The retirement of mayor Klaus Wowereit brings a special time in Berlin to a close.
"Poor, but sexy" is no understatement for Berlin. Since the Roaring 20s, the German capital has been known for its anything-goes take on sex. As DW's Janelle Dumalaon found out, sexual freedom can come with restrictions.
Berlin is full of paradoxes, but whether you're an asylum-seeker or an expat, Berlin is trying hard to welcome you. DW's Lillie Harman experienced first-hand just how intolerant - and welcoming - the capital can be.
Berlin Food Week just kicked off, offering visitors cooking demonstrations, lectures and food markets. It's proof of Berlin's food craze and the fact that its culinary scene is catching up with the rest of the world.
From the cafes and nightclubs to the concert halls and museums - what's being talked about in Berlin? DW's Berlin columnists bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
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