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Forget about Kotti: Alexanderplatz is Berlin’s #1 crime hotspot. The number of crimes in the area has doubled over the last decade. Our reporter spent an afternoon with the new police unit set up to patrol the square. more

Zeitgeist

A weekly round-up of news stories that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. This week: Antisemitism on the streets and on stage, the AfD and the world's famous club... more

Zeitgeist

MS Schrittmacher founder Martin Stiefermann heads Places & Traces, a tour that presents Mitte – from Alexanderplatz, Rotes Rathaus and through to the Stadtschloss – as a site of economic crisis. Runs Wed-Sun though Oct 1 more

Theatre & Dance

A poor, bursting infrastructure, no sign of completion of the international airport, the termination of DB night trains – despite it all, the tourists keep flocking to our city. Berlin's love/hate relationship with Touris is symptomatic, says Gris. more

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