The former Tempelhof airport in Berlin has been pressed into service as an accommodation center for migrants. In what was once the largest building in the world, tents have replaced aircraft. But even these vast hangars are getting crowded.
The spoken-word artist was scheduled to play at a hangar of the former Berlin airport Tempelhof as part of the new Volksbühne theater's program, but she decided to cancel the show due to "personal threats."
Berlin has become a popular destination for filmmakers - even for movies that aren't set in Germany. Here are a handful of other locations that Berlin has been dressed up as on camera.
A refugee family living in a shelter has given Berlin police a bag containing 14,000 euros found on the U-Bahn. The elderly owner had forgotten the cash-filled bag.
Almost all of the 51 Iraqi refugees found in the back of a truck in the German town of Eisenhüttenstadt on Saturday have gone missing. Officials are waiting to see if the refugees register at another reception center.
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