The SPD duo Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans have called for a renegotiation of the coalition agreement with the CDU/CSU, something the Christian Democrats have rejected. In other news, another German museum has been burglarized in less than a week – this time the Stasi Museum in Lichtenberg.
It is Christmas market season in Berlin, a favorite of residents and tourists alike. How safe are these markets three years after the attack at the Breitscheidplatz Christmas market? Studio Berlin host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson discusses the issue with Deborah Cole, correspondent for the news agency AFP, and city parliament member Marcel Luthe from the Free Democratic Party (FDP). We also hear from the Berlin Police Union spokesman, Benjamin Jendro.
“The people living on the land, cultivating the land – we are the ones that the politicians should talk to and we together should find solutions,” said Malte Voigts, a farmer from Kremmen who attended the protest in Berlin on Tuesday.
Farmers from all over Germany traveled to Berlin on Tuesday to protest the German government’s proposed agricultural policy. Many drove tractors, clogging roads from the early morning hours until evening.