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A weekly round-up of news that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. Read more

Zeitgeist

On May 26, Berliners will be voting Germany's MEPs into office for five years. Are you a EU citizen? Voting in Berlin? There's a sea of choices out there (41 parties in total!). Here's an overview of what the top 20 contenders have to offer... Read more

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A weekly round-up of news stories that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. Read more

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

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

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

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

Zeitgeist

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

Zeitgeist

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

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Not everyone can be in opposition. Someone has to actually run the place. Read more

Opinion

While the charismatic likes of Jeremy and Bernie have led left-wing surges in Britain and the US, the German left still hasn’t been able to come up with an alternative to Merkel. Ben Knight talked to members of Die Linke and the SPD to find out why. Read more

Politics

Over 200,000 placards line Berlin’s streets this election season, put up by eager volunteers or the candidates themselves. As the starting whistle blew on the campaign back in August, we joined party members for the postering ritual. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

The September 3 debate between Angela Merkel and the SPD's Martin Schulz sealed it: it's more clear than ever that we're gearing up for another four years of "Mutti". What does it mean for Berlin? Read more in our election special, on stands now... Read more

Politics

The North Rhine-Westphalia result is sad, but then again it's the SPD's own fault. Read more

Opinion

Berlin has a new "masterplan" for integrating refugees. It costs €238,000 and the one person it integrated really well was an old party colleague of Mayor Michael Müller. Read more

Opinion

The case of Sebastian Edathy shows what happens when politicians think they're being nice. Read more

Opinion

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