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Berlin’s S-Bahn looks for operators

Berlin is opening up its local train service to foreign competition in a move to keep down costs and put an end to the need for state and city subsidies. It is hoping that other European and also Asia...
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Berlin’s intelligence headquarters delayed

Germany’s new foreign intelligence building, due to open in the Mitte district of Berlin in 2014, could be a year late. Difficulties with the air conditioning are causing delays and cost over-ru...
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Berlin’s Mauerpark could charge entry fee

Visitors to Berlin’s Mauerpark may be asked to pay €1 entrance fee to help keep it clean and tidy. The park was created soon after the fall of the Berlin Wall, along what is called “d...
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Problems pile up at Brandenburg's Willy Brandt airport

German’s transport minister is setting up a special working group to make sure that Brandenburg’s Willy Brandt airport will open on 17 March 2013. Its inauguration was postponed from 3...
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Brandenburg airport delayed to 2013

With less than a month to go before its inauguration the opening of Berlin’s new Brandenburg airport had been postponed from 3 June until March 2013. Regulators are not satisfied with the partia...
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Berlin’s taxi drivers protest new airport tax

Taxi drivers in Berlin are protesting over a tax increase on fares to Berlin
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Berlin tests new airport

Brandenburg airport, Berlin
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Berlin tests new airport

Brandenburg airport, Berlin’s new international airport, which is due to open on 3 June, is looking for volunteers to test passenger services and procedures throughout May. Around 10,000 test...
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Berlin museums open for International Museum Day

Museums in Berlin will be open free of charge on 20 May to mark international museum day. The theme this year is Museums in a Changing World; New Challenges, New Inspirations. There are nearly 200 mus...
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Police to use Battersea power station site

The site of the old Battersea power station, which has been waiting for over a quarter of a century to be redeveloped, has been earmarked as a police transport centre during the Olympic Games which be...
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BMW Guggenheim Lab pulls out of Berlin location

German car manufacturer BMW and the Guggenheim Foundation have had to back-down on a possible city regeneration project in the heart of Berlin because of opposition from local residents. BMW Guggen...
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Low cost travel on the Berlin to Cologne line

A new budget rail service from Berlin to Cologne (via Hamburg) could be in operation by autumn 2012. According to a report in The Local, which provides German news in English, a company called MSM...
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Students love Berlin

Berlin is one of the best cities in the world for students thanks to its low cost of living and the quality of its culture. Paris, London, Boston, Melbourne, Vienna, Sydney and Zurich were placed befo...
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Berlin’s contemporary arts festival celebrates 25 years

The alternative media arts festival Transmedial runs in Berlin until 5 February. This year is the 25th anniversary of the contemporary arts event and is celebrated with art works, installations, video...
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Deutsche Bahn to improve stations

Deutsche Bahn, the German railways operator, is investing
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Berlin’s throwaway Christmas tree

Berlin, like Rome, has run into difficulties this year with its Christmas tree. The metal, fire-belching tree on Breitscheidplatz has been called the ugliest in Germany. It is made out of found ob...
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Troubled Air Berlin

Air Berlin, Germany


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