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# berlin - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From The42 Russia to question reporter if he comes for World Cup Change Of Heart

Russia to question reporter if he comes for World Cup

Hajo Seppelt’s documentaries on doping among Russian athletes sparked controversy.

# berlin - Friday 20 April, 2018

Pictures: Disposal of massive WWII bomb causes mass evacuation in Berlin

The 500 kilo bomb was found on a construction site.

# berlin - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

All smiles as Varadkar and Merkel talk Brexit on Taoiseach's first trip to Berlin

Merkel was recently elected as chancellor for the fourth time.

# berlin - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Nine prisoners escape from Berlin prison since Thursday

One prisoner turned himself in today.

# berlin - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Berlin New Year's festival sets up safe zone for women following 2015 sex assaults

Thousands of women reported being assaulted in Cologne in 2015.

# berlin - Monday 20 November, 2017

Angela Merkel looked a dead cert to lead Germany again but she's now fighting for her political life

“As chancellor… I will do everything to ensure that this country comes out well through this difficult time.”

# berlin - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'We're only human': Berlin police remorseful after wild partying costs them G20 duty

“They drank, danced, pissed and, yes, apparently also bonked, as our press officer put it so well,” the police statement said.

# berlin - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Teenager (17) arrested in Germany for 'allegedly plotting Berlin terror attack'

The man texted his family that “he had joined the jihad”.

# berlin - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

# berlin - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Police shoot man at Berlin hospital

It’s reported that police have cordoned off an area around the hospital.

# berlin - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at

Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to empowering women.

# berlin - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack

“In the new reality, the ordinary police on duty, or Gardai, will be required to close down such attacks.”

# berlin - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14 things Irish people who've been interrailing will know too well Interrailing

# berlin - Monday 27 March, 2017

Thieves stole this massive gold coin worth one million dollars

The commemorative coin is 3cm thick and features a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.

# berlin - Friday 24 February, 2017

Germany's anger after Russian theme park creates mock-Reichstag for children to attack

German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said today the plan was “surprising and speaks for itself.”

# berlin - Sunday 5 February, 2017

How different is the story of someone fleeing Syria to that of a World War II refugee?

Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.

# berlin - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Mother loses four children in station, one catches fast-train to Leipzig

The boy, who spoke Spanish and Italian, was taken into care by police before being reunited with his family.

# berlin - Sunday 8 January, 2017

After the Berlin attack, Germany is planning a massive overhaul of its security services

Reforms are being proposed in the wake of the attack which killed 12 at a Christmas market in Berlin.

# berlin - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

German police arrest second Tunisian who 'may have known' about Christmas market truck attack

The 26-year-old Tunisian man has been arrested on an unrelated charge while police try to establish whether or not he was an accomplice of Berlin attacker Anis Amri.

# berlin - Friday 30 December, 2016

Truckers across Poland sound their horns as owner of lorry used in Berlin attack laid to rest

The 37-year-old’s funeral in the northwestern village of Banie was attended by Polish President.

# berlin - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

German police arrest man 'who may have been involved' in Berlin attack

The 40-year-old is accused of planning the attack at the Christmas market in Berlin with Anis Amri.

# berlin - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Polish truck driver was 'shot hours before' Berlin market attack

German paper Bild says that the driver was shot in the head between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on the day of the attack.

# berlin - Monday 26 December, 2016

Surveillance footage shows Berlin attack suspect travelled through France

He is believed to have travelled through Lyon by train.

# berlin - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Nephew of Berlin terror suspect arrested

Anis Amri’s nephew was arrested alongside two others in Tunisia.

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# berlin - Thursday 22 December, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Authorities under fire as it emerges Berlin suspect was under investigation as potential jihadist

Questions have been raised as to how 24-year-old Anis Amri avoided detection in recent months.

# berlin - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack

Police have warned that 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri could be “violent and armed”.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Far-right leader says Germany 'has to close its borders'

Frauke Petry, who leads the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, has hit out at Angela Merkel.

# berlin - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Polish truck driver killed in Berlin attack was 'a good guy'

His cousin and colleague told the media that they noticed something was up yesterday afternoon.

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks

The tragedy in all of this is the plight of millions of Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi refugees, writes Dr Tom Clonan.

# berlin - Monday 19 December, 2016

Nine people killed as truck ploughs into Berlin Christmas market

Many more have been injured. A suspect believed to be the driver was arrested nearby.

# berlin - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Replica of bunker where Hitler spent his final days goes on display in Berlin

The project hasn’t been universally welcomed.

# berlin - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man thanks Aer Lingus for removing passenger over his "unacceptable" behaviour towards Muslims

As one of the crew said “We are all equal”, wrote the man.

# berlin - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Europe is seeing a growing interest in veganism, and Berlin is at the centre of it

The German capital is at the fore-front of the vegan movement in Europe, and is seeing a rise in ‘flexitarians’ – part-time vegans.

# berlin - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The42 The incredible story of the Irish war hero who managed Sevilla and then vanished The Buncrana Boy

The incredible story of the Irish war hero who managed Sevilla and then vanished

The Spanish side play in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday and have a remarkable association with Ireland.

# berlin - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Patient shoots doctor at Berlin hospital before killing himself

There are no indications it was a terror attack. The doctor is in intensive care.

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