The Christmas market at Alexanderplatz in Berlin opened on November 24, 2014. Christmas markets will open across Germany this week and stay open through the end of December to sell Gluehwein, Christmas decorations, sweets and other delights in an annual tradition.
Millions were expected in Berlin this weekend for 25th anniversary events marking the Nov. 9, 1989, fall of the Berlin Wall. Commemorations include the 9-mile art installation “Lichtgrenze,” whose 6,800 glowing balloons trace part of the path of the heavily guarded fence that split the city into capitalist West and communist East.
IFA in Berlin, Germany is a global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. It presents the latest products and innovations. IFA offers such a comprehensive overview of the international market and attracts the attention of trade visitors each year from more than 100 countries.
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a spacecraft’s awakening, an IMF visit to Romania and two East Coast food events.
Celebrities in Wax: Taylor Swift, Sofia Vergara, Carmelo Anthony, Justin Bieber and their waxen doppelgangers
Taylor Swift, Sofia Vergara, Dame Helen Mirren, Carmelo Anthony, Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and other celebrities meet their waxen doppelgangers.
July 23 Photo Brief: England celebrated the royal birth, beating the heat in Berlin and a polar bear with a strawberry ice cube
Britain celebrates the birth of the royal baby, people try to beat the heat in Berlin, a polar bear enjoys a giant strawberry ice cube and more in today’s daily brief.
March 3 Photo Brief: Dennis Rodman in North Korea, Afghan Ski Challenge, SpaceX Dragon in space, sinkholes
Dennis Rodman returns from North Korea, the Afghan Ski Challenge, SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle in space, sinkholes in the news and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan 17. Photo Brief: Germany is freezing over while Australia heats up, tenuous peace on the Indian-Pakistan border and pets be blessed
Temperatures get down right chilly in western Germany while the thermometer reaches 104 Fahrenheit at the Australian Open tennis tournament, a tenuous ceasefire holds on the India-Pakistan border following cross-border firing, priests bless pets on the day of San Anton, Spain’s patron saint of animals and more in today’s daily brief.
Dec. 13 Photo Brief: The golden Queen, tanks in Eygpt, vacation time in Australia and legislators in Kiev come to blows
The Queen inspects the gold reserves, people flock to the beaches in Sydney, Egyptian tanks surround the Presidential palace, Parliament in Kiev dukes it out and more in today’s daily Photo Brief.