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Before the Potsdam villa owned by Berlin’s most famous Jewish family was restored to its former grandeur, it was a rundown den of iniquity for hippy students. Robert Rigney meets an heir and recalls the good old days. more

Aug 11, 2017 11:00 AM People

In the past year, Arab and Turkish shop owners, activists and refugee helpers in Berlin’s most diverse neighbourhood have been the targets of increasing intimidation, threats and violence from neo-Nazis. Now, the victims are fighting back. more

Aug 10, 2017 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW. Music producer, DJ, Berliner of 39 years and the face of 2015's hit documentary B-Movie: Lust and Sound in West Berlin 1979-1989, Manchester native Mark Reeder returns with new album Mauerstadt. more

Aug 10, 2017 12:00 PM People

Just how much can you rely on your weather app? And how do they work, anyway? more

Jul 31, 2017 1:55 PM Features

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Photos by Megan McCrystal

Bikes, e-scooters and skates: we tried out five of the latest ways to roll yourself around Berlin. For the latter mode, Skate by Night takes over 24km of Berlin road this Sun, Jul 30. more

Jul 25, 2017 11:45 AM , , Zeitgeist

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Walter Crasshole takes on the queer issues of the day. This month: does anyone else miss when being gay was offensive? more

Jul 21, 2017 12:05 PM Zeitgeist

Last year, fashion blogger David Kurt Karl Roth took the piss out of Berlin's most infamous club with a fake online shop. One legal injunction later, he's trying again. Check out his Berghain merch and take a Sven selfie from July 12-16. more

Jul 7, 2017 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

Dan Borden checks in with the Flussbad project, which aims to clean up a stretch of the Spree by Museum Island and turn it into a public pool. While you're waiting for that, you can dive in (at your own risk!) at their swimming competition on July 2. more

Jun 26, 2017 2:15 PM Features 1 Comments

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Marie Yako

With 13,000 asylum seekers still living in emergency shelters in Berlin, refugee housing might not be a popular topic, but it’s a pressing issue. more

Jun 23, 2017 4:45 PM Zeitgeist

Some David vs. Goliath stories have happy endings. This isn’t one of them. For the past three months Neukölln’s remaining anarchists faced off against a Luxembourgian corporation evicting their community space. On Jun 29 that fight will be over. more

Jun 22, 2017 11:00 AM , Zeitgeist 3 Comments

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