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Radio Spaetkauf is Berlin's English-language podcast, keeping international residents informed about local politics, public transport, urban development, culture, bicycles and bars.The podcast is recorded live each month, and is presented by a rotating cast of hosts including Joel Dullroy, Maisie Hitchcock, Jöran Mandik and Daniel Stern. Radio Spaetkauf has been on air since 2012.Got some feedback about our show? Want to get involved in the production? Drop us an e-mail: hallo@radiospaetkauf ...
 
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Berlin Briefing
Weekly+
 
We browse local news stories (mostly reported in German) every weekday morning and report them back in a succinct five-minute audio summary. In English.
 
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Factory Berlin
Monthly
 
The Factory Podcast is a unique collection of talks and discussions recorded in front of a live audience at Factory Berlin. Eavesdrop as founders and industry veterans share their expertise.
 
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Local News in English. Every Weekday. Council president warns against wearing kippas in major cities Police want to record witness interrogations 1 Police want to record witness interrogations 2 Police take action to protect cyclists Trial in Vietnamese kidnapping started
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Reaction to anti-Semitic attack continues Investigators uncover Darknet drug ring Search continues for xenophobic attackers Blackout affects Berghain
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Wear a Kippa campaign on Wednesday Xenophobic attack with dog Central Station bomb successfully defused Mayor Müller promises new holiday
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Dercon’s last day 31 December Anti-Semitic attack - suspect turns himself in 1 Anti-Semitic attack - suspect turns himself in 2 Schmidt calls for Berghain changes Traffic restrictions
 
Chris Dercon has resigned from the Volksbuehne Theater, just six months into the job, and following a lot of fuss over his appointment. It seems he had failed to secure enough sponsorship money to pay the bills. Joel says he wasn't given a fair chance. Konrad says he was always wrong for the job.The AFD tried to shut down Berghain, complaining ...…
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. WW2 bomb to bring traffic nightmare 947 anti-Semitic incidents in Berlin last year Another AWO strike Smoke over SXF
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Chelsea Manning at re:publica Square named after protector of Jewish families Arson suspected after several fires in Neukölln highrise Summer temperatures expected for the weekend
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Authorities prepare for May 1st demos Neglected house in Wedding cleared Homeless man found dead Headscarf dispute decision expected May 9th
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Volksbühne in turmoil Several serious fires during weekend Senate created study on 3D-priniting 13,000 protest against rent prices
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Less crimes in Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain hot spots Pioneer E-Bus projects wants to stabilize Berlin’s power grid Left May 1st demonstration rally targets Görlitzer Park and new Google campus Asparagus Season officially kicked off
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Amri investigation still waiting for reports First female police president appointed Geisel wants to find solution for fire fighters Traffic disruptions in Kreuzberg
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Six potential attackers arrested 1 Six potential attackers arrested 2 Berlin Scientists awarded research grants Airport strikes today will affect Berlin travelers Further flight info New police president to be announced soon
 
For most of us online privacy is an afterthought, but for hackers, it’s a means of survival. In this Coffee Talks session, we’ll be sitting down with a hacker to hear insights and lessons on how and why safeguarding ourselves online has never been more important.Speaker Description:Fionnbharr has worn many hats, from exploit developer to leadin ...…
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Demo against high housing costs next weekend Sculpture for victim of unsolved murder Puigdemont released from custody, stays in Berlin Erick Kiptanui wins 38th Berlin half marathon
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. More public workers on strike Kita language support for small children Berlin half marathon on Sunday
 
Two men who killed a goat in the Hasenheide petting zoo have been sentenced to 10 months in jail. Their lawyer said they were hungry, and argued for leniency as they only took one leg. Also, all meat eaters are animal killers, he said.Another Berlin ban has been overturned by a court. Horses and carriages will be allowed back in front of the Br ...…
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Future of Tropical Islands uncertain BVG buses running more often Horse drawn carriages back at Pariser Platz Goat slaughterers sentenced
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Volkspark Prenzlauer Berg in state of neglect Water prices stable Bad ratings for TXL and SXF Obike data protection investigation
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Employment is up Mayor Müller argues for basic income based on solidarity Two people die in fires Easter March participants demonstrate against weapon exports
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. MRSA found in Berlin hospital Left extremists attack police An estimated 500 Reichsbürger live in Berlin Five new Easyjet routes
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. World record helicopter flights Head of Berlin Police Union resigns More DHL strikes Easyjet is now Berlin’s largest airline
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Fire fighters hold a one week vigil Driverless bus pilot has started Disposal facilities on strike – Berliners dump their garbage anyway Group claims responsibility for Charlottenburg blackout
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Air Berlin loan by federal government was approved before report was completed Zweckentfremdungsgesetz will be softened Temporary close of refugee shelters irritates disctrict mayor Woman attacks foreign looking bus driver
 
How much do Berlin’s bottle collectors earn? Our guest Wouter Bernhardt has done the math - it's a measly €150 a month. He thinks it amounts to a form of socially accepted poverty. Wouter is host of the Berlinology podcast. Listen to the full episode of 'The Bottle Collector' here: http://viertausendhertz.de/bln02/The Berlin Senate has changed ...…
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Neukölln has a new mayor Free daycare for First and Second graders Mosquito season about to start Zalando will not move to Cuvry-site
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. No takeover of Berliner Großmarkt by retailer interest group Mistake prevents deportation of police murderer Police officer arrested under suspicion of corruption CCTV for Hasenheide petting zoo
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Too few personnel made prison outbreaks possible Police Academy students want more discipline Vattenfall job cuts MaiGörli-Fest joins the Myfest
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. 100 holiday apartments planned in Mitte AWO Kitas affected by warning strike Lack of midwives in Berlin U7 disruption in Kreuzberg for construction
 
Local News in English. Every Weekday. Lufthansa Executive Board has little faith in BER 1 Lufthansa Executive Board has little faith in BER 2 Homeless women’s center in Mitte 6,000 influenza cases in Berlin and Brandenburg Women earn 14 percent less than men in Berlin
 
Bike thefts are down 11% in Berlin. Just over 30,000 bikes were reported stolen in the past year, 4000 less than the year before. Has the flood of shared bikes helped?There’s been a cherry tree massacre at the Garten der Welt in Marzahn. Seventeen cherry trees were chopped down on Sunday. The kirchbäume were the garden's biggest drawcard each s ...…
 
Empathy has been cast aside for years as a soft skill that made people too compassionate to deliver results in the business world. What does it mean to be empathetic in a business context? What has changed in society and economy that has propelled empathy to new ‘buzzword heights’? What does it mean for a company to apply empathy as a strategic ...…
 
Film director Karim Ainouz tells us what life was really like for refugees living in Tempelhof airport. His documentary "Zentralflughafen THF" was filmed in the camp, which recently closed.Could public transport in Germany soon be free? The federal government suggested this as a way of reducing air pollution from diesel cars. What would Berlin ...…
 
BER has been built twice - the first time incorrectly, the second time incompletely. We hear from Marco, an engineer who worked on site. Employees were busy stealing copper instead of fixing the fire system. Some managers got rich taking bribes. Informers had their coffee poisoned.Joel and Jöran drive out to the unfinished BER terminal to inspe ...…
 
Days away from the planned 2012 opening party, nothing seemed amiss at BER. What was really going on? On this episode, we look at how the airport managers and politicians were messing with the plans, even as construction was underway. They demanded a 70% increase in terminal space to add hundreds of extra shops, and requested special double sto ...…
 
In this Coffee Talks session, we discuss the details of brand design and web design and even (believe me) eyebrow design. But the one thing we do every single day, all day long, and yet nobody discusses, is conversation design. Certain conversations can stay imprinted in our minds forever, provoke specific feelings, or even alter the ways in wh ...…
 
Every Berliner knows the new airport is late. Few know exactly why. We're here to explain. BER is the international airport code for Berlin Brandenburg Airport, nickname Willy Brandt. It has also become a signifier of failure, incompetence, corruption and Berlin's general inability to get its act together.If you've flown to Berlin Schönefeld Ai ...…
 
Germans throw out one truck's worth of good food each minute. SirPlus is a supermarket that sells groceries that are past their best-before date but are still edible. Founder Raphael Fellmer joins us with a basket of typical products from his shelves. You can visit the shop at Wilmersdorfer Staße 59. Or you can order a home delivery box at: htt ...…
 
The number of public bikes in Berlin increased to 6200 this week when Chinese company Mobike placed 700 of their orange and silver bicycles on the streets. They’re not to be confused with O-Bike, a Singaporean company which introduced 500 yellow-framed bikes just a few weeks earlier. In other cities, Mobike gives users credits for reporting bro ...…
 
Dodgy Berlin real estate deals have been discovered in the Paradise Papers. According to the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, a company called Phoenix Spree based on the Isle of Jersey has been buying Berlin property, forcing out tenants, putting up the rent, then sending the profits to offshore accounts where they pay little tax. Wondering why rents are ...…
 
Almost 200 cyclists blocked traffic on Oranienstraße in a protest after a cyclist was doored and seriously injured. O-Straße is the third most dangerous street for cyclists in Berlin. What would happen if we painted our own bike lane? Over 34,000 bicycles worth almost €20 million are stolen annually in Berlin, only 3.5 percent are recovered.Air ...…
 
Storm Xavier lashed Berlin with winds of 120 kilometres an hour on October 5. Public transport and flights were cancelled for most of the day, and regional train lines were cut for several days. Five people died from falling trees and car accidents, and 18 flamingos at the Berlin Zoo didn’t make it through the storm. How do storms get their nam ...…
 
Comedian and journalist Drew Portnoy tells us about his return to Berlin after several years away. The city has grown by the equivalent of two Bonns in that time and is feeling much fuller.Berlin-based refugee rescue charity Jugend Rettet is in trouble. The organization's boat has been impounded by Italian authorities. Jugend Rettet says they a ...…
 
Tegel Airport fans won a referendum on whether the hexagonal Flughafen should stay open post-BER. The "yes" vote was 56.1%. But it doesn't mean Tegel won't close, as the federal and Brandenburg governments would have to agree. Renovation and residential soundproofing costs could reach a billion euros. Tegel supporters now want an U-Bahn extensi ...…
 
Happiness is a lot of small things done well, day by day. We all know best what makes us happy but intellectualising gets us nowhere. It’s a matter of following our interests persistently that makes all the difference. Adam and Amelia sat down with us to discuss how happiness is a build-up of multiple activities across the physical, mental and ...…
 
Berlin is a city with over 2.4 million rats. Lately they've been sighted more frequently as heavy rain has flushed them out of the drains. Several playgrounds in the north of the city have been closed due to rodents. A slightly more unusual pest, the invasive red American crayfish, has been seen scuttling along the paths in Tiergarten. More tha ...…
 
Comedian Caroline Clifford signed up as a bicycle food courier to earn extra cash. But she found the income depends on cycle speed and can be €5 an hour or less, especially as customers don't tip.Germany's federal election is on September 24. So far it's a dull campaign. But as Konrad Werner explains, in today's turbulent world a boring electio ...…
 
One of the most shared and destructive thought habits most entrepreneurs encounter is perfectionism. At this Coffee Talks session, we explore the difference between striving for excellence (a trait that can empower you) and struggling with perfectionism (a trait that will prevent you from achieving your potential).Ela Crain is a writer and a co ...…
 
Onefootball CEO & Founder Lucas von Cranach in joins us for a Fireside Chat at Factory Berlin. Since its conception in 2008, Onefootball has created a global community of over 25 million fans scattered across 200 countries. It allows users to not only keep up to date with stats and scores but, enables them to view video content and keep up with ...…
 
This summer's bad weather is affecting local fruit supply. Yields of regional apples, pears, cherries and plums are down by about 50%, pushing prices up by 15%.In other apple news, there's controversy at the Apfelfest in Guben in south-east Brandenburg. A man is suing the organizer of the Apple Queen competition, claiming the vote was rigged in ...…
 
Meet Diana Arce, host of Politaoke, a cross between karaoke and political speeches. She hosts events where people read topical political rants while the audience boos and cheers. Diana is also part of White Guilt Cleanup, a service for people who don't know how to handle topics of race. Find out more at www.politaoke.com and www.whiteguiltclean ...…
 
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