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Reichstagsbrand: Zum 90. Jahrestag

In der Nacht des 27. Februar 1933 wurde der Reichstag in Brand gesetzt. Der 24-jährige Niederländer Marinus van der Lubbe wurde auf der Stelle verhaftet. Er wurde am 10.01.1934 in Leipzig durch das Fallbeil hingerichtet und in einem nicht gekennzeichneten Grab auf dem Leipziger Südfriedhof beigesetzt. Es folgt der erste Teil eines Serieninterviews, das Nils

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Björk’s “Cornucopia” and the dream of a sustainable future

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Like her character in "Dancer in the Dark," Björk turns a tragedy into a musical in "Cornucopia." The iconic genre-bending artist is able to stare over the edge of the cliff with a stubborn hope as we all hurtle towards it. We attended her concert in Leipzig on 24 November and share our insights with

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Michael Raschke: “When they opened the Berlin Wall, I cried”

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As Leipzig prepares to honour the demonstrators who brought the communist dictatorship of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) to an end, Jane Whyatt discovers an unsung hero of October 1989 with a different view of history.

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The History of the Leipzig Marathon

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LeipGlo sports writer Alfred Weis looks at the history of the Leipzig Marathon, which started with just a few hundred runners in the 70s.

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

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Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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How much do you know about Easter?

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Jesus! So many dates, so little time - hard to keep them straight. This guide takes you from Carnival to Pentacost, passing through this Sunday, and tells you how it all fits together into one bigger picture.

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