All passenger flights were cancelled at Berlin Brandenburg airport (BER) on Wednesday, as staff walked out in a dispute over higher pay. Some 300 flights were either scrapped or rescheduled, the airport said, affecting around 35,000 passengers. The day-long "warning strike" was called by the powerful Verdi union to ramp up pressure ahead of the…
France's Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said Friday that footballers should be allowed to express their values, amid controversy over FIFA's stance against the "OneLove" armband on the pitch.
29 Jun 2021
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Tuesday urged the British government to reduce the number of fans allowed into Wembley stadium for the final Euro 2020 matches, as fears grow over the spread of the Delta variant.
5 May 2021
The World Health Organization announced Wednesday it would set up a global data hub in Berlin to analyse information on emerging pandemic threats, filling the gaps exposed by Covid-19.
2 May 2021
Berlin police on Sunday said they had arrested some 240 people after May Day rallies descended into "unacceptable" violence
6 Feb 2021
Bayern Munich's Club World Cup mission got off to a rocky start with their take-off from Berlin on a direct flight to Qatar delayed seven hours overnight Friday.
29 Aug 2020
German police Saturday halted a march by some 18,000 coronavirus sceptics in Berlin because many were not respecting social distancing measures. The mass protest against pandemic restrictions had been allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. But it had barely begun at 0900 GMT at the city's iconic Brandenburg Gate, when it was…
15 Aug 2020
Berlin's brothels were allowed to reopen last week after months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions -- but full-on sex is still off-limits.
7 Jun 2020
Native dance, no doubt, is a common theme in visual trajectory of Nigeria, but the individual artist’s creative depth makes much difference...
8 Apr 2020
Fire broke out Wednesday at the central Berlin site where the German imperial family's palace is being reconstructed but was quickly brought under control.
2 Mar 2020
It was in Berlin, Germany, in April 2004, that I gave a presentation at a consultation very similar to this one on Nigeria, organized by the Catholic Church and the Government in Germany
30 Dec 2019
Cabin crew at Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings began a planned three-day strike Monday with their union warning the industrial dispute could last longer.