The marketing slogan may have helped attract some of the city’s annual twelve million tourists and up to 40,000 new residents. But Berlin is €60bn in debt and average earnings are less than in the rest of the county. What makes Berlin so popular?
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Berlin’s Christmas markets are canceled due to the coronavirus. Hotels are also closed to tourists, who would normally come to the city for Christmas. The glow of lights filling the capital provide some holiday cheer.
After years of canceled and postponed openings, Berlin Brandenburg Airport has been given the go-ahead to take flight. The lack of passengers because of the coronavirus crisis will make that a lot easier.
DW reporter Sarah Hucal couldn't resist: She took a private trip to the Canary Islands to find out what it feels like to go on vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is her experience.
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