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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... more

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What's behind the cute Knut the polar bear throwback in a hot tub you see here? A message about global warming, according to Berlinale festival director Dieter Kosslick. Then why are Audi the fest's main sponsor? more

Opinion

Recup, founded in Rosenheim in December 2016, arrived in Berlin with an environmentally friendly way to get our coffee to-go, swallowing up predecessor Just Swap It. more

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

Features

Politics did it again: Mayor Michael Müller stalled the cycling petition – and then hosted an urban sustainability forum. Hooray! more

Opinion

Electric cars always seemed like our great environmental hope. But after last weekend's Formula E Berlin e-Prix car race, Seymour Gris got to thinking. Are they really all they're cracked up to be? more

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Gris has a break-up to share with you all. His one irrational brand-loyalty, VW and held dear to his heart for years, has been destroyed by this week's emissions scandal. Gris bids farewell to his old love and to cars in general. more

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This month’s EXBlicks takes the notion of sustainable growing and eating from lofty ideal to practical with documentary Speaking Gardens, a gentle panorama of Berlin urban gardening projects. Catch it on Feb 24, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino. more

Film

Natur-Park is a secluded wee haven in Schöneberg with a gentle wildness to it. A former shunting yard, it was left to fend for itself after 1952 until a group of artists and horticulturists revamped it in the 1990s. more

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