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Germany: Mea Culpa from Merkel on migrants after election drubbing

German leader Angela Merkel faced the press on Monday after her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their worst ever result in Berlin, at local elections, in the latest sign of a backlash

German leader Angela Merkel faced the press on Monday after her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their worst ever result in Berlin, at local elections, in the latest sign of a backlash

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Voters punish Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy in Berlin poll

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives have suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks. Support for her Christian Democrats (CDU) has plunged to a post-reunification low in a Berlin state vot

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives have suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks. Support for her Christian Democrats (CDU) has plunged to a post-reunification low in a Berlin state vot

Science_technology

Home robots all the rage at IFA in Berlin

Home robots held centre stages at Europe's biggest tech trade show, IFA, in Berlin. The message: put your feet up and let the robot do the work.

Home robots held centre stages at Europe's biggest tech trade show, IFA, in Berlin. The message: put your feet up and let the robot do the work.

Culture

The Raubdruckerin turn Berlin's unique streets into wearable art

Berlin street art is alive and well and a team of artists known as "Raubdruckerin":http://www.raubdruckerin.de/. have come up with a unique way of creating textile pattens.

Berlin street art is alive and well and a team of artists known as "Raubdruckerin":http://www.raubdruckerin.de/. have come up with a unique way of creating textile pattens.

Sport

Looking back at the Olympics 1936-1952

BERLIN 1936 Jesse Owens spoils Hitler’s parade The infamous Berlin Olympics of 1936 are most often remembered for two men: Adolf Hitler and Jesse

BERLIN 1936 Jesse Owens spoils Hitler’s parade The infamous Berlin Olympics of 1936 are most often remembered for two men: Adolf Hitler and Jesse

Culture

Vinterberg's The Commune:Inspired by experience

The Commune by acclaimed Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is a partly autobiographical dramedy set in a 1970s commune.

The Commune by acclaimed Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is a partly autobiographical dramedy set in a 1970s commune.

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Police and protesters clash in Berlin neighbourhood

Around two thousand left wing extremists marched through the Freidrichshain neighbourhood of Berlin on Saturday in a day of tension with a similar number of police that hours later ended in…

Around two thousand left wing extremists marched through the Freidrichshain neighbourhood of Berlin on Saturday in a day of tension with a similar number of police that hours later ended in…

Culture

Syria's cultural heritage recreated in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

Culture

Berlin fashion week seeks technology-fashion fusion

Berlin fashion week has been showcasing its “Fashion Fusion” and “Smart Fashion” exhibits designers hope set the pointers for the future of what we will all be…

Berlin fashion week has been showcasing its “Fashion Fusion” and “Smart Fashion” exhibits designers hope set the pointers for the future of what we will all be…

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A sign of respect

Berlin’s most famous landmark, the Brandenburg Gate, is illuminated in the Turkish colours as a sign of respect to the victims of the triple suicide bombing and gun attacks at Istanbul’s main…

Berlin’s most famous landmark, the Brandenburg Gate, is illuminated in the Turkish colours as a sign of respect to the victims of the triple suicide bombing and gun attacks at Istanbul’s main…

Culture

Berlin Fashion Week: Erik Frenken takes a walk on the casual side

Dutch designer Erik Frenken took a step back in time when he opened the Berlin Fashion Week He says he took inspiration from the Victorian period and its approach to form and structure when was design

Dutch designer Erik Frenken took a step back in time when he opened the Berlin Fashion Week He says he took inspiration from the Victorian period and its approach to form and structure when was design

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Germany says UK will not be allowed to 'cherry pick' over Brexit deal

Angela Merkel has firmly quashed claims from Boris Johnson and other prominent British politicians that the UK will be able to retain access to the single market if it leaves the…

Angela Merkel has firmly quashed claims from Boris Johnson and other prominent British politicians that the UK will be able to retain access to the single market if it leaves the…

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Europe sends love to Britain ahead of EU referendum

Germans, Italians and French have been sending a message of love to the UK to persuade them to stay in the European Union.

Germans, Italians and French have been sending a message of love to the UK to persuade them to stay in the European Union.

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Disillusioned Syrian refugees return home

Months of living rough in makeshift camps have taken their toll. Some Syrians are now reportedly paying smugglers to return home.

Months of living rough in makeshift camps have taken their toll. Some Syrians are now reportedly paying smugglers to return home.

Culture

Flashmob orchestra floods Berlin shopping centre

The German Symphonic Orchestra, led by honorary conductor Kent Nagano, held an impromptu concert in a Berlin shopping mall.

The German Symphonic Orchestra, led by honorary conductor Kent Nagano, held an impromptu concert in a Berlin shopping mall.

Culture

Addicted to art

He doesn’t necessarily know how to pronounce it, but Christoph Müller certainly has a good nose for Danish art, more precisely the ‘Golden Age’ of Danish…

He doesn’t necessarily know how to pronounce it, but Christoph Müller certainly has a good nose for Danish art, more precisely the ‘Golden Age’ of Danish…

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Normandy Format meeting in Berlin

Germany’s Foreign Minister says there has been no breakthrough at today’s meeting of foreign ministers of the Normandy format countries in Berlin

Germany’s Foreign Minister says there has been no breakthrough at today’s meeting of foreign ministers of the Normandy format countries in Berlin

Culture

'The Language of Beauty' Mayan art on show in Berlin

Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewellery, animals and deities are on show in an exhibition of Mayan art in Berlin.

Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewellery, animals and deities are on show in an exhibition of Mayan art in Berlin.

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Visits to Berlin's Islamic Museum restore pride in Syrian refugees

Arabic-language guide Razan Nassreddine says Syrian refugees visiting Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art often ask her how and when the artefacts clearly

Arabic-language guide Razan Nassreddine says Syrian refugees visiting Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art often ask her how and when the artefacts clearly

Business

Berlin's annual travel fair ITB overshadowed by security fears

Berlin's annual travel fair ITB is underway, but overshadowed by security fears. The event's organisers insist the industry is in good health and the event is still relevant.

Berlin's annual travel fair ITB is underway, but overshadowed by security fears. The event's organisers insist the industry is in good health and the event is still relevant.

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Shelter for gay refugees opens in Berlin

A gay rights group in Germany has opened a new shelter in Berlin for homosexual refugees who are often harrassed by fellow refugees.

A gay rights group in Germany has opened a new shelter in Berlin for homosexual refugees who are often harrassed by fellow refugees.