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A neo-Nazi in parliament

At one point it seemed like Germany's ultra-nationalist Udo Voigt would fade into obscurity, however the results of the May elections have determined otherwise. As the new EU parliament terms start, Voigt is controversially back. more »

Jul 30, 2014 People

Ask Hans-Torsten: Driver's licenses

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin, like why switching a driver's license for a German one is easier for some than for others. more »

Jul 29, 2014 Features (1 Comments)

Cowboys and Indianer

Respect, admiration or cultural appropriation? A visit to Brandenburg’s Wild West theme park raises questions about Germany’s ‘special’ relationship with Native Americans. Rachel Glassberg investigates. more »

Jul 29, 2014 People (1 Comments)

Tinted love

Does the perfect pair of summer shades remain as elusive as romantic bliss? Michael Hald scours the city to help you find your match and discovers that, with style as in love, perfection has its price. more »

Jul 22, 2014 Zeitgeist

The rules of app-traction

Summer is sizzling so why shouldn't your love life be too? With these handy apps you can swipe, tap and ogle your way to true love or if that's not your style... a hot, sticky one night fling. more »

Jul 22, 2014 , , , , Zeitgeist

The sound behind the vision

Berlin is still loving Bowie, so much so that Martin-Gropius-Bau has decided to extend the David Bowie exhibition through Aug 24! Read as former Hansa Studios recording engineer Eduard Meyer recalls his time with Bowie and Iggy. more »

Jul 21, 2014 People

Sioux Indian found guilty of Nazi salute

This June Sioux Indian artist Robert Packard was convicted of giving the Hitler salute during a confrontation back in 2013. Now he's probably the first Native American to be ever be convicted of a far-right crime in Germany. Here's the strange tale. more »

Jul 18, 2014 People

Club death and transfiguration

Cookies shuts its doors for the final time after July 19, but that's just the tip of the iceberg of Mitte's moribund nightlife scene. Is the party over for the formerly happening district and what does it spell for the rest of Berlin? more »

Jul 15, 2014 Zeitgeist (4 Comments)

A visit to the Batcave

He's no dark knight, but Batman is among us. Chances are you've actually seen the elaborately designed storefront on Hermannstraße alluringly named Batman Elektronik. It belongs to Muharrem Batman, an electronic artist/proprietor extraordinaire. more »

Jul 10, 2014 People

Forbidden love

This July marks one year of the German criminalisation of one of sex’s biggest taboos: zoophilia. Despite this, some people remain open about their non-traditional love. Meet Oliver, a man fighting for his right to a relationship... with a dog. more »

Jul 9, 2014 People

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Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com.

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