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Heartfelt poetry for the Ausländeramt

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There's poetry in German bureaucracy. (Photo: public domain)

Behind foggy glasses they ask me if I want to bleib (stay) here for immer (always) / Immer is such a long dirty word

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5 things I hate about Hong Kong

in Philosophies/Society by
A Hong Kong resident tells us why life for him in the hyped up city is far from fab.

“As a local, I was born and grew up here. Part of me always feels bewildered about the positive comments uttered from the mouths of tourists about this overcrowded city.”

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International bike polo players flock to Böhlitz-Ehrenberg

in Leipzig/Sports by
The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)

The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party).

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Media repression series: Ukraine calling

in Politics/Society by
Yevhen Hershov writes about media repression in Ukraine in the 2010s; published as part of a LeipGlo series on the theme.

How much has Ukraine really changed after Euromaidan? We hear from a young Ukrainian studying media, society and international relations at Leipzig and Wroclaw universities.

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How to eat your way through Rome

in Food/Travel by
An American foodie's favorite stops during her delicious tour through Rome, Italy.

Italy is obviously known for its amazing food, and Rome is no exception. But what exactly should you eat, and where should you get it??

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FKK: nudism, me and eastern Germany

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig/Society by
This alternative pair lay on a stony place nearby Rewe (after their shopping) in Plagwitz (Zschochersche Str.) on 17 May, 2017. They agreed with the publication. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

“Here too it was ‘all nude, all the time,’ and we had to pick our way to chairs through a gaggle of naked, 60ish women who reclined leafing through back issues of SuperIllu, a sort of eastern German version of People magazine specializing in former GDR celebrities and their offspring.”

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