The blend of Kreuzberg’s global flair and Friedrichshain’s party vibe is especially popular with visitors to Berlin. The former is a microcosm of multicultural harmony and the latter on example of post-Wall reinvention.
Berlin's popularity with tourists is growing, but so is local residents' resentment: noise, rubbish levels and prices are rising. Is the tourism boom backfiring? We assess the mood in Berlin's Kreuzberg district.
Tourism in Berlin is booming. But not everybody is happy about it. Too many parties, too much waste, people groan. Nobody is shouting for a cutoff yet, but DW columnist Gero Schliess recommends prompt action.
Berlin's government wants to ban sexist ads across the city after three districts set out similar plans. Advertisers say the issue is irrelevant, but local politicians say misogynist advertising influences children.
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