From Leipzig to Berlin and on to the Baltic on a tight budget. Two students take the challenge, using various alternative offers for hotel stays and rail tickets. Can they do it on 200 euros?
The German government will shut down a Berlin hostel after it emerged that the site is North Korean embassy property and had been leased in violation of UN rules.
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.
Losers or winners of globalization? At the Berlin poetry festival, Ai Weiwei and Yang Lian connect through verse and on a T-shirt, while a Chinese factory worker becomes a literary star through her migrant worker poetry.
Horst Seehofer and Austria's Sebastian Kurz want to close a key route for immigrants and refugees arriving from the Mediterranean. Representatives from Austria, Germany and Italy will discuss the plan next week.
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