About six months since its inception, the ride-pooling service BerlKönig from the BVG has served around 100,000 registered customers and more than 160,000 people have downloaded the app, which customers use to hail cars and pay.
Emmanuel Macron and other European leaders have vowed to rebuild after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, which many around the world streamed online in real time. We talked to one witness in Paris who watched the fire unfold in person.
The Brexit deadline has been pushed back again — this time until Oct. 31, granting U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May six months to consider a new plan. We talked to London-based German journalist Imke Henkel to hear more about what the extension means for Britain and Europe.
In light of continued rent increases in Berlin, a radical approach has fueled the housing debate: expropriation. We talked to Ralf Schönball from Der Tagesspiegel about the initiative and how Berlin politicians are reacting.
This week in politics: A controversial new copyright directive is approved by the EU and #FridaysForFuture leader Greta Thunberg joins the Berlin rally. We found out more from Deutschlandfunk Kultur’s Nana Brink.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Germany’s Basic Law, the nonprofit organization “Gesicht Zeigen” launched a social media campaign #zeigtgesicht celebrating freedom and equality within the law itself. We found out more.