A Berlin hairdresser cuts the hair of homeless people for free, to help them regain their dignity as well as to improve their hygiene. They often tell her about their lives and about how they ended up on the streets.
Thousands of people, many of them children, with a right to rejoin family in Germany are stuck in Greece. Berlin blames Greek inefficiency, while critics say Germany doesn't try to expedite the refugees' arrival.
A Berlin court has sentenced a Syrian man to over two years in prison for trying to set fire to a homeless man. Five other young refugees were also convicted for taking part in the attack or failing to help the victim.
Six young men charged with the attempted murder of a homeless man in a Berlin station have appeared in court. The attack, which sparked national outrage, was likely a "spontaneous act of boredom," prosecutors said.
German political parties each have their stronghold. Germany's Left party dominates the Berlin district of Lichtenberg. 27 years after reunification, how much does the party rely on its East German past?
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