Every third primary school exceeds the per class limit of students, placing more strain on educators. The Berlin Senate is to invest more than 5 billion euros to upgrade schools and construct new buildings.
Berlin’s central bus station is now predicted to cost nearly triple the amount originally expected to refurbish. In other news, demonstrators from real estate sector and housing industry gathered on Monday in Mitte to protest the proposed rent control legislation of the Red-Red-Green Senate.
DJ and producer Shed, aka René Pawlowitz, just released his fifth studio album on Ostgut Ton. “Oderbruch” is an ode to the region his family’s from in East Germany. He joined us in the studio to talk about the music, as well as his first experience in Berlin as the techno scene was igniting.
As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the important news stories that we’ve covered on Studio Berlin. Our weekly current affairs show launched in June 2019 and since then we’ve produced over 20 shows. So, this Saturday our main Studio Berlin hosts Sumi Somaskanda, Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson and Erik Kirschbaum discuss some of the big news stories of 2019 that left a mark on Berlin.
The girl shared the opioid pills with classmates, and several students had to go to the hospital, due to nausea and vomiting. Police are investigating the man who stands accused of grievous bodily harm, among other offences.