Brexit MAY be upon us, but British life in Berlin continues. We spoke to Brits planning their future here, met with some of the city's noteworthy English(wo)men, Scots and Welsh and found the best places to buy UK essentials. Out now! Read more

From impossible romances to extramarital sex slaves, three Berliners share their personal stories. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Looking to spice up your sex life? The Prude & Pervert card game is here to indulge your fantasies – all without having to do the deed (if you don't want to). Read more


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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Thought love was impossible in the singles capital of Germany? Hookup apps have come to the rescue of reluctant committalists! We meet three Berlin couples who successfully swiped their way into each other’s lives. Read more

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As millennials tinder their way through innumerable first dates, the L-word seems more scary and elusive than ever. Germany’s veteran couples therapist Wolfgang Schmidbauer shares his insights. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

From hookup apps to polyamory, from impossible and extramarital romance to the psychology of love, we explore how Berliners are finding each other in Germany's singles capital. Also: The Berlinale is upon us and our film team has the lowdown. Read more


Rosa Luxemburg’s letters reveal an emotional depth, a love of nature and a sensuality light years away from the implacable cold-hearted revolutionary she’s remembered as. Read more


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


Exberlinale Interview: Pascal Plante's punk love

INTERVIEW! Our critic sits down with the writer/director Pascal Plante, whose debut feature, Les Faux Tatouages (Fake Tattoos), is this year's clear standout in the Generation programme Read more

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The Exberlinale Blog: The Generation game

Today we're singing the praises of the festival's youth strand and a Guy Maddin oddity. Read more

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The Exberlinale Blog: Fake tattoos and fake westerns

Day two of the festival served up another big red carpet premiere, but we were more impressed by an under-the-radar Canadian teen drama. Read more

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Is the BVG the new Tinder? With the help of "Meine Augenblicke", you just might be able to reach out to that sexy stranger you locked eyes with on the U-Bahn yesterday. Read more


OUT NOW! Fragmented KNIGHT OF CUPS is short on conventional narration but relentless with its masterful pace. Read more


In case you missed it! From hefty stories about the NSA, Nazis and religious radicals to hot topics like GEMA, sexism in the tech industry and animal love to killer profiles of fascinating personalities, last year had no shortage of scoops. Read more


John Riceburg's nuptials were a walk down the bureaucratic aisle, but for someone not so sure about institutional matrimony in the first place, he's basking in the practical benefits. Join John at Laika for a reading of his essay on Oct 8. Read more


Summer is sizzling so why shouldn't your love life be too? With these handy apps you can swipe, tap and ogle your way to true love or if that's not your style... a hot, sticky one night fling. Read more

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OUT NOW! Based on the novel of the same name, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS lives up to expectations and stears clear of the worst clichés. Read more


OUT NOW! METÉORA tells the highly stylised tale of a Greek orthodox monk and nun as their forbidden love threatens their common faith. Read more


Our June issue is here, and love is in the air! We talk to perfect and odd couples, visit a BDSM guru, test out dating apps, pick up chicks on Alex and answer the ultimate question: why can't smart, sexy women find lasting love in Berlin? Read on... Read more

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