How the döner kebab won Germany’s heart
The nation’s favourite fast food has become an economic bellwether, a shorthand for social attitudes and an enduring symbol of integration, but are its salad days over?
From Cairo to Berlin, with love
Nothing feels like home, but you can learn to love it
Neo-Nazis are terrorising a diverse Berlin neighbourhood
As German courts allow another right-wing extremist to walk free, victims of an emboldened far-right group call for justice
‘Berlin felt like a home that was waiting for us’
A Kurdish-Danish couple navigate visa restrictions and travel bans to find married bliss in Germany
The internet is filled with cheap, inaccurate Rumi merch
Selling his quotations can be a lucrative side hustle — but it risks secularising the Sufi poet’s Islamic identity
Cologne becomes the first German city to allow mosques to broadcast the Friday adhan
While protesters and sections of the media have criticised the mayor’s decision, many Muslims see the initiative as a valuable opportunity for engagement with the local community
The hero and the traitor: A tale of two brothers in WWI
How two siblings took opposite sides during the First World War, with one defecting to the Germans and the other awarded a Victoria Cross.
Dual citizenship will transform the lives of millions of Muslims in Germany
After a longstanding ban, the nation’s government is proposing that people from non-EU countries, such as Turkey, should be allowed to hold multiple nationalities