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In the German papers this week: Berlin reacts to Halle shooting, Extinction Rebellion protest, AfD convention fail, fire at landmark döner and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berlin debates state of emergency for climate change, 'man-sized' S-Bahn tickets, a prison break, angry cheerleaders, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Politicians tell drug dealers to "go fuck yourselves", extremists hijack Friday For Future, public transport price hike made official, Berlin marathon, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: #AllefürsKlima march, cheaper transport for a day, car fires, Brexit advice from the UK government, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: #instacops, rethinking the East Side Gallery, AfD gain ground in Brandenburg, panda babies and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berliner Polizei rebrand their image, human trafficking, an end to free street finds, Spree-swimming cancelled - again! And more... Read more

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This Friday, June 28 cult US poet Robert Lundquist gives a rare reading in Berlin, alongside some of Berlin’s best contemporary poets. Ahead of the evening, Lundquist's own editor Heathcote Ruthven gives you the story of this astounding character. Read more

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

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

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

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

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A Q&A with the head of the cop shop on Alex. Read more

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Forget about Kotti: Alexanderplatz is Berlin’s #1 crime hotspot. The number of crimes in the area has doubled over the last decade. Our reporter spent an afternoon with the new police unit set up to patrol the square. Read more

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

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A weekly round-up of news stories that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. This week: Antisemitism on the streets and on stage, the AfD and the world's famous club... Read more

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REVIEW! Julianne Moore and Matt Damon make a highly entertaining pair in SUBURBICON, but George Clooney's weakly revived Coen Brothers script struggles to make a real dent. Read more

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OUT NOW! Robert Pattinson continues to work against his YA rep and his efforts really pay off in GOOD TIME. 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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The murder trial for Luke Holland, a British expat killed in Neukölln last September, is on now. The reason he may have been gunned down? Speaking English. Read more

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Last week, the German Finance Ministry said it was thinking about ordering a €5000 cap on cash payments. They said it was for fighting crime and terrorism, because that's the easiest for you to understand. Read more

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