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Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns

The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns

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Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent further damage to the museum. There was no immediate w...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
05:51, 2019-06-15

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany increased between 2017 and 2018....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboard that was designed for visitors to leave positiv...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
21:51, 2019-07-20

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit. The modern and contemporary art museum in the Dutch capital announce...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Swann resigns as USC athletic director Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern Cal, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
04:34, 2019-09-10

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
17:34, 2019-06-12

MIT to investigate research lab's ties to Epstein as director resigns Joi Ito exits after reports claim lab worked to hide extent of financier’s donationsThe president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has ordered an independent investigation of the ties between a prestigious research lab at the school and Jeffrey Epstein, the influential financier and conv...
07:34, 2019-09-08

MIT director resigns over university’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein A director at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s prestigious Media Lab is resigning — because he’s “ashamed” over the research center’s link to Jeffrey Epstein, according to a new report. Ethan Zuckerman, director of the lab’s Center for Civic Media, an...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Air India's Regional Director Accused Of Shoplifting At Sydney Resigns Air India has accepted the resignation of its Regional Director for East, Rohit Bhasin, who was allegedly caught shoplifting a wallet from a duty-free shop at the Sydney airport on June 22, airline......
15:00, 2019-08-28

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it recently endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. Less than a year after after she became the first woman to lead the group, Jerri Ann Henry, a les...
08:51, 2019-08-28

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
21:51, 2019-05-25

Amid Epstein fallout, MIT’s Center for Civic Media director resigns MIT Center for Civic Media director Ethan Zuckerman resigned his position today after learning about the MIT Media Lab's connections with Jeffrey Epstein.Read More...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
21:51, 2019-06-08

MIT Media Lab director resigns after report on financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein A top official at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) resigned Saturday after acknowledging this past week that he went around the university's official designation of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein as a “disqualified” donor and continued to accept gifts from him for a prestigious r...
03:34, 2019-09-08

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business trips....
11:51, 2019-06-09

MIT Media Lab Director Joichi Ito Resigns After Financial Ties to Jeffrey Epstein Revealed The director of MIT’s Media Lab, Joichi Ito, stepped down on Saturday after his and the research institution’s extensive ties to late financier and accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein were exposed, the New York Times reported.Read more......
20:34, 2019-09-08

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
04:51, 2019-07-11

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
03:51, 2019-08-09

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
21:34, 2019-05-28

Berlin in Petrenko fever: His inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Four years ago, Kirill Petrenko was elected principal conductor of the orchestra, one steeped in tradition. At his first official concert in that function, the Russian-born maestro gave a sample of what is in store....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on June 23 to “discuss the concept of camp in performanc...
02:51, 2019-06-04

What does it mean to be genetically Jewish? DNA tests have been used in Israel to verify a person’s Jewishness. This brings a bigger question: what does it mean to be genetically Jewish? And can you prove religious identity scientifically?When my parents sent their saliva away to a genetic testing company late last year and were informed via ...
09:34, 2019-06-13

Who and What Are Jewish Museums For? The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin stood down after a string of controversies, and the institution is tackling tough questions as it looks for a new leader....
19:00, 2019-07-09

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
15:51, 2019-05-26

Jewish woman: Neo-Nazi's followers targeted me She'd endured the hate from strangers for years, trying to ignore it, trying to move on. But in court Thursday, she had to relive it again. The voicemail that was just gunshots. The emails wishing her dead. The photo of her young son on the gates of Auschwitz....
00:51, 2019-07-13

'Mom, is it bad to be brown and Jewish?': how to talk to your children about race Since Trump’s rise to power, writer Mira Jacob has faced increasingly difficult questions from her young sonIt started with Michael Jackson. It was 2014, and Mira Jacob’s six-year-old son Z had moved on from being obsessed with Freddie Mercury (“He demanded fake moustaches for a solid year”), to bei...
13:00, 2019-06-08

Celebrating Sabbath with Iran's Jewish minority Iran is home to the largest Jewish community in the Muslim world. Jan Schneider visited the Musazadeh family in Tehran to share in their Sabbath celebrations....
21:51, 2019-07-13

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
03:01, 2019-05-29

Germans urged to wear Jewish yarmulke in solidarity Anti-Semitism Commissioner Felix Klein has called on Germans to don the yarmulke skullcap worn by Jewish men ahead of an anti-Israel protest. The Central Council of Jews has warned about wearing the yarmulke in public....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
04:34, 2019-08-17

Ohio man arrested for threatening to attack Jewish center Ohio police arrested a self-identified white nationalist over the weekend in possession of a cache of weaponry after he made threats against a Jewish community center, authorities said....
13:34, 2019-08-19

Jewish men punched in the face during attempted robberies in Brooklyn Three Jewish men were punched in the face Monday morning in what police believe could be a pattern of attempted robberies in a Brooklyn neighborhood. The first attack happened at 80 Ross St. in Williamsburg around 5 a.m. when three men came up behind a 71-year-old man, pushed him to the ground and w...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi Peretz made the statement in the July 1 cabinet meeting that was attended by Israel Prime Minister Be...
04:34, 2019-07-10

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they are my friends” – drawing laughter at a debate event at the University of Cambridge. Mahathir Mohamad, 93, made the incendiary comment in response to a...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
08:17, 2019-08-18

Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center An Ohio man who authorities said is a self-described white nationalist is in custody on charges that he threatened to attack a local Jewish community center....
18:51, 2019-08-18

Four more charged in Jewish ‘cult’ alleged kidnapping plot Four more alleged members of Lev Tahor, an extremist Jewish sect based in Guatemala, have been charged with taking part in a plot to nab two children who are living with their mother upstate and take them back to their father at the group’s compound. Revealed in court papers unsealed on Friday...
01:17, 2019-08-03

Let's Remember Some Guys Goes West: Jewish Baseball Legends Of The '70s You hear stories. A man out west, they said. A healer, a powerful man, possessed with riches untold about which he is unaccountably humble. Of course, in the Guy Remembering game you hear all kinds of things. Memory is complicated, memory is variable; the story as you tell it is not as you heard it,...
02:34, 2019-08-07

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Deputies of British Jews of “letting off” people accused of antisemitism without sanction, after a leaked draft of the party’s disciplinary process showed ...
00:34, 2019-07-20

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
19:51, 2019-05-23

Attacker knocks Jewish man’s teeth out with rock: cops A 64-year-old rabbi was punched and hit in the face with a paving stone — knocking out some teeth — while on a morning walk through a Crown Heights park, cops and relatives said. Rabbi Avraham Gopin, father-in-law of popular Hasidic singer Benny Friedman, was taking his usual stroll through Lincoln ...
01:00, 2019-08-28

Jewish Dems rage over Trump's 'disloyalty' comments Jewish Democratic lawmakers are livid over President Donald Trump's remarks this week accusing Jewish Americans of “great disloyalty” if they vote for Democrats, saying the president is stoking anti-Semitism. The lawmakers’ outrage comes as Trump reiterated on Wednesday his disloyalty comment while ...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Nazi-era stolen painting returned to Jewish owners' descendants Gaston Prosper Levy's family had to wait more than six months to get the painting after it was found in a German art collection. Activists suspect there may be many more stolen artworks in the collection....
03:34, 2019-07-04

WeWork may try to wrap its roadshow and price its IPO before the Jewish New Year on September 29 AP Photo/Mark Lennihan WeWork CEO Adam Neumann may be trying to wrap up his company's IPO "road show" and price the IPO in a matter of days. Neumann, who is Jewish, is hoping to finish up before the important two-day Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah begins. The holiday involves pausing all business...
19:51, 2019-09-11

Rediscovering a Jewish cultural legacy at 'The Weimar Republic of Yiddishland' Held in the city of Goethe and Schiller, Yiddish Summer Weimar is the world's most prominent annual Yiddish culture event. This year it revives the Jewish creative fervor associated with Weimar-era Germany....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Ohio man accused of threatening to attack Jewish community center An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with online harassment after he allegedly threatened to attack a Jewish community center, according to a local sheriff’s office....
03:51, 2019-08-19

The Soviet Union’s Jewish Tolstoy — Censored in Life, Now Revived Alexandra Popoff has written a biography of Vasily Grossman, the Soviet writer whose masterpiece, “Life and Fate,” compared Stalin’s regime to Hitler’s....
13:51, 2019-06-05

Jewish council slams Nazi-like campaign poster decision The council had accused an extreme-right party of propagating hate speech. Almost half of German Jews say they have considered emigrating following a rise in anti-Semitic violence in the country....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Prague memorial to Jewish children who fled Nazis vandalised Shrine honouring those who escaped to UK damaged in carefully planned attackA memorial honouring the escape of mostly Jewish children from the Nazis, organised by Sir Nicholas Winton, has been damaged in an apparently carefully planned attack.The Valediction Memorial at Prague’s main railway station...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe Israel's National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chance to study an era seen as a golden age of Jewish self-governance before the Holocaust....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Germany: Artwork stolen by Nazis returned to Jewish family The works of art have been given back to the descendents of the orignal owners. The Nazis took the pieces unlawfully and their return was part of a ceremony at the Bavarian National Museum in Munich....
13:17, 2019-08-05

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims President Donald Trump's claims that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing disloyalty is met with disbelief by Jewish American liberal groups and been welcomed by conservative ones. Trump on Wednesday doubled-down and repeated the claim. (Aug. 21)        ...
20:17, 2019-08-22

Germany returns painting looted by Nazis to Jewish heirs German authorities say they’ve returned a painting looted by the Nazis, which surfaced in the collection of a reclusive Bavarian collector, the heirs of its Jewish owner...
23:51, 2019-07-03

Jewish boys helped save man with swastika tattoo from drowning BOSTON — Massachusetts authorities say a group of Jewish teens played a key role in saving the life of a drowning man with a tattoo of a swastika. NBC Boston reports it happened Thursday night as the four youths — all students at an Orthodox Jewish high school in suburban Brookline — spotted the bod...
13:17, 2019-05-28

Ohio man pleads not guilty to threatening Jewish centre in video Police arrested Reardon Saturday on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing, a day after a Jewish organization contacted authorities....
13:17, 2019-08-20

Muslim, Jewish leaders team up in 'exemplary' European initiative Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all topics they'd like to address better....
20:51, 2019-09-15

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Klezmer Music and Memory at a Festival Celebrating Jewish Life in Poland Many tourists who come to Poland see a story of Jewish death. In Krakow, not far from Auschwitz, leaders are trying to tell a different story, and spur a resurgence in Jewish life....
11:34, 2019-08-11

Brooklyn Jewish girls’ school first in NYC to install bullet-resistant doors In the wake of the latest mass shootings, a Crown Heights yeshiva for girls is the first school in NYC to install metal security doors aimed at protecting kids from active shooters, The Post has learned. The first door of 90 planned for the Bnos Menachem school was installed last week by Remo Securi...
08:00, 2019-08-11

Israel Responds To Trump's Remarks On "Jewish People" Who Back Democrats Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
22:00, 2019-08-21

McDonald's in Florida discriminated against Jewish man, wanted him to shave his beard, lawsuit says “Employers should never force applicants to choose between their sincerely held religious beliefs, which can be reasonably accommodated, and earning a living,” said EEOC attorney Robert Weisberg....
15:51, 2019-07-19

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The protest was organized by Jewish organization Never Again Action and the immigrant rights group Movimie...
14:51, 2019-07-03

Southampton Jewish Center gala lures real estate bigwigs Vector Group CEO/Douglas Elliman head Howard Lorber, New York Fashion Week founder Fern Mallis, and top brokers Dolly and Jenny Lenz attended the Chabad of Southampton Jewish Center’s 18th annual gala, which was held at the Bridgehampton home of Libbie Mugrabi (who is battling estranged hubby ...
04:34, 2019-08-29

Trump stands by antisemitic trope that sparked anger among Jewish Americans President repeated view that voting Democrat was ‘disloyal to Jewish people’, remarks that have caused shock and disdainDonald Trump on Wednesday repeated an antisemitic trope that has prompted dismay among prominent American Jews, saying that voting Democratic was “disloyal to Jewish people and … v...
02:17, 2019-08-22

Molly Yeh: How motherhood has changed this Chinese-Jewish Food Network star Juilliard-trained food blogger Molly Yeh is warming up to her Midwest home, with new baby in tow, for Season 4 of Food Network's "Girl Meets Farm."        ...
04:17, 2019-09-11

"Jewish People" Who Vote For Democrats Show "Great Disloyalty": Trump President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that any Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty," prompting an outcry from critics who said the......
10:34, 2019-08-21

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic....
04:34, 2019-08-21

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all this time apart from a couple of weddings and the odd bar mitzvah. In 2001, I had even gone as far as marrying a non-Jew.......
23:34, 2019-07-06

Trump uses antisemitic trope to question loyalty of Jewish Democrats – live Trump criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party, saying they show ‘great disloyalty’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.49pm BST The Atlantic’s Elaina Plott is reporting that Donald Trump called the National Rifle Association CEO, Wayne LaPierre, this afternoon...
00:51, 2019-08-21

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he would “push back” against the party’s leadership....
21:17, 2019-06-09

Ohio man arrested for threatening Jewish community center pleads not guilty A man who was arrested for possessing a cache of weaponry and making threats against a Jewish community center pleaded not guilty in Ohio court on Monday....
05:00, 2019-08-20

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign to safeguard their local interests. “The mayor has personally asked to support him,” reads the pitch on the fundraising website ActBlue. The unsigned a...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
07:00, 2019-07-11

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
19:00, 2019-06-27

White nationalist arrested for alleged threat to shoot up Jewish center Police in Ohio arrested a white nationalist for allegedly threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in an Instagram video — and seized an arsenal of weapons from his parent’s home that included two AR-15 style rifles, bulletproof armor and a ton of ammunition. James Patrick Reardon, 20...
05:34, 2019-08-19

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
13:51, 2019-06-19

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Judge blocks auction of Jewish WWII relic as custody fight rages A judge on Wednesday blocked the auction of a Jewish World War II artifact estimated to be worth millions that a Holocaust-survivor’s son says was improperly put on the block. Rabbi Hyman Rubin — the son of late Rabbi Menacham Mendal Rubin who survived Auschwitz — filed suit Monday to block a ...
05:34, 2019-09-12

Iowa man arrested for making anti-Semitic threats to Manhattan Jewish organization The feds have arrested an alleged neo-Nazi and have charged him with leaving anti-Semitic and threatening messages with an unnamed Jewish organization in Manhattan, according to a criminal complaint unsealed on Tuesday. Authorities allege that Garrett Kelsey, 31, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, called a New ...
05:17, 2019-07-24

Pew Research Center survey: Atheists, Jewish score highest on religion test A new study indicates people who consider themselves either atheist or agnostic are generally more knowledgeable about religion than those who are spiritual, but claim no particular faith....
02:17, 2019-08-23

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the ballot box. “It is deception,” Tehilah Berman, 49, told The Post of rival lawyer Caroline Piela’s legal name change to Caroline Cohen during a nasty r...
05:01, 2019-06-30

Ohio man accused of planning to attack Jewish center faces federal charge A self-described white nationalist who owned assault-style weapons and World War Two Nazi memorabilia has been charged in federal court with making threats to attack an Ohio Jewish community center, for which he already faces state charges, authorities said....
04:00, 2019-08-30

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full conspiracy theory mode, questioning whether he had been blackmailed into doing so. Kjellberg, who has be...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
17:34, 2019-05-28

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the state Education Department was wrong to twice ove...
15:51, 2019-06-02

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictment unsealed this week. The defendants were initially hit with federal kidnapping charges, which carry...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the countryTrump backs further away from tightening gun controls – US politics live Continue reading......
02:17, 2019-08-22

Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’ Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemailsThe publisher of a neo-Nazi website, who organized a “troll storm” to target a Jewish woman and her family with months of abusive messages, should have to pay more than $14m in da...
11:51, 2019-07-16

Cops release footage of teens wanted for suspected hate crimes against Jewish men New video shows the quartet of teens wanted in connection with several suspected hate crime attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn, cops and law enforcement sources said. The footage, released late Monday, shows four male teenagers walking into an unspecified building in Williamsburg around the time of M...
17:17, 2019-08-13

Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ‘disloyalty’ for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and IsraelDonald Trump used an apparently antisemitic trope when accusing Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats as showing “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty”.The remark...
04:00, 2019-08-21

What would go in the Rihanna museum? The prime minister of Barbados hopes to mark the musician’s legacy with a special exhibitionIt has been three long years since Rihanna last released an album but, in that time, she has become even harder to avoid. Which is saying something when you consider that, between 2005 and 2012, she released ...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; the Berlin Wall, which started going up in August 1...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
13:34, 2019-06-03

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
10:51, 2019-07-02

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 November 1989 Continue reading......
08:34, 2019-08-13

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neukölln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Museums at night — a Berlin invention This weekend Berlin is holding another Long Night of Museums. There are now events like this in more than 120 cities worldwide, but Berlin is home to the mother of all museum nights....
03:00, 2019-08-31

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
01:17, 2019-06-08

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish center Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18, 1994, that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds....
00:34, 2019-07-18

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats Anderson Cooper brought Ivanka Trump into his analysis of President Donald Trump's recent remarks about Jewish Americans.        ...
18:51, 2019-08-22

FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.        ...
10:00, 2019-08-19

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
06:17, 2019-08-14

Vandal slashes tires on dozens of cars owned by Jewish residents of New Jersey town More than 150 tires have been slashed on vehicles owned by Jewish residents in a New Jersey community in what authorities are investigating as a bias incident, according to reports. The vandal targeted dozens of cars in the Old Pine Acres section of Lakewood early Saturday, according to NJ.com. A su...
20:51, 2019-08-12

U.S. Offers $7 Million Reward for Hezbollah Operative on Anniversary of Jewish Center Attack That Killed 85 (WASHINGTON) — The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pressure campaign against Tehran. The government is also issuing a $7 million reward for information leading to the capture of the operative, Salman Rauf S...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Man accused of threatening an Ohio Jewish center declared himself a white nationalist in a documentary, police say The man accused of threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in Youngstown, Ohio, once appeared in a documentary on the Unite the Right rally, where he acknowledged being a white nationalist, police say....
21:34, 2019-08-19

Hitler's secret history revealed: Study suggests Nazi leader's grandfather was Jewish For years, the rumor existed that Adolf Hitler's paternal grandfather was Jewish, but the claim went unsubstantiated. Now, a new study suggests that the grandfather of the Nazi leader was indeed Jewish....
16:17, 2019-08-07

Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum? “Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities....
23:51, 2019-08-22

There's a secret way into Egypt's new museum Cairo's spectacular Grand Egyptian Museum doesn't open for another two years. But for $250, there's a way to sneak inside and get a "secret" preview tour....
14:51, 2019-08-09

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
15:51, 2019-05-25

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
06:34, 2019-05-22

IFA 2019: 10 insane innovations from the backrooms in Berlin Berlin’s massive tech exhibition IFA was dominated by the big brands’ unveiling of phones and giant TVs, but beyond the headlines are hundreds of eye-catching new ideas. Is a digital teasmade insane? Possibly. How about a wearable air purifier, a ‘digestive tracker’ and a...
21:00, 2019-09-07

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second terminal. BER is meant to open next year....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
00:17, 2019-09-15

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesting they be named "Hong" and "Kong" in solidarity with protests there....
00:17, 2019-09-15

Sharp will show off the 'world's biggest' 8K TV at IFA Berlin If the 55-inch 4K TV in your den is starting to look too small, Sharp wants you to know something to the tune of 120 inches is coming. On Wednesday, the company announced it plans to showcase the world's largest 8K TV at the upcoming IFA tradeshow in......
08:00, 2019-08-29

Berlin could cap housing rents at under €8 per square meter Berlin could cap residential rents at €7.97 per square meter, German media report, citing a draft law. The measure is still subject to discussions and could change, according to newspapers....
21:51, 2019-08-26

Berlin: Same-sex penguin couple's egg fails to hatch Hopes had been high for Skipper and Ping, two male emperor penguins who had long been trying to start a family. "Surely they will get the chance to become parents again in the future," the Berlin Zoo said....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
16:34, 2019-06-15

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
11:34, 2019-07-05

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that this isn’t just any woodland trail is the height ...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
03:51, 2019-06-16

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a q...
04:34, 2019-08-21

Trump says that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are ‘very disloyal to Israel,’ denies his remarks are anti-Semitic The president ratcheted up his attacks on Jewish Democrats on Wednesday, dismissing an outcry from both sides of the aisle as well as Jewish organizations....
12:51, 2019-08-22

Award-winning blogger Marie Sophie Hingst accused of inventing her Jewish family history The German blogger and historian Marie Sophie Hingst was stripped of her Blogger of the Year 2017 prize, as investigations revealed that her stories about her family who perished during the Holocaust were contrived....
15:17, 2019-06-04

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a quick upro...
02:51, 2019-08-21

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from some of his fans....
22:51, 2019-09-12

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
15:00, 2019-06-10

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
09:51, 2019-06-09

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower...
10:00, 2019-09-14

Unwanted relic displayed at museum We’ll say this about the Kevin Spacey Acting Comeback Tour—an event we did not sign up for, and would just as soon be left off of, thanks: It’s a hell of a lot fucking weirder than any of the shit Louis CK has been trying to pull. Spacey has, after all, made exactly one major public appearance in t...
09:34, 2019-08-03

Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
09:34, 2019-05-25

1,500 museums to visit for free on Museum Day More than 1,500 museums and cultural institutions around the country will celebrate Smithsonian Magazine's 15th annual Museum Day on Sept. 21 with free admission to anyone who downloads a special ticket....
01:17, 2019-09-16

The best museum exhibitions of Summer 2019 Some days, summer heat is just a bit too much. Enjoy a little air conditioning and culture on offer at some of America's best summer movie exhibits.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial, and come in a variety of colours and sizes Conti...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:00, 2019-08-16

3 ways tech has gone astray at Berlin electronics show At big consumer tech shows like IFA in Berlin, the promise is progress. Here are three ways the tech industry is fumbling the path toward that vision.       ...
04:34, 2019-09-10

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. According to the zoo, mothering came naturally to the......
07:17, 2019-09-03

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country.“Meng Meng became a mom – twice! We are so happy, we are speechless,” the zoo twee...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Escaping Berlin for the Watery Wonders of the German Outdoors A kayak trip in the Spreewald — a wooded moorland that has been designated a Unesco-protected biosphere reserve — is an easy train trip from the city....
11:17, 2019-09-06

Chechen 'execution' in Berlin linked to Russian intelligence The suspect in the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin holds a Russian passport. His papers indicate a possible link with Russian security services, according to reports in German media....
03:00, 2019-08-31

From a picnic to the Berlin Wall: my 1989 summer of revolution An award-winning foreign correspondent looks back on the human stories that helped bring down the Berlin Wall and East Germany’s regimeIt should have been a normal family chat in late midsummer in Berlin. Kerstin Falkner, 22, and her new partner, Andreas, eight years her elder, were sitting in the b...
04:17, 2019-09-01

Berlin Murder Raises Suspicions of Russian Involvement The well-planned killing of an ex-Chechen rebel has raised concerns that Russia may have deployed an agent to kill a Kremlin foe, a tactic it has used before....
04:34, 2019-08-28

Berlin's bumbling beekeepers leave swarms without homes Inexperienced hobbyists force bees to search often in vain for suitable habitats across the cityHumans are not the only ones in Berlin struggling to find accommodation. A beekeeping boom has led to swarms of bees forming novel new hives using anything from motorbikes to balconies in the German capit...
11:51, 2019-08-09

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
12:51, 2019-08-08

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
12:51, 2019-07-04

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
12:51, 2019-08-17

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story of a young man who fought hard to find himself....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
19:51, 2019-07-31

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin If you live in Europe and love technology, IFA 2019 should be on your radar. It's Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow and acts as a showcase for all the cool tech like 4K TVs, soundbars, speakers and smartphones that are coming later this year.Now, if that sounds awfully familiar, it mi...
03:34, 2019-08-06

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped that Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
04:51, 2019-06-29

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
23:34, 2019-05-27

Bundesliga Relegation Playoff Live: Stuttgart in Berlin The domestic season in Germany approaches an end. First, Union Berlin are hoping to be the first second-division team since 2012 to beat their top-flight opponents and secure Bundesliga status. Follow live updates here!...
22:51, 2019-05-27

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal with the new reality....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
06:00, 2019-06-03

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin. Police in the German capital of Berlin kept the competing protests on Saturday apart. The annual al-Quds — Arabic for Jerusalem — ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Max Mara showcases in Neues with Berlin-inspired collection Museum catwalk paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity and David BowieWomen over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the model and ocean conservation activist Carolyn Murphy, 44, were the stars of a Max Mara catwalk show ...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are what we eat....
19:51, 2019-06-07

German government backtracks on Jewish skullcap warning, urges everyone to wear it ahead of anti-Israel protest The German government urged people to war the Jewish kippa in the wake of an upcoming anti-Israel protest, backtracking on the warning that Jewish people should conceal their religious identity and avoid wearing the religious skullcap....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Manziel uniform stolen from Texas A&M museum Texas A&M University police said a man entered Kyle Field's Hall of Champions museum and stole a Johnny Manziel uniform on the evening of Aug. 26. The theft is being investigated, police said....
04:51, 2019-09-13

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial past....
02:34, 2019-09-14

It used to be super easy to steal from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Back in the late 1970s and early ’80s, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, arguably New York’s most esteemed institution, kept its treasured works about as secure as the razor blades at Duane Reade. “Before surveillance, which became sophisticated in 2004, museums were vulnerable,” John Barelli, the Met...
03:00, 2019-09-08

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
20:34, 2019-08-30

Museum Day: More than 1,600 institutions across the country are free Sept. 21 Everything you need to know about Museum Day 2019, when more than 1,600 institutions in all 50 states will offer free admission.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

New leader chosen for National Corvette Museum BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to the Corvette will soon have a new leader. The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors has selected Sean Preston to serve as the museum’s president and CEO. He will succeed the museum’s longtime top executive, Wendell St...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
00:34, 2019-06-20

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 2007, the Shanghai Auto Museum proudly trumpets that...
08:51, 2019-06-29

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
17:51, 2019-05-22

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturday  6 p.m. Tucson Arena The Tucson Sugar Skulls ar...
19:00, 2019-05-23

This poster museum has literally the coolest exhibit around Fancy seeing your face on Rosie the Riveter’s body? How about on that Uncle Sam “I Want You” poster? There’s a photo booth for that. You’ll find it at Poster House, the city’s newest and, perhaps, coolest museum: The thermostat is set at 68 degrees, to protect the paper the posters are printed on. T...
19:34, 2019-08-10

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
18:34, 2019-07-22

German media call to name Berlin's new pandas Hong and Kong A Berlin newspaper polled readers to ask for possible names for the zoo's new panda cubs. The top result? Hong and Kong. Now Germany's most popular tabloid is calling for the cubs' names to send a signal to China....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Berlin police probe 'execution-style' killing in park A 40-year-old Georgian man was shot to death in a Berlin park by a man on a bicycle. Police have arrested a Russian national over the killing, but authorities are still trying to determine the motive behind the attack....
03:17, 2019-08-26

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at the foot of a Berlin bridge. Almost a thousand pe...
08:17, 2019-06-02

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
22:51, 2019-05-31

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanctuary for the arts and sciences that would cement ...
08:34, 2019-07-08

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Vienna’s euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor has announced.“Step by step I want to follow the ...
02:51, 2019-07-10

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
01:51, 2019-08-18

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Russia denies involvement in shooting death of Georgian man in Berlin Berlin prosecutors have released little about Friday’s killing, except to say the 40-year-old victim was shot by a cyclist, who was captured shortly afterward and identified as a 48-year-old Russian man....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Kremlin Denies Involvement in Berlin Killing of Ex-Chechen Commander A Russian man was arrested in the fatal shooting of the former fighter against Russian forces, prompting speculation about another assassination of a Kremlin foe....
20:00, 2019-08-28

Russia denies ordering assassination of Chechen exile in Berlin Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, shot in broad daylight, had survived two previous attempts on lifeThe Russian government has denied responsibility for the killing of a Chechen exile in Berlin after German authorities reportedly voiced suspicions of a state-backed attack similar to that carried out against a...
02:34, 2019-08-29

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her family had spent long happy summers before they were forced to flee the Nazis.Eighty-three years on...
18:00, 2019-06-16

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
05:00, 2019-05-25

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
13:34, 2019-05-28

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemblance to their black and white furry parents, Berlin Zoo announced on Monday....
00:17, 2019-09-03

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
18:51, 2019-05-27

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
07:34, 2019-06-23

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
08:51, 2019-06-10

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over the arrest of a woman who has repeatedly posed as a police officer and claims to have helped them apprehend criminals.The woman, identified only as ‘K’,...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
20:00, 2019-08-12

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
16:00, 2019-08-12

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A goalless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second ...
10:00, 2019-05-28

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Philip Pocock’s best photograph: Miriam the Berlin punk – and her rat Bestia ‘The punks were sceptical of my presence. One guy even headbutted me. In retrospect, I think it was a sign of acceptance’I was in my mid-20s when Cornell Capa, director of the International Center of Photography in New York, recommended me for a job documenting life in the American sector of Berlin ...
01:51, 2019-08-01

Bundesliga: Union Berlin plot course for Borussia Dortmund upset Union Berlin received a rude awakening on their debut in the Bundesliga and it doesn’t get any easier with Borussia Dortmund coming to town. But the capital club will take heart from past meetings....
03:00, 2019-08-31

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun declared the topic off the ta...
18:17, 2019-06-28

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Union Berlin remembers deceased fans in moving tribute There's a special bond between German football club Union Berlin and its fans and the closeness of that relationship was honored in a poignant way over the weekend as the team made its Bundesliga debut....
20:51, 2019-08-20

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Holocaust historians divided over Warsaw ghetto museum Director hits back at critics who say the institution, backed by Poland’s populist party, will distort wartime historyThe museum of the Warsaw ghetto is not due to open for several years, but is already shaping up to be one of the most contentious museums in Europe.Backed by Poland’s populist govern...
01:17, 2019-06-23

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European institutions to Africa, have criticised the British Muse...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The surprisingly eclectic Bauhaus style shaped the 20th century....
03:34, 2019-09-09

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps assured a slave labor supply to help in the Nazi war ...
01:17, 2019-06-20

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to museum officials, who are looking for a new location to expand the facility's nuclear testing exhibits....
02:17, 2019-06-16

The Latest: Trump baby blimp could be heading to a museum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The Trump baby blimp could be headed for a museum. The Museum of London says it wants to acquire a rubber inflatable depicting President Donald Trump as a giant screaming baby that has featured i...
12:00, 2019-06-03

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan Buddhas, which had towered for 15 centuries in a ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
00:51, 2019-07-02

A glimpse behind the scenes of Giza’s Grand Egyptian Museum Egypt’s vast, much-delayed museum is scheduled to open in 2020. But while Tutankhamun’s treasures are being readied for tourists, some critics see the building as a vanity projectIn the vast, shade-dappled atrium of Egypt’s new Grand Egyptian Museum, construction work surrounded a colossal statue of...
10:17, 2019-09-04

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
00:51, 2019-07-02

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
21:34, 2019-06-28

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it....
19:17, 2019-07-15

Poland’s president OKs seizure of WWII site for new museum Poland’s president has signed into law a bill that allows the government to seize the site of the first World War II battle and build a new museum there...
23:34, 2019-08-02

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
12:01, 2019-07-18

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as officials explain what sounds like ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discovery Channel — threw in something a bit more o...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Why a Plan to Redefine the Meaning of ‘Museum’ Is Stirring Up Controversy When you visit a museum, chances are you think more about the items you’re there to see than about the museum itself — much less about the meaning of museums in general. But while art and antiquities are what draw millions of curious visitors to museums each year, that last matter has lo...
13:00, 2019-09-10

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
18:34, 2019-07-22

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond’s silver Aston Martin in the lobby of Washington’...
18:51, 2019-05-27

Someone Wanted A Johnny Manziel Jersey Bad Enough To Steal One From A Museum The Texas A&M campus police asked for help Thursday afternoon identifying a “person of interest” in the theft of the uniform of NFL bust and CFL flameout Johnny Manziel, last seen having a cup of coffee with the now defunct Alliance of American Football. The uniform was reportedly stolen from A&...
12:17, 2019-09-13

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
17:51, 2019-07-31

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fuelled fresh debate over the the country’s colonial past by deciding it will no longer use the term Golden Age to describe the 17th century when it was ...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Apollo 11 Module Coming To Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI (LEX 18) – As we approach the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service have announced that CMC will be the fifth and final stop on the national tour of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition Destination...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
22:34, 2019-07-24

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great symbol of freedom. Here, kids can clamber over and s...
01:34, 2019-05-25

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum ‘Cool Summer Nights’ WILDCARD Cool Summer Nights 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday Desert Museum The Desert Museum’s ‘Cool Summer Nights’ are in full swing. Visitors can experience the park after dark until 10 p.m. There will be animal presentations, food, arts and crafts and adult beverages available. Arizon...
20:00, 2019-07-11

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finished, and we’ve been treated to an advance look ahea...
16:17, 2019-07-10

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design With a New Museum BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German city of Dessau marked the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design Sunday with the opening of a new museum featuring a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings. Chancellor Angela Merkel told a crowd at t...
08:34, 2019-09-09

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
18:34, 2019-05-28

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe all at the same time. The website, aptly named Us...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum fosters hope The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is where Japanese and people from all over the world come to reflect on the horror of nuclear weapons and the healing that has taken place since the August 6, 1945, bombing....
00:17, 2019-08-06

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Rare albino porcupine spotted at Maine museum A mysterious hairy, white creature found on the lawn of the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine this week was later determined to be a rare albino porcupine. ...
01:00, 2019-07-21

Math museum has some crazy, cool next-level origami When you have eight different shades of paper and fold four differently colored sheets together at a time, how many unique squares can you create? Charlene Morrow poses that question as she stands in front of an origami patchwork she made with 228 sheets of paper. That work, “Subtle Uniqueness...
23:51, 2019-08-23

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two minutes as she stood alongside President Frank-Walter...
02:51, 2019-06-28

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
21:51, 2019-09-04

From Bodmin to Berlin, crowds vent their fury at Boris Johnson’s ‘coup’ Protesters ranged from students at the prime minister’s old Oxford college to retired teachers, children and activistsIn Cambridge’s Market Square, a crowd of families, young people and silver-haired academics listened as Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The Masque of Anarchy was read out. Many joined in, fro...
04:17, 2019-09-01

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.The prime minister, who has yet to leave the UK to ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resistance to perpetual debt bondage. The other key ...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capital.A 1950s prestige project for socialist East Ge...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
15:17, 2019-05-24

Berlin: German police carry out massive human trafficking raids Nearly 2,000 officers are searching apartments and businesses in the German capital. Berlin prosecutors say they are targeting suspected human traffickers who exploited foreign workers in the construction industry....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Suspect in Berlin killing had links to Russian state security: Der Spiegel The suspect detained over the killing last week of a Georgian citizen in Berlin had a passport whose number linked him to Russian security services, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
13:51, 2019-08-30

Gentrification battle: Berlin tenants fight to save their homes from new buyers Renters in Berlin are appealing to the local council to stop the sale of their homes. But if buyers offer no guarantees, and the building is too expensive, there isn't much the authorities can do to protect them....
21:51, 2019-08-26

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
05:00, 2019-05-25

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
17:51, 2019-05-25

My town is the new Cold War's Berlin: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong Comparing the struggle of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters to the role of Berlin during the Cold War, activist Joshua Wong told an audience in the German capital that his city was now a bulwark between the free world and the "dictatorship of China"....
01:00, 2019-09-10

Activist Joshua Wong compares Hong Kong to Berlin in Cold War Democracy activist Joshua Wong is in Berlin following his detention at Hong Kong's airport. He urged the free world to stand by Hong Kong protesters against the long arm of China in the city....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
02:51, 2019-06-05

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
21:34, 2019-06-14

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body visibly shook and she pursed her lips with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at her side in th...
17:34, 2019-06-18

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-based start-up, has been creating coffee cups from...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the escalation of the war of words with Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over Israel....
07:34, 2019-08-21

Overstock.com CEO resigns: Everything we know so far Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has stepped down following bizarre revelations he made involving the "deep state." Here's what we know so far.       ...
06:51, 2019-08-24

Sneak peek: National Museum of the U.S. Army opening in 2020 The National Museum of the United States Army will be open to the public on June 4, 2020 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.       ...
07:00, 2019-08-29

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned hedgefunders....
03:17, 2019-08-08

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Asheville, Nort......
00:00, 2019-05-27

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth. (June 11)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the western hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating its 3,000-year-old sphinx of famed Pharaoh Ramses ...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
19:34, 2019-06-12

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still bears a rust mark, the consequence of a bloody fing...
08:51, 2019-05-27

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings...
17:00, 2019-09-08

Swedish museum to return exhumed skulls of 25 Sami people Eleven institutions still have remains of indigenous people, taken for controversial researchThe skulls of 25 Sami people are to be reburied in the northern Swedish graveyard from which they were exhumed in the 1950s, in a ceremony acknowledging historic injustices suffered by the country’s indigeno...
19:34, 2019-08-07

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum encourages visitors to bring pencils, notebooks, back...
04:17, 2019-07-05

'Lost' statue of Alexander the Great found in museum warehouse Archaeologists have discovered a stunning, albeit noseless, bust of Alexander the Great, but not from an ongoing excavation located in Alexander's ancient, sprawling empire....
16:17, 2019-08-07

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Fox movies like Home Alone and Night At The Museum to get some kind of reboot for Disney+ Disney has finished absorbing Fox’s film assets into its giant, toothy mouth (we’re picturing something like Venom, if he wasn’t owned by Sony), which means it’s time for some of those film assets to start earning their keep. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney is already planning some kind ...
07:51, 2019-08-07

Kacey Musgraves’ museum exhibit gives her time to reflect Kacey Musgraves hadn’t taken much time to reflect on her career until she saw it chronicled behind museum glass. The Texas singer is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. (July 2)        ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth to a female cub through an artificial insemination...
07:34, 2019-06-15

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at 9 a.m., on Friday –the exhibit is composed of art...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum sta...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Bank of America Cardholders Get Free Museum Admission This Weekend Summer may be “over” now that the long Labor Day weekend has passed, but that doesn’t mean you have to hold off on fun weekend excursions until the spring. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you may be able to visit a nearby museum for free. Bank of America cardholders can get into ...
16:17, 2019-09-04

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down this month after a protest by the US art photograph...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
04:17, 2019-06-29

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal greenhouse encrusted with coral, a new museum of und...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos collection — included ribbed body stockings and vinyl m...
08:17, 2019-07-20

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has ruled....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Odd Skull in Museum Finally Confirmed as a Narhwal-Beluga Hybrid Back in 1990, subsistence hunters in Greenland gave a skull to scientists. Its origin, they explained, was a strange creature, evenly grey, with flippers like a beluga but a tail like a narwhal. The specimen was larger than either a beluga or a narwhal’s skull, but seemed to contain the proportions ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
16:34, 2019-05-21

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was also a community activist who teamed up with local...
08:51, 2019-07-16

Amsterdam museum presents results of 5-year Chagall research New research shows that for much of Russian-French modernist painter Marc Chagall’s life, which took him from a tiny village in rural Russia to St. Petersburg, Paris and New York, he remained remarkably faithful to eight pigments in his colorful works...
14:17, 2019-09-13

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up with police on an anti-drug and -violence program &...
00:51, 2019-07-15

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
00:00, 2019-05-27

Berlin throws shade at China by voting to name panda cubs ‘Hong’ and ‘Kong’ Berlin residents are throwing some shade at the Chinese government by voting to name their new panda babies “Hong” and “Kong.” One of Berlin’s leading papers, Der Tagesspiegel, asked its readers to come up with name suggestions for the cubs, born Aug. 31 at the Berlin Z...
19:00, 2019-09-07

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink panda cubs born at Berlin zoo in early September have also spurred a national debate about whether panda diplomacy is blinding Germany to the human right...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Berlin Wall pills: a cure for emotional trauma – or royal-endorsed quackery? The homeopathic pills, made from ground-up pieces of the Berlin Wall, supposedly help overcome ‘emotional barriers’, and are available at the royal family’s pharmacy of choiceName: Berlin Wall pills.Age: 30 years old, at a guess. Continue reading......
22:00, 2019-08-21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she t...
17:51, 2019-06-18

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
01:34, 2019-06-02

Sadiq Khan backs London slavery museum to challenge racism Exclusive: Britain’s role in slave trade demonstrates need for museum, says mayorSadiq Khan has endorsed proposals for a British slavery museum in London as a way of combating modern-day racism.The idea has been put forward by the Fabian Society, which says it could help address discrimination again...
06:00, 2019-08-12

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. An Agence Fran...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London sai...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
22:00, 2019-06-21

‘Stranger Things’ cast pranks fans at wax museum with Jimmy Fallon Madame Tussaud’s “Stranger Things” attraction came to life Wednesday. The young cast of Netflix’s hit sci-fi series teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to prank unsuspecting visitors at the Times Square venue on last night’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” “Eve...
02:34, 2019-06-28

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
20:51, 2019-06-15

British Museum to return looted Afghan artefacts found at Heathrow Buddhist heads likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made wooden crates at Heathrow are to be returned to Afghanistan where they will be star museum exhibits.The B...
17:17, 2019-07-08

‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ exhibit launches at the Brooklyn Museum For seven decades, French designer Pierre Cardin has been an architect of avant-garde chic, inventing everything from bubble dresses to his own fabric. Taking inspiration from space exploration and technology, he conjured gravity-defying gowns with orbiting tiers, “Computer” coats with origami-esque...
06:34, 2019-07-06

From LeBron to Yoda: Milwaukee's Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Our favorite gaming studios, expos, museum exhibits—in a photo blowout When we publish galleries dedicated to gaming exhibitions, events, and landmarks, it's not a way to put off writing work. For one, we have to write all of the freaking captions (and also try to make some of them equal parts funny and informative). There's also the matter of a bunch of trained writer...
08:17, 2019-08-25

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution....
20:17, 2019-05-28

25 years of Bonn's history museum: Postwar Germany portrayed through objects The Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, one of Germany's most popular museums, opened 25 years ago. Beyond pieces of the Berlin Wall, here's why a dentist's chair is among the exhibits of its permanent exhibition....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milwaukee highway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway in Milwaukee, police said....
10:51, 2019-08-22

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played ...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thur...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades.Among highlights is a 1947 passenger aircraft tha...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Paw-sitively beautiful photo released of Desert Museum’s ocelot ‘kitten’ TUCSON – One of Pima County’s cutest fuzzballs is growing up.While she may be a tad bit bigger, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s ocelot “kitten”, Ida Zigglebaum still overloaded Tucson with her cuteness on Thursday after the 98-acre zoo shared her latest photo on Facebook...
18:00, 2019-09-14

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by reselling old tickets and keeping sight-seers’ entrance ...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Dutch painting stolen by Nazi soldier returned to Florence museum The “Flower Vase” is a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, an early 18th-century artist whose exquisitely detailed still-life works were highly sought in his day....
11:17, 2019-07-20

Kevin Spacey reads poem about dejected boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
20:00, 2019-08-03

Hidden Women of History: Ennigaldi-Nanna, Curator of the World’s First Museum “It belongs in a museum.” With these words, Indiana Jones, the world’s best-known fictional archaeologist, articulated an association between archaeologists, antiquities, and museums that has a very long history.  ...
06:51, 2019-06-03

Comic-Con's Jean-Luc Museum Teases the New Frontier of Star Trek: Picard Decades after disembarking from the Starship Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) is finally returning where no one has gone before with Star Trek: Picard. The upcoming San Diego Comic-Con panel promises a new look at the series (and hopefully Picard’s dog). But, for those wanting a dee...
06:00, 2019-07-20

French boy thrown from museum's tenth floor on family trip to London The six-year-old thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern on Sunday was a French boy visiting London with his family, according to city police....
02:34, 2019-08-06

Kevin Spacey reads poem about forsaken boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
04:51, 2019-08-04

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that has been hidden in plain sight in a South African museum collection for 30 years.The fossilised bones had been misidentified as a peculiar specimen of ...
20:34, 2019-08-05

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than 2018's jam-packed affair), owing perhaps to Sony'...
16:17, 2019-06-16

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milkwaukee freeway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway in Milwaukee, police said....
07:51, 2019-08-22

Chechen exile slain 'execution-style' in Berlin park, Russia denies involvement German authorities ramped up their investigation of the mysterious killing of a Chechen exile in a Berlin park by a Russian man last week, as Russia's government spoke out for the first time on Wednesday saying it had nothing to do with it. ...
19:34, 2019-08-28

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leaderKosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war.Ramush Haradinaj said he had agreed to be intervi...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the release of his candid memos on the Trump administration and President Trump’s angry reaction....
13:51, 2019-07-10

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
14:34, 2019-07-10

Christine Lagarde Resigns as IMF's Chief Christine Lagarde submitted her formal resignation as managing director of the International Monetary Fund to prepare for the nomination process to be the next president of the European Central Bank and to allow the IMF to begin finding her successor....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Nissan CEO resigns after admitting he was overpaid Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has resigned, dealing a new blow to the Japanese carmaker as it struggles to recover from the ousting of Carlos Ghosn last November....
22:00, 2019-09-09

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark RylanceOne of the UK’s most respected actors is to resign from the Royal Shakespeare Companyas a backlash against big oil’s financing of the arts gathers m...
19:17, 2019-06-21

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Explainer: Italy's PM Conte resigns. What comes next? Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Let's Remember Some Guys Go West: Just Some Weird Old Cards With Jewish Guys On Them Dr. Seymour Stoll was generous. He did not need to share his historically significant collection of Jewish baseball cards with us, let alone do so in his home, although it was always quite clear that he was quite happy to do so. He did not need to let Jorge and me carry his couch clear across the li...
04:17, 2019-08-09

Beyond the stories of French WWII POWs? German city grapples with history museum If walls could talk, what stories would — and should — they tell? In the case of Nazi-built, ex-POW barracks in the German city of Soest, the answer has been complicated by overlapping layers of 20th-century history....
12:00, 2019-09-11

A museum canceled its Robert Mapplethorpe show — and decades later, it’s finally trying to make amends “How do you come to terms with a significant ghost from your past?” Thirty years after the Corcoran’s decision, a new exhibition relives the fallout....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
16:00, 2019-05-29

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has always been on a mission: to let the world know that...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder’s death Baton Rouge’s African American history museum was found vandalized on Monday — exactly one month after it’s 75-year-old founder, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was murdered. Police were investigating the damage, including shattered windows and benches that were flipped over at the Louisiana insti...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says ‘I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time’ “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
23:01, 2019-06-10

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
18:34, 2019-07-22

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emerged as central to realising them.In February 1981,...
08:00, 2019-08-17

A Tiny Drone Carrying a Deconstructed GoPro Captured This Incredible Dinosaur Museum Fly-Through It’s one thing to pilot a drone along a picturesque coastline, capturing breathtaking footage you could never get on the ground. But it takes an entirely different level of skill to pilot a drone through intricate dinosaur skeletons inside a museum. So how do you squeeze a flying camera through suc...
18:17, 2019-06-04

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
02:01, 2019-07-14

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
19:01, 2019-05-25

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

The Stranger Things kids freaked the fuck out of people at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum When you’re a kid starring in Stranger Things, you’re used to freaky stuff, so it probably would take a lot to scare you. In fact, you might be more interested in scaring other people. So it’s not too surprising than when the young Stranger Things cast—Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Sadie Sink, ...
03:51, 2019-06-28

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports. Ronn Jermaine Bell, who lived in one of the Loui...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Deadly Fires Stun Rio: A Boys Soccer Dorm, a Storied Museum, and Now a Hospital At least 11 patients were killed in a fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital, once again raising questions about hazardous building conditions in the city....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Tale of the Handmaid’s knee: naked men, a wobbly bike and an accident in Berlin | Brigid Delaney's diary After escaping a cycling accident in the German capital with only a throbbing knee, I thought I had – for once – averted catastrophe Ah Berlin! Such a great city for cycling. It was a sunny day in June and two friends and I had rented some of those disposable orange bikes via an app.We sailed throug...
21:51, 2019-08-01

Angela Merkel absolutely won't give way on backstop, Boris Johnson told as he flies to Berlin Boris Johnson was today warned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "absolutely not giving way" on the Irish border backstop as he prepared for his first talks with the European Union's most powerful leader....
19:00, 2019-08-21

Brexit: Boris Johnson meets Merkel in Berlin as France says no deal now most likely outcome - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 5.17pm BST Turning away from Berlin for a moment, the BBC’s Faisal Islam says that, when he was in Holyhead earlier, Michael Gove, the Cabinet Office minister, said that the new government was revising the tariff schedule for a no-d...
18:34, 2019-08-21

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
11:00, 2019-08-21

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has resigned in the aftermath of violent clashes sparked by the appearance of a Russian lawmaker in parliament. Kakha Kaladze, one of the leaders of the rulin...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests...
12:34, 2019-08-16

IUPUI men's basketball coach resigns following OWI arrest Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner resigned Tuesday following an operating-while-intoxicated (OWI) arrest....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Nissan CEO Saikawa resigns following corruption allegations The Japanese car manufacturing giant Nissan has announced the resignation of CEO Hiroto Saikawa. His exit comes as company struggles with plunging profits and a scandal surrounding his predecessor, Carlos Ghosn....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Swann resigns after short stint as Trojans AD Lynn Swann has resigned as USC athletic director, effective immediately. Dave Roberts, special adviser to the president, will take over in the interim as the school searches for a full-time replacement....
00:34, 2019-09-10

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the national interest."...
16:34, 2019-09-05

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought the right thing was to step aside,” Acosta sai...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper....
01:17, 2019-06-15

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
23:17, 2019-08-22

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsItaly and Salvini face uncertainty after PM’s resignationGiuseppe Conte has resigned as Italy’s prime minister after blasting Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League, as an “...
00:51, 2019-08-21

Philadelphia police commissioner abruptly resigns Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10. (Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Sa...
10:00, 2019-09-14

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas deal with French oil and gas giant Total into doubt....
13:00, 2019-05-29

TradeRev President Becca Polak resigns Becca Polak announced her resignation as president of KAR Auction Services' TradeRev unit, which has weighed on the company's earnings, effective Oct. 8. TradeRev co-founder Mark Endras will take over the role....
22:51, 2019-09-16

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
15:17, 2019-07-10

Trump's PA 'resigns after sharing details about his family' Donald Trump's personal assistant has resigned after sharing information about his family at a dinner with journalists, according to US media reports....
14:17, 2019-08-30

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
19:00, 2019-06-27

College football notebook: Swann resigns as USC AD Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern California, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
04:34, 2019-09-10

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas exports....
11:51, 2019-05-26

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Not a baaad idea: Pilot project to bring grazing sheep to Living Prairie Museum A pilot project to test the feasibility of grazing sheep as a way to manage vegetation is coming to the St. James-area museum – one of the few remaining areas of Winnipeg still home to native tall grass prairie – beginning Monday....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Mass., had their visit to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts ruined by racist p...
03:34, 2019-05-24

West Ham signings Pablo Fornals and Sebastien Haller combine to score in exciting Hertha Berlin friendly West Ham's two headline summer signings offered an exciting glimpse of the future at London Stadium after combining to good effect on Wednesday afternoon....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
21:51, 2019-06-02

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical abuse. The foundation “...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Lynn Swann resigns after scandal-filled USC tenure LOS ANGELES — Southern California athletic director Lynn Swann has resigned after three years on the job at his alma mater. USC President Carol Folt announced the decision in a letter Monday. Dave Roberts will serve as interim athletic director. He is a special adviser to Folt, who assumed her...
02:00, 2019-09-10

Italian PM resigns, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister resigned on Tuesday after launching a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from his Apple board seat Enlarge / Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger. (credit: DC Comics/Creative Commons) Disney CEO Bob Iger has sat on Apple's board since 2011, but that tenure came to an end this month, according to a SEC filing Apple made on Friday. The filing says that Iger resigned from Apple's boar...
01:17, 2019-09-17