.07.2017

- Islamist sentenced to 6 years in jail - Lollapalooza location Hoppegarten in danger - WW2 ammunition stops S-Bahn in Pankow - Chief officer loses job for wearing party patch ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
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20.07.2017

20.07.2017

- One year weapon amnesty in place - 15 year old boy drowned in Weißer See - Popular restaurant at MĂŒggelsee burns down - Berlinerische Galerie returns art in order to buy it back - FDP head joins TXL supporters - Royal visitors ** Please check out th...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.07.2017

19.07.2017

- Infidelity: Chairman loots Scout accounts - Drunk man threatened police with firearm - Scheeres wants to limit Kita supplementary costs at 100 Euro - Man arrested after laser pointer attack aimed at helicopter - 300.000 eels released in Havel river ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.07.2017

18.07.2017

- After seven years Staatsoper Unter den Linden is finished - Andreas Wild loses direct nomination slot for Bundestagswahl - Excess in Hamburg Berlin Party Police now have their own coat of arms - Three accidents daily at A10 Michendorf ** Please chec...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.07.2017

17.07.2017

- SPD ministries ignore federal flag decree for pride week - Berlin's airport are expecting a 120 Millon loss - Masked men threaten employees and escape with loot - Serial criminal caught by accident - Environmental campaign against paper cups started ...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.07.2017

14.07.2017

- CDU demands judicial panel on disputed general attorney - Zossener Straße in Kreuzberg becomes pedestrian area - 72 year old bicyclist dies in accident - 47 wheel chair ramps stolen from U-Bahn stations - Pidgen savior causes ICE full braking at SĂŒdk...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.07.2017

13.07.2017

- Raid in coin heist case - AfD wants to expel controversial candidate - Poor harvests expected because of rainy weather - Jonathan Klinsmann signs contract with Hertha ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.07.2017

12.07.2017

- New designated general attorney immediately under investigation - Arson attacks against Neukölln politicians - Dobrint stays pro TXL - Police searching for hints in Alexanderplatz U-Bahn-assault - Noise-pollution discussion in Kulturbrauerei area **...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.07.2017

11.07.2017

- Court case against political cleaning lady dropped - German government for closing TXL - 2000 volunteer more polling clerks wanted for election - Long waiting times in vehicle licensing offices - Church kneeling pew placed in front of ATM, art collec...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.07.2017

10.07.2017

- BER won’t open before 2018, TXL might stay - Art van with Picassos burns down - Hepatitis-A outbreak hits gay scene - 130 Berlin cops injured during G20 demonstrations - “March of Muslims” tour stops in Berlin ** Please check out the show notes fo...
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07.07.2017

- Fish population has decreased after extreme rainfalls - “U-Bahn-Treter” sentenced to almost 3 years in prison - City of Berlin cancels rental contract for unused refugee camp - Berlin startups collect almost 1.5 billion Euro in funding - Soundcloud c...
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06.07.2017

- AfD Municipal councilor resigns from party after controversial decision - Chinese Prime Minister visits Berlin for opening of panda compound - Illegal street race causes severe accident - WW2 bomb defused in Wedding - Berlin Media Board sponsors VR g...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
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05.07.2017

Today's stories: - Former BER technical director under investigation - Mispositioned deflector caused M10 tram crash - Lollapalooza organizers demanding indemnity from Senate - Berlin’s party police does not have to fear disciplinary consequences ** ...
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04.07.2017

Today's stories: - FDP calls for fast WIFI and charging stations in subways - Berlin's Senate wants trustee regulation to tackle vacant housing - Federal police investigating after S-Bahn arson attacks - Fashion Week in town - 35 year old arrested fo...
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03.07.2017

Today's stories: - Gay Marriage legal in Germany, facing complaint of unconstitutionality - Liberal mosque founder under round-the-clock police protection - Zug der Liebe attracts 17.000 despite bad weather - S-Bahn issues receipts for delays - Hertha...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
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30.06.2017

Today's stories: - Heavy rain slows down life in Berlin - Biggest amount of drugs in decades found - 27 injured in tram crash - Alternative Kiezladen evacuated by police - Gas bottle with detonator defused in Kreuzberg - Hertha will host Stuttgart for...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
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29.06.2017

Today's stories: - LGBTQ community demonstrates on day of important Bundestag decision - Child murderer court case under revision - Liberal mosque co-founder claims to be undercover agent - Avus grandstands will be renovated - Model train site up for ...
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28.06.2017

Today's stories: - 250 Berlin police suspended for misbehavior before G20 mission - Unpleasant Poland trip for Berlin students - Power outage in Köpenick - Heavy rain and thunderstorms expected today - Berlin hotel becomes cleaning godparent of illust...
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27.06.2017

27.06.2017

Today's stories: - DB wants to remove wrongly parked bikes - Assaults on female movie goers and lesbian couple - Two injured after stabbing at Alexanderplatz - KĂ€the Kollwitz museum might have to move - International Garden Exhibition IGA sold 650.000...
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26.06.2017

Today's stories: - Restart of U-Bahn assault court case - Thousands of Muslims in Berlin celebrate break of fasting - Lufthansa Wants to help, not buy Air Berlin - OST sign taken from the roof of the VolksbĂŒhne - Pandas arrived at Berlin Zoo ** Plea...
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23.06.2017

Today's stories: - Thunderstorms cause emergency state - Milieu protection slows down expulsion in Kreuzberg - Donation drive against falling water level at Weißer See - Future of FĂȘte de la musique in peril - Vegan lifestyle market in new location ** ...
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22.06.2017

Today's stories: - 750.000 visitors expected for Christopher Street Day - Liberal mosque founder rejects accusations from Diyanet - Finance control office appeals for better city management - Young Klinsmann auditioning at Hertha * Please check out t...
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21.06.2017

Today's stories: - Senate approves rise of minimum wage - Anti hate raids in Berlin and Brandenburg - 180.000 new Berliners by 2030 - Battery fire injures 17 people - Union Stadium extension - FĂȘte de la musique marks beginning of summer * Please che...
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20.06.2017

Today's stories: - S-Bahn Standstill possibly related to Germanwide arson attack - Opening of liberal mosque causes agitation - Stadtautobahn partially closed for four nights - Condolence book for Helmut Kohl in Rotes Rathaus - Volunteers wanted for fa...
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19.06.2017

Today's stories: - U-Bahn assault court case to be restarted - Riots in Rigaer Straße - Berlin Velothon - Two bicyclists injured after accident with car -112 arrests and injured officers at weekend demonstrations - Remembering Helmut Kohl * Please chec...
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16.06.2017

Today's stories: - U-Bahn assault court case started and interrupted the same day - Ambassador causes deadly bike incident - Traffic halted at Westhafen and Alexanderplatz - Banksy exhibition * You can find the links to our sources in the show notes. ...
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15.06.2017

Today's stories: - Center for victims of terror attacks making progress - Several potential causes for animal-deaths at Tegler See found - Special exhibition at Museum Barberini on American Modern Art - Royal visitors coming to Berlin * Please check o...
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14.06.2017

Today's stories: - Convictions in fire-attack court case against homeless man - Brexit is causing run on German citizenships - Long lasting traffic obstructions at Ostkreuz as reconstructions wrap up - Pandas will come to Berlin Zoo June 24th * Please...
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13.06.2017

Today's stories: - Berlin considers to drop charges against Anti-Nazi activist - Refugee exhibition in historical camp - Abandoned tool boxes on tram cause traffic lock down - Prevention week campaign for tourists - Famous Reagan quote from Berlin spee...
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12.06.2017

Today's stories: - Bicyclists demonstrate for more rights at 40th Sternfahrt. - Two tragic accidents on Sunday - Marzahn is getting an arts and culture festival for everybody - First DFB-Pokal round drawn * Our sources are linked in the show notes. -...
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09.06.2017

Today's stories: - Air Berlin asks German states for loan guarantees - Search warrant for Tram assailant - ATM blown up in Kreuzberg - Torstraßenfestival * Check the show notes for more info and links to our sources ----
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08.06.2017

Today's stories: - New study with numbers on border crossing related deaths published - Tram jumps tracks - Union Berlin has hired defender - Formula E race at Tempelhofer Feld this weekend * You can find the links to our sources in the show notes. ---...
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07.06.2017

Today's stories: - Charges against Anti-Nazi activist dropped in Bautzen, still awaiting process in Berlin - Police looking for suspects in open murder cases - Opposition demands action plan against violence from the left - Glasgow man found after goi...
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06.06.2017

Today's stories: - Is regular Sunday shopping coming to Berlin? - Unification memorial design met with little love - Brawl with 250 people dissolved by Police in Kreuzberg - TXL and 245 Bus lines back to normal * You can find the links to our sources...
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02.06.2017

Today's stories: - Berlin’s economy optimistic - Weißer See running out of water - Karneval der Kulturen and gymnastics festival this weekend - TXL Busline has been shortened (again) * You can find the links to our sources in the show notes. ----
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01.06.2017

Today's stories: - Terror suspicion not confirmed - The HAUS is history - John-Anthony Brooks leaving Hertha - BSR park cleaning pilot project You can find the links to our sources in the show notes.
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31.05.2017

Pickpocketing on decline Teenager arrested on suspicion of Terror plot Documents soon to be filed online Thunderstorms -----
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30.05.2017

Majority of Berliners against 30km/h speed limit http://www.rbb-online.de/politik/beitrag/2017/05/berlin-trend-mehrheit-gegen-weitere-tempo-30-zonen.html Many pools closed during hot weekend. http://www.rbb-online.de/politik/beitrag/2017/05/Viele-fre...
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29.05.2017

Senate planning Anti-Terror-procedures https://www.rbb-online.de/politik/beitrag/2017/05/rot-rot-gruen-berlin-plant-anti-terror-gesetz.html Ticket inspections extended to BVG busses https://www.rbb-online.de/panorama/beitrag/2017/05/bvg-berlin-sucht-...
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26.05.2017

Obama & Merkel at Kirchentag https://www.rbb-online.de/politik/thema/2017/kirchentag-2017-berlin/beitraege/barack-obama-und-angela-merkel-versetzen-berlin-beim-kirchentag-in-ausnahmezustand.html Raids in drug trafficking scene http://www.rbb-onlin...
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24.05.2017

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