Berlin Briefing

23.11.2017

- Cocaine by delivery service
- Berlin plagued by noise pollution
- Home explosion follow-up
- Tourism: Senate wants more culture and less party

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22.11.2017

- BVG employee violently controls street musician
- Organizers and exhibitors demand safety concept for Christmas markets
- House explodes in Spandau
- Easyjet will take over vacant Air Berlin spots in Tegel
- Bicyclist molested by thief, wallet stolen

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21.11.2017

- FDP pulls out of coalition talks
- Job-threatened Siemens employees form human chain
- Three Police students with criminal records were only accepted after court decision
- Stolen John Lennon diaries found in Berlin
- Two homeless men found apartment through eBay

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20.11.2017

- Berlin's homeless in need of warm sleeping spaces
- Technical risks at BER massively reduced
- Pedestrian Killed on Stadtautobahn
- Police report

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17.11.2017

- Corruption: Doctors take commission from funeral services
- Siemens cuts 3500 jobs in Germany, 900 of them in Berlin
- Parliament votes against special investigation of police school
- Broken pipe floods Lichtenberg
- Berlin Police searching for U-Bahn hitters

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16.11.2017

- Construction problems prevent the relocation of refugees
- Vacation home landlords win at court
- Serious injuries after collision of BVG bus with ambulance
- Circus Roncalli will stop animal shows

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15.11.2017

- Senate thanks police officers, firefighters and teachers
- Police breakdown after gold coin theft
- Street construction puts strains on local businesses
- Cash register thief stopped by customers
- One woman dead after apartment fire

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14.11.2017

- Berlin kindergartens urgently need more educators
- CDU demands special investigation on Spandau police academy
- Berlin MPs abuse funding for constituency offices
- 220 Ledvance workers lose their job
- Police confiscate fake police car
- ICE train to Berlin rushes past Wolfsburg - again

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13.11.2017

- Structural issues at Berlin police academy
- Asian rental bikes are coming to the captial
- Police ask for help with Stolpersteine thefts

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10.11.2017

- Phoenix Spree included in ‘Paradise Papers’
- Contaminated drinking water at the Berlin police building
- Fewer foreign tourists in Berlin
- Zero drug tolerance policy abandoned in Görlitzer Park
- Tax surplus for Berlin

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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.

by Abby Ross Menacher, Albert Menacher

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