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Ex-Stasi officer put on trial for deadly border shooting 50 years later

On Thursday, an 80-year-old former Stasi officer was put on trial for the alleged murder of Czesław […]

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Historic department stores: Berlin’s (mostly) vanished temples of consumerism

At their peak, Berlin's department stores were temples of consumption. Most of them don't exist anymore - […]

History

Christmas in Berlin: A festive photo history

Dive into a festive time capsule with these photos of Berlin Christmas celebrations over the last century.

Architecture

The crazy, unrealised architectural projects of 20th century Berlin

Berlin has some magnificently wacky buildings, but did you ever wonder about all the great architectural projects […]

Architecture

Berlin’s vanished buildings: 12 treasures lost to time

Berlin buildings have a habit of disappearing. Here are 12 important buildings that are lost to history.

Architecture

Brutalism in Berlin: 12 iconic buildings

Bold and beautifully austere, here are our 12 most striking examples of Brutalist architecture in Berlin.

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