14 June 2014 12:00 AM
The Wartburg is an imposing 11th-century castle perched on the edge of a 1,350ft precipice that overlooks the east German town of Eisenach.
10 June 2014 12:00 AM
The building is still widely referred to as the “Red Monastery”. From 1955 until shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 the six-storey, red brick complex on Berlin’s Rungestrasse was a communist shrine. Built between 1930 and 1933, it served as the “Karl Marx” high school and was the top political education centre in East Germany. More than 25,000 communist party officials were schooled there.
08 June 2014 12:00 AM
03 June 2014 12:00 AM
Friedrichshain is one of those trendy east Berlin boroughs better known for all-night bars, and student protests than far-right violence.
31 May 2014 12:00 AM
Sharp-eyed visitors to the Holocaust memorial will notice that something is going badly wrong at the acclaimed monument just nine years after it was opened.
26 May 2014 12:00 AM
Woody Allen coined the phrase “rats with wings” for Columba livia, the Latin name for the detested feral pigeon.
23 May 2014 12:00 AM
If it wasn’t for its nine-acre clay-pigeon shooting range, life in Landscheid – a small town in west Germany’s hilly Eifel region – might remain as slow and peaceful as it has since the end of the Second World War. The range has been used two days a week for close on 40 years. Nobody objected.
19 May 2014 12:00 AM
16 May 2014 12:00 AM
06 May 2014 12:00 AM
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