In a push to limit nitrogen dioxide emissions in Berlin, driving bans will be imposed for older diesel engines on eight road sections in the city. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told press on Wednesday there’s no need to worry about her, following her third shaking incident in less than a month. In other news, Ursula von der Leyen spoke to members of the European Parliament on Wednesday, a week ahead of the vote to confirm her nomination as EU Commission president.
The water at all 39 of the official bathing sites in Berlin is of excellent quality, said Berlin Senator for Health, Care and Equality Dilek Kalayci. In other news, the Berliner Morgenpost reports the Gewerkschaft der Polizei, or police union, is calling for people to wear helmets when operating e-scooters.