Yasmin Helal

Enjoyed by many, despised by more and vilified by local media, e-scooters were the topic that dominated politics, news and Späti discussions this summer. Now with thousands of e-scooters on Berlin streets, here's how it all began. Read more

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Six e-facts about the new go-to transport for Berliners, from their role in women's emancipation, to whether they're really safer than bikes and if they are really an eco-friendly option. Read more

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The e-scooter revolution has landed in Berlin. With Lime clocking up 1M rides in just 11 weeks, Circ extending its reach and Voi set to unveil a second model, we decided to put Berlin's e-scooter brands to the test. Read more

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Love the convenience of hopping on an e-scooter? Well it could land you on the wrong side of the law. With a lot of confusion about what the regulations are, we collect the five golden rules to scoot by to stay safe - and avoid a fine! Read more

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Discover Football Home Game 2016, Alexa Vachon

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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

In the German papers this week: Rainstorms disrupt traffic, BER faces security test, shoppers move downtown, the city counts its homeless and more... Read more

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In the German papers this week: Building around Tempelhof, Berlin tries to curb diesel, party tourists live up to the term and more... Read more

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In the German papers this week: The police look into rightwing activity, solidarity income goes into effect, the Späti wars continue and more... Read more

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Got visitors in town? Or maybe you've got free time of your own and are looking for new ways to explore your city but need a little help. Either way, no matter who you are, there is a tour for you. Read more

Insider Tips

In the German papers this week: €1 BVG tickets, the jellyfish explosion, Berliners vs. the post and more... Read more


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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