German capital

BERLIN | Google opens new office in Berlin with eye on expansion

BERLIN —Jan 22, 2019— American tech giant Google has opened a new office in Berlin that it says will give it the space to expand in the German capital. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday the space means Google could more than double the number of Berlin employees to 300. Google currently has 1,400 employees in … Continue reading BERLIN | Google opens new office in Berlin with eye on expansion

BERLIN | Tens of thousands in Berlin protest racism, discrimination

BERLIN  — Tens of thousands of people protested racism and discrimination Saturday in Berlin, a demonstration that came amid rising concerns about Germany’s increasingly confident far right. A wide range of groups, including pro-refugee, gay rights and Muslim organizations, backed the “Indivisible” protest in the heart of the German capital under the slogan “solidarity instead … Continue reading BERLIN | Tens of thousands in Berlin protest racism, discrimination

BERLIN | Berlin by Stormy: Trump accuser opens German erotica show

BERLIN— Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she had sex with Donald Trump and was paid by the U.S. president’s lawyer to keep quiet, is taking her show on the road. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, drew a crowd Thursday as she opened an erotic trade show in the German capital. … Continue reading BERLIN | Berlin by Stormy: Trump accuser opens German erotica show

BERLIN | Berlin ordered to institute partial diesel vehicle ban

BERLIN — A Berlin court has ordered the city to ban older diesel vehicles from several downtown streets to reduce nitrogen dioxide levels in the German capital. The Berlin administrative court on Tuesday ruled in favor of a suit brought by the environmental lobby group DUH, saying that the city-state’s pollution reduction plan had been … Continue reading BERLIN | Berlin ordered to institute partial diesel vehicle ban

BERLIN | Berlin nightclub patrons urged to get meningitis test

BERLIN— Berlin authorities are calling on patrons of a nightclub in the German capital to immediately visit a doctor and get checked for bacterial meningitis after they may have been exposed to the contagious disease there. Authorities say one visitor to the KitKatClub who is currently suffering from the life-threatening illness likely contracted the disease … Continue reading BERLIN | Berlin nightclub patrons urged to get meningitis test

BERLIN | Berlin Wall reproduction off, at least for now

BERLIN  — The German capital won’t be getting a reproduction of the Berlin Wall after all — at least for now. A group of artists planned to build a remake of the Cold War barrier around a downtown block in mid-October and tear it down Nov. 9, 29 years after the original one was opened. … Continue reading BERLIN | Berlin Wall reproduction off, at least for now

BERLIN | Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN — Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has broken the marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 40 seconds on Sunday. The Kenyan defended his title in the German capital, pulling ahead of his competitors early on amid perfect running conditions. He broke the previous world record set in Berlin … Continue reading BERLIN | Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN | Art group to rebuild Berlin Wall in German capital

BERLIN— The German capital is getting its infamous Berlin Wall back — at least for four weeks. A group of artists said Tuesday they’re planning to build a facsimile of the wall around a downtown Berlin block in mid-October. Visitors of the art installation need to buy “visas” online for 15 euros ($17.50.) When entering … Continue reading BERLIN | Art group to rebuild Berlin Wall in German capital