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Built in 1898 and designed by architect Heino Schmieden, Beelitz was Kaiser Wilhelm II’s response to skyrocketing tuberculosis rates. Now it lays plagued by its haunted past. more

May 5, 2011 9:00 AM , , Visiting 1 Comments

What we owe to Berlin’s Trümmerfrauen is easily forgotten, yet we stride through it everyday. In the aftermath of the WWII, they took on the gruelling task of clearing the debris that once choked the city. more

Apr 4, 2011 7:00 AM Features 3 Comments

From Bronze Age man to John and Yoko, the bed has claimed a singular place in the popular imagination. Maybe we aren't talking enough about bed? more

Jan 27, 2011 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

While many Berliners look forward to Christmas – the Glühwein glugging, family gathering and present swapping – some don’t. For the men at the Charlottenburg detention center, it is the worst time of the year. more

Dec 20, 2010 11:00 AM Features

The incredible true story of a man’s gradual realisation he was the product of a Nazi breeding scheme, the godson of Himmler and the bastard child of a war criminal. more

Nov 22, 2010 11:00 AM People 1 Comments

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