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Sunday 23 May 2021

Pop for early approval of vaccine for children

Berlin's Senator for Economic Affairs, Ramona Pop, is speeding up the vaccination campaign - also with a view to children and adolescents. "The vaccination rate is increasing and that is good," said the Green politician on Sunday. more

Corona incidence in Berlin at 55.5

The value for the seven-day incidence in Berlin fell again slightly. On Sunday, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), it was 55.5 - on Saturday it was 56.1. more

Finally outside again: Berliners enjoy relaxing

Finally a freshly tapped beer or a coffee that doesn't come out of a cardboard mug: In Berlin, life is returning to the restaurants and caf├ęs. more

Hundreds of arrests after the Berlin demo ban

After the ban on two large demonstrations by opponents of the Corona policy in Berlin, the police arrested hundreds of people on Saturday. more

Crowds are often still cautious despite easing in Brandenburg

After months of closings, cafes and restaurants in Brandenburg have reopened on weekends - but only outdoors and subject to conditions. The mixed weather should have led to a moderate number of visitors. more

Germany relies on dynamism in the return of bronzes

For decades, German museums and those responsible have avoided the comprehensive restitution of stolen Benin bronzes. A visit to Nigeria should bring understanding - and speed. more

Berlin digital bonus

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Amazing Grace wins Diana Trial in Hoppegarten

Jockey Rene Piechulek won the Diana Trial with the chestnut mare Amazing Grace. On the third day of the season's race on Whitsunday in front of empty spectator seats on the Hoppegarten racecourse, ... more

Shots in Spandau: man injured in the leg

In a dispute on Metzer Platz in Berlin-Spandau, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. Another man had been arrested, the police said on Sunday. A weapon was seized. more

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