Berlin Briefing

07.09.2017

- Police search Yaam Club
- Keeping Tegel open is unreal option, legal evaluator says
- 600 election posters vandalized - AfD affected most
- North Korea terminates contract with city hostel
- Marketing debacle leaves hundreds of fan outside concert venue

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06.09.2017

- Berlin is most dangerous German city
- 40.000 sign Volksbühne petition
- Man hit and dragged along by S-Bahn
- Supposed WW2 bomb turns out to be gas bottle
- Car rental Robben & Wientjes sold to competitor

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05.09.2017

- 500 Million Euros promised by Merkel to fight city air pollution
- 31-year-old was beaten and tied to a tree
- Berlin prison in Moabit gets new boss
- Brandenburg’s pastafarians go to federal constitutional court
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04.09.2017

- Petition for more video surveillance about to start
- Construction work on the U7 starts on Monday
- Satire party takes over right-wing Facebook groups
- Scottish independence activists rally held in Berlin
- Air Berlin employees go viral

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01.09.2017

- Simon Wiesenthal center may include mayor Müller on anti-semite list
- Air Berlin Updates
- Police searching for arsonists with posters
- Lollapalooza approved under conditions
- Union beats Hertha in secretive friendly

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31.08.2017

- Tear gas leak at Tegel Airport - four injured
- Rain is driving rats out of their holes
- AfD expells Jannik Brämer
- Louisiana crayfish in Tiergarten to be caught
- IFA starts on Friday

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30.08.2017

- 1.5 Million Euro paid to victims of Breitscheidplatz attack
- Every fifth Berliner threatened by poverty
- Air Berlin cuts long distance connections
- BVG has data security issues, according to protection delegate
- S-Bahn surfers cause outages on Ringbahn
- World War 2 bomb defused in Spandau

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29.08.2017

- 10 percent of Berlin’s small businesses educate apprentices
- Senate plans to buy “Haus der Statistik”
- Hell’s Angels want to demonstrate in Berlin
- Woman finds newborn baby at her front door

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28.08.2017

- Federal loan for Air Berlin not authorized yet
- Geisel supports ban of left-radical media platform Indymedia
- Hepatitis C - Police search for first aid responders
- Marriage for all puts software in trouble
- Berlin football teams faced frontrunners

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25.08.2017

- Federal Minister of the interior defends Südkreuz face detection pilot
- Eurowings is looking for 200 pilots and 400 flight attendants
- Burglary - tourists recognize stolen backpack
- Jens Spahn slams Berlin English-speakers, again

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About this podcast

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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