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Aske Hald Knudstrup

Denmark's been moving in on Berlin for quite some time and since November, Rødder, serving our northern neighbour's popular open-faced sandwich smørrebrød, has moved into Markthalle IX. more

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From glamourous period pieces to Cold War spy dramas, Berlin is front and centre in the new crop of German prestige series. We watched them all – here's your guide. more

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Danish writer Aske Hald Knudstrup attempts to get to the root of the GDR’s peculiar obsession with his country’s “Olsen Gang” comedies. more

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INTERVIEW. Arrests, stalking and public humiliation – this is is the reality of queer life in Egypt. Berliners take a stand Sat, Jan 27, 20:00 at Zur wilden Renate. Alexander Molyneux-Berry explains the situation in his former home. more

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In Berlin, surveillance in public transport might not rival the ubiquitous CCTV in cities like With more cameras on the U-Bahn, an increased police presence and a new facial recognition pilot, we’re being watched now more than ever before. more

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At his studio p98a, the legendary German designer has returned to his first love: letterpress printing. more

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Resolutions time! The German answer to US’ Soulcycle franchise Ride Berlin may give you some serious motivation to keep fit for 2018 but at a price. more

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This Christmas, give the gift of candy produced in the middle of everyone’s favourite hipster Bezirk. more

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Alternative? Berlin's got alternative in spades. What do you do when you want to go the traditional Christmas route this Advent season? Not to worry, here are seven that keep the spirit (more or less) alive. more

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Forget kids – what are you gonna get your dog for Christmas? From December 9-10, head to Grunewald for the latest in chic leashes and organic treats. Plus a poodle show! more

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INTERVIEW! As ISIS loses ground, what's the next step in stopping them? Award-winning journalist Sue Turton explains as a prelude to the Disruption Network Lab conference that's all about terror and social media (Nov 24-25, Bethanien). more

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November's all about identity politics and with that comes a series of shitstorms, homegrown right here in Berlin. Each week we'll look at a new identity-related controversy from the past year. This week: Well-intentioned lesbian talks... more

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1917, Deutsches Historisches Museum. Photo courtesy of the Staatliches Museum für Zeitgenössische Geschichte, Moskau

The Deutsches Historisches Museum tries to connect the Revolution's past and present in their exhibition 1917, with mixed results. It's on through April 15. more

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Make the most out of the long weekend with five days' worth of frights, freaks, tricks and treats. more

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At the new Berlin Burlesque Academy master the art of garter-snapping and glove-removing like a pro in only four-weeks. more

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INTERVIEW: Before her show at Musik & Frieden on Oct 14, Exberliner met with Cold Specks and talked about coming to terms with the struggles as a black Muslim woman in music, inspirations for the new album and her dreams of an unknown past. more

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Autumn is a perfect time to experience the hundreds of playgrounds of Berlin. But where should you start? Self-made playground expert Jannes Peters and his daughter have made a guide to the best places. more

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Already a cult destination for hungry Weddingers, the vegan/vegetarian Middle Eastern street food stand Falafel Dream 2010 is looking to expand. Its owner talked to us about his hard work and secret sauces. more

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It’s one of the last alternative outposts in an ever-slicker Charlottenburg, and – perhaps more importantly – one of the very few 24-hour breakfast joints in Berlin. What’s kept the it shaking at Schwarzes Café for nearly 40 years? more

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You’d call yourself a progressive leftist, but you don’t see much hope for change from the SPD, the Greens or even Die Linke. These small parties want to get you inspired and involved. We met with their leaders to find out what makes them stand out. more

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