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PODCAST! As AKK resigns, Megan and Konrad ask: What now for the CDU? Also, a strange encounter in Dresden, and Ai Weiwei vs Berlin. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berlin street among most polluted in Germany, calls to relaunch Love Parade, Berlin property mogul donates €100k to AfD, Storm Sabine damage, theft at landmark church, people flown back from Wuhan, and more! Read more

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PODCAST! Germany confronts its soul in Thuringia, again. The ins and outs of egg donation. And how many people actually got locked up for getting on a Berlin U-Bahn with no ticket? Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berlin joins protests against FDP, BVG asks Berlin government to save driver service Berlkönig, skyscraper hotel for Neukölln, yet another embarrassing delay for Lüders Haus, an end to Berlin beer fest, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berlinale to suspend Alfred Bauer Prize amid Nazi allegations, Berlin Mayor will not seek re-election, rough sleepers solidarity, CDU going potty over marijuana, activist upstages Siemens boss, coronavirus, and more! Read more

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PODCAST! EXB politics columnist Konrad Werner joins host Megan for a weekly German news chat. This week, Konrad visits Grüne Woche, what farmers are angry about, and a non-terrorist attack in Germany. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Staatsballet directors quit, rally to save Neukölln club, new science campus for Berlin, WWII bomb causes travel chaos, discussions for a city-wide ban on burner engines, and more! Read more

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PODCAST! EXB politics columnist Konrad Werner joins host Megan for a weekly German news rant. This week, Siemens and Australia, Malta and the EU, and Berlin's "African Quarter". Read more

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In the German papers this week: More investment than ever for Berlin startups, tractor protest set for the weekend, a €6M staircase attraction at Humboldt, Fridays For Future is coming to your kiez, and more! Read more

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PODCAST! EXB politics columnist Konrad Werner joins host Megan for the only weekend German news summary you need. Read more

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It's a new year and there are a host of changes in everything from transport, to taxes, to new holiday days as well as big shifts on the cultural scene. Here's what you need to know as we slide into 2020. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Berlin to Damascus flight announced, grave of infamous Nazi opened, anarcho-feminists storm Deutsches Theater, Berlin is losing its trees, Hells Santas give to the homeless, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: BVG want to become a World Heritage Site, new business park and S-Bahn stations planned for Pankow, Berlin Mayor caught using polluting vehicle, Mitte to be car-free next summer, and more! Read more

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In the German papers this week: BER airport... finally? GDR medals stolen in Stasi Museum raid, Germany's education ranking drops, pillar of human remains at the Reichstag, tonne of illegal sheesh seized, and more! 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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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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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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