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Kristi Schmidt

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

Features

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

Food & Drink

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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In the German papers this week: an anti-gentrification protest to save Aldi, e-raids on e-scooters, SUV accident debate, panda name controversy and more! Read more

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Last chance to see the Deutsches Historisches Museum's Weimar exhibit, a multi-media walk through of the short-lived republic's political struggles, cultural leaps and progressive aspects of Weimar life. Through Sep 22. 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: over-worked Berliners, e-scooter protests, new holiday for cyclists, showers for the homeless and more! Read more

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