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

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It’s not easy to find a convenient and welcoming space to work as an artist – especially if you’re weary of pretentious male techies. The Workshop is an inviting alternative to just that. more

Insider Tips

Being a sugar baby may sound easy – you just have to show up and look pretty – but in reality, it is a harsh, competitive world of high expectations and hard work. Yet many millennials across the world choose to make a living by it. We spoke to two. more

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With gruelling hours, sniping colleagues and testosterone laced atmospheres, the food and drink industry is one of Germany’s most misogynous. The few women who’ve made it don’t have time to discuss gender equality – they just do it. more

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Student workers at Berlin universities are on their second week of strikes. Wladek loves it – even though they are closing the libraries where he likes to write. more

Opinion

After Exberliner published an article about the exploitation of food delivery workers, a couple of Deliveroo riders contacted us to set the record straight: their situation is becoming even worse. more

Zeitgeist

Wladek doesn't like bosses any more than the next guy. What would a boss-free world look like? more

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You've seen them zipping around town: mad missionaries for Berlin's two food delivery giants. With how many are seemingly taking over the streets, the work must be lucrative. Reporter Alice Klar hopped on her bike and tried both to find out. more

Zeitgeist

On Tuesday, visitors to the Botanical Garden saw a few activists in black hoodies climb to the top of one of the green houses. Wladek explains why. more

Opinion

Nobody tips in Berlin... or do they? As it happens, there are ways to base your entire livelihood mostly or entirely on gratuities. You might have to get a bit more creative than waiting tables, though! more

Zeitgeist

Are refugees employable? The facts, the bureaucratic maze, the official and unofficial initiatives... and the (rare) success stories. more

Zeitgeist

Organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the Futurale film festival turns a timely eye on tomorrow’s labours of love, man and machine through seven documentaries. Catch it at Arsenal Nov 5-8. more

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Sometimes boys just wanna have fun, and sometimes boys just wanna be on their own. From fisting to 'staches to fraternities, we checked out five Berlin boys' clubs. more

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Come on guys, everyone knows that work is basically an ideology. Sometimes the government even admits it. more

Opinion

Udo Voigt

Udo Voigt in front of the NPD Berlin headquarters in Köpenick on December 5, 2011. Photo by Maia Schoenfelder

Finding a job after 60 is not easy nowadays. But former NPD leader Udo Voigt’s recruitment prospects are less than nil. And it’s not just a matter of age. Graham Anderson met Germany's most unemployable sexagenarian. more

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Neukölln Weserstr.

Photo by Sigrid Malmgren

Before we dive into 2012, here are a few stats to help you understand THIS tired old year. more

Opinion

One woman turns whore for a night to assess her survival potential among Berlin’s brothel scene. We sat down with her to get a candid look at a local take on the oldest profession. more

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