Every week, firefighters from all over the world train for fire emergencies in a Berlin subway tunnel. While participants practice rescuing passengers, normal train service continues unaffected.
The UK has raised its terror threat level to critical, meaning an attack is expected soon. The "Islamic State" said it was linked to the blast that injured 29 people in a crowded London Underground train.
A rescue plan announced by metropolitan authorities aims to modernize New York's beleaguered subways. The system is well-known for chronic delays, breakdowns, derailments and overcrowding.
Only a week after the "subway kicker" was sentenced for pushing a woman down some subway stairs, police in Berlin have again called for public assistance in finding the perpetrator of a similar attack.
Six young men charged with the attempted murder of a homeless man in a Berlin station have appeared in court. The attack, which sparked national outrage, was likely a "spontaneous act of boredom," prosecutors said.
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