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Konrad Werner

The occult is back! Exberliner tracked down the Berliners behind the trend: from a DIY tarot reader to a real-life ghostbuster, from techie astrologers to an old-school fortuneteller and our devilish cover boy. Out now! more

Exberliner investigates one of Berlin's most pressing issues: housing. From exploding rents to the companies cashing in on the student housing crisis; from former squatters fighting over property to alternative house sharing options. Out now! more

From party drugs to mental health, from artificial intelligence to sautéed Hirn – this October Exberliner is all about the brain! Plus: A scientist puts sleep myths to bed and we round up the month's festivals in film, music, art and stage. Out now! more

There's plenty of Brexit talk in Berlin -- but what does it actually mean for the approximate 105,965 British citizens living in Germany? Here's a breakdown ahead of the June 23 vote. more

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It would be nice this year if like 10 percent of the news didn't make everything easier for the far-right. more

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

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The Jamaica coalition was always a homunculus – dead because it was never supposed to live. more

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Angela Merkel's fourth government will be one long coalition negotiation. Just like life, isn't it? more

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The election has not changed Merkel's mind – the German policy on refugees is still: keep them out and pretend you're not racist. more

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It was fun watching Frauke Petry walk out of the AfD's triumphal press conference this week. But it doesn't mean the party is disintegrating. more

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The AfD and their voters hate Germany's integration commissioner because they don't believe in integration. That's the whole point. more

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After 375 trial days, this week the prosecutors in the NSU trial started presenting their closing argument – and left everyone wondering if they knew what was happening. more

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Turkey is imprisoning people at will, Poland is subjugating the judiciary, Hungary is putting up anti-semitic posters and beating the shit out of migrants. Why are we still complaining about politics when democracy is being unravelled? more

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The Volksbühne under Frank Castorf was funny and exhausting and ingenious and dense and uncompromising and communist. Konrad will miss it. more

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Here's something nice about Helmut Kohl. more

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Why doesn't the "Die Welt" balloon have "Die Welt" anymore, and what's that have to do with the reason why German newspapers almost never criticize German businesses? more

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

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Saudi Arabia has said it won't bother Germany for more weapons again, because of the political problems. The German government is all like: Oh, we don't mind. We sold a load of "Dingos" to a Kurdish warlord. more

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Some Turkish people in Germany voted "Evet" (yes) in Erdoğan's referendum last Sunday. The German newspapers decided that this means society is collapsing, and Turkish people have to sort it out. more

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Merkel just hired Opel's chief lobbyist as her campaign manager. Because that's what CDU governments do. more

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There's more to the centre than just centrists – Martin Schulz is a real alternative to Angela Merkel. more

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Politics and diplomacy are alright, but sometimes it takes dull bureaucracy to resist dictators like Erdoğan. So cheer for health and safety regulations in the town of Gaggenau. #FreeDeniz more

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Germany has an old rule when it comes to foreign despots – condemn first then do business. It's working for Trump too. more

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There is no tolerating Nazis. That is the whole point of Germany. more

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