Berlin CDU and SPD leaders traded criticisms during the House budget debate, with the party factions voicing varied visions for the city.
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.
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 SPD duo Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans have called for a renegotiation of the coalition agreement with the CDU/CSU, something the Christian Democrats have rejected. In other news, another German museum has been burglarized in less than a week – this time the Stasi Museum in Lichtenberg.