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Few immigrants to Germany get to vote and run for office. We talked to Wahlberliner candidates at next weekend's elections about their journeys into politics.
Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Brazilian dancer Rosiris Garrido.
One of the world’s most successful techno DJs talks about his work for Prada, and stays cool when his haircut is misunderstood on Instagram.
The international press seem obsessed with Merkel's allegedly popular nickname - but it's not as flattering as it might seem.
Besides the national Bundestagswahl, three influential votes are happening in Berlin on 26th September. Here's what's at stake.
A visit to mask-free London shows why Brits could do with being a bit more Berlin.
Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Cameroonian artist and composer Tanka Fonta.
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Meet rapper Black Prez, who isn’t just recording and dropping albums. He’s also acting as well as moderating YouTube videos for Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg.
New York has an equivalent to Spätis, its bodegas. But coming from Los Angeles, where I’ve lived for the last 12 years, the Späti was a revelation.
Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Anglo-German Maurice Frank.
Nicholas Rose went viral with a video accusing club staff of racism and queerphobia. They told us what club venues and attendees need to learn from their story.
Two world collided for our author when they found themselves watching a very Berlin play - on stage in Copenhagen.
Two members of Berlin's international community are taking aim at the things we hate - and love - about the city with a popular Instagram meme page.
Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Daði Freyr from Iceland.
Our columnist had been trying to help save the environment by commuting by bike – but an outraged driver had other plans.
A new kind of English is flourishing in Europe, the linguist Marko Modiano says - especially after Brexit.
What started as a novel way of building has become a new idea for manufacturing.
The Berlin Superhot Chili Project is buying peppers from local growers to create a sauce made in Berlin exclusively with Berlin ingredients.
We meet Samer Hafez, founder of Aleppo Supper Club, the Samariterkiez restaurant famous for its hummus – and community spirit.
It’s said that Germans love order – and that their society is a paradigm of orderliness. It’s nonsense – and in 2021, it’s less true than ever.
The Berliner at the head of psych-rock outfit Brian Jonestown Massacre on life and work in the pandemic.
Our reporter spoke with immigrants from Gambia and Senegal about shattered dreams, politics and corona.
A British photographer living in Berlin has struck a chord around the world with her project We Are Childfree.
Will Berlin's epic nightlife ever recover from the pandemic?
Industrial action has paralysed most rail service in the Berlin region, but a few trains are still running.
Mie Storm questioned the practice of putting her children into daycare – and wants to start a "care revolution"
Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Gianni Bettucci from Italy.
The fall of Kabul is a catastrophe for Europe as well as America, our author says – and poses serious questions for future transatlantic cooperation.
Every Monday, you'll find Berlin's English-language discussion podcast with Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson right here.
The number of injuries has also risen sharply. On a per kilometre basis, e-scooters are the most dangerous vehicles, according to the pedestrian lobby.
The German government spent €300,000 to prevent the release of secret documents about defeat devices.
The place of worship is part of the new European Center for Jewish Scholarship and is the first of at least two synagogues to return after World War II.
In a canoe on the Spree, by kayak on the Wannsee - a fresh way to explore Berlin's history from the water.
The Taliban victory in Kabul has triggered anxiety among Afghans living in the city.
The shuttered airport was once the site of an armaments factory and Nazi forced labour camps. Researchers have begun to shed new light on the zone.
When the sun goes down, 26-year-old Fletcher Mills enchants the Weserkiez with his balcony concerts.
The defendant rented a studio to teach but was shut down by corona. He came up with a different idea.
Workers at grocery app Gorillas continue to protest poor working conditions. But what's the greater picture?
XR and other groups plan to disrupt Berlin on a large scale. Berlin cops say too much is expected of them.
The city’s reputation as tolerant and inclusive for all often doesn’t hold true for marginalised groups like immigrants and trans women, our author says.
Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Stella Lee from North Korea.
More than 300 black-and-white pictures throughout the city commemorate the construction of the Wall 60 years ago.
Internationally acclaimed Berlin choreographer Constanza Macras on dance in the pandemic – and The Pose, her production staged in an empty Siemens factory.
Blockades, marches, civil disobedience - XR activists are being secretive about the details of what they have planned.