Germany's houses of parliament are debating and then voting on providing a legal basis for the current lockdown measures aimed at tacling COVID-19, but some demonstrators are continuing to insist the measures are unconstitutional.
The opening was initially scheduled for October 2011 but was then pushed back to October 2013, spring 2014, 2017, and the second half of 2018. It has finally opened its doors.
For the first time in nine years, a rare red panda was born at Berlin's Tierpark Zoo.
The tiny Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany erected the first statue of Lenin ever on former West German territory.
In Berlin, activists on Friday collected thousands of protest banners and posters, and placed them in key locations around the government district of the German capital
The rent freeze is supposed to keep rents for apartments that were built before 2014 at the current level for the next five years.
Unknown people opened fire around 22:50 CET on Friday outside the Tempodrom, a Berlin music venue, killing 1 and injuring 4, the police said.
Among the dead was Europe's oldest gorilla, Massa.
Berlin's Jewish community on Sunday celebrated the start of Hannukah, the Festival of Lights.