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Not living your best life? Feeling guilty about it? Well, we've charted the path to redemption! Here's 15 great causes to get involved in and clear your conscience for 2020. Read more

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It's a new decade - and time to deal with old guilt! Can we offset our air miles? Make our everyday more sustainable? We chart the route to redemption. Also: Berliners confess, mum shaming gone crazy and colonial guilt going unacknowledged. Out now! Read more

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INTERVIEW! A coach for the CHAMPIONS ohne GRENZEN women's football team, a Berlin-based project aimed at integrating and supporting newly-arrived refugees, tells us the goals that really count. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

The Gorki inaugurates its temporary “container” stage and the new Spielzeit with Sebastian Nübling's take on another Heiner Müller play following last season's "Hamletmaschine". More clowns on stage! Read more

Theatre & Dance

In the German papers this week: Cleaner tap water, e-scooter madness, a post-communist makeover, Berlin support for Sea Watch captain Carola Rackete and more... Read more

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A weekly round-up of news stories that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. Read more

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Bookworm or not: if it’s a good read, it’s a good gift. We’ve rounded up some of Berlin’s best new books for under the tree. 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 single wheel is trapped in a block of concrete, stuck in time and passage. It is part of Gary Hume’s series Wonky Wheels, which includes 14 imperfectly shaped, colourful free-standing wheels... Read more

Art & Exhibitions

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

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Germany's so-called 'integration courses' are supposed to teach new arrivals the basics of local language, life and culture to help them find a job and become active members of their adopted society. But why aren't these classes working? Read more

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Syrian exile Mohammad Al Attar on "The Factory" – an indictment of Western multinationals’ role in his country’s war. Read more

Theatre & Dance

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

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INTERVIEW! Karim Aïnouz on how he changed his focus from Berlin’s three airports to refugees in film "Zentralflughafen THF". It hits Berlin cinemas on Jul 5. Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Ahmet Öğüt on the seriousness of his miniature buildings in his exhibition Hotel Résistance, on at KOW through Jan 28. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

INTERVIEW! Canadian filmmaker Jo-Anne Velin on her documentary "The Picture of the Day", about the residents of town of Trögltz, site of the infamous 2015 arson attack on a refugee shelter. The film screens tonight, 8pm at the Kulturbrauerei Kino. Read more

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For the past two years, the old town hall building in City West functioned as an emergency refugee shelter for over 2000 people. Now, the building is closing down. It's an explosive situation with fear and anger running high among the residents. Read more

Politics

The election has not changed Merkel's mind – the German policy on refugees is still: keep them out and pretend you're not racist. Read more

Opinion

Summer is over and soon Berlin’s streets will be flooded by children with enormous backpacks and even bigger candy-filled Schultüten. But Berlin has no shortage of e-resources for students of all backgrounds and ages. Read more

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