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  • DW News published this video item, entitled “Berlin’s ‘new’ BER Airport: A story of incompetence and corruption | DW News” – below is their description.

    By now, almost everyone has heard about Berlin’s disastrous over-budget, off-schedule “new” airport. But few know the real story of what went wrong. DW’s Joel Dullroy has been following the saga of BER – Berlin Brandenburg Airport – for years. He wanted to know how such incompetence and corruption could happen in Germany, a country famed for its efficiency? Why did it take Berlin twelve years to build BER? And how could it cost six-and-a-half billion euros or ten times more than expected? Here’s what went wrong at BER.

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