Researchers at Berlin’s Natural History Museum are celebrating the arrival of a new device that will help them digitally preserve the museum’s collection and also share it with the world.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with ministers and top representatives from industry and trade unions to discuss the need for more skilled workers in Germany. Officials signed off on a new plan to streamline the hiring process and attract non-EU workers in various sectors, including healthcare and IT.
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.