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#Berlin

# berlin - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market

The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.

# berlin - Thursday 22 August, 2019

'All eyes on how Ireland is being treated': Country now in eye of storm, Coveney says

Coveney said the UK backstop alternatives will ‘badly hit’ Ireland and its economy.

# berlin - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel: 'We do need the Brexit backstop removed'

Johnson will seek to convince the German Chancellor to renegotiate elements of the Brexit deal.

# berlin - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

# berlin - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze to tackle rising rents

Only social housing and new builds that have not been let out would be exempt under the move.

# berlin - Saturday 15 June, 2019

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

The ruling comes after the recent easing of a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising of pregnancy terminations.

# berlin - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'

In Berlin, a proposed referendum seeks to ban the largest landlord company and expropriate the homes for social housing – but the average rent in Dublin is twice that of Berlin, writes Ciaran Connolly.

# berlin - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Ryanair apologises after denying prominent Arab Spring activist permission to board flight

Palestinian writer İyad el-Baghdadi was due to fly from Berlin to Dublin for a meeting.

# berlin - Friday 22 March, 2019

Berlin police break up mass brawl organised by two rival YouTube stars

Berlin police said they made nine arrests after a fight broke among some 400 fans.

# berlin - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Four men go on trial for $1 million giant German coin heist

Prosecutors assume the nearly pure-gold treasure was either cut up, molten down or taken abroad.

# berlin - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record Rapid This post contains videos

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the mark by 2:23 in 1967.

# berlin - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From The42 Cork's Niamh McCarthy smashes European discus record to secure Ireland's sixth gold medal in Berlin European Championships This post contains videos

Cork's Niamh McCarthy smashes European discus record to secure Ireland's sixth gold medal in Berlin

The 24-year-old Rio Paralympics silver-medalist twice broke the European record in the women’s F41 discus on Sunday.

# berlin - Friday 24 August, 2018

German firefighters stop spread of huge blaze but warn of ongoing threat

Around 600 people fled their homes in three villages in Brandenburg 50 kilometres southwest of the capital.

From The42 Comerford bags second bronze in Berlin bringing Ireland's medal count to eight Double Up

# berlin - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold Take A Bow

Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold

The North Cork AC athlete produced scores of 32.28 metres and 32.95 metres in Berlin.

# berlin - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

# berlin - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

It’s the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.

# berlin - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From The42 One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration Bizarre This post contains videos

One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration

Lornah Chemtai Salpeter thought she had won silver, but had another lap to go in Berlin.

# berlin - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The42 'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking'  - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal Fan Club This post contains videos

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking' - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal

Thomas Barr’s family were in Berlin to cheer him on to a fantastic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles final.

# berlin - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From The42 Season's best for Mark English not enough to advance from 800m heats Didn't Click

Season's best for Mark English not enough to advance from 800m heats

“I found it hard to get a rhythm from the go,” said the Irish track star who has struggled with injury this summer.

# berlin - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From The42 'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final More In The Tank

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final

The Waterford man is confident he can post a faster 400m hurdle time in Thursday’s final.

From The42 'I'm happy with the performance' - Ireland's Phil Healy finishes 7th in European semi-final Reaction This post contains videos

'I'm happy with the performance' - Ireland's Phil Healy finishes 7th in European semi-final

The 23-year-old Cork runner now turns her attention to the 200m event on Friday

# berlin - Monday 6 August, 2018

Joy as Ireland's Phil Healy books place in European Athletics 100m semi-finals in Berlin

The 23-year-old Cork runner will compete in tomorrow’s European Championships 100m semi-final after finishing second in her heat.

# berlin - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From The42 'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now' Rocket Man This post contains videos

'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now'

A year after a hamstring injury cut his season short, Marcus Lawler is heading into the European Championships in the fastest form of his life.

# berlin - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Waterford man who went missing in Netherlands turns up safe and well in Berlin

John Power disappeared in Maastricht on 9 June but today presented himself at the Irish Embassy in Berlin.

# berlin - Sunday 3 June, 2018

# 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.

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