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Radio Spaetkauf Berlin

Dec 29, 2021

Would premium class service encourage more rich people to take public transport? Housing activists score a temporary victory trying to squat an empty building. Why do the moving sidewalks at BER airport not move?

New Year’s Eve is effectively cancelled with limits of 200 people for indoor events and a ban on dancing...

Nov 29, 2021

Confusion in the club queues as new 2G+ rules start. Does the plus mean mask, test or both? The short answer is always check ahead. We're back to the bad old days of finding vaccine appointments by word of mouth. The website can help you find an available vaccination center.

Christmas markets are open...

Oct 25, 2021

BER turned to chaos over the October holidays, with huge queues and many missed flights. Airlines advised travellers to come four hours early. The airport is only handling half the pre-pandemic passenger numbers. Who saw this coming?

Should we use Gorillas or boycott? We meet three members of the Gorillas Riders...

Sep 28, 2021

Berliner voters want more left-green politics and a radical state take-over of property - but the new mayor may ignore those demands.

At Sunday's city-state elections, a majority (54.3%) voted for the R2G parties, showing the citizens want the current coalition to continue. Another majority (56.7%) voted 'yes' in the...

Sep 20, 2021

The Berlin election results could deliver a shock result: instead of the current green-left coalition, we could end up with conservatives who want to build on Tempelhof, expand highways and stop rental reforms. We’ll terrify you with the worst-case scenario.

Instead of finishing the A100 autobahn, let's turn it into...