Esme Nicholson appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol stunned many in Germany, especially those who grew up in the American sector of then-West Berlin.
Friday, November 06, 2020
The airport opened in 1948 and is closing as Berlin's new international hub opens after a series of delays. Although COVID-19 has hampered travel, Germans are visiting Tegel to relive old memories.
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
There's talk in Germany's capital of how a Joe Biden win would benefit the ailing transatlantic relationship. But there's also caution that expectations of a Biden administration are too high.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Germany is heading into a partial lockdown. Berlin already imposed closing hours to its nightlife for the first time in decades as Germany's leader asked youth to think of their grandparents.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Germany's COVID-19 infection rate is surging among 20 to 40 year olds. Politicians and epidemiologists are telling people to avoid parties, but that message is not being received well in Berlin.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
NPR correspondents in South America, the Middle East and Europe discuss the recent spikes in coronavirus cases in their regions.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Police, who believe vandalism to be the cause, are unsure of the motive. German media is speculating a link to a conspiracy theory. The extent of the damage won't be clear until after restoration.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Sharp increases in COVID-19 cases in many countries in Europe have left governments trying to limit the spread of infection while avoiding further damage to their economies
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
A few years ago, Thomas Harding wrote a memoir centered on what became of his great-grandparents' German house. Now he's made it into a children's book about belonging, with the home his protagonist.
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Germans abide by a host of laws to keep noise at a minimum after 10 p.m. and on Sundays. Thousands of motorcyclists have been riding in roaring protest through cities in response to a proposed ban.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Germans still use cash for the majority of transactions, and many stores and restaurants don't take cards. Old habits die hard even during a pandemic when retailers worry about hygiene.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
"I'm not in the slightest bit concerned about using cash right now," one Berlin shopper says. "I just keep washing my hands. Simple." Cash makes up 75% of Germany's transactions.
Friday, July 17, 2020
EU leaders, still divided on how to help European economies hit by the pandemic, hope German Chancellor Angela Merkel can forge an agreement when they meet in Brussels on Friday.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Poland's conservative president Andrjez Duda, 48, won a second five-year term on Sunday. It was a bitterly fought election, and the opposition might dispute the results.
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Germany is Europe's largest economy, but business leaders warn it is in danger of losing its edge because of sluggish Internet connections. The government has promised to speed things up.
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Members of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats have chosen Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to succeed Merkel as Germany's next chancellor.
Saturday, November 24, 2018
The British musician is on a tour of Europe, apologizing for Brexit, the plan by Britain's government to leave the EU. The last performance is scheduled for the same day leaders are gathering to finalize a potential Brexit deal.
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Fellow Jews in the country are baffled by a small Jewish faction within the Alternative for Germany, a party accused of racism and of downplaying the Nazis.
Friday, October 05, 2018
Jewish members of Germany's far-right party are launching a group called "Jews in the AfD." The group insists that claims about the AfD's anti-Semitism are exaggerated.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Beijing wants to up its manufacturing game to make high-end technology — so it has gone on a buying spree, acquiring key German tech firms.