Berlin is the capital of Germany and with a population of 3.5 million People also ist largest City. It is a popular tourist destination and cultural hub.,
Berlin was first documented in the 12th century. During Germany's Partition in West and East after World War II it was divided by the Berlin Wall. Since 1990 it has been the capital of reunited Germany. You can fin here a collection of recent DW Content on Berlin.
Berlin's regional court has convicted two men of murder after killing a 69-year-old motorist in an illegal car race on the capital's Kurfürstendamm. The perpetrators, both in their 20s, will face life imprisonment.
According to a German media report, Berlin plans to further reduce liability risks for public Wi-Fi hotspot providers. Under the draft bill, authorities would also be unable to impose password protection.
DW’s columnist Tamsin Walker argues that a strong civil society is increasingly needed as a voice of reason. While demonstrations and online petitions abound, what about actually rolling up our sleeves and helping shape society through direct help? From repair cafés and library style bookshops to initiatives to help refugees or the homeless, Berlin's voluntary scene has a lot going on.