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Ground staff strike grounds nearly all Berlin airport flights

Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.

Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.

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Tears flow as Berlin's baby polar bear dies

Four-month-old Fritz, who was born in captivity in Berlin, has died of complications from a liver inflammation.

Four-month-old Fritz, who was born in captivity in Berlin, has died of complications from a liver inflammation.

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Erdogan launches furious attack on Germany for 'aiding terrorism'

Turkey's president accused Berlin of backing terrorism over its support for a detained journalist and following the cancellation of political rallies.

Turkey's president accused Berlin of backing terrorism over its support for a detained journalist and following the cancellation of political rallies.

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German police launch series of anti-terror raids linked to mosque

German police have launched a series of anti-terror raids across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri.

German police have launched a series of anti-terror raids across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri.

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Germany unveils new passport design

The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first time on Thursday.

The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first time on Thursday.

Culture

Berlinale opens with talk of politics

The 67th edition of the “Berlinale” kicked off on Thursday evening with a star-studded opening ceremony.

The 67th edition of the “Berlinale” kicked off on Thursday evening with a star-studded opening ceremony.

Culture

Movie fans queue early for the Berlinale

Movie fans arrived early determined not to miss out on tickets for the 67th Berlin International Film Festival – The Berlinale.

Movie fans arrived early determined not to miss out on tickets for the 67th Berlin International Film Festival – The Berlinale.

Business

Why the Fashion Tech business model is taking Europe by storm

This episode of Business Planet comes from the Germany’s capital city, Berlin, where we visited a Fashion Tech hot spot to find out about its business model, the opportunities it presents and the secr

This episode of Business Planet comes from the Germany’s capital city, Berlin, where we visited a Fashion Tech hot spot to find out about its business model, the opportunities it presents and the secr

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Yolocaust: A satirist's challenge to Holocaust tourist behaviour

A German-based satirist has unveiled an online a project which draws attention to what some may consider inappropriate at Berlin's holocaust memorial

A German-based satirist has unveiled an online a project which draws attention to what some may consider inappropriate at Berlin's holocaust memorial

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Macron: the euro may not exist in ten years

The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.

The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.

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German authorities detain Tunisian in connection with Berlin attack

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

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Western Europe rings in 2017

From Giza to London, Amsterdam to Dubai, the world rings in 2017.

From Giza to London, Amsterdam to Dubai, the world rings in 2017.

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Merkel says Germany is 'stronger than terrorism'

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

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Man wrongly arrested for Berlin attack says he's fearful for his life

Naveed Baloch, the man initially suspected of perpetrating the Berlin terror attack has spoken out about his wrongful detention by German police, and

Naveed Baloch, the man initially suspected of perpetrating the Berlin terror attack has spoken out about his wrongful detention by German police, and