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From TheJournal.ie Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills Berlin

Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

The International Olympic Committee granted Germany the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler dies as measles outbreak escalates in Germany Vaccincations

Toddler dies as measles outbreak escalates in Germany

Many people don’t vaccinate their children as they fear it could lead to autism – a theory repeatedly disproven.

From TheJournal.ie One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane Plane Diverted

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane

Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.

Here's the Irish film set in Offaly up for major international prize

You’re Ugly Too stars Aidan Gillen.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Islam rally draws crowd of 25,000 (but more attended counter-demos) Germany

Anti-Islam rally draws crowd of 25,000 (but more attended counter-demos)

Angela Merkel has spoken out against the right-wing PEGIDA group and stressed “Islam belongs to Germany”.

From TheJournal.ie Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies PEGIDA

Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies

The move came as 18,000 people turned out an anti-immigrant demonstration.

From TheJournal.ie Dún Laoghaire gets go-ahead for 'urban beach' and floating pool Making A Splash

Dún Laoghaire gets go-ahead for 'urban beach' and floating pool

Coming soon to South Dublin, via Berlin

From TheJournal.ie Bono's private plane loses hatch door on flight from Dublin Vertigo

Bono's private plane loses hatch door on flight from Dublin

The plane was on the way to Berlin when the incident happened – but he was never in any danger.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A woman’s being tested for Ebola in Belfast, a valuable copy of the Book of Kells has been stolen, and Berlin has been celebrating 25 years since the Wall came down.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

More revelations about those politician ‘tax dodge’ claims, good news for anyone looking for a mortgage, and world figures (and David Hasselhoff) mark 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down.

From TheJournal.ie German employers are struggling to fill positions for 120,000 apprentices Youth Employment

German employers are struggling to fill positions for 120,000 apprentices

There’s even a flashy new TV advert portraying craftspeople as attractive super-heroes, in an attempt to entice people in the roles.

From The42 Ireland's Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros Success

Ireland's Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros

There was disappointment, however, for fellow Irish swimmer Sycerika McMahon.

From The42 Germany dance back into Berlin on massive open-top Merc truck Adulation

Germany dance back into Berlin on massive open-top Merc truck

The centre of Berlin was thronged with fans celebrating the World Cup success.

From The42 Jubilant crowds welcome home German World Cup heroes Celebrations

Jubilant crowds welcome home German World Cup heroes

The German team have landed in Berlin, where expectant crowds are waiting.

From TheJournal.ie After opening a Penneys, Enda Kenny spoke to his 'good friend' Angela Merkel about bank debt Besties

After opening a Penneys, Enda Kenny spoke to his 'good friend' Angela Merkel about bank debt

The Taoiseach also spoke at an economic conference on his whistle-stop tour of Berlin today.

From TheJournal.ie Enda is in Germany today... opening a new Penneys store Loves A Bargain

Enda is in Germany today... opening a new Penneys store

The store opening in Alexanderplatz in the city is the second store to open in Berlin.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish show Berlin how to celebrate St Paddy's Day Festive Crowd

The Irish show Berlin how to celebrate St Paddy's Day

Berlin’s Saint Patricks Day festival has jumped from a crowd of 150 to over 5,000 since 2011.

Shia LaBeouf arrives on red carpet with a paper bag over his head

Shia, you can’t just DECIDE that you’re not famous any more.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's Documentary on One scoops two awards at prestigious ceremony Prix Europa

RTÉ's Documentary on One scoops two awards at prestigious ceremony

The Prix Europa is taking place in Berlin tonight.

From TheJournal.ie This 100-year-old Berlin dance hall holds ghosts of German history Ballhaus Of History

This 100-year-old Berlin dance hall holds ghosts of German history

Not literally (perhaps) but Claerchens Ballhaus is marking a centenary of surviving two world wars – and as location for Inglorious Basterds and Valkyrie films.

From TheJournal.ie German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally Germany

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.

From TheJournal.ie When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting Youth Unemployment

When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting

Youth unemployment is top of the agenda at a round table summit in the German capital today.

From TheJournal.ie Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey Eu Bid

Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey

The disagreement centres on criticism from Turkey over slow progress on the country’s bid to join the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech Potus On Tour

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far Flooding This post contains images

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far

Swollen rivers in the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein posed the biggest threat.

From TheJournal.ie Eurogroup chief says Eurozone is much 'calmer' now than last year Eurozone

Eurogroup chief says Eurozone is much 'calmer' now than last year

Jean-Claude Juncker was comparing the Eurozone now to a year ago in Brussels.

14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be

Anyone for a bar of Take My Breath Away?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know at the start of this Bank Holiday Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Berlin Wall's contested removal halted, for now Berlin

Berlin Wall's contested removal halted, for now

Protesters have been gathering at a surviving part of the wall to try and prevent it from being knocked down by a property developer.

From TheJournal.ie French, German leaders seek unity to fete 50 years' ties Treaty

French, German leaders seek unity to fete 50 years' ties

The two countries sought to paper-over tensions from the euro crisis when their leaders kicked off events marking 50 years of post-war reconciliation.

From TheJournal.ie Germany: Robbers dig 30-metre tunnel to raid bank Underground

Germany: Robbers dig 30-metre tunnel to raid bank

Police believe that the tunnel may have taken weeks or even months to construct.

Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane

The journalists who are following the popstar on her seven day concert bender have started to lose it…

Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip Rihanna 777 This post contains videos

Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip

150 journalists and fans are joining Rihanna as she plays seven gigs in seven days around the world.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach awarded European of the Year by German publisher European Of The Year

Taoiseach awarded European of the Year by German publisher

Kenny accepted the accolade at a ceremony in Berlin “on behalf of the Irish people”.

From TheJournal.ie Busy man: Taoiseach in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin today On The Move

Busy man: Taoiseach in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin today

Enda Kenny meets with two heads of government and picks up his ‘European of the Year’ award today.

Enda lobs the gob on Angela

Our eyes are peeled for any lámh-droppage.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year Bank Debt This post contains videos

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year

Enda Kenny has said his meeting with Angela Merkel today will not be about making a decision on a deal for Ireland’s legacy bank debt.

From TheJournal.ie Guten Morgen: Enda Kenny to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin today Diplomatic Relations

Guten Morgen: Enda Kenny to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin today

The two will have a lot to talk about.