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Berlin Mayor to Resign By End of Year

By David Rising | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
Charismatic Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit, whose reputation has taken a beating over struggles in the construction of the German capital's new international airport, said Tuesday he will step down by the end of the year.

Lesbian-Only Cemetery Being Inaugurated in Berlin

By Kirsten Grieshaber | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A new burial area for lesbians only is being inaugurated in a two-century-old cemetery in the German capital this weekend.

EDGE’s Top 5 Travel Stories From 2013

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
We made a list and checked it twice, and although we can’t take responsibility for whatever did (or didn’t) end up in your stack of holiday gifts, EDGE can offer up five of our most popular travel stories from 2013.

Obama Urges LGBT Acceptance at Brandenburg Gate

By EDGE | Wednesday Jun 19, 2013
In an address with topics ranging from nuclear disarmament to closing Guantanamo Bay, Obama drew cheers in Berlin today when speaking of the need to fight intolerance, specifically mentioning gender inequality and LGBT discrimination.

48 Hours in Berlin: Sleep Not Included

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Jan 22, 2013
Sweets, sausages and sunrises conspire for an action-packed getaway to one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

Fourth Time is a Charm: Berlin Airport Delayed Again

By Juergen Baetz | Monday Jan 14, 2013
Berlin’s new airport has been delayed for a fourth time.

Berlin’s Restaurants Reach for More Michelin Stars

Monday Nov 19, 2012
Berlin is Germany’s gourmet capital, with the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the country. The 2013 Michelin Guide awarded twelve Berlin restaurants with the prestigious stars, including four two-star establishments.

Airberlin Adds Windy City to US Flight Operations

Tuesday Aug 21, 2012
Airberlin is continuing its expansion from the USA: as of March 23, 2013 the airline will start operating nonstop flights from Chicago to Berlin

Last Minute Biz Class Sale on Air Berlin Ends 24 June 2012

Tuesday Jun 19, 2012
airberlin lowers fares for business class summer travel for select flights from July 1st through August 31, 2012 featuring fares from as low as $1,989* USD from New York to Berlin or Dusseldorf Germany, based on round-trip travel including all taxes.

Ready for Take-Off: Berlin’s New Airport BER to Open 3 June 2012

Tuesday May 8, 2012
On June 3, 2012, one chapter in Berlin’s aviation history will draw to a close and another one will begin, when the German capital’s new airport Berlin Brandenburg BER opens, and the two remaining airports, Tegel and Schönefeld, will be shut down.