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Höß

My Nazi family

Rainer Höß is the grandson of Auschwitz top executioner Rudolf Höß. His quest for truth broke four generations of silence, and turned him into a pariah in a family still infected by the virus of Holocaust denial.

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Is Bread & Butter toast?

Monday's news that Bread and Butter was bankrupt came as a big surprise to many Berliners. One week after Klaus Wowereit left office, Karl-Heinz Müller's baby is in shambles. In 2009, things looked very different for the B&B boss. Read our interview. more »

Dec 18, 2014 11:15 AM People

Snowden’s defender

Miss the premiere of whistleblower doco "1971" last night? The kick-ass panel afterwards, including Wolfgang Kaleck, Snowden’s legal support in Europe, touched on anonymity then and now and much more. Now read our interview with him here. more »

Nov 21, 2014 11:55 AM People

The day the GDR took my mum away from me

Life in the GDR was not all Spreewaldgurken and flowery wallpaper. The socialist dictatorship’s Zwangsadoption (forced adoption) programme separated thousands of children from their parents. Katrin Behr was one of them. more »

Nov 7, 2014 5:10 PM People

“I had to go back!”

It's Mauerfall mania leading up to Nov 9. This weekend, make sure to head to Checkpoint Charlie and take a gander at Jean-Yves Menez' hand-carved chunk of the Berlin Wall, which the French sculptor carted back to the fatherland after nearly 25 years. more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 PM People

Laura Poitras: "I don't want to be the story"

You’ve heard of Edward Snowden, right? Thank Laura Poitras for that. The Berlin-based US filmmaker who filmed Snowden in his Hong Kong hotel room looks back on the eight days that shook the world in CITIZENFOUR, opening Nov 6! more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:00 AM People

Style on the street

Our fashion-clockers find style everywhere in Berlin

Fast and sustainable

Our mini guide to zero-commitment, low-emission transportation.

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