Welcome to Polski Berlin! Our September issue is all about Berlin's Polish people and places – and a road trip to Wroclaw. Plus an interview with novelist Boualem Sansal about his dystopian vision of Islam, the month's can't-miss events and more! more

Aug 31, 2016 12:00 PM Features

John Riceburg: The Kotti undesirables

Kottbusser Tor is home to dealers, freaks, artists and journalists. But John was surprised to find some of the world's most controversial outcasts there: Scientologists. more

Apr 6, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

In a city as hedonistic and godless as Berlin, the most subversive thing teens can do is hang out at mosques and churches. Is religion the new cool? Something to think about over the Easter holiday... more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

Ready for some teenage kicks? Our March issue's all about the real, live young Berliners coming of age in the land of eternal adolescence. Meet them and get the lowdown on your month in film, art, music, stage and food on newsstands now! more

Mar 1, 2016 1:00 PM Features

Happy New Year... now get back to work! Our first issue of 2016 is all about how Berliners get by, whether "working black", cleaning toilets or selling their sperm. Plus, an interview with Anonymous/Lulzsec hacker Mustafa Al-Bassam and much more! more

Jan 5, 2016 12:00 PM Features

Can you safely walk through the streets of Neukölln wearing a kippa? How much anti-Semitic crime is there in Berlin? In our October issue, we tackled the debate over the "new" anti-Semitism and its effect on the Jewish and Muslim communities. more

Oct 27, 2015 2:40 PM , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

This month, we take a look at the past, present and future of Jews in Germany's capital. Plus: Is refugee Willkommenskultur all it's cracked up to be? This and much, much more on newsstands now! more

Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM 1 Comments

John Riceburg: I'm addicted to Scientology

Seen our May issue yet? It's all about addictions. Our writer John Riceburg has to admit he has one: he can't get enough news about one particular secretive and militaristic cult. more

May 20, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

After a decade-long debate, Germany's constitutional court has struck down the ban on headscarves for public sector workers this month. In our Islam issue, we examined whether women should be forced to uncover. more

Mar 31, 2015 11:30 AM Features

Seymour Gris: Germany's greedy churches

Were you baptised? If so, beware... you might owe hundreds of euros in church tax without knowing it. Take heed from the strange case of Thomas Bores, says Gris. more

Mar 17, 2015 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog 5 Comments

Mossy Brackets: Je suis Mossy

In wake of the #JeSuisCharlie phenomenon Mossy deliberates the nature of religious discrimination and finds a level playing field in which to fairly compare the major faiths of the world: her boudoir. more

Jan 20, 2015 12:45 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Beyond the sensationalist headlines, our December issue unveils the many realities of Berlin's Muslim communities. Read our Islam special, on newsstands now! more

Nov 26, 2014 5:15 PM Features 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: Muslims can take a few crap jokes

Just cos one Muslim can't understand Kabarett doesn't mean we need another media gang-bang. Kabarett isn't that funny anyway. more

Oct 31, 2014 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Jane Silver: Finding Jesus in a food desert

In unfamiliar territory, Jane stumbles across Safari Imbiss, a cheap and delicious (if a bit religious) West African hole-in-the-wall. What other hidden treasures does Wedding have to offer? more

Sep 16, 2014 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

John Riceburg: Five reforms to bring Germany out of the Middle Ages

Ask American expats like me what we like about Germany, and most of us won't have to think for long. But having settled in, one starts to notice things that can seem downright medieval. more

Aug 27, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 32 Comments

OUT NOW! METÉORA tells the highly stylised tale of a Greek orthodox monk and nun as their forbidden love threatens their common faith. more

Jun 12, 2014 10:00 AM Film

Konrad Werner: Christians and Muslims should get a room

Watching Christians and Muslims bicker in German politics is like watching that romcom scene where two people having a row suddenly start snogging. more

Apr 25, 2014 10:00 AM The Berlin Blog

Amok Mama: Torn on religion

Jacinta isn't very pro when it comes to religion. She's no Richard Dawkins either, though. more

Apr 21, 2014 9:30 AM The Berlin Blog 12 Comments

Konrad Werner: Stop letting the Church do what it likes

The German Churches get a hell of a lot more tax money than we think – and so it is our business how much the bishop spent on his bathroom. more

Oct 18, 2013 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Religious groups clashing with doctors; politicians raging in parliament; Germany's international rep under threat; and a hurried piece of bizarre legislation. All this over circumcision? more

Jan 23, 2013 12:45 PM Zeitgeist 13 Comments

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