Five films that shaped the GDR’s legacy – and what east Germans think of them today

Five films that shaped the GDR’s legacy – and what east Germans think of them today

Nearing the 30 year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we explore how five films compare to the real East Germany and how east Germans feel about these portrayals of their former state.

A very lonely Chancellor to ‘green’ energy: how we’ll remember 2017

A very lonely Chancellor to ‘green’ energy: how we’ll remember 2017

Planes, trains and the Dalai Lama – in pics

Planes, trains and the Dalai Lama – in pics

Beer tunnels, crashes and winter – week in pics

Beer tunnels, crashes and winter – week in pics

Pants, polar bears, planes – the week in pics

Pants, polar bears, planes – the week in pics

Skiing, UFOs and cocaine bananas

Skiing, UFOs and cocaine bananas

Ten things to look out for in 2014

Ten things to look out for in 2014

The Local’s most popular stories of the year

The Local’s most popular stories of the year

From Gabriel to glühwein – seven days in pictures

From Gabriel to glühwein – seven days in pictures