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Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns

The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns

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Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
16:48, 06/14/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany has increased between 2017 and 2018....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Donors suspend funds for Poland’s Jewish museum A Jewish association says private donors to Poland’s renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government’s failure to extend the term of its director...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboa...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Whitney museum trustee resigns after protests over sale of teargas Warren Kanders is the chairman and CEO of Safariland, a company that sells military gear including teargas canistersWarren Kanders, vice-chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s board of directors, has resigned after months of mounting protes...
15:16, 07/25/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Swann resigns as USC athletic director Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern Cal, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
14:49, 09/09/2019

Whitney Museum vice chair resigns after protests over his company’s tear gas sales The Whitney Museum of American Art’s vice chairman resigned Thursday following months of protests over his company’s sale of tear gas. A group of eight artists recently said they were pulling out of the prestigious 2019 Whitney Biennial e...
20:32, 07/25/2019

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
06:48, 06/12/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
16:32, 05/28/2019

MIT to investigate research lab's ties to Epstein as director resigns Joi Ito exits after reports claim lab worked to hide extent of financier’s donationsThe president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has ordered an independent investigation of the ties between a prestigious research lab at the school and J...
20:16, 09/07/2019

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it recently endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. Less than a year after after she became the fir...
02:32, 08/28/2019

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
12:00, 05/25/2019

MIT media lab director resigns amid Jeffrey Epstein donations scandal The director of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resigned on Saturday after it was revealed that he had been secretly accepting donations from Jeffrey Epstein. “After giving the matter a great deal of thought over the ...
00:16, 09/08/2019

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
09:00, 06/08/2019

MIT Media Lab director resigns after report on financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein A top official at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) resigned Saturday after acknowledging this past week that he went around the university's official designation of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein as a “disqualified” donor and cont...
20:16, 09/07/2019

Amid Epstein fallout, MIT’s Center for Civic Media director resigns MIT Center for Civic Media director Ethan Zuckerman resigned his position today after learning about the MIT Media Lab's connections with Jeffrey Epstein.Read More...
23:00, 08/20/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
08:00, 07/10/2019

MIT Media Lab Director Joichi Ito Resigns After Financial Ties to Jeffrey Epstein Revealed The director of MIT’s Media Lab, Joichi Ito, stepped down on Saturday after his and the research institution’s extensive ties to late financier and accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein were exposed, the New York Times reported.Read more......
00:16, 09/08/2019

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
17:16, 08/08/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Berlin in Petrenko fever: His inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Four years ago, Kirill Petrenko was elected principal conductor of the orchestra, one steeped in tradition. At his first official concert in that function, the Russian-born maestro gave a sample of what is in store....
16:32, 08/24/2019

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on Jun...
14:16, 06/03/2019

Who and What Are Jewish Museums For? The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin stood down after a string of controversies, and the institution is tackling tough questions as it looks for a new leader....
12:48, 07/09/2019

What does it mean to be genetically jewish? DNA tests have been used in Israel to verify a person’s Jewishness. This brings a bigger question: what does it mean to be genetically Jewish? And can you prove religious identity scientifically?When my parents sent their saliva away to a genetic tes...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Polish far-right protests US law on World War II Jewish assets Polish nationalists say that Poland should not be required to pay compensation for assets stolen from Jews during World War II. A recent US law is intended to assist Holocaust survivors in recovering stolen property....
13:00, 05/11/2019

'Mom, is it bad to be brown and Jewish?': how to talk to your children about race Since Trump’s rise to power, writer Mira Jacob has faced increasingly difficult questions from her young sonIt started with Michael Jackson. It was 2014, and Mira Jacob’s six-year-old son Z had moved on from being obsessed with Freddie Mercury (“He d...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Jewish woman: Neo-Nazi's followers targeted me She'd endured the hate from strangers for years, trying to ignore it, trying to move on. But in court Thursday, she had to relive it again. The voicemail that was just gunshots. The emails wishing her dead. The photo of her young son on the gates of ...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Celebrating Sabbath with Iran's Jewish minority Iran is home to the largest Jewish community in the Muslim world. Jan Schneider visited the Musazadeh family in Tehran to share in their Sabbath celebrations....
08:16, 07/13/2019

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
05:16, 05/26/2019

Farrakhan says he doesn't hate Jewish people Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan says despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, not a misogynist nor a homophobe....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Jewish district inspires Tom Stoppard in 'personal' new play Playwright will return to West End with Leopoldstadt, based in old Jewish quarter of Vienna Tom Stoppard, whose four Jewish grandparents and much of his family from his parents’ generation died in Nazi concentration camps, is returning to the West En...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Ohio man arrested for threatening to attack Jewish center Ohio police arrested a self-identified white nationalist over the weekend in possession of a cache of weaponry after he made threats against a Jewish community center, authorities said....
22:16, 08/18/2019

Farrakhan says he doesn't hate Jewish people Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, is not a misogynist, nor a homophobe. He spoke in a Chicago church on Thursday. (Ma...
01:48, 05/10/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Let's Remember Some Guys Goes West: Jewish Baseball Legends Of The '70s You hear stories. A man out west, they said. A healer, a powerful man, possessed with riches untold about which he is unaccountably humble. Of course, in the Guy Remembering game you hear all kinds of things. Memory is complicated, memory is variable...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Four more charged in Jewish ‘cult’ alleged kidnapping plot Four more alleged members of Lev Tahor, an extremist Jewish sect based in Guatemala, have been charged with taking part in a plot to nab two children who are living with their mother upstate and take them back to their father at the group’s compound....
19:48, 08/02/2019

Jewish man assaulted in suspected hate crime: cops A Jewish man wearing traditional religious attire was assaulted by a group of men yelling racial slurs in Williamsburg, cops said Sunday. The 42-year-old man told police he was walking on Broadway near Lynch Street on Saturday at about 1:15 p.m. when...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Jewish activists block the entrance to an ICE facility in Minnesota More than a hundred protestors, mostly Jewish activists, blocked the entrance to a facility operated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in St. Paul, M.N., on Tuesday as part of #NeverAgainIsNow national movement against President Trump’s immigrat...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Jewish Dems rage over Trump's 'disloyalty' comments Jewish Democratic lawmakers are livid over President Donald Trump's remarks this week accusing Jewish Americans of “great disloyalty” if they vote for Democrats, saying the president is stoking anti-Semitism. The lawmakers’ outrage comes as Trump rei...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Deputies of British Jews of “letting off” people accused of antisemitism without sanction, after a leaked...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Germans urged to wear Jewish yarmulke in solidarity Anti-Semitism Commissioner Felix Klein has called on Germans to don the yarmulke skullcap worn by Jewish men ahead of an anti-Israel protest. The Central Council of Jews has warned about wearing the yarmulke in public....
23:00, 05/27/2019

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or after World War Two, an issue increasingly featuring in campaigns for upcoming Polish elections....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi Peretz made the statement in the July 1 cabinet mee...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
02:00, 08/18/2019

Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center An Ohio man who authorities said is a self-described white nationalist is in custody on charges that he threatened to attack a local Jewish community center....
10:32, 08/18/2019

Jewish students sue to oust pro-Palestinian panel from UMass A group of Jewish students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is asking a judge to order a panel discussion about Palestinian human rights off campus because it is anti-Semitic....
10:32, 04/30/2019

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Jewish teen's Holocaust doom dramatized on Instagram Hoping to enliven fading Holocaust memories, Israeli entrepreneurs have dramatized the plight of a Jewish teenager murdered by the Nazis by imagining her documenting her final months over social media....
12:16, 04/30/2019

Jewish schools seek piece of public grants for security HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Students and staff members at Jewish day schools near the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the site of October’s mass shooting are asking state lawmakers for help paying for security measures. They went to Pennsylvania’...
09:48, 05/07/2019

AP Interview: Oates haunted by family denial of Jewish roots American author Joyce Carol Oates says her family’s denial of its Jewish roots haunted her for decades and has shaped her into the famously prolific writer she is today...
08:00, 05/12/2019

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Ohio man pleads not guilty to threatening Jewish centre in video Police arrested Reardon Saturday on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing, a day after a Jewish organization contacted authorities....
22:16, 08/19/2019

Jewish council slams Nazi-like campaign poster decision The council had accused an extreme-right party of propagating hate speech. Almost half of German Jews say they have considered emigrating following a rise in anti-Semitic violence in the country....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chance to study an era seen as a golden age of Jewish self-governance before the H...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 woul...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Twitter suspends Jewish newspaper, SPD politician for anti-AfD tweets Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD party....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Prague memorial to Jewish children who fled Nazis vandalised Shrine honouring those who escaped to UK damaged in carefully planned attackA memorial honouring the escape of mostly Jewish children from the Nazis, organised by Sir Nicholas Winton, has been damaged in an apparently carefully planned attack.The Val...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Remembering the cream of Jewish footballing talent killed in the Holocaust While Bert Trautmann became a household name in England despite previous Nazi links, the names of the Jewish players murdered in the death camps remain largely forgottenIt is interesting what people choose to remember. A recent film celebrates Bert T...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Ohio man accused of threatening to attack Jewish community center An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with online harassment after he allegedly threatened to attack a Jewish community center, according to a local sheriff’s office....
18:48, 08/18/2019

Germany: Artwork stolen by Nazis returned to Jewish family The works of art have been given back to the descendents of the orignal owners. The Nazis took the pieces unlawfully and their return was part of a ceremony at the Bavarian National Museum in Munich....
11:48, 08/05/2019

WeWork may try to wrap its roadshow and price its IPO before the Jewish New Year on September 29 AP Photo/Mark Lennihan WeWork CEO Adam Neumann may be trying to wrap up his company's IPO "road show" and price the IPO in a matter of days. Neumann, who is Jewish, is hoping to finish up before the important two-day Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah ...
08:32, 09/12/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
00:48, 07/18/2019

DOE slacking on Jewish, Muslim dietary options at schools: councilman A free-lunch pilot program for Jewish and Muslim city school kids with religious dietary restrictions has been plagued by delays, two politicians charge....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Germany returns painting looted by Nazis to Jewish heirs German authorities say they’ve returned a painting looted by the Nazis, which surfaced in the collection of a reclusive Bavarian collector, the heirs of its Jewish owner...
06:48, 07/03/2019

One Jewish, one Christian: How the California synagogue shooting tore apart two congregations Two religious congregations about 12 miles apart were bound by tragedy after the synagogue shooting. Their leaders are trying to rise above the hate.        ...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Jewish boys helped save man with swastika tattoo from drowning BOSTON — Massachusetts authorities say a group of Jewish teens played a key role in saving the life of a drowning man with a tattoo of a swastika. NBC Boston reports it happened Thursday night as the four youths — all students at an Orthodox Jewish h...
00:16, 05/28/2019

Jewish group alarmed after German police let neo-Nazis march Germany's leading Jewish organization is expressing alarm over footage of flag-waving neo-Nazis in self-styled uniforms marching through a town in eastern Germany on May Day, unhindered by police....
12:32, 05/02/2019

Muslim, Jewish leaders team up in 'exemplary' European initiative Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all topics they'd like to address better....
12:48, 09/15/2019

Rediscovering a Jewish cultural legacy at 'The Weimar Republic of Yiddishland' Held in the city of Goethe and Schiller, Yiddish Summer Weimar is the world's most prominent annual Yiddish culture event. This year it revives the Jewish creative fervor associated with Weimar-era Germany....
07:32, 07/12/2019

Young Jewish Europeans face more abuse than their parents: study Young Jewish Europeans experience more anti-Semitism than their parents, with a rise in abuse coming in emails, text messages and social media postings, according to a European Union study released on Thursday....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Nazi-era stolen painting returned to Jewish owners' descendants Gaston Prosper Levy's family had to wait more than six months to get the painting after it was found in a German art collection. Activists suspect there may be many more stolen artworks in the collection....
14:32, 07/03/2019

The Soviet Union’s Jewish Tolstoy — Censored in Life, Now Revived Alexandra Popoff has written a biography of Vasily Grossman, the Soviet writer whose masterpiece, “Life and Fate,” compared Stalin’s regime to Hitler’s....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Police: Jewish boys helped save man with swastika tattoo BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say a group of Jewish teens played a key role in saving the life of a drowning man with a tattoo of a swastika. NBC Boston reports it happened Thursday night as the four youths — all students at an Orthodox Jew...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Jewish leaders demand explanation over Corbyn book foreword Before becoming Labour leader he called 1902 book containing antisemitic tropes ‘brilliant’Jewish leaders have written to Jeremy Corbyn to express “grave concern” and demand an explanation after it emerged he wrote a glowing foreword for a century-ol...
08:32, 05/01/2019

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
08:32, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: Doll with hair from Jewish Holocaust victim displayed in Turkey The Anatolian Toy Museum in the southern Turkish city of Antalya, has put on display a 78-year-old baby doll with real human hair from a victim of the Holocaust....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign to safeguard their local interests. “The mayor has personally asked to support him,” reads the pitch ...
19:48, 08/08/2019

New York Times issues correction for op-ed calling Jesus 'Palestinian,' not Jewish The New York Times, which apologized yesterday for running "anti-Semitic propaganda" against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump, issued a correction about an article alleging Jesus was Palestinian and not Jewish....
10:32, 04/30/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Cuba's long forgotten Jewish cemetery, Holocaust monument getting restored The oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is beginning to be rehabilitated as marble grave covers are broken with plants growing through cracks and much of the Jewish population driven away from the island....
13:16, 06/25/2019

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
10:32, 06/25/2019

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Klezmer Music and Memory at a Festival Celebrating Jewish Life in Poland Many tourists who come to Poland see a story of Jewish death. In Krakow, not far from Auschwitz, leaders are trying to tell a different story, and spur a resurgence in Jewish life....
01:51, 08/11/2019

Southampton Jewish Center gala lures real estate bigwigs Vector Group CEO/Douglas Elliman head Howard Lorber, New York Fashion Week founder Fern Mallis, and top brokers Dolly and Jenny Lenz attended the Chabad of Southampton Jewish Center’s 18th annual gala, which was held at the Bridgehampton home o...
23:32, 08/28/2019

Brooklyn Jewish girls’ school first in NYC to install bullet-resistant doors In the wake of the latest mass shootings, a Crown Heights yeshiva for girls is the first school in NYC to install metal security doors aimed at protecting kids from active shooters, The Post has learned. The first door of 90 planned for the Bnos Mena...
03:32, 08/11/2019

McDonald's in Florida discriminated against Jewish man, wanted him to shave his beard, lawsuit says “Employers should never force applicants to choose between their sincerely held religious beliefs, which can be reasonably accommodated, and earning a living,” said EEOC attorney Robert Weisberg....
14:32, 07/19/2019

Trump uses antisemitic trope to question loyalty of Jewish Democrats – live Trump criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party, saying they show ‘great disloyalty’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.25pm BST This is Lois Beckett, in The Guardian’s West Coast office, picking up the politics...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The protest was organized by Jewish organization Never A...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Ohio man arrested for threatening Jewish community center pleads not guilty A man who was arrested for possessing a cache of weaponry and making threats against a Jewish community center pleaded not guilty in Ohio court on Monday....
01:48, 08/20/2019

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all this time apart from a couple of weddings and the odd bar mitzvah. In 2001, I had even gone as far as ...
16:16, 07/06/2019

White nationalist arrested for alleged threat to shoot up Jewish center Police in Ohio arrested a white nationalist for allegedly threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in an Instagram video — and seized an arsenal of weapons from his parent’s home that included two AR-15 style rifles, bulletproof armor ...
00:16, 08/19/2019

Romania finds 'many' more human remains near site of Jewish mass grave Archaeologists have unearthed "many human remains" in northeast Romania near an area where in 2010 they discovered a mass grave for more than 100 Jews killed by Romanian troops during World War Two, military prosecutors said on Tuesday....
08:48, 07/02/2019

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
04:32, 08/16/2019

Molly Yeh: How motherhood has changed this Chinese-Jewish Food Network star Juilliard-trained food blogger Molly Yeh is warming up to her Midwest home, with new baby in tow, for Season 4 of Food Network's "Girl Meets Farm."        ...
18:00, 09/10/2019

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
05:32, 07/03/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the countryTrump backs further away from tightening gun controls – US poli...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
17:32, 08/14/2019

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the ballot box. “It is deception,” Tehilah Berman, 49, told The Post of rival lawyer Caroline Piela’s le...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Jewish couple sues Spirit Airlines, alleging anti-Semitic treatment A Jewish couple has filed a lawsuit against Spirit Airlines for alleged anti-Semitic and racist treatment, including being called a "retarded Jew."        ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’ Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemailsThe publisher of a neo-Nazi website, who organized a “troll storm” to target a Jewish woman and her family with months of abusive...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictment unsealed this week. The defendants were initiall...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
12:32, 05/28/2019

Cops release footage of teens wanted for suspected hate crimes against Jewish men New video shows the quartet of teens wanted in connection with several suspected hate crime attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn, cops and law enforcement sources said. The footage, released late Monday, shows four male teenagers walking into an unspeci...
08:00, 08/13/2019

Pew Research Center survey: Atheists, Jewish score highest on religion test A new study indicates people who consider themselves either atheist or agnostic are generally more knowledgeable about religion than those who are spiritual, but claim no particular faith....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Rising anti-Semitic hatred is changing Jewish life across the United States Across the nation, anti-Semitic incidents are reaching historic levels. In 2018, there were 1,879 recorded attacks against the Jewish community.        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Ohio man accused of planning to attack Jewish center faces federal charge A self-described white nationalist who owned assault-style weapons and World War Two Nazi memorabilia has been charged in federal court with making threats to attack an Ohio Jewish community center, for which he already faces state charges, authoriti...
19:00, 08/29/2019

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Ilhan Omar comments fuel push for Jewish Caucus on Capitol Hill Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s inflammatory comments about Israel have fueled a new push for the formal establishment of a bipartisan Jewish Caucus for lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
07:00, 05/03/2019

Judge blocks auction of Jewish WWII relic as custody fight rages A judge on Wednesday blocked the auction of a Jewish World War II artifact estimated to be worth millions that a Holocaust-survivor’s son says was improperly put on the block. Rabbi Hyman Rubin — the son of late Rabbi Menacham Mendal Rubin who ...
03:01, 09/12/2019

Photographer threatens lawsuit against Jewish group over the 'unauthorized' use of Rep. Ilhan Omar image A professional photographer is seeking up to $150,000 in damages after the Jewish rights group The World Values Network, led by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, ran a controversial advertisement condemning Rep. Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitic remarks....
04:32, 05/02/2019

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full conspiracy theory mode, questioning whether he had bee...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ‘disloyalty’ for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and IsraelDonald Trump used an apparently antisemitic trope when accusing Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats as showing “either a total...
20:32, 08/20/2019

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
10:32, 07/01/2019

Why nightingales love scruffy Berlin Berlin attracts more nightingales than almost any other European city. Although it's not an urban species, the little bird with the big voice seems to thrive in Germany's hectic capital....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
14:48, 06/27/2019

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Museums at night — a Berlin invention This weekend Berlin is holding another Long Night of Museums. There are now events like this in more than 120 cities worldwide, but Berlin is home to the mother of all museum nights....
11:32, 08/30/2019

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
20:48, 05/18/2019

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 Novembe...
13:03, 08/13/2019

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; t...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
08:32, 06/06/2019

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
12:48, 06/02/2019

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats Anderson Cooper brought Ivanka Trump into his analysis of President Donald Trump's recent remarks about Jewish Americans.        ...
15:32, 08/22/2019

Hitler's secret history revealed: Study suggests Nazi leader's grandfather was Jewish For years, the rumor existed that Adolf Hitler's paternal grandfather was Jewish, but the claim went unsubstantiated. Now, a new study suggests that the grandfather of the Nazi leader was indeed Jewish....
21:48, 08/06/2019

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish center Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18, 1994, that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds....
15:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. Offers $7 Million Reward for Hezbollah Operative on Anniversary of Jewish Center Attack That Killed 85 (WASHINGTON) — The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pressure campaign against Tehran. The government is also issuing a $7 million reward for information lead...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Man accused of threatening an Ohio Jewish center declared himself a white nationalist in a documentary, police say The man accused of threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in Youngstown, Ohio, once appeared in a documentary on the Unite the Right rally, where he acknowledged being a white nationalist, police say....
14:16, 08/19/2019

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
02:32, 08/14/2019

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
17:00, 06/07/2019

FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.        ...
02:48, 08/19/2019

What would go in the Rihanna museum? The prime minister of Barbados hopes to mark the musician’s legacy with a special exhibitionIt has been three long years since Rihanna last released an album but, in that time, she has become even harder to avoid. Which is saying something when you c...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that...
06:48, 06/15/2019

Berlin could cap housing rents at under €8 per square meter Berlin could cap residential rents at €7.97 per square meter, German media report, citing a draft law. The measure is still subject to discussions and could change, according to newspapers....
20:32, 08/25/2019

Sharp will show off the 'world's biggest' 8K TV at IFA Berlin If the 55-inch 4K TV in your den is starting to look too small, Sharp wants you to know something to the tune of 120 inches is coming. On Wednesday, the company announced it plans to showcase the world's largest 8K TV at the upcoming IFA tradesh...
13:32, 08/28/2019

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War Berliners are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the day the Soviets lifted their blockade strangling West Berlin in the post-World War II years with a big party at the former Tempelhof airport in the German capital...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. BERLIN (AP) — Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the German capital’s well-known “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness of the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe. Protesters cl...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Berlin: Same-sex penguin couple's egg fails to hatch Hopes had been high for Skipper and Ping, two male emperor penguins who had long been trying to start a family. "Surely they will get the chance to become parents again in the future," the Berlin Zoo said....
01:16, 09/06/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops-out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped off a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
19:16, 07/30/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
02:32, 07/05/2019

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
04:32, 08/13/2019

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
05:16, 09/15/2019

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
02:32, 08/14/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second terminal. BER is meant to open next year....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Berlin has no new date for visit from U.S.'s Pompeo after cancellation Germany cannot yet say when U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin after he canceled a previously scheduled trip on Tuesday to go to Iraq, a German foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
12:48, 06/15/2019

IFA 2019: 10 insane innovations from the backrooms in Berlin Berlin’s massive tech exhibition IFA was dominated by the big brands’ unveiling of phones and giant TVs, but beyond the headlines are hundreds of eye-catching new ideas. Is a digital teasmade insane? Possibly. How about a wearable air p...
09:16, 09/07/2019

Setback for Hertha Berlin in 3-0 defeat to Wolfsburg Hertha Berlin's hopes of a bright new dawn with a fresh coach and new investor had a setback in a 3-0 defeat at home to Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga       ...
13:32, 08/25/2019

Man convicted of killing Berlin woman after 32 years A German court has sentenced a man to life in prison for brutally killing a woman over three decades ago. Investigators tracked down the defendant thanks to DNA samples found on the victim's dress....
18:01, 09/17/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great di...
23:00, 08/20/2019

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from some of his fans....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Award-winning blogger Marie Sophie Hingst accused of inventing her Jewish family history The German blogger and historian Marie Sophie Hingst was stripped of her Blogger of the Year 2017 prize, as investigations revealed that her stories about her family who perished during the Holocaust were contrived....
03:16, 06/04/2019

Trump says that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are ‘very disloyal to Israel,’ denies his remarks are anti-Semitic The president ratcheted up his attacks on Jewish Democrats on Wednesday, dismissing an outcry from both sides of the aisle as well as Jewish organizations....
19:32, 08/21/2019

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump commented Tuesday amid his ongoing feud with Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar of M...
16:00, 08/20/2019

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum? “Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities....
14:00, 08/22/2019

The Statue of Liberty has a new museum The Statue of Liberty Museum in New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Find out what you can see at the museum that's five years in the making....
07:32, 05/14/2019

Berlin panda babies thriving — and cute — at 2 weeks old Berlin’s zoo says two giant panda twins born two weeks ago are thriving and already showing signs of how they’ll look once they mature, with black ears and black rings around their tiny eyes...
06:48, 09/13/2019

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin If you live in Europe and love technology, IFA 2019 should be on your radar. It's Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow and acts as a showcase for all the cool tech like 4K TVs, soundbars, speakers and smartphones that are coming later thi...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Max Mara showcases in Neues with Berlin-inspired collection Museum catwalk paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity and David BowieWomen over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the model and ocean conservation activist Carolyn Murp...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Berlin remembers homosexuals killed by Nazis in World War II Thousands of homosexuals murdered by the former Nazi regime have been remembered in Berlin. The ceremony began the capital's annual pride parade inspired by New York's 1969 Christopher Street Day (CSD)....
12:48, 07/27/2019

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story of a young man who fought hard to find himself....
06:16, 07/28/2019

Chechen 'execution' in Berlin linked to Russian intelligence The suspect in the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin holds a Russian passport. His papers indicate a possible link with Russian security services, according to reports in German media....
11:32, 08/30/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are what we eat....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Far-right AfD bids to encircle Berlin as resentment and division grow State elections in Saxony and Brandenburg are the party’s first test in former East Germany – and it is on course to make big gainsCrucial elections in two eastern states of Germany could be about to change the political direction of the country, wit...
02:32, 09/01/2019

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
09:48, 07/31/2019

From a picnic to the Berlin Wall: my 1989 summer of revolution An award-winning foreign correspondent looks back on the human stories that helped bring down the Berlin Wall and East Germany’s regimeIt should have been a normal family chat in late midsummer in Berlin. Kerstin Falkner, 22, and her new partner, And...
19:32, 08/31/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
06:16, 06/26/2019

3 ways tech has gone astray at Berlin electronics show At big consumer tech shows like IFA in Berlin, the promise is progress. Here are three ways the tech industry is fumbling the path toward that vision.       ...
21:01, 09/09/2019

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
11:00, 07/26/2019

| Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
15:48, 05/27/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Berlin Murder Raises Suspicions of Russian Involvement The well-planned killing of an ex-Chechen rebel has raised concerns that Russia may have deployed an agent to kill a Kremlin foe, a tactic it has used before....
12:00, 08/28/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Suspect in Polish slaying killed by police outside Berlin BERLIN — German police shot and killed a man who had fled from Poland after allegedly killing a woman there, when he pulled a gun on them after they pulled over his car on a highway outside Berlin, authorities said Thursday. Brandenburg police told t...
08:32, 09/12/2019

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
09:48, 06/01/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
03:32, 07/04/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a dialogue....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Sharp will show off the 'world's biggest' 8K LCD TV at IFA Berlin (updated) If the 55-inch 4K TV in your den is starting to look too small, Sharp wants you to know something to the tune of 120 inches is coming. On Wednesday, the company announced it plans to showcase the world's largest 8K LCD TV at the upcoming IFA tra...
03:00, 08/29/2019

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
12:48, 06/02/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Rammstein's second single 'Radio' debuts on a Berlin wall Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another single — and more ingenious promotion — as the song "Radio" is screened for the first time on a Berlin building....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
10:00, 08/16/2019

New Berlin Stolpersteine honor victims of Nazi Germany Berlin is about to get several new memorials fitted into sidewalks across the city. Worldwide, more than 70,000 such "stumble stones" have been installed to commemorate the victims of the Nazis....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
09:00, 06/10/2019

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
05:48, 06/12/2019

‘Things are quite special here’: Union Berlin prepare for the Bundesliga No East Berlin team has made it to the top division before and Union are determined not to let it change themIt counted as an emergency when, one day this summer, the Berlin district of Köpenick awoke to find itself daubed in blue. Overnight a group ...
05:32, 08/17/2019

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. Accordin...
17:16, 09/02/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
07:48, 05/12/2019

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal with the new reality....
12:16, 09/02/2019

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country.“Meng Meng became a mom – twice!...
17:16, 09/02/2019

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Nazi victims’ remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler’s dictatorship. Some 300 microscopic tissue samples belonging to resis...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Berlin's bumbling beekeepers leave swarms without homes Inexperienced hobbyists force bees to search often in vain for suitable habitats across the cityHumans are not the only ones in Berlin struggling to find accommodation. A beekeeping boom has led to swarms of bees forming novel new hives using anythin...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
03:48, 08/08/2019

| Microscopic remains of Nazi victims to be buried in Berlin More than seven decades after World War II ended, some 300 tiny pieces of human tissue from political prisoners executed by the Nazis will be buried at a Berlin cemetery....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Beyond the Wall: East Berlin's many faces explored in exhibition East Berlin was the center of power in communist East Germany, but it was also a city where subversive currents thrived. The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the 1970s and 80s....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Nazi victims' remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler's dictatorship....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
14:00, 08/13/2019

Escaping Berlin for the Watery Wonders of the German Outdoors A kayak trip in the Spreewald — a wooded moorland that has been designated a Unesco-protected biosphere reserve — is an easy train trip from the city....
08:48, 09/06/2019

German government backtracks on Jewish skullcap warning, urges everyone to wear it ahead of anti-Israel protest The German government urged people to war the Jewish kippa in the wake of an upcoming anti-Israel protest, backtracking on the warning that Jewish people should conceal their religious identity and avoid wearing the religious skullcap....
12:00, 05/28/2019

The best museum exhibitions of Summer 2019 Some days, summer heat is just a bit too much. Enjoy a little air conditioning and culture on offer at some of America's best summer movie exhibits.       ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

New museum opening at Statue of Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. The 26,000-square-foot (2,415-square-meter) museum on Liberty Island...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower...
23:00, 09/13/2019

1,500 museums to visit for free on Museum Day More than 1,500 museums and cultural institutions around the country will celebrate Smithsonian Magazine's 15th annual Museum Day on Sept. 21 with free admission to anyone who downloads a special ticket....
09:19, 09/16/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
11:48, 05/01/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. (May 13)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Real spies, not 007, displayed at new spy museum The new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington is where the stories of real-life and modern-day espionage take center stage at the 140,000 square feet, $162 million, nonprofit museum. (May 7)     &#...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Vintage Las Vegas: The Neon Museum The Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas is a must-visit for a break from gambling and shows. Day and night tours are offered.        ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
06:16, 06/10/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
00:32, 06/09/2019

Unwanted relic displayed at museum We’ll say this about the Kevin Spacey Acting Comeback Tour—an event we did not sign up for, and would just as soon be left off of, thanks: It’s a hell of a lot fucking weirder than any of the shit Louis CK has been trying to pull. Spacey has, after a...
22:48, 08/02/2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here’s a Sneak Peek. François Pinault, one of France’s richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to go on display starting in 2020....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
19:32, 05/24/2019

The best things I saw in the National Videogame Museum The Videogame Museum is a haven of gaming‘s ancient artifacts and oddball curios, and a great place to learn more about the hobby. Here are some of the coolest sights I spotted while visiting. Recently I moved to a new house, and it wasn’t until afte...
19:16, 07/25/2019

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial...
08:32, 07/04/2019

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
05:48, 07/22/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Berlin police probe 'execution-style' killing in park A 40-year-old Georgian man was shot to death in a Berlin park by a man on a bicycle. Police have arrested a Russian national over the killing, but authorities are still trying to determine the motive behind the attack....
09:00, 08/25/2019

Kremlin Denies Involvement in Berlin Killing of Ex-Chechen Commander A Russian man was arrested in the fatal shooting of the former fighter against Russian forces, prompting speculation about another assassination of a Kremlin foe....
12:00, 08/28/2019

Remains of dissected Nazi prisoners to be laid to rest in Berlin Microscopic tissue samples, kept by controversial anatomist, were found in 2016The microscopic remains of political prisoners executed by the Nazis and dissected by a controversial anatomist are to be buried in Berlin on Monday, more than seven decad...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
16:32, 08/14/2019

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
03:32, 08/16/2019

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Russian suspect stays silent over Chechen's killing in Berlin Man still refuses to speak to police three weeks after arrest amid fears of state involvementA Russian man who shot dead a former Chechen insurgent in Berlin last month has not said a word to investigators in the more than three weeks since he was ar...
01:32, 09/17/2019

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff. The Köpenick-based club, which finished third in the second division, defended for al...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz Demirci demarcated certain areas in the popular Goer...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
14:48, 05/27/2019

German media call to name Berlin's new pandas Hong and Kong A Berlin newspaper polled readers to ask for possible names for the zoo's new panda cubs. The top result? Hong and Kong. Now Germany's most popular tabloid is calling for the cubs' names to send a signal to China....
01:16, 09/06/2019

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
11:16, 05/27/2019

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
03:32, 07/17/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
06:48, 05/28/2019

Vienna's euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor...
12:16, 07/09/2019

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her family had spent long happy summers before they w...
10:32, 06/16/2019

Union Berlin remembers deceased fans in moving tribute There's a special bond between German football club Union Berlin and its fans and the closeness of that relationship was honored in a poignant way over the weekend as the team made its Bundesliga debut....
13:32, 08/20/2019

Bundesliga: Union Berlin plot course for Borussia Dortmund upset Union Berlin received a rude awakening on their debut in the Bundesliga and it doesn’t get any easier with Borussia Dortmund coming to town. But the capital club will take heart from past meetings....
11:32, 08/30/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-bi...
05:16, 08/10/2019

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanc...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreig...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Afrofuturism show in Berlin criticised over absence of black artists Activists point out 21 artists in Space is the Place exhibition are white and the other AsianThe organisers of an exhibition inspired by the unlikely bedfellows of the Afrofuturism movement and the tech entrepreneur Elon Musk have been criticised for...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at...
02:48, 06/02/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
06:16, 05/07/2019

Philip Pocock’s best photograph: Miriam the Berlin punk – and her rat Bestia ‘The punks were sceptical of my presence. One guy even headbutted me. In retrospect, I think it was a sign of acceptance’I was in my mid-20s when Cornell Capa, director of the International Center of Photography in New York, recommended me for a job ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Germany’s biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemblance to their black and white furry parents, Berlin Zoo announced on Monday....
13:16, 09/02/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
06:16, 06/13/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
13:32, 05/31/2019

Nazi victims' remains used for medical research buried in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have finally been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for research during the war....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Germany's Merkel invites UK's Johnson to visit Berlin: spokeswoman German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a telephone conversation with Boris Johnson on Friday in which the British prime minister accepted her invitation to visit Berlin, Merkel's spokeswoman said in a post on Twitter....
08:16, 07/26/2019

Russia denies ordering assassination of Chechen exile in Berlin Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, shot in broad daylight, had survived two previous attempts on lifeThe Russian government has denied responsibility for the killing of a Chechen exile in Berlin after German authorities reportedly voiced suspicions of a state-b...
20:32, 08/28/2019

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
21:48, 06/22/2019

Ruth Roellig: The woman who gave birth to lesbian Berlin Each year, Lesbian Visibility Day on April 26 gives prominence to an often unseen minority. In Weimar Berlin, before the Nazis seized power, writer Ruth Roellig put same-sex female desire on the map for the first time....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
17:00, 08/12/2019

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
08:32, 08/16/2019

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
02:16, 06/10/2019

Baltimore art museum adds over 70 works to its collection BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection. BMA director Christopher Bedford said in a Thursday statement that the new acquisitions highlight the cur...
02:32, 06/14/2019

This poster museum has literally the coolest exhibit around Fancy seeing your face on Rosie the Riveter’s body? How about on that Uncle Sam “I Want You” poster? There’s a photo booth for that. You’ll find it at Poster House, the city’s newest and, perhaps, coolest museum: The thermostat is set at 68 degrees, ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
20:32, 06/19/2019

LA museum's sci-fi car exhibit includes HoloLens tours There's a chance you've seen a movie car or two if you've visited a convention, but the Petersen Automotive Museum's offering should be more... elaborate. It's opening a "Hollywood Dream Machines" exhibit that will showcase ...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Fire breaks out in Frankfurt MMK modern art museum Firefighters in Frankfurt were combating a blaze at the famous MMK modern art museum. The building had been closed for renovations when passers-by reported smoke....
08:16, 07/29/2019

Museum Day: More than 1,600 institutions across the country are free Sept. 21 Everything you need to know about Museum Day 2019, when more than 1,600 institutions in all 50 states will offer free admission.       ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 20...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to incr...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial past....
04:32, 09/14/2019

Germany's new Bauhaus museum set for interactive opening The new Bauhaus museum opens its doors to the public for the first time in the east German city of Weimar on Saturday after three years of construction, giving admirers of the world-famous "form follows function" aesthetic a new place of pilgrimage....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Qatar's 'desert rose' museum opens at last Qatar on Thursday will open the doors to one of its most lavish cultural projects yet, a sweeping national museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that lays out the tiny Gulf state's origin story and gas-powered rise to riches....
10:48, 04/28/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Manziel uniform stolen from Texas A&M museum Texas A&M University police said a man entered Kyle Field's Hall of Champions museum and stole a Johnny Manziel uniform on the evening of Aug. 26. The theft is being investigated, police said....
17:32, 09/12/2019

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturd...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Ingenious Gadgets, Complex Challenges At All-New Spy Museum Relocated in a gleaming new steel and glass building double the size of its former premises, the Spy Museum in Washington still amazes and charms with the tales and gadgets of the undercover world......
06:32, 05/09/2019

A view to a kill: Washington's Spy Museum – in pictures Largest collection of international espionage artefacts ever placed on public display illuminate the work of famous spies and their pivotal actions, as well as help bring to life the tradecraft of the women and men behind some of the most secretive m...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Humble home becomes museum and shrine to Evita Marking the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical former first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting her childhood....
10:16, 05/08/2019

It used to be super easy to steal from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Back in the late 1970s and early ’80s, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, arguably New York’s most esteemed institution, kept its treasured works about as secure as the razor blades at Duane Reade. “Before surveillance, which became sophisticated in 200...
00:16, 09/08/2019

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the escalation of the war of words with Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over Israel....
14:00, 08/20/2019

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Suspect in Berlin killing had links to Russian state security: Der Spiegel The suspect detained over the killing last week of a Georgian citizen in Berlin had a passport whose number linked him to Russian security services, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
05:00, 08/30/2019

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s re...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Hertha Berlin's bright start halted by 3 straight losses Hertha Berlin's fresh start under a new coach and the additional millions provided by a new backer is not going to plan       ...
09:48, 09/16/2019

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Berlin: German police carry out massive human trafficking raids Nearly 2,000 officers are searching apartments and businesses in the German capital. Berlin prosecutors say they are targeting suspected human traffickers who exploited foreign workers in the construction industry....
04:32, 08/22/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of German football, writes Michael Da Silva....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two min...
13:00, 06/27/2019

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-...
19:32, 06/17/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
09:48, 09/04/2019

Anti-Nazi resistance fighters' remains laid to rest in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have finally been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for research during the war....
16:16, 05/13/2019

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.T...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Afro-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of Afro-Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of magazine publisher John H. Johnson....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German anti-Nazi resistance fighters laid to rest in Berlin The human tissue samples of 300 anti-Nazi resistance fighters used in medical research have been buried in Berlin. The remains were preserved by Nazi-era gynecologist and anatomist Hermann Stieve....
15:00, 05/13/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
10:32, 05/16/2019

From Bodmin to Berlin, crowds vent their fury at Boris Johnson’s ‘coup’ Protesters ranged from students at the prime minister’s old Oxford college to retired teachers, children and activistsIn Cambridge’s Market Square, a crowd of families, young people and silver-haired academics listened as Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The M...
19:32, 08/31/2019

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
04:32, 05/24/2019

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
10:32, 05/25/2019

Gentrification battle: Berlin tenants fight to save their homes from new buyers Renters in Berlin are appealing to the local council to stop the sale of their homes. But if buyers offer no guarantees, and the building is too expensive, there isn't much the authorities can do to protect them....
14:00, 08/26/2019

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capi...
08:16, 07/16/2019

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas say the museum has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip and is looking for a new location to expand its nuclear testing exhibits. The museum opened in 2005 and be...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Math museum has some crazy, cool next-level origami When you have eight different shades of paper and fold four differently colored sheets together at a time, how many unique squares can you create? Charlene Morrow poses that question as she stands in front of an origami patchwork she made with 228 sh...
23:00, 08/23/2019

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
01:48, 07/18/2019

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
13:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Trump baby blimp could be heading to a museum The Museum of London says it wants to acquire a rubber inflatable depicting President Donald Trump as a giant screaming baby that has featured in protests against the U.S. leader around the world since its debut in London last year....
02:48, 06/03/2019

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Rare albino porcupine spotted at Maine museum A mysterious hairy, white creature found on the lawn of the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine this week was later determined to be a rare albino porcupine. ...
13:32, 07/20/2019

Kurt Vonnegut museum raises $1.5M for new Indianapolis home The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Community thanks hundreds of firefighters battling Museum Fire TUCSON –The Museum Fire has burned 1,961 acres of land north of Flagstaff. On Sunday afternoon, the Coconino National Forest Service reported they had 46% of the fire contained. That’s all thanks to the hundreds of firefighters that are b...
23:48, 07/28/2019

Portugal parliament condemns plan for dictatorship museum Portugal's parliament voted on Wednesday to condemn a plan by a the hometown of the late dictator Antonio Oliveira Salazar to open a museum dedicated to his New State regime after complaints from former political prisoners and anti-fascist activists....
13:16, 09/11/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet ARTS George Lopez Casino Del Sol Saturday 8 – 11 p.m. Comedian George Lopez will be in Tucson Saturday. The show is at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Ampitheater. MUSIC Lord Huron  Rilato Theatre Saturday  8 p.m. Indie band ‘Lord Huron̵...
11:32, 05/09/2019

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fuelled fresh debate over the the country’s colonial past by deciding it will no longer use the term Go...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Museum Fire burning in northern Arizona now 46% contained Museum Fire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy: Coconino County Twitter FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Museum Fire burning in a northern Arizona mountain pass is close to being halfway contained. The fire is up to 46% contained Sunday from 3...
16:16, 07/28/2019

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
16:16, 07/28/2019

The Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid’s architect Pei PARIS (AP) — Paris’ Louvre museum is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102. The Louvre’s employees will gather Friday afternoon under the pyramid to commemorate Pei. The President-di...
03:48, 05/17/2019

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe...
05:32, 07/04/2019

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Drone flown near Museum Fire delays air operations PHOENIX (KPNX) – More than 600 fire personnel have been working tirelessly to put out the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff, but they were met with an unexpected distraction Wednesday. A drone impeded their operations in the air for a shor...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Louisville Slugger Museum Introduces More Interactive Tour LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The Louisville Slugger Museum is introducing some new cool upgrades. Visitors can now get a more interactive experience by touching and holding the lumber that will become a Louisville Slugger baseball bat. The tour st...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
20:32, 07/24/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum ‘Cool Summer Nights’ WILDCARD Cool Summer Nights 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday Desert Museum The Desert Museum’s ‘Cool Summer Nights’ are in full swing. Visitors can experience the park after dark until 10 p.m. There will be animal presentations, food, art...
15:00, 07/11/2019

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan...
13:48, 07/03/2019

A glimpse behind the scenes of Giza’s Grand Egyptian Museum Egypt’s vast, much-delayed museum is scheduled to open in 2020. But while Tutankhamun’s treasures are being readied for tourists, some critics see the building as a vanity projectIn the vast, shade-dappled atrium of Egypt’s new Grand Egyptian Museum,...
01:48, 09/04/2019

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
17:16, 05/24/2019

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finish...
04:32, 07/10/2019

Someone Wanted A Johnny Manziel Jersey Bad Enough To Steal One From A Museum The Texas A&M campus police asked for help Thursday afternoon identifying a “person of interest” in the theft of the uniform of NFL bust and CFL flameout Johnny Manziel, last seen having a cup of coffee with the now defunct Alliance of American F...
09:48, 09/13/2019

Meet the Museum of Natural History’s newest guest: a T. rex WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest guest at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is a coveted Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Curators have eagerly sought the skeleton for years. Now, the new addition, dubbed “The Nation’s T. ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
15:16, 07/28/2019

Evita Museum opens new exhibition focused on toy giveaways Long before politicians started using social media to influence public opinion, the Eva Perón Foundation sought to touch voters on a personal level: handing out free toys to four million children....
10:16, 05/11/2019

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s ...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place...
12:32, 04/28/2019

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European instit...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Why a Plan to Redefine the Meaning of ‘Museum’ Is Stirring Up Controversy When you visit a museum, chances are you think more about the items you’re there to see than about the museum itself — much less about the meaning of museums in general. But while art and antiquities are what draw millions of curious visi...
13:48, 09/09/2019

Viral: This Museum Dedicated To Poop Is Surprisingly Adorable Who would have thought that a museum dedicated to poop would be described as "adorable" or "Instagram-worthy"? The Unko Museum in Japan is going viral online for exactly that - being adorable....
12:32, 04/28/2019

Air museum in Indiana plans building for Cold War-era bomber BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) — The aircraft museum at northern Indiana’s Grissom Air Reserve Base is working to raise $300,000 toward a building to protect and display one of the few surviving Cold War-era B-58 Hustler bombers. Grissom Air Museum lea...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it....
14:16, 07/15/2019

Holocaust historians divided over Warsaw ghetto museum Director hits back at critics who say the institution, backed by Poland’s populist party, will distort wartime historyThe museum of the Warsaw ghetto is not due to open for several years, but is already shaping up to be one of the most contentious mu...
10:32, 06/22/2019

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design With a New Museum BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German city of Dessau marked the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design Sunday with the opening of a new museum featuring a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic bui...
02:32, 09/09/2019

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by to...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum, marking the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The surprisingly eclectic Bauhaus style shaped the 20th century....
22:32, 09/08/2019

Crime Trackers: New details released on stolen art from UA Museum of Art TUCSON – A priceless piece of art that was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art has been found after being lost for more than 30 years. Willem De Kooning’s Woman Ochre went missing in 1985 and was returned in 2017. However,...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Real spies, not James Bond, take spotlight at new spy museum WASHINGTON (AP) — James Bond’s shiny silver sports car greets visitors as they step into the new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington. After that, it’s as if the fictional life of Hollywood’s most fa...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip....
08:32, 05/23/2019

Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps ass...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink panda cubs born at Berlin zoo a few days ago have also spurred a national debate about whether panda di...
17:17, 09/05/2019

Facebook’s Nick Clegg discusses social media and internet regulation in Berlin BERLIN - Nick Clegg, Head of Global Affairs at Facebook and Britain’s former deputy prime minister, gives a speech about regulation of social media and the internet. Earlier on Monday, Clegg said that there was ‘absolutely no evidence’ that outside f...
10:48, 06/24/2019

British PM should have left letter if he wanted results in Berlin, Paris: German lawmaker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should not have sent his letter urging the European Union to reopen the Brexit divorce deal if he wanted to achieve results in meetings with European leaders, a senior German conservative said on Wednesday....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
14:16, 06/01/2019

Union Berlin rock German football with the scalp of Dortmund | Andy Brassell It hasn’t taken Union long to make an indelible mark that threatens to change projections for the Bundesliga as a whole“Berlin’s football world,” wrote Berliner Morgenpost’s Michael Färber on Sunday morning, “is upside down.” A look at the fledgling ...
06:32, 09/02/2019

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
16:32, 05/26/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole b...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Berlin Wall pills: a cure for emotional trauma – or royal-endorsed quackery? The homeopathic pills, made from ground-up pieces of the Berlin Wall, supposedly help overcome ‘emotional barriers’, and are available at the royal family’s pharmacy of choiceName: Berlin Wall pills.Age: 30 years old, at a guess. Continue reading......
00:32, 08/22/2019

Overstock.com CEO resigns: Everything we know so far Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has stepped down following bizarre revelations he made involving the "deep state." Here's what we know so far.       ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Care.com CFO Resigns Care.com’s chief financial officer, Michael Echenberg, is resigning from the online child-care marketplace, months after a Wall Street Journal investigation found that hundreds of day-care centers listed were unlicensed....
01:48, 06/26/2019

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
11:16, 06/12/2019

Bank of America Cardholders Get Free Museum Admission This Weekend Summer may be “over” now that the long Labor Day weekend has passed, but that doesn’t mean you have to hold off on fun weekend excursions until the spring. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you may be able to visit a nearby museum f...
15:16, 09/03/2019

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Ashev...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned hedgefunders....
00:16, 08/08/2019

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on Sunday, in the first large Extinction Rebellion eve...
02:48, 05/26/2019

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

The Holocaust Museum's Dreadful Intervention In the Concentration Camp Debate As the debate over Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s characterization of American migrant detention facilities as “concentration camps” enters its second, aneurysm-inducing week, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has entered the fray to urge people no...
12:16, 06/24/2019

Museum exhibit puts horrific realities of the Holocaust on display If only those who deny the Holocaust would go down to Battery Park. For here is proof that the horror happened — in more than 400 photos and 700 objects, some as small as a child’s toy, others as large as the freight car that carried hundreds of thou...
21:00, 05/02/2019

All Your Favorite Movie Star Cars Are Waiting for You at the Petersen Museum Are you visiting Los Angeles or do you live in Los Angeles and find yourself with nothing to do? If you like cars, movies and video games, then you should definitely think about getting yourself down to the Petersen Automotive Museum to check out its...
14:16, 05/03/2019

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still b...
03:16, 05/27/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it will stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackle...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
06:32, 05/16/2019

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth. (Jun...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down t...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
12:16, 06/12/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
14:16, 07/28/2019

Swedish museum to return exhumed skulls of 25 Sami people Eleven institutions still have remains of indigenous people, taken for controversial researchThe skulls of 25 Sami people are to be reburied in the northern Swedish graveyard from which they were exhumed in the 1950s, in a ceremony acknowledging hist...
07:48, 08/07/2019

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings...
17:00, 09/08/2019

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
07:00, 07/18/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the real victims, here. But no more wallowing in self-pity! If you love old air-cooled Volkswagens, then y...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth ...
02:00, 06/15/2019

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
03:02, 08/14/2019

New York museum wins case to keep Picasso sold during Nazi era The Met Museum in New York has won the right to keep "The Actor" after a court sided with the institution. Laurel Zuckerman claimed she was the rightful owner after her great uncle sold the painting to escape the Nazis....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson to keep museum job after sexual misconduct inquiry Astrophysicist was accused of behaving inappropriately with two women in an article published in November on website PatheosThe astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Na...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal gr...
07:32, 07/18/2019

'Lost' statue of Alexander the Great found in museum warehouse Archaeologists have discovered a stunning, albeit noseless, bust of Alexander the Great, but not from an ongoing excavation located in Alexander's ancient, sprawling empire....
02:16, 08/07/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock Leonardo da Vinci hair mystery ITALY – An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month. However, some experts have thrown doubt on the exer...
11:32, 05/06/2019

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in plain sight for three decades....
00:48, 08/06/2019

Amsterdam museum presents results of 5-year Chagall research New research shows that for much of Russian-French modernist painter Marc Chagall’s life, which took him from a tiny village in rural Russia to St. Petersburg, Paris and New York, he remained remarkably faithful to eight pigments in his colorful work...
06:16, 09/13/2019

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
23:48, 07/26/2019

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.        ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Diane von Fürstenberg realizes dream of Statue of Liberty museum Like Lady Liberty, she knows something about flowing gowns. Wrap-dress impresario Diane von Fürstenberg led a massive fundraising effort to build a new museum dedicated to the Statue of Liberty, and the fruits of her labor will go on display for the ...
23:32, 05/13/2019