About 150 Berlin restaurant owners wrote to Berlin Mayor Michael Müller pleading for immediate help to pay their employees’ salaries and protect them from potential eviction during the coronavirus health crisis. According to the letter, some don’t have the funds to survive another month.
Like most artists in Berlin, DJ Brendan Gregoriy, 38, is watching his income shrink as the coronavirus pandemic shuts down the economy. Even so, he considers himself one of the lucky ones. Find out more in today’s edition of The Coronavirus Chronicle.
The news of the German chancellor’s self-quarantine came just after she announced nine new rules to curb the spread of the virus, including limiting gatherings to no more than two people unless they live in the same household.
German Chancellor Merkel has called the coronavirus pandemic the biggest challenge to her nation since World War II and is receiving praise around the world for her government’s handling of the crisis. But is that praise deserved?
When Sophie Reddington found out her physical therapist had tested positive for the coronavirus, the Berlin International School volunteer worried she might have started an outbreak of her own. Find out more in today’s edition of The Coronavirus Chronicle.
In this episode of Studio Berlin, we take a closer look at the city’s cycling infrastructure and Berlin’s mobility law. When the law came into effect in 2018, it was meant to mark a “paradigm shift” in the city’s transport policies. So where are we now?