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.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-03-21 13:52
last episode published
2019-03-21 05:21
publication frequency
1.51 days
Contributors
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author   owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
442
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News & Politics Frauenstimmen

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
21.03.2019

21.03.2019 - Knife attacks, E-vehicles, Kita construction delayed, Woman attacked

- Knife attacks - E-vehicles - Kita construction delayed - Woman attacked ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.03.2019

20.03.2019 - Bodycams and tasers, Fight against criminal clans, Thunberg in Berlin, Obama in Berlin

- Bodycams and tasers - Fight against criminal clans - Thunberg in Berlin - Obama in Berlin ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.03.2019

19.03.2019 - Abandoned bicycles, Modernization rent increases, Grüne Mitte, Journalist Six back in Germany

- Abandoned bicycles - Modernization rent increases - “Grüne Mitte” - Journalist Six back in Germany ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.03.2019

18.03.2019 - New cancer therapy center, Up to 20,000 at climate change demo, Anti-racism demonstration, Equal pay day

- New cancer therapy center - Up to 20,000 at climate change demo - Anti-racism demonstration - Equal pay day ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.03.2019

15.03.2019 - Fridays for future, Demo for journalist, New Rebecca details, Mauerpark karaoke safe

- Fridays for Future - Demo for Journalist - New Rebecca details - Mauerpark Karaoke safe ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.03.2019

14.03.2019 - BVG strike today, Patent registrations, Stasi documents authority, Post-Brexit residence

- BVG strike today - Patent registrations - Stasi documents authority - 8000 Britons applied for residence permit ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.03.2019

13.03.2019 - Mauerpark Karaoke, Equal pay day fare reduction, Waste burning levels, Search for Rebecca continues

- Mauerpark Karaoke - ‘Equal Pay Day’ fare reduction - Waste burning levels - Search for Rebecca continues ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.03.2019

12.03.2019 - Fraud in refugee language courses, Nextbike, S21

- Fraud in refugee language courses - Nextbike - S21 ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.03.2019

11.03.2019 - Finnish pub dispute, Fire attack sentence, Pollen, #BerlinBrennt protests

- Politicial dispute over Finnish pub - Fire attack sentence - Pollen - BerlinBrennt protests ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.03.2019

05.03.2019 - Alex manager, Clever Shuttle, Kleingartenkolonien, "About Berlin" App

- Alex manager - Clever Shuttle - Kleingartenkolonien - "About Berlin" App ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.03.2019

04.03.2019 - Rebecca, Higher educator wages agreed, Arch bishop attacks Senate, Demo against #article13

- Rebecca suspect released, search continues - More money for educators - Arch bishop attacks Senate regarding new holiday - Demo against copyright reform ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.03.2019

01.03.2019 - Plan against housing speculation, Rebecca search continues, Deadly fall, Teacher grievances

- Master Plan against speculation - Search continues, suspect arrested - Deadly fall - Teacher grievances ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.02.2019

28.02.2019 - Protection against displacement, Take-over of Karl-Marx-Allee flats, #findbecci, Polar Bear cub

- Protection against displacement - Take-over of Karl-Marx-Allee flats - #findbecci - Polar Bear cub ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.02.2019

26.02.2019 - Ausländerbehörde renaming, More strikes, Knife attack, Schönleinstraße station renovation

- Foreigners authority to be renamed to immigration office - More employee strikes - Another knife attack - Schönleinstraße station renovation ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.02.2019

25.02.2019 - Potential Breitscheidplatz accomplice, Missing teenager, More breweries

- Second person involved in Breitscheidplatz attacks? - Missing teenager - More breweries ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.02.2019

22.02.2019 - Hotspot police, Sexual assault suspects, Homeless accommodations, Monkey escape

- Hotspot police - Sexual assault suspects - Homeless accommodations - Monkey escape ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.02.2019

21.02.2019 - Power outage, AfD complaint rejected, Kita strikes, Deadly bike accident

- Köpenick power outage - AfD complaint against mayor Müller rejected - More strikes in day-care centres and schools announced - Deadly bike accident in Mitte ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sourc...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.02.2019

20.02.2019 - Film censored, Youth welfare employee strike, District housing spending, Sick children

- "Berlin I Love You" censored - Youth welfare employee strike - Districts spent 213 Million € on housing - Berlin children are sicker than in other large cities ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sour...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.02.2019

19.02.2019 - Racial profiling, Aspire business practices, “Jelbi” booking platform

- Racial profiling - Aspire business practices - “Jelbi” booking platform ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.02.2019

18.02.2019 - Housing goals, Xenophobic attacks, Clan crime, Club scene

- Municipal housing goals - Xenophobic attacks against teenagers - Clan crime - Club scene ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.02.2019

13.02.2019 - Wednesday and Friday warning strikes, Withdrawal from coal power, Lost traffic hours, Shisha bar closures

- Wednesday and Friday warning strikes - Withdrawal from coal power - Hours lost in Berlin traffic - Shisha bar closures ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.02.2019

12.02.2019 - Prenzlauer Berg stabbing, Kino “International” attack, Police Academy changes, Surveillance cameras

- Prenzlauer Berg stabbing - Kino “International” attack - Police Academy changes - Surveillance cameras ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.02.2019

11.02.2019 - 250 cars damaged, Germania aftermath, Housing industry vs referendum, Berliner Tafel

- More than 250 cars damaged - Germania insolvency aftermath - Housing industry arms itself against referendum - Fair fruit and vegetables for Berliner Tafel ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.02.2019

08.02.2019 - Potential teacher's strike, Counting the homeless, Forced marriage, Lethal fires

- Teacher strikes possible on February 13th - Counting the homeless - Forced marriage - Lethal fires ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.02.2019

07.02.2019 - Ubahn station attack, Deutsche Bahn hiring, Commuters, Government subsidies for children

- Attack at Alex Ubahn - Deutsche Bahn hiring - Commuting to Berlin - Government subsidies for children ** Please check out the show notes over at www.berlinbriefing.de for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.02.2019

06.02.2019 - Germania bankruptcy, Dresdner Bahn, Bullying case

- Germania bankruptcy - Dresdner Bahn - Bullying case ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.02.2019

05.02.2019 - Teenager suicide investigation, Taxi drivers & Berlkönig, Pensioner sentenced, Rescuers attacked

- Police investigating teenager suicide - Taxi drivers feel threatened by Berlkönig - Agitating pensioner sentenced - Rescue workers attacked ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.02.2019

04.02.2019 - Vandalized memorial, Car arson, Teenager suicide

- Memorial for persecuted homosexuals vandalized - Politically motivated car arson - Bullying leads to suicide ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.02.2019

01.02.2019 - Unemployment numbers, Amazon office damaged, Lower metro frequencies, Begegnungszonen trial

- Unemployment numbers - Amazon office damaged - Lower metro frequencies - Begegnungszonen trial will end prematurely ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
31.01.2019

31.01.2019 - Seized weapons, Homeless camp, Recommunalizing Berlin apartments

- Seized weapons - Homeless camp - Recommunalizing Berlin apartments ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.01.2019

30.01.2019 - Bürger*innen Asyl (Citizen Asylum), High-speed bike lanes, Money heist related raid

- Bürger*innen-Asyl initative - High-speed-bike lanes starting in 2022 - Money transporter heist raid ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.01.2019

29.01.2019 - Tram troubles, Berlin attractiveness for students, Strikes

- Tram troubles - Berlin attractiveness for students - Strikes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.01.2019

28.01.2019 - Fridays for future, Video surveillance, Left street party escalates, TÜV critical on BER progress

- Fridays for future demo - Constitutional complaint on video surveillance - Left street party escalates - TÜV critical on BER progress ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.01.2019

25.01.2019 - School construction offensive, Siegfriedstraße cycle path, Weapons smuggling gang

- School construction offensive - Siegfriedstraße cycle path - Weapons smuggling gang ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.01.2019

24.01.2019 - New Google office, Airport security wage negotiations, BVG crisis management, Tegel prison escape attempts

- New Google office - Airport security wage negotiations - BVG crisis management - Tegel prison escape attempts ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.01.2019

23.01.2019 - Kältehilfe, Neukölln arson attacks part 2, Coalition disputes over BVG, Pankow playgrounds

- Kältehilfe - Neukölln arson attacks, part 2 - Coalition disputes over BVG - Pankow playgrounds ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.01.2019

22.01.2019 - Fireworks ban, Neukölln arson attacks 1, 5G, New public holiday

- Fireworks ban - Neukölln arson attacks, part 1 - 5G - New public holiday ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
21.01.2019

21.01.2019 - Influenza, Mayor Müller criticizes BVG, Agricultural change demo, Prison heart beat detectors

- Increase of flu infections - Mayor Müller criticizes BVG - Demo for agricultural change - Heart beat detectors for prisons ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.01.2019

18.01.2019 - Air pollution, Cigarette smugglers, Lila Bäcker insolvent, Public pool renovations

- Air pollution - Cigarette smugglers - Lila Bäcker insolvent - Public pool renovations ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.01.2019

17.01.2019 - TXL future, Airplane germs, Chancellery extension, Volkslehrer court case

- Reexamining TXL’s future - Germs on Airplanes - Federal Chancellery extension - “Volkslehrer” Nikolai N. ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.01.2019

16.01.2019 - Goodie bags for the homeless, Airport strikes, Brexit shop closure, Alexanderplatz fire, Smuggled snake

- Goodie bags for the homeless - Airport security strikes - English shop closes because of Brexit - Alexanderplatz fire - Smuggled snake ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.01.2019

15.01.2019 - Political vandalism, Hafen stays open, Detours, E-car charging points

- Political vandalism - Hafen stays open - Detours due to excavation - E-Auto charging points ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.01.2019

14.01.2019 - Mitte social gap, ATM skimming, Homeless man dead, Car and pram fires

- Increase of social gap in Mitte - ATM skimming - Homeless man dead at Moritzplatz - Car and pram fires ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.01.2019

11.01.2019 - Video surveillance, S-Bahn closures, Microcensus 2019, Decoy bikes

- Left party against video surveillance - S-Bahn closures - Microcensus 2019 - Decoy bikes against thieves ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.01.2019

10.01.2019 - Green arrows for bikes, Service against extremism, Contaminated police shooting ranges, Road closures

- Green arrows for cyclists - Service against religious extremism - Contaminated shooting ranges: compensation for sick police officers - Weekend road closures ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.01.2019

09.01.2019 - Club closures, Fare evasion discussions, Humboldt Forum free admission, Knife attacker

- Club closures - Fare evasion discussions - Humboldt Forum free admission pilot - Knife attacker ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.01.2019

08.01.2019 - Maple Leaf trial, Police academy conflict resolution team, Murder suspect, Airport security strike

- Maple leaf coin trial - Academy conflict resolution team - Murder suspect - Airport security strike ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.01.2019

07.01.2019 - Brexit security, Gurlitt picture, Politician hack, Warning strikes at TXL and SXF

- Berlin provides security for British citizens (https://www.berlin.de/labo/willkommen-in-berlin/freizuegigkeit-eu-ewr-schweiz/formular.770591.en.php) - 5th Gurlitt picture is given back to owner - Berlin politicians and celebrities affected by hack -...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.01.2019

04.01.2019 - Airport travel, Solidarity Basic Income, Police needs, Berlin Wall Foundation

- Airport travel record - Solidarity Basic Income - Police needs - Berlin Wall Foundation turns 10 ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.01.2019

03.01.2019 - NYE attacks on rescue services, Scabies, Karl-Marx-Allee solution, Bird counting

- Firefighters attacked on NYE - Scabies on the rise - Karl-Marx-Allee tenant solution - National bird counting initiative (www.vogeltrainer.de) ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author