Police spokesman Thilo Cablitz describes New Year’s Eve as “very quiet”. At the moment everything is under control, he told the Tagesspiegel. There were isolated gatherings of groups of people at Hermannplatz, in Gleisdreieck Park, in the Märkisches Viertel and in Gropiusstadt. Fireworks were sometimes set off. According to police information, the gatherings were dissolved and personal details were determined. (More about the events of New Year’s Eve in the blog below).