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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.

Thursday 4, April

WWII bomb discovered at West Berlin construction site

In the sleepy neighbourhood of Schmargendorf, construction workers have uncovered a 100-kilogram bomb that had been lying […]


Brutalism in Berlin: 12 iconic buildings

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

Second World War

1945 in photos: Berlin rebuilds from the rubble of WWII

At the end of WWII, Berlin lay in ruins. We compare the city's landmarks as they were […]

Editor's choice

Provenance Research: Tracking down looted art

The Akademie der Kunst's current exhibition, Provenance Research, takes an unflinching look at the often dark history […]


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