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
2018-12-18 07:06
last episode published
2018-12-18 06:25
publication frequency
1.47 days
Contributors
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author   owner  
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Number of Episodes
391
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
18.12.2018

18.12.2018 - State of Berlin debate, U-Bahn construction, S-Bahn punctuality, Parcel Thief

This is the last briefing in 2018. See you back on January 2nd! - State of Berlin debate - U-Bahn construction and bypasses - S-Bahn punctuality - Parcel thief ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.12.2018

17.12.2018 - Left party conference, 5.5 Billion Euro for German Kitas, Left politician drunk accident

- Left party state conference - 5.5 Billion Euro Federal Kita support - Left politician causes drunk driving accident ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.12.2018

14.12.2018 - Amri planned earlier attack, Späti Cannabis, Geisel criticizes "Berlin brennt", New holiday

- Amri wanted to commit earlier attack - Späti Cannabis confiscated - Geisel criticizes “Berlin brennt” - New Berlin holiday might come in 2019 ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.12.2018

13.12.2018 - Pastoral care, Wellenwerk surfing, Restaurant hygiene, Christmas market safety

- Pastoral care - Wellenwerk surfing - Restaurant hygiene - Christmas market safety ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.12.2018

12.12.2018 - E-mobility vs lobbies, Greenpeace action, Data protectors vs Mobike, Ai Weiwei

- Pedestrian & cyclist lobby vs scooters - Greenpeace action - Data protection authorities target Mobike - Ai Weiwei ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.12.2018

11.12.2018 - Bahn strike, School construction, Air quality

- Bahn strike - Berlin school construction - Berlin air quality ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.12.2018

10.12.2018 - Repatriation campaign meeting, No Christmas rehoming at Tierheim, Illegal gambling raid, Small firearms

- BMI meets with repatriation campaign critics - No Christmas rehoming at Berlin Tierheim - Illegal gambling raid - Increase in “small firearm" carrying permits ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.12.2018

07.12.2018 - Car free plans, Clubs as shelters, Karl-Marx-Allee apartments sale, Fake Coca Cola poster

- Thought experiments on carless inner cities - Clubs providing cold shelters - Karl-Marx Allee apartments sale - Fake Coca-Cola poster ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.12.2018

05.12.2018 - Ubahn issues, Coalition budget changes, Police management changes, Transporter heist arrest

- Ubahn issues - Coalition budget changes - Police management changes - Transporter heist arrest ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.12.2018

04.12.2018 - Airbnb, Sir Simon Rattle, Public prosecution office woes

- Airbnb research - Sir Simon Rattle - Public prosecution office woes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
3.12.2018

03.12.2018 - 350 jobs cut at booking.com, Broken police tank, Anti UN-migration pact demo, Metro mass brawl

- Booking.com cuts 350 jobs - New police tank defect after 2 weeks - Anti UN-migration pact demo - Mass brawl at metro station ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.11.2018

30.11.2018 - Homophobic violence, Unemployment rate, Award for Ateş, BER

- Homophobic violence - Unemployment rate falling - Activist Ateş receives award - BER ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.11.2018

29.11.2018 - Weekend demos, Club noise protection, New Ubahn trains

- Weekend demos - Club scene noise protection - New Ubahn trains ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
28.11.2018

28.11.2018 - Coordinated actions against clans, Uber JUMP rental bikes, Repatriation poster campaign

- Coordinated action against criminal families - Uber JUMP rental bikes - Poster campaign targeting asylum seekers ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
27.11.2018

27.11.2018 - Police Academy German lessons, Fine dust pollution, Crayfish infestation, Christmas markets

- German lessons prioritized at police academy - Fine dust pollution - Crayfish infestation - Christmas markets opened ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
26.11.2018

26.11.2018 - Crime Atlas, Underground station shelters, House of One, Public Transport survey

- Crime Atlas - BVG opens stations for the homeless after long discussions - Bundestags funds House of One - Public Transport Survey ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
20.11.2018

20.11.2018 - Cold relief, Geisel’s Anti-clan plans, SPD summit, Teenage alcohol abuse

- Cold relief - Geisel’s Anti-clan plans - SPD summit - Teenage alcohol abuse ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.11.2018

16.11.2018 - Raid on Rigaer Str., Terror protection, Arrest after 31 years, Housing debate

- Police deployment on Rigaer Straße - Terror protection - Murder suspect arrested after 31 years - Housing debate ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.11.2018

15.11.2018 - Special Olympics, Housing First, Public transport access control, Cocaine raid

- Special Olympics 2023 - “Housing First” - Public transport access controls - 30 kilos of cocaine confiscated ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
14.11.2018

14.11.2018 - Failing police students, More Kita spaces, Refugee accommodation debts, No Google campus

- Failing police students - More Kita spaces available - Berlin owes 18m for refugee accommodations - No Google campus in Berlin ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
13.11.2018

13.11.2018 - Arab clan info, Greenpeace searches, LGBTI certified nursing homes

- Sharing of criminal Arab clan info - Greenpeace searches - LGBTI certified nursing homes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.11.2018

12.11.2018 - Protests against right demo, BER delay partly blamed on regulations, Mauerpark robbery

- Thousands protest right wing demonstration - BER chief partly blames regulations for delays - Teenagers robbed at Mauerpark ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.11.2018

09.11.2018 - Anti-semitism warning, Tourism in Kreuzberg, Bießmann expelled

- Müller and Wieland warn of growing anti-semitism - Tourism and hotels in Kreuzberg - Bießmann expelled from AfD group ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.11.2018

08.11.2018 - Searches after color campaign, Naturkundemuseum funding, Teacher reporting portal, Right demo banned

- Nationwide searches related to color campaign at “Großer Stern” - Major funding for Museum für Naturkunde - 5000 tips on teacher denunciation portal - Right-extremist November 9th demo banned ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our s...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
7.11.2018

07.11.2018 - Smuggling gang, Future of TXL, Parking violations, Casino robbery

- Smuggling gang - Future of TXL - Parking violations - Casino robbery ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
6.11.2018

06.11.2018 - Dangerous objects ban, November 9th demo ban, International investors, Berlin dogs

- Dangerous objects ban - November 9th demo ban - International investors - Berlin dogs ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.11.2018

05.11.2018 - Start-up capital, Homophobic violence report, Fare evader decriminalization, Automated luggage check-in

- Berlin stays start-up capital - Homophobic violence report - Mayor for decriminalization of fare evaders - Automated luggage check-in for Easyjet passengers ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.11.2018

02.11.2018 - Tablets for prisoners, Rotten classroom containers, Taxi drivers vs. Uber, Stones thrown at BVG bus

- Tablets for prisoners - Rotten classroom containers - Taxi drivers vs. Uber - Stones thrown at BVG bus ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.11.2018

01.11.2018 - Siemens campus, FlixTrain, M10 extension, Cyclist attacks bus driver

- Siemens campus - FlixTrain - M10 extension - Cyclist attacks bus driver ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
31.10.2018

31.10.2018 - Hartz IV benefits, Fare evaders, Foundation terminates Deutsche Bank account, Taxi fare surcharges

- Hartz IV benefits - Fare evaders - Berlin foundation terminates Deutsche Bank account - Taxi fare surcharges ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
30.10.2018

30.10.2018 - Jewish symposium, No second kippa attack trial, Additional holiday, Soup with purpose

- Jewish symposium - No second trial in kippa attack case - Additional holiday - Soup with purpose charity action ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
29.10.2018

29.10.2018 - Cop-Map, Weekend violence, Mauerpark noise

- Cop-map stirs controversy - Physical violence leaves one dead and several injured - Mauerpark residents annoyed by noise ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
25.10.2018

25.10.2018 - Cigarettes, Google campus, TXL and rent increases

- Cigarettes - Google campus - TXL and rent increases ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
24.10.2018

24.10.2018 - Complaint portal update, Ailing police stations, Amazon traffic jams, Record weather

- AfD complaint portal update - Ailing police stations - Amazon traffic jams - Record summer weather ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
23.10.2018

23.10.2018 - AFD denounciation portal, New S-Bahn concept, Health service changes

- AfD portal "Neutrale Schule” - New SBahn concept - Health service changes ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
22.10.2018

22.10.2018 - Armored van heist, Urban mobility plans, Democracy research, S-Bahn closure

- Armored van heist - BVG urban mobility plans - Senate democracy research - S-Bahn closure ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
19.10.2018

19.10.2018 - CCC surveillance test criticism, Day care/Kita figures, 60,000 without health insurance, Public Wi-Fi

- CCC: Public surveillance test results were glossed over - Day care/Kita figures - 60,000 Berliners without adequate health insurance - More free public Wi-Fi ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
18.10.2018

18.10.2018 - Refugees distributed unevenly, Maple Leaf coin theft, New Ryanair base

- Refugees distributed unevenly - Maple Leaf coin theft - New Ryanair base ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
17.10.2018

17.10.2018 - Boy threw deadly log, 195,000 students, Senate rejects surveillance petition, AFD MP expulsion proceedings

- Deadly tree stump was supposedly thrown by another child - 195,000 students - Senate rejects petition for more surveillance - Berlin AFD initiates proceedings to expel MP ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
16.10.2018

16.10.2018 - Ubahn cold aid, Fire brigade, Boy killed by log, Union stadium extension

- Ubahn cold aid - Fire brigade - Boy killed by falling log - Union Berlin stadium extension ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
15.10.2018

15.10.2018 - #unteilbar demo, Amri investigation, BVG parking tickets

- 240.000 at #unteilbar demo - Former minister under criticism in Amri investigation - BVG parking violation tickets ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
12.10.2018

12.10.2018 - Police keep HIV record, Extremist crime stats, Double-decker buses, #Unteilbar

- Police keep HIV record - Extremist crime down - Double-decker buses - #Unteilbar ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
11.10.2018

11.10.2018 - Suicide prevention, Car fires, MMA Berlin

- Suicide prevention - Car fires - MMA Berlin ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
10.10.2018

10.10.2018 - Sex offenders, Diesel ban verdict, Erich-Weinert-Straße historical flair, Ketchup Bande

- Sex offenders - Diesel ban verdict - Erich-Weinert-Straße historical flair - Ketchup Bande ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
9.10.2018

09.10.2018 - Student living costs, Private schools, Islamist Liberation Party, Refugees cook for the homeless

- Student living costs - Private schools - Islamist Liberation Party - Refugees cook for the homeless ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
8.10.2018

08.10.2018 - Two houses occupied, Diesel ban court decision, Car hits pedestrians

- Two houses occupied - Diesel ban court decision - Car hits pedestrians ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
5.10.2018

05.10.2018 - Deutsche Bahn price increases, Amri Committee issues, Meningitis, Silbernetz

- Deutsche Bahn price increases - Amri Committee issues - Meningitis - Silbernetz ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
4.10.2018

04.10.2018 - 3.7 Million Berliners, Primera Air insolvent, Indoor pools, Immigration laws

- More than 3.7 Million Berliners - Primera Air insolvent before starting Berlin operation - Indoor pool season has started - Immigration laws ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
2.10.2018

02.10.2018 - Kotti Police pictures published, Cold relief program, AfD location trouble, Reunification celebration

- Left-wing extremists publish pictures of Kotti police officers - Cold relief program starts one month earlier - Location trouble for AfD - Strong security during reunification celebration ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sourc...
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author
1.10.2018

01.10.2018 - Erdogan protests, Police terrorist alias, Kotti police brutality, Apartment occupation

- Erdogan protests - Saxon police use terrorist name as alias - Police brutality at Kotti - Apartment occupied and evicted ** Please check out the show notes for the links to our sources.
Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher author