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

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Dan watched the Netflix flop to find out how our city’s future stacks up. more

Film

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

Film

It’s the most-watched show about trains in the world, with over a million Germans tuning in 12 times a week. And even two years after the retirement of its cult presenter Hagen von Ortloff, Eisenbahn-Romantik has continued right on track. more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! Director Marvin Kren gives us the lowdown on new series "4 Blocks", which delves into the Kurdish-Lebanese mob scene and premieres onTNT May 8, at 21:00 (in German). more

What's On

INTERVIEW! A new TV series on ARD turns the spotlight on Berlin’s Charité hospital. Its scriptwriter tells us about the unique allure of the 307-year-old medical institution. It premieres Mar 21, but you can preview the first two episodes online. more

History

Berlinale Blog: Why is German TV so crap?

Ben has been pondering the question for some time, but so have most German people. Now the Berlinale has an answer. more

Feb 10, 2015 9:45 PM The Berlinale Blog

These days, there's an award for everything. Even thinking of fun ways to torture celebrities. more

Opinion

Jacinta Nandi thinks that since men do so many horrific, despicable things to women, she doesn't have the time or energy to get het up when they give her a bunch of daffodils. more

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Thilo Sarrazin's at it again with his a new book announced recently on Günther Jauch's TV program. While the crazy man and his moustache already have a title down for his next "truth-sayer", Gris takes a crack at his future tomes of intolerance. more

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So, Jacinta Nandi doesn't want her kid to grow up to be the kind of German who thinks the worst consequence of the Holocaust is that every now and again German tourists in Bournemouth get some schoolkids doing the Hitlergruß at them. Boo-HOO. more

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Twin Peaks fans rejoice: an inconspicuous façade sporting the sign of a defunct Kneipe conceals the Black Lodge, a new bar with spot-on decor. more

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