Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed Germany’s parliament Wednesday, and called on politicians to increase international cooperation, climate protection and advance digitalization across the country. In other news, could Tegel airport turn into the new home stadium for Hertha BSC?
The exact cause of Friday’s fatal crash is not yet clear but the case is being investigated as involuntary manslaughter. Police say the driver of the vehicle, a 42-year-old man, drove onto the sidewalk at the corner of Invalidenstraße and Ackerstraße just after 7 p.m.
Laura Lee and Andreya Casablanca formed their band Gurr after meeting at Freie Universität Berlin. The two dropped by our studio to talk about friendship and the merits of German versus English lyrics.
The Torstraßen Festival takes place on Saturday, September 7, at the Volksbühne, for a full day and night of musical discovery. We caught up with one of the festival’s founders, Melissa Perales, to find out more about what lies in store.