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# berlin - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Germany sees sharp drop in asylum requests in 2020
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Germany sees sharp drop in asylum requests in 2020

Jan 10th 2021, 6:59 PM 22,122 Views 13 Comments

Germany’s interior ministry recorded 31.5 percent fewer first-time applications than in 2019.

# berlin - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Coveney in Berlin tomorrow to mark handover of UN Security Council membership to Ireland
# Handover
# Handover

Coveney in Berlin tomorrow to mark handover of UN Security Council membership to Ireland

Dec 10th 2020, 9:40 PM 14,347 Views 20 Comments

Ireland will take its seat on the Council on 1 January 2021.

# berlin - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Car with 'stop the globalisation policies' written on it hits gate outside Merkel’s offices
# Berlin
# Berlin

Car with 'stop the globalisation policies' written on it hits gate outside Merkel’s offices

Nov 25th 2020, 12:58 PM 18,759 Views 8 Comments

The car had the slogan ‘You damned murderers of children and old people’ painted on the other side.

# berlin - Friday 20 November, 2020

Berlin police arrest chemistry teacher on suspicion of cannibalism after bones found 'stripped of flesh'
# Pankow
# Pankow

Berlin police arrest chemistry teacher on suspicion of cannibalism after bones found 'stripped of flesh'

Nov 20th 2020, 3:56 PM 30,630 Views 0 Comments

The bones were found by people strolling in a park.

# berlin - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Three suspects arrested over spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist
# Dresden
# Dresden

Three suspects arrested over spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist

Nov 17th 2020, 8:04 AM 18,481 Views 6 Comments

Items stolen included a sword whose hilt is encrusted with nine large and 770 smaller diamonds.

# berlin - Friday 16 October, 2020

Court overturns order to shut Berlin's bars and restaurants from 11pm
# Germany
# Germany

Court overturns order to shut Berlin's bars and restaurants from 11pm

Oct 16th 2020, 12:31 PM 24,126 Views 20 Comments

The court said “it was not apparent” that such a measure could help fight coronavirus.

# berlin - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Alexei Navalny discharged and full recovery is possible, says Berlin hospital
# Kremlin Critic
# Kremlin Critic

Alexei Navalny discharged and full recovery is possible, says Berlin hospital

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:23 AM 23,469 Views 11 Comments

The Charite hospital that treated Navalny said it was still too early to assess any long-term effects of his poisoning.

# berlin - Friday 4 September, 2020

An Irishman in Berlin: There's a housing shortage here too, despite a different approach
# Opinion
# Opinion

An Irishman in Berlin: There's a housing shortage here too, despite a different approach

Sep 4th 2020, 7:10 AM 25,969 Views 38 Comments

Irishman William Campbell lives in Berlin and says despite how we hold up the German housing market as one of the best, it has developed some serious flaws.

# berlin - Sunday 30 August, 2020

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag
# Berlin
# Berlin

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag

Aug 30th 2020, 11:58 AM 46,836 Views 52 Comments

Late last night, several hundred protesters broke through barriers and a police cordon to climb the steps leading to the entrance to the Reichstag.

# berlin - Monday 24 August, 2020

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's test results indicate poisoning, German hospital says
# Berlin
# Berlin

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's test results indicate poisoning, German hospital says

Aug 24th 2020, 4:31 PM 17,420 Views 23 Comments

Doctors at the Berlin hospital where Navalny is being treated have said there is a possibility of long-term effects to his central nervous system.

# berlin - Saturday 22 August, 2020

‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident in ‘stable’ condition after arriving at German hospital
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident in ‘stable’ condition after arriving at German hospital

Updated Aug 22nd 2020, 3:00 PM 56,313 Views 46 Comments

Alexei Navalny will be treated by specialists at the German capital’s main hospital.

# berlin - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Man ‘deliberately drove into motorcyclists in Berlin motorway terror attack’
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Man ‘deliberately drove into motorcyclists in Berlin motorway terror attack’

Updated Aug 19th 2020, 2:12 PM 45,079 Views 30 Comments

Six people were injured when the 30-year-old allegedly drove into several vehicles, police and prosecutors said.

# berlin - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Calls for Dublin bar to be shut down after 'outrageous' video shows them breaking Covid-19 rules
# Berlin D2
# Berlin D2

Calls for Dublin bar to be shut down after 'outrageous' video shows them breaking Covid-19 rules

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 6:45 PM 502,388 Views 337 Comments

The footage shows customers that are not social-distancing and the barman pouring drinks into people’s mouths.

# berlin - Monday 27 July, 2020

Berlin's famous nightclub Berghain lures visitors back with an eerie sound exhibit
# On The Dancefloor
# On The Dancefloor

Berlin's famous nightclub Berghain lures visitors back with an eerie sound exhibit

Jul 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 23,670 Views 6 Comments

Visitors are queuing up at the former-power-plant-turned-techno-attraction to hear the installation.

# berlin - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19
# Off
From The42
# Off

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19

Updated Jun 24th 2020, 4:50 PM 1,878 Views 4 Comments

‘It was clearly the course we needed to follow from a health and safety perspective.’

# berlin - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships
# Success
From The42
# Success

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

Feb 29th 2020, 4:28 PM 2,401 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.

# berlin - Saturday 15 February, 2020

One person dies and four others injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue
# Germany
# Germany

One person dies and four others injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

Feb 15th 2020, 12:34 PM 32,536 Views 17 Comments

The incident took place in a square in front of the Tempodrom, near Potsdamer Platz.

# berlin - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Berlin's rent freeze has yet to come into effect, but it's dividing opinion
# Germany
# Germany

Berlin's rent freeze has yet to come into effect, but it's dividing opinion

Feb 5th 2020, 5:07 PM 17,111 Views 53 Comments

The city’s rent freeze was approved by Berlin’s Parliament on 30 January.

# berlin - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:28 PM 16,756 Views 17 Comments

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
# More Talks
# More Talks

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

Updated Aug 22nd 2019, 12:45 PM 50,500 Views 73 Comments

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'
# Talks
# Talks

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

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 5:45 PM 50,516 Views 89 Comments

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
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,215 Views 24 Comments

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
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze to tackle rising rents

Jun 18th 2019, 7:25 PM 15,230 Views 78 Comments

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'
# Berlin
# Berlin

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

Jun 15th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,153 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,800 Views 62 Comments

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
# Denied
# Denied

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

Apr 10th 2019, 12:18 PM 32,627 Views 45 Comments

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
# Bad Influencers
# Bad Influencers

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

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:56 PM 56,754 Views 34 Comments

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
# COIN HEIST
# COIN HEIST

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

Jan 10th 2019, 5:10 PM 14,856 Views 0 Comments

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

# berlin - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record
# Rapid
From The42
# Rapid

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

Sep 16th 2018, 2:18 PM 10,086 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2018, 4:57 PM 6,888 Views 2 Comments

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
# Forest Fire
# Forest Fire

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

Aug 24th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,362 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Comerford bags second bronze in Berlin bringing Ireland's medal count to eight

Aug 24th 2018, 6:24 PM 18,101 Views 9 Comments

Not a bad few days.

# berlin - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 12:07 PM 6,010 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

Aug 19th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,507 Views 53 Comments

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
# Off The Wall
# Off The Wall

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

Aug 15th 2018, 9:31 PM 42,112 Views 22 Comments

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

# berlin - Sunday 12 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 12th 2018, 8:26 PM 22,890 Views 13 Comments

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

# berlin - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 10th 2018, 10:24 AM 6,512 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 9th 2018, 11:31 AM 3,274 Views 0 Comments

“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

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 7:34 PM 29,043 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 6:42 PM 5,868 Views 0 Comments

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

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