Locals and tourists in the German capital Berlin are looking forward to Christmas. The shopping streets are illuminated and a great variety of Christmas markets offer specialties like mulled wine and roasted almonds.
Police have heavily increased their presence at the Bonn Christmas market after an attack in Berlin killed at least 12 people on Monday night. In Bonn, visitors were subdued but defiant. Some were angry.
You've always wanted to visit a German Christmas market with its Bratwurst sausages, mulled wine and festive lights? Our all-round view of three of Berlin's prettiest markets puts you in the middle of the action.
The Berlin Christmas market that was struck by a deadly truck rampage three days ago reopens Thursday, organisers said, as the grieving city sought a return to normal life.
With over 100 Christmas markets in Berlin, our columnist Gero Schließ took it upon himself to visit some - and discovered something new in the process.
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