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Germany: Berlin nightlife enjoys slight reprieve after bar and restaurant curfew lifted02:55

Germany: Berlin nightlife enjoys slight reprieve after bar and restaurant curfew lifted

Germany, Berlin
October 17, 2020 at 08:20 GMT -00:00 · Published

Customers continued their Friday night into the early morning hours at Klo bar in Berlin's Charlottenburg district, after courts suspended the bar and restaurant curfew put in place due to rising coronavirus cases.

Although bars are allowed to stay open for longer for the time being, the ban on alcohol after 11 p.m. remains in place.

The decision is however being appealed by the local government. Last week Berlin authorities introduced the curfew between 11 PM and 6 AM (21.00 and 04.00 GMT), to stem the rising cases of COVID-19.

The owner Norbert Finke, aged 74, triumphed alongside eleven other Berlin bar and restaurant owners in front of the administrative court, bringing the curfew to an end.

Germany: Berlin nightlife enjoys slight reprieve after bar and restaurant curfew lifted02:55
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Customers continued their Friday night into the early morning hours at Klo bar in Berlin's Charlottenburg district, after courts suspended the bar and restaurant curfew put in place due to rising coronavirus cases.

Although bars are allowed to stay open for longer for the time being, the ban on alcohol after 11 p.m. remains in place.

The decision is however being appealed by the local government. Last week Berlin authorities introduced the curfew between 11 PM and 6 AM (21.00 and 04.00 GMT), to stem the rising cases of COVID-19.

The owner Norbert Finke, aged 74, triumphed alongside eleven other Berlin bar and restaurant owners in front of the administrative court, bringing the curfew to an end.

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