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Berlin police: Car hits chancellery gate, little damage

Berlin police: Car hits chancellery gate, little damage

World
Berlin police say a car crashed into the front gate of the German chancellery building housing Angela Merkel’s offices on Wednesday morning but appears to have caused little damageByThe Associated PressNovember 25, 2020, 10:03 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBERLIN -- Berlin police say a car crashed into the front gate of the German chancellery building housing Angela Merkel's offices on Wednesday morning but appears to have caused little damage.Spokesman Hartmut Paeth said police are on the scene investigating the incident but had no details about injuries or arrests.Rescue crews on the scene confirmed the man driving the car was being treated in an ambulance that remained in front of the chancellery.The car, a Volkswagen sedan, had the slogan “You damned ...

Sports news LIVE: LaLiga aiming for June restart, Premier League to be finished in seven weeks, Kalou suspended by Hertha Berlin for breaking lockdown rules

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines today: Premier League season ‘to be completed in seven-week window’ with plan to start on June 12 LaLiga gearing up for June restart as clubs return to training this week amid […] talkSPORT
Berlin Wall VR: ‘I was looking into my grandma’s eyes’

Berlin Wall VR: ‘I was looking into my grandma’s eyes’

Technology
Descendants of those who experienced the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall have been given the chance to step inside photographs and be transported back to virtual recreations of their families’ stories.The virtual reality project used hundreds of photos to reconstruct 3D models.The Berlin Wall divided the German city from 1961 to 1989.BBC Click finds out more.See more at Click's website and @BBCClickLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology
No wall too high to be broken down, says Merkel on Berlin Wall anniversary

No wall too high to be broken down, says Merkel on Berlin Wall anniversary

World
Germany has been marking 30 years since the Berlin Wall was brought down, an event which heralded the end of Communism in Eastern Europe.A ceremony was held to mark the anniversary at Bernauer Strasse - where one of the last parts of the wall remains - which was attended by leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Afterwards they placed roses in gaps in the barrier that divided the city for 28 years. Merkel rememb...
U2 cancel Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice

U2 cancel Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice

Entertainment
U2 frontman Bono has been forced to cancel a Berlin gig just four songs in to the show after losing his voice. A statement posted on the band's website apologised to fans, saying: "We're so sorry for tonight's cancellation. "Bono was in great form and great voice prior to the show and we were all looking forward to the second night in Berlin, but after a few songs, he suffered a complete loss of voice."We don't know what has happened and we're taking medical advice."Actress and activist Ashley Judd who was in the audience at the time posted a short video of Bono performing, before his voice failed him. The power of #bono voice before it surprised him in #Berlin and left him abruptly...he was singing his guts out (per usual). @u2 @U2eiTour The...