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Swiss police arrest woman, 75, over fatal stabbing of child

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the northwestern Swiss city of Basel say they have arrested a 75-year-old woman on suspicion of killing a 7-year-old boy in the street. Basel police said in a statement that the boy was walking home from school shortly after midday Thursday when he was stabbed. His teacher found the child […]
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Doha Film Institute’s Qumra Wraps, Bolstering Status as Top Arab Cinema Event

The Doha Film Institute’s unique Qumra workshop wrapped its fifth edition on Wednesday following six days of masterclasses, labs and mentoring sessions that bolstered the DFI’s status as the prime entity fostering Arab filmmaking and connecting directors from most of the region with the rest of the world.  Programmers from Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin and […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Doha Film Institute, Elia Suleiman, Arab Cinema, DFI, Cannes Venice Toronto, Qumra

German Wikipedia blacked out in protest of EU copyright plan

BERLIN (AP) — Wikipedia’s German-language page has been blacked out in protest of a proposal to change European Union copyright rules. Visitors to the online encyclopedia’s German section were greeted Thursday with a statement from Wikipedia authors urging them to contact EU lawmakers to try to stop the bill. The most controversial section would require […]
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German prosecutors interview ex-Stasi agents over Lockerbie

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Berlin and the neighboring state of Brandenburg are interviewing former members of East Germany’s secret police about the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. All 259 people on board and 11 on the ground were killed when Pan Am Flight 103 ?blew up over the Scottish town of Lockerbie. Berlin prosecutors said Thursday […]
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Life in Paris: One Month Down

Posted: 3/21/2019 | March 21st, 2019 It’s been exactly one month since I moved to Paris. During that time, it’s been nonstop wine, cheese, brasseries, influencer meetups, fashionable social events, writer salons, museums, picnics, and late-night jazz concerts. It’s been a whirlwind of adventure and romance. Just I imagined it would be. Actually… It hasn’t been that way at all. I just made that up. Life here has been the exact opposite of that (though that kind of fabulous lifestyle does soun...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Craigslist, France, Berlin, New York City, Paris, Owen Wilson, Bangkok, Duolingo, ITB, Ducks Hostel, Don t Forget Travel Insurance Travel, Eiffel Tower Les Piaules Fantastic

'Ashes to Ashes' Is the Second Half of Chris O’Leary’s Deep Dive into all Things Bowie

For those who have ever wondered if a blog can become a book, Chris O'Leary would respond with a hearty yes: his blog, Pushing Ahead of the Dame yielded two books. The current edition, Ashes to Ashes, begins in 1976, as David Bowie and Iggy Pop are planning to escape the dregs of life in Los Angeles and set up shop in Berlin. O'Leary adds a quick note to bring the reader up to date, had they missed his first volume, Rebel Rebel (Zero Books, 2015) covering Bowie's creative work from 1964 to 1976....
Tags: Music, New York, Review, Berlin, America, Los Angeles, Experimental, Book Review, Pop, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Nile Rodgers, Electronic, Blackstar, Repeater, Simon

Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s transport ministry has issued its first operating license for a driver assistance system meant to reduce the number of cyclists or pedestrians killed by turning vehicles. Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said Thursday the official seal of approval would give freight companies certainty that the systems they buy are considered safe. On […]
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Germany: 2 arrested on suspicion of making child porn

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say they have arrested two people suspected of making and spreading child porn following raids at several locations, including a child care center. Police and prosecutors said the raids in the Bavarian city of Wuerzburg were carried out on Wednesday. They said Thursday that the two suspects are […]
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Merkel: Germany risks been viewed as unreliable on arms

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that her country risks being viewed as an unreliable partner in joint European defense industry projects. Merkel’s comments Thursday came amid tensions with France and Britain over Berlin’s ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Paris and London say it prevents them selling jointly developed equipment […]
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‘Unhappy’ Sanches considering leaving Bayern Munich

Berlin (AFP) – Euro 2016 winner Renato Sanches says he is considering leaving Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at the end of the season because of a lack of playing time. The Portuguese midfielder joined the... Visit for the rest of the story.
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The Abandoned Spreepark Will Open Its Gates Once Again

photo: Tonkberlin / CC Berlin, are you ready for the Spreepark to finally (legally…) open its gates again?! You probably heard some stories of this abandoned amusement park in the Southeast of Berlin, but we got the real crazy sauce for you. So, why was it abandoned and how come no-one ever tore it down? And how can you get in there to see some of the crazy old rides of the park? Let’s start from the beginning. The Spreepark Berlin was an amusement park in the north of the Plänterwald in...
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Goretzka strike salvages a draw for new-look Germany

Berlin (AFP) – Leon Goretzka spared coach Joachim Loew a humiliating defeat with a second-half equaliser as a new-look Germany side were held to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s friendly against Serbia. Having controversially dropped... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Serbia, Afp, Joachim Loew, Leon Goretzka, Goretzka

Meet Anton Lorenz, the Man Who Brought Tubular Steel Furniture and Reclining Chairs to the Masses

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus this year, Vitra Design Museum is highlighting the work of a lesser-known yet key figure, the entrepreneur and designer Anton Lorenz who helped bring the promise of tubular steel furniture to life. The exhibition at Vitra Schaudepot in Weil am Rhein, Germany, titled "Anton Lorenz: From Avant-Garde to Industry," looks at Lorenz's legacy as the man behind the Bauhaus' "machined aesthetic." It traces his career, following him from Germany to the Uni...
Tags: Usa, Design, Germany, Berlin, Chicago, Furniture, Budapest, United States, Leipzig, Designer Profiles, Lorenz, Desta, Dessau, Avant Garde, Marcel Breuer, Max Planck

How CrunchMatch helped Yoolox increase distribution

German startup Yoolox , makers of a portable wireless charger for smartphones, tablets and laptops, exhibited in Startup Alley at Disrupt with the goal of spreading awareness of their first products, Yoolox 10k and 16k. Given Disrupt’s global brand exposure, Yoolox decided it would be the perfect place to debut what they had been working on: TechCrunch Disrupt gave us the opportunity to exchange with potential distribution partners and investors. It was a great opportunity to get a direct...
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Glossier is the newest tech startup to reach a $1 billion valuation. These are the companies that have already reached unicorn status in 2019.

Startups that are valued at $1 billion or more belong to a unique breed of companies called "unicorns." 2018 was a record-setting year for unicorns, with almost 100 companies achieving the milestone. More unicorns are created every week — Compiled by Pitchbook, these are all the tech startups that have already reached valuations above $1 billion in 2019. Not every tech startup can hit a $72 billion valuation like Uber, but the club of startups valued at $1 billion or more is getting bigger. M...
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Brexit delay request will be rejected if no guarantees of deal success: France

Britain's request for a delay to Brexit will be rejected by the EU if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot provide sufficient guarantees that her parliament will approve the divorce deal she negotiated, France's foreign minister said on Wednesday. The French stance was markedly tougher in tone than the public rhetoric out of Berlin, where Germany's foreign minister said only that an orderly British departure from the European Union would solve the Brexit turmoil.
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Doctolib raises 150 mln euros

Doctolib said March 20 that it raised a 150 million euros ($170.3 million) funding led by General Atlantic. Existing investors including Accel, Eurazeo, Kernel and Bpifrance, and several German healthcare entrepreneurs, participated in the round. Doctolib, of Paris, offers an online platform that lets patients choose doctors and make appointments, PitchBook said. PRESS RELEASE Doctolib raises €150 million to accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare * Doctolib has raised €150 million f...
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Bayern talent Davies ruled out of Canada game

Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich rising star Alphonso Davies will miss out on Canada’s upcoming game against French Guiana after picking up a knee injury, the German club confirmed on Wednesday. Davies, 18, was set... Visit for the rest of the story.
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May Asks EU For Short Delay Of Brexit Until June 30

BERLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The U.K. is currently due to leave the bloc in nine days, but Parliament has twice rejected May’s divorce deal with the EU. May told European Council President Donald Tusk in a letter seeking the extension that she intends to try a third time to get the deal approved. A delay to Brexit needs approval from all 27 remaining EU member states, who are meeting in B...
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Shares in Germany’s Bayer plunge on US weed killer ruling

BERLIN (AP) — Shares in Germany’s Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man’s cancer — the second case that has gone against manufacturer Monsanto, acquired by Bayer last year. Bayer AG shares dropped 13 percent to 60.66 euros ($68.84) in Frankfurt Wednesday. […]
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Reus ‘will end his career at Dortmund’

Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has said that talisman Marco Reus will stay at the club until the end of his career.  “Marco is someone who identifies with the club and... Visit for the rest of the story.
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The Latest: May to seek short Brexit delay from EU leaders

The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 9:55 a.m.
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EU's Juncker says Brexit delay decision unlikely this week

The head of the European Union's executive branch says a decision on a delay to Brexit is unlikely at this week's EU summit and the bloc's leaders may have to meet again next week.
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EU's Juncker says a decision on a delay to Brexit unlikely at this week's summit

EU's Juncker says a decision on a delay to Brexit unlikely at this week's summit.
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Hustlers Adds Julia Stiles, Cardi B, Keke Palmer & Lili Reinhart

Hustlers adds Julia Stiles, Cardi B, Keke Palmer & Lili Reinhart The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that the upcoming stripper pic Hustlers starring Jennifer Lope has expanded its roster with the additions of Bourne franchise vet Julia Stiles, Berlin Station‘s Keke Palmer, Riverdale‘s Lili Reinhart and pop star Cardi B. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[...
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‘Like Suarez’: Serbia star Jovic set to shine against Germany

Berlin (AFP) – Rising Eintracht Frankfurt star Luka Jovic is hoping to maintain his superb form when he lines up for Serbia against Germany in a friendly this Wednesday. Jovic, 21, is set to make... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Serbia, Suarez, Afp, Jovic, Luka Jovic, AFP Rising Eintracht Frankfurt

Majority of Germans see immigration as opportunity: survey - Xinhua | - Xinhua

Majority of Germans see immigration as opportunity: survey - Xinhua |   Xinhua BERLIN, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Fifty-three percent of Germans are seeing immigration into Germany as an opportunity, according to a survey by Berlin-based ...
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Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s 37d03d Festival Coming To Brooklyn

For the last few years, Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner have thrown a collaborative, improvisational music event known as PEOPLE in Berlin. Today, they've announced that they're bringing a festival called 37d03d to Brooklyn, which is in a similar vein to the PEOPLE fest. It'll take place at Pioneer Works on 5/3 and … More »
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Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s PEOPLE Festival Coming To Brooklyn

For the last few years, Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner have thrown a collaborative, improvisational music event known as PEOPLE in Berlin. Today, they've announced that they're bringing the festival to Brooklyn -- it'll take place at Pioneer Works on 5/3 and 5/4, and those dates will be preceded by a five-day residency … More »
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Merkel: German government shouldn’t intervene in bank talks

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says the German government shouldn’t get involved in exploratory talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank on a possible merger. Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest bank, and Commerzbank announced Sunday they would discuss a possible combination. Media have reported that Merkel’s finance minister and vice chancellor, Olaf Scholz, favors a deal, […]
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