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Berlin Skyline
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35 percent of Berliners with foreign roots

Berlin's population is becoming increasingly international. The proportion of inhabitants with foreign roots is now 35 percent, according to figures from the Office of Statistics for 2019. more

Dirty Dancing
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Dirty Dancing - Live on stage!

The famous love story can only be experienced for a short time from March 12 to 15, 2020 in the Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The original in English language! more

Tempelhofer Feld
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90 new trees for Tempelhofer Feld

Tempelhofer Feld is getting around 90 new trees. Oak, maple, cherry, plum and pear trees will be planted on the site of the former airport from Thursday onwards. more

Untersuchungen zum Coronavirus
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Still no cases of coronavirus in Berlin

Auch nach dem Coronavirus-Ausbruch in Italien sind in Berlin bisher keine Fälle nachgewiesen worden. Das teilte die Sprecherin der Senatsgesundheitsverwaltung, Lena Högemann, am Montag mit. more

Shopping bags
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Stores open for Sunday shopping

Many shopping malls and department stores in Berlin are open on Sunday, 21 June 2020. It is the third of up to eight Sunday shopping dates in the German capital this year. more

Pk zur Ausstellung "Monet.Orte" im Museum Barberini
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«Monet. Places.» Barberini shows large Monet exhibition

The Water Lily Pond in Giverny, the Waterloo Bridge in London or the landscape of the French municipality of Argenteuil: in its new exhibition, the Barberini Museum shows the diversity of the places portrayed by the painter Claude Monet. more

Berlin von oben
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Another tourism record in Berlin

Last year Berlin attracted more holidaymakers and again reached record figures. Unlike usual, however, it was not foreign guests who provided the strongest growth. more

Vor dem Start der ITB
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ITB Berlin is fully booked

The world's largest travel trade fair ITB Berlin is fully booked with around 10,000 exhibitors from more than 180 countries. more