Yuletide greetings from China

Yuletide greetings from China

Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent for British daily The Times, gets in the Christmas spirit with toxic Chinese toys and Yuletide pawnshops.

Germany’s citizens in uniform

Germany’s citizens in uniform

Betraying Berlin

Betraying Berlin

The unhealthy cult of ageing

The unhealthy cult of ageing

All in the (royal) family

All in the (royal) family

The rime of the ancient minister

The rime of the ancient minister

The Greening of Berlin

The Greening of Berlin

August, nein Danke!

August, nein Danke!

Why every dentist needs a Prussian finca

Why every dentist needs a Prussian finca

Germany’s golden future

Germany’s golden future

Germany’s humour crisis

Germany’s humour crisis

Giving English the big kiss-off

Giving English the big kiss-off

Portnoy’s Podcast: Roger Boyes, the Pinkelwurst and Guido

Portnoy’s Podcast: Roger Boyes, the Pinkelwurst and Guido

Taxiing for takeoff at Berlin’s Tempelhof

Taxiing for takeoff at Berlin’s Tempelhof

Escaping in Berlin

Escaping in Berlin

The super nanny state

The super nanny state

Visiting Berlin’s past

Visiting Berlin’s past

Toasting times for Germany’s leftists

Toasting times for Germany’s leftists

Walking off the crisis

Walking off the crisis

Germany’s Rent-a-Granny future

Germany’s Rent-a-Granny future

Railing on Germany’s Prince of the Rails

Railing on Germany’s Prince of the Rails

Tom Cruise’s honourable mention

Tom Cruise’s honourable mention

Why Berlin needs David Bowie and not a polar bear

Why Berlin needs David Bowie and not a polar bear

From high finance to Hartz IV

From high finance to Hartz IV

Getting by in Germany during the global meltdown

Getting by in Germany during the global meltdown

Why beer and tight leather trousers don’t mix

Why beer and tight leather trousers don’t mix

Igniting Europe’s smoking revolution

Igniting Europe’s smoking revolution

Saving the German way

Saving the German way

The fox nose

The fox nose

Winning at the art of losing

Winning at the art of losing

Big-boned in Berlin

Big-boned in Berlin

The (second) breakfast of champions

The (second) breakfast of champions

A nation of 80 million Merkels

A nation of 80 million Merkels

Taking a bite out of voter apathy

Taking a bite out of voter apathy

The FDP’s Karneval conspiracy

The FDP’s Karneval conspiracy

Merkel doesn’t speak Icelandic

Merkel doesn’t speak Icelandic

Why Angie ain’t no Maggie

Why Angie ain’t no Maggie