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Anna Gyulai Gaal

With the city’s canine population on the rise, what is being done to dispose of
 the tons of turds they are leaving behind? Not enough according to anti-dog-poop activists. Read more

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Love triangles sound exciting, but can they be sustainable? And what happens when kids are involved? We talked to polyamorous Berliners about the highs and lows of open relationships. Read more

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Finding a flat in a decent neighbourhood is becoming increasingly difficult. Unless you’re ready to pay big bucks. What happened to Berlin’s legendary affordable housing? And how did we get here? Read more

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Germany's so-called 'integration courses' are supposed to teach new arrivals the basics of local language, life and culture to help them find a job and become active members of their adopted society. But why aren't these classes working? Read more

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The trial for April's infamous “Berlin kippa attack”, in which a young Syrian was filmed attacking a young Israeli wearing a kippa, kicked off on Tuesday. Is antisemitism being "imported" into Germany? We survey the situation. Read more

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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. Read more

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For the past two years, the old town hall building in City West functioned as an emergency refugee shelter for over 2000 people. Now, the building is closing down. It's an explosive situation with fear and anger running high among the residents. Read more

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Settlers from Israel are flocking to Charlottenburg, where they find synagogues, certified kosher shops and restaurants, a secure environment and many fellow Jews. Read more

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What would it look like if the AfD won? Where will Trump’s America be in four years? Hungarians have an idea – and it’s not pretty. Read more

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Eye drops as heroin substitute, anyone? In Berlin, pharmaceuticals are increasingly abused by addicts and recreational users alike. We spoke to a helpless pharmacist and an industrious "legal" dealer. Read more

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While pharmaceuticals are being used illegally, there's some good news: everyone's favourite illegal plant will finally be covered by health insurance. But not that easily. Read more

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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. Read more

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Over the last two years, some 75,700 people applied for asylum in Berlin. About half of them received it. Where do they live now? What does the future hold for them? Read more

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Over 7000 people are homeless in Berlin, but there are a lot more without a proper home to go to on a cold winter night. We met some of them at one of the busiest homeless shelters in town. EXTRA: How you can (easily) help out the shelter. Read more

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Kottbusser Tor’s never been boring. But recently, a rise in gang activity, assault and petty crime have led to the media dubbing Kotti a “no-go zone”. What’s going on in Berlin’s most volatile Kiez? Read more

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You don’t have to be a prostitute to make money off your body. The next time you want to afford one of life’s little luxuries, do what these Berliners did and use what nature gave you. Read more

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From cooking to blowjobs, special ‘language schools’ in Belarus, Ukraine and the Balkans train poor, young women in the art of seducing and holding onto Western men, before sending them ‘into the field’ as au pairs or in-house nurses. Meet two here! Read more

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How far would you go to help a refugee? These Berliners (all names changed) were willing to do whatever it took – even if it meant breaking the law. Read more

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