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A Victim of Its Own Success: Berlin Drowns in Tourist Hordes and Rising Rents – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International

Article by Wiebke Hollersen and Dirk Kurbjuweit at Spiegel Online Berlin is struggling to maintain its identity as its popularity soars. Budget tourists are flocking to the German capital, eager to sample the famous nightlife, while Scandinavian investors are snapping … Continue reading

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Graveyard Fun: Munich Park Crowds Lead to Cemetery Play – Spiegel Online

Fancy a children’s birthday party in the shade of a marble angel or sunbathing between gravestones? Munich’s green spaces have become so overrun that joggers, families and students have taken their recreational activities to the city’s cemeteries. But some are shocked by the irreverence.

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Powerful Pipes and Pipelines: Can Eurovision Burnish Azerbaijan’s Image? – Spiegel Online – Zeitgeist

Azerbaijan, the largest country in the Caucasus region, won the Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Saturday night. The next event in 2012 will bring an often forgotten country, which has seen its fortunes rise in recent years due to its … Continue reading

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