Berlin

Ivanka Tries To Defend Her Dad At Women's Summit And It Really Doesn't Go Down Well

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

Ivanka Trump was booed by angry audience members at the G20 women’s summit after she defended her father’s attitude to women and claimed he was ...

My Berlin Kneipe

Tom Dale | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Dale

Most of us have heard about Berlin's legendary nightlife. Walking through this soggy city I feel like its reputation precedes it somewhat, and I wonder if every dour building under the grey and overcast sky might contain some weird and whacky alcohol-fuelled dungeon. I'm sure there are plenty of other bloggers out there who will dive into that scene far more deeply than I have time for.

The Phone Hitler Used To Order The Murder Of Millions Of Jews Is Up For Auction

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK

Adolf Hitler’s personal telephone, which he used to send millions to their deaths is up for auction. The red phone, which has the dictator’s name ...

Nigel Farage v Brendan Cox - A Christmas Morality Tale

John Wight | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK Politics
John Wight

Nigel Farage represents all that is indecent in our politics and society, while Brendan Cox represents all that is decent. Sadly, as 2016 draws to a close it is Farage's Britain more than Brendan Cox's that find ourselves living in.

Dashcam Footage Captures Moment Lorry Ploughs Into Berlin Christmas Market

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

A dashcam camera captured the moment a lorry ploughed into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48. Released on Thursday, the ...

The First Of The Berlin Christmas Market Attack Victims Have Been Named

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

An Israeli woman has been identified as one of the victims of the Berlin Christmas market attack. An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Dalia Ely...

German Authorities Halted Surveillance Of Berlin Terror Suspect Before Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

German officials had deemed the Tunisian man being sought in a manhunt across Europe a threat long before a truck ploughed into a Christmas market in ...

European Arrest Warrant Issued In Hunt For Berlin Attack Suspect

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

An “armed and dangerous” man suspected of carrying out the lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market is being hunted across Europe - with a reward...

Berlin Lorry Attack: Wanted Notice Says Suspect Is 'Armed And Dangerous'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

A wanted notice for a Tunisian suspect in the truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin says the man should be considered armed and dangerous. The ...

How To Cope In The Wake Of A Terrorist Attack

Simon Saunders | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK
Simon Saunders

Today, Nice and Berlin are connected via hashtags, comparisons and, more importantly, the simple fact of shared grief. While it's impossible to tell whether there's a co-ordinated plot to 'attack our way of life' this is unlikely to be the last attack of its kind, no matter what walls are built or immigration laws passed.

Berlin Attack: Police Release Suspect Arrested Because Of Insufficient Evidence

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK

German prosecutors say the man who was arrested after the Berlin lorry attack has been released because of insufficient evidence. A Pakistani nation...

UK Christmas Markets Ramp Up Security After Berlin Attack

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard has said it is to review its plans for protecting public events over Christmas and New Year following the “awful incidents” in Berli...

Nigel Farage Sparks Fury After Attacking Brendan Cox And Hope Not Hate On Air

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK

Nigel Farage has sparked outrage after hitting back at the husband of murdered MP Jo Cox, telling the widower that he would “know more about extremi...

World Declares #IchBinEinBerliner In Solidarity Following German Lorry Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK

As Germans come to terms with the aftermath of a suspected terror attack on their capital city, messages of solidarity and support have been sent from...

Police Not Certain They Arrested Right Suspect Over Berlin Lorry Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Police release suspect arrested because of insufficient evidence, prime suspect still at large. Latest story here. Officials are not certain t...

At Least 9 People Killed After Lorry Rams Into Busy Christmas Market In Berlin

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Head | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

A lorry rammed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least nine people and causing many injuries as it tore ...

Party Political

Anna Frankowska | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Frankowska

Pulsing music is the beating heart of our capital and its rich tapestry of personalities, coming together when the sun sets and they've escaped daytime responsibilities to talk with strangers, dance, create, explore... live.

Sleeping With A Horse On A Treadmill

Ripu Daman Singh | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ripu Daman Singh

The room had three key features: a single bed that would scream and creak in pain every time I turned or tossed in the night; a table with a miniscule lamp that created a halo of light barely covering the odd, oblong pear that refused to ripen during my stay; and a row of three kitschy Ikea shelves hooked to the wall.

8 Ways One Startup Went From Almost Closing To Helping Others To Find Their Way

Melanie Haynes | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK
Melanie Haynes

Sissel Hansen, a Danish entrepreneur, launched Startup Guide to Berlin as a hobby project whilst living in the German capital in early 2014. She had f...

Songs To Write In Berlin When You're Fink

Tim Thornton | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

It's a strange beast, songwriting. Such a delicate balancing act of sounds you personally wish to hear, things you think others might enjoy listening ...

Teenager In Killer Clown Mask Stabbed By Friend Who Didn't Recognise Him

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK

A 16-year-old wearing a Killer Clown mask was stabbed in Berlin by his friend who did not recognise it was him playing a prank, it has been reported. ...

From A Native Londoner To A Berliner: An Expat's Perspective On Germany's Capital

Michelle Hambiliki | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Michelle Hambiliki

Although I have to say, after having lived in Berlin for eight months, this isn't something that I have personally noticed. I have met a lot of lovely Berliners and of course some not-so-lovely ones. So just putting it out there, Berliners are no more or less rude than Londoners, I would know, being the overly sensitive soul that I am.

Berlin vs. Budapest

Alexia Cowley | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

Visas and Vaccinations The great news is that as a British citizen, you do not need a holiday visa or any particular vaccinations for visiting Berlin...

Poisoning, Unexpected Nomadism and Just Keeping Right on Walking

Roberta Verdant | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I spent a year living in Bristol. Bristol was my move back into a city after a couple of years in Devon. I found Devon spectacularly beautiful. I ran workshops, swam in rivers, took acting classes. Finally, I left. Didn't look back.

Berlin in 48 Hours

Alexia Cowley | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

So you've just spontaneously booked a plane ticket to spend a weekend away in Berlin. But you are not so sure of what to expect, what to do and where to go... Here are some top cultural sights and cultural tips to consider when exploring Germany's capital!