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Berliners are spoiled for choice when it comes to galleries and museums, but they also host some standout cafés and restaurants. Here's nine of the best, newest and finest food experiences to be found within Berlin’s exhibition halls. Read more

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INSIDER TIP: Tasty, all-natural hummus in creative and delicious flavour combinations? Look no further than The Hummus Guys! The husband and wife duo behind the new Schöneberg shop serve up 13 varieties, all vegan and free from additives. Read more

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INSIDER TIP! Daniella Barriobera Canal's almost-too-pretty-to-eat creations are a masterclass in the notoriously difficult to perfect French éclair. With unexpected flavour combinations like matcha and black sesame, her deserts are a must try! Read more

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Master pizzaiolo Alessandro Leonardi's new restaurant Futura Pizza serves up 12 variations of delicious pizza pies all crafted with flawless rustic dough and adorned with premium-quality toppings entirely sourced from small Italian producers. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Doctor stabbed during lecture, skyscraper for Alexanderplatz, terror suspect arrested, newspaper boss a former Stasi spy, famous kebab stand relocates, controversial politician declares her final term, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Tesla factory for Berlin, new outcry against hostel renting from North Korea, thousands evacuated for WWII bomb, Trump rejects Berlin Wall gift, forestation plan for Tempelhofer Feld, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Flight chaos, benefit sanctions capped, leftist protest turns violent, Berlin hate speech arrest, Moviemento crowdfunding for survival, U5 shutdown for a woman in labour, and more! Read more

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The industrious Korean-German entrepreneur behind restaurant and now brand 'Kimchi Princess' tells us how she donned a tiara and brought Korean home-style cooking to the Berlin trendset. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Ahead of Stasi-monitored East German photographer Harald Hauswald's talk on Nov 7 at the Stasi Museum, he tells us more about his work capturing everyday life of people in East Berlin and his experience as a dissident artist in the GDR. Read more

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In the German papers this week: U8 tragedy sparks safety debate, better public WiFi initiative underway, police name change for 21st century, new homelessness winter initiative, and more! Read more

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With the Korea Independent Film Festival kicking off at Babylon Mitte on Oct 31 through Nov 5, we find out films are just one part of K-culture that's crashing Berlin. We've scouted out the best places to source Korean food, fashion, beauty and more! Read more

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After instantly becoming (another) best-seller in his native France upon release in January, novelist Michel Houellebecq's "Serotonin" was finally published in English this September - and he's proved as divisive and controversial as ever. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Mietendeckel is official, cocaine taxis on the rise, tractor blockade at Victory Column, mass recall of contaminated milk, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berlin busted as a cocaine capital, terror attack preparations, BVG's questionable efficiency bid, puppy police, and more! Read more

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We didn't think we'd like buckwheat so much! Kreuzberg-based Café Nullpunkt's all-organic gluten-free brunch menu will certainly sweeten your day. Hang around on Thursdays to catch their weekly after-work drinks with live acts and performances. Read more

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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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We check out Berlin's new science-based museum/public lecture hall mash-up. With 3D printers, robots, a free exhibition and a skywalk with a 360° city view, it's a must to get your futuristic science fix. Catch their free AI lecture on Oct 10. 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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