Waldemar Paulsen was an undercover police officer in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg in the 1970s. His beat was the red-light district, the Reeperbahn. Now he's written a book about his experiences.
Under new rules for the oldest profession, prostitutes in Germany required to register themselves. However, authorities in the city of Hamburg believe only a fraction there have done so.
A German court has ruled that the Federal Employment Agency does not have to advertise red light district jobs on its site. The agency argued it wanted to protect young users, though the ads called for receptionists.
How does it feel to spend a night in a hotel in your own city? DW's Gero Schliess takes a look at Berlin through the eyes of a tourist.
Germany's best-known drag queen, Olivia Jones, takes us on a tour of the notorious Reeperbahn in St. Pauli’s red-light district, with quick-fire quips, risqué bars and quirky anecdotes.
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