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An architect’s jaunt through Leipzig

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Rubab Paracha shares her impressions of Leipzig as a curious Ausländer and architect by trade. Photo: Rubab Paracha

I always wonder how the architects who designed these buildings with a specific purpose in mind would react if they saw the way their buildings are used today.

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Women’s rights activist goes “Global Girls”

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Dirt road in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: Catherine Davis

“I believe that it is not enough to simply sympathize with these women. We must take action. Voices that echo with passion and determination are the key to ending these rights violations.”

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“Pre Work” party trend hits Leipzig

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INNSIDE by Meliá, a recently opened hotel in Leipzig, is now hosting bi-weekly pre work parties. Photo courtesy of Maria Löding, INNSIDE Leipzig

It’s early morning on a work day. You spot spinning records and Bloody Mary’s – with or without alcohol. You can pick your poison, or your elixir.

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Guarani-Kaiowá bring their fight to Leipzig

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50 people attended an event at Leipzig's Die Villa discussing the plight of the Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous people. Photo: Daisy Lange; story published by The Leipzig Glocal

“I am here in Europe in search of an arm, of a hand, in search of brethren, in search of that big heart that is sensitized by this cause, because the food that is eaten here in Europe comes with Indian blood.” – Ládio Veron

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Startup Safary: follow the signs and $cents

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These hounds are digging up the city’s industrial past and transforming it into a new play field full of balls, bones and postmen. Have a look at this event insider’s “pick of the pack” for Startup Safary (11 and 12 May).

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Common sense tips to enjoy Karli Beben

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Stages line the sidewalks. The smell of street food wafts from the outdoor stands. Here’s how to be savvy, safe and (hopefully) satisfied visiting Südvorstadt’s street festival this Saturday.

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