Berlin

A Book You Should All Read

Rose Gibbs | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rose Gibbs

The fact of rape is a terrible one: it's the inhumanity of deriving sexual pleasure in the face of another person's pain. Where sex might please in the pleasing of others, rape is its opposite. It becomes a violence like none other, a nightmare extreme of Schadenfreude.

Jessica Elgot

Germany's Most Prominent Eurosceptic Tells Britain 'Don't Leave The EU'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Politics

STRASBOURG -- Germany's most prominent Eurosceptic has said it would be "dangerous" for the UK to leave the European Union, calling on Britain to stay...

Student Dies After Confronting Men For Harassing Teenage Girls

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Germans are paying tribute to 23-year-old student Tugce Albayrak, who died on Friday after attempting to stop the harassment of two teenage girls. ...

The Walls That Still Stand 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Emily Wasik | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK
Emily Wasik

It's a run-of-the-mill Saturday night and you're at a concert in Manhattan's Lower East Side. While sauntering home to the Upper West Side at the cr...

25 Extraordinary Images That Show How Far Berlin Has Come In 25 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Jack Sommers | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

As the world marks 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, these striking images show how much has changed in a city once divided in two. On November...

Here's Why New York Has the Talent and the Attitude to Succeed in Mobile

James Connelly | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech
James Connelly

Firstly, it has the attitude, plus an enviable diversity of culture which is delivering its own unique and particular breed of new mobile apps. We're already working with a couple of home grown New York apps businesses such as Gilt, the designer sales shopping app.

Kenyan Breaks Men's Marathon Record

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Sport

Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record in Berlin as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes....

This Couple Live In An Enormous Nazi Bunker

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

Art collectors Karen and Christian Boros live in a very unique home; a Nazi bunker constructed in 1942 at the height of the Second World War. First...

Europe's Best Children's Museums 2014

Andrew Matthews | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The only voices that weren't heard were the ones of the marauding mountaineers themselves. Too young to comment? Maybe. Or perhaps they were just confused as to why there was an argument in the first place - 'We've got our own museums anyway.'

"Refugees Welcome -- Bring Your Families"

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Politics
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

A modern economy needs a constant flow of new labour -- both skilled and unskilled -- and immigration is the only way to get it. Germany, UK and America have built their economies on this and I met a lady from Silicone Valley, the centre of America's IT industry who said her industry's message to the US Government is simple: "give us more Indians."

London, the New Web Address for Londoners

Juan Lobato | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech
Juan Lobato

The increased interest in SMEs and domain names has however, brought to light some interesting stats. With a government report stating that there are over five million micro-businesses1 in the UK, it is surprising that over a third of them still don't have a website!

Spa and the City Berlin: A Spot of Serenity at Steinplatz

The Spa Spy | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Berlin isn't the first place you might visit to recharge your batteries. In fact, this city sleeps less than New York. But its huge collection of beautiful empty buildings and booming tourist numbers has started attracting high-end hotel groups looking for the next euro hotspot.

Priced Out of the (Art) Market

Jo Brooks | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jo Brooks

As you weave between the blooming orange trees, which beguilingly give out an aroma of comforting honey in the spring, in the garden of the grand but homely house of the late great poet and author Robert Graves, you feel he'd achieved what every artist craves - an inspiring base, studio or home where you can create.

I came here to stay

Thomas Azier | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Azier

All I know I wanted to build something from and give something to this city. 'Hylas' became the name of my album. It's a story about a boy who's trying to find water on an island and gets seduced by water nymphs. In the end they drown him and he becomes one of them. The nymphs as a metaphor for Berlin, this record became my ode to this wonderful phoenix.

Meditation:HereNowNeverNowhere

Jenny Tonge | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jenny Tonge

So, in Berlin and London, we are busy with getting the film off the ground. 4 am wake up calls, with meditation and bowing, followed by 6am breakfasts. We, currently 2 nations, 6 children, 3 ex-partners, numerous friends, and bits of Hollywood, are all working on this, this film HereNowNeverNowhere. It is pulling together the strengths of a patchwork family.

German Tour Week One: The Osnabrück Experience

Josephine | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Josephine

One week ago yesterday we started our tour across Germany with Ryan Sheridan and his band. The time has gone so fast, and there are still two full weeks to go. The highlight of the tour so far has to be the two days we spent in Osnabrück.

Stunning Pictures Of Holocaust Memorial Day As The Victims Are Remebered In Israel, Poland And Germany

Paul Vale | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Holocaust Memorial Day was remembered around in Europe, Israel and beyond on Monday, with Members of Israeli parliament attending a ceremony in the fo...

Google Sorry For 'Adolf Hitler Platz' Blunder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Tourists checking out the route to the next Berlin monument could have been forgiven for thinking their Google Maps app had taken them back in time. ...

Why Berlin Is Europe's Most Alluring City

George Gabriel | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

While some might be concerned about it being a hipster's playground overrun with murky nightclubs, there is much to suggest the city is for anyone curious enough to explore its rich and expansive avenues. Just being in Berlin is an experience in itself.

Berlin's First Cannabis Cafe: Could Berlin Become the Next Amsterdam?

Emily Wasik | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Emily Wasik

If Hermann's proposal gets approved in the near future, the "Berlin Wall of Pot" dividing the city's residents will come down, tourists will flock to the culture capital not just for the cheap living and turbulent nightlife but for cannabis cafes, and everyday Berliners will be able to pick up their ganja from a store counter, along with their milk and brötchen.

Girls on Film

La JohnJoseph | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
La JohnJoseph

Last week, pop performance artist, Alexander Geist released the video for a new track, "A Woman's Right to Choose". A mysterious medley of ambiguous apparitions and morose saxophone riffs, the video leads us on a journey into arch sarcasm, and on to a provocative exploration of gender identity.

German Politician Demands British Secret Service Hands Over Material 'Gathered' At Embassy In Berlin

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The British secret service has been asked to hand over information gathered on a leading German politician obtained via the UK embassy in Berlin. ...

News Punch: Honey, Crack and Super Mario

Marc Paterson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

News Punch has changed and now covers the week in lunacy. And where more appropriate a place to start than with Facebook?

Autumn Headline Tour Part One

Josephine | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Josephine

My headline tour across Europe seems like a bit of a blur now; a little whirlwind gone by. How much can one person fit into eight days? Well, here's a little answer for you, it's part one of the tour story, just the first four days... part two will come later.

Let There Be Light: Berlin's Festival of Lights Sets Art Capital Aglow

Emily Wasik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Emily Wasik

Berlin's ninth annual Festival of Lights kicked off last week, one of the best-known illumination festivals in the world, running from October 9 to October 20.