German neo-Nazis are planning to rally outside Berlin Saturday

17 August 2017, 7:00 pm

Under strict German hate speech laws, demonstrators will not be allowed to sport swastikas or chant Nazi slogans. The German government will likely grant permission to a group of neo-Nazis to hold a public demonstration on Saturday commemorating the death ...... Read More »

Air Berlin turns to Lufthansa and German govt after filing for insolvency

17 August 2017, 1:47 pm

Air Berlin has filed for insolvency and is in discussions with Lufthansa and the German government to rescue parts of its business, after its largest shareholder Etihad said it would not provide any further funding for the struggling airline. Germany’s ...... Read More »

Air Berlin Bankruptcy Roils Germany’s Air Transport Market

17 August 2017, 11:19 am

After years of financial distress, Air Berlin’s Aug. 15 bankruptcy protection filing surprised no one. But the collapse of what once was Germany’s second-largest airline triggers fundamental change throughout the air transport market in Europe’s ...... Read More »

German government calls for quick Air Berlin deal

16 August 2017, 10:35 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government wants insolvent Air Berlin's (AB1.DE) management to strike a quick deal to sell its assets to other airlines, a senior government official said on Thursday. "All parties are now called upon to negotiate swiftly but ...... Read More »

How Charlottesville Looks From Berlin

16 August 2017, 7:18 am

To walk around Berlin is to constantly, inevitably, trip over history. Almost literally, in the case of the Stolpersteine, or "stumbling stones," embedded in the sidewalks outside homes where victims of the Holocaust once lived. Germany's culture of ...... Read More »

Ryanair claims Lufthansa and German government aim to carve up Air Berlin

15 August 2017, 6:12 pm

Ryanair has claimed to EU competition regulators that there is a conspiracy between the German government and Lufthansa to carve up insolvent Air Berlin. The German government loaned Air Berlin €150 million on Tuesday after the loss of shareholder Etihad ...... Read More »

Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug

15 August 2017, 4:18 am

Germany's second largest airline, Air Berlin, has filed for bankruptcy protection after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available following years of unsuccessful turnaround attempts. The loss-making ...... Read More »

German minister lashes out at English speaking waiters in Berlin

15 August 2017, 2:11 am

A German minister has criticised Berlin’s restaurant staff for speaking English and not German. Jens Spahn, a deputy finance minister, spoke out against the increasing use of English in Germany and specifically attacked those who worked in the country ...... Read More »

German carrier Air Berlin filing for bankruptcy

15 August 2017, 1:17 am

BERLIN — Germany’s second largest carrier, Air Berlin, is filing for bankruptcy protection after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. The loss-making airline said Tuesday that after Etihad pulled ...... Read More »

Hansa Rostock 0-2 Hertha Berlin: German Cup game suspended because of trouble

14 August 2017, 9:08 pm

Players were forced to leave the pitch during Hertha Berlin's German Cup first round game at Hansa Rostock after fans let off flares and fireworks. Third-tier Hansa said a flare was set off from the away end shortly after half-time, before the game was ...... Read More »

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