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The BVG is making some changes to bus routes in Berlin. Cannabis consumption is on the rise among young people. Berlin is cracking down on the number of Spielhallen, or gambling halls in the city. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
CDU party leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said in an interview on ARD’s talk show “Anne Will” that she can’t imagine cooperating with the right-wing populist Alternative für Deutschland party at this time. Meanwhile, the SPD considers dual leadership to replace former party leader Andrea Nahles.
The head of the German Medical Association has suggested a new standard for organ donation. Also, security is being tightened at Berlin’s state parliament house in order to protect against attacks by people in cars or other vehicles.
Just weeks after the June 2 murder of Kassel district president Walter Lübcke, some other German politicians are receiving death threats. Also, details on the historic thatched-roof kiosk at the Dahlem-Dorf U-Bahn station that burned down Wednesday night.
A report from the Statistical Office for Berlin-Brandenburg found an increase in the number of Berlin apartments in 2018, and an SPD politician was appointed as the new justice minister. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
The Südkreuz train station is once again a testing site for video recognition technology. The BVG has partnered with the Netflix series “Dark” to create a special 33-year transit pass. There’s now a way to “Spende Dein Pfand” or “Donate your Deposit” at Schönefeld Airport. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.