Erik Kirschbaum

Host, Studio Berlin

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The Bundesliga resumed this month with soccer teams playing to empty stadiums. It’s the first major sports league in the world to restart amid the coronavirus health crisis.

Soccer is back in Germany, should other countries follow suit?

The Bundesliga resumed this month with soccer teams playing to empty stadiums. It’s the first major sports league in the world to restart amid the coronavirus health crisis.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing our lives.

Lockdowns, travel bans, cancellations - what's being done to contain COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing our lives.

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This week on Studio Berlin, we talk about Berlin’s five-year rent freeze, which came into effect last Sunday.

How will the "Mietendeckel" affect Berlin renters and landlords?

This week on Studio Berlin, we talk about Berlin’s five-year rent freeze, which came into effect last Sunday.

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