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Assassinations, socialism and conspirators’ dens: Inside Berlin’s Rote Insel

Take a trip to Schöneberg's Rote Insel (or Red Island), an unassuming neighbourhood with an astounding history.


How artist Franz Wanner investigates the dark past of German industry

With near-analytical precision, Franz Wanner's 'Mind the Memory Gap' uncovers the forced labour that built Germany's modern […]


The killing of Horst Wessel: Uncovering a Berlin Nazi murder mystery

Horst Wessel was shot in his apartment in 1930. Years later, the exact motive for his murder […]

Monday 6, May

Berlin Finance Ministry wants to give away Goebbels’ Nazi villa

The villa, which once belonged to Hitler's Nazi propaganda minster Joseph Goebbels, will be demolished if it's […]

Editor's Column

How Berlin’s Roma-Sinti communities are claiming their place on the German stage

With their Berlin memorial under threat, Roma and Sinti communities are constructing their own theatres of memory.


Megan’s Megacan: On the campaign trail in Bayern

Konrad Werner heads to the land of Brezls for the election campaign as Markus Söder seeks re-election […]


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