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.
Berlin wants to hire more people to teach in the Volkshochschule system, and instructors are getting a raise to make the profession more attractive. Anyone with a high school diploma or equivalent is welcome to apply.
“However expensive protecting the climate may be, not protecting it will be more expensive.” Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble is calling for decisive action from Germany’s largest political party.
Following Sunday’s regional elections, Brandenburg’s Minister President looks to form a new coalition government as soon as possible. In other news – on Thursday, key players will discuss the future of wind energy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
The baby panda cubs at Zoo Berlin each weigh about as much as a smartphone. Pandas typically can only look after one cub at a time, so zoo staff is helping to make sure both cubs are getting enough attention.