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Shut up and write, Leipzig!

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I walk nervously into the bar of a hotel in the center of Leipzig, not knowing what to expect. Maybe I appear as someone on their first date. Looking nervously around the room, trying to catch someone’s eye, hoping they’re going to show up. But straight away, I see the cheery, welcoming sign “Shut Up

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Blood donations: less than an hour to save someone’s life

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In this article we break down all the essential factors that make blood donations such a vital contribution to our health care system. Find out how you can save lives every time you donate and what goes into your first donation.

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How has social distancing affected you?

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Social distancing has become a major factor in our daily urban lives here in Leipzig. The Institute for Urban Development and Construction Science (ISB) has started a survey to get a deeper understanding of how Leipzigers are affected by the current situation. Find out here what the survey is trying to investigate and how you

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Amanda Palmer: a chat ahead of her Leipzig concert

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"It’s such a refreshing, no-bullshit and non-corporate way of working: to have a trusting audience who supports you unconditionally... I wish only more women and artists outside the commercial system could learn to harness the same power." - Amanda Palmer

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Pizza LAB under threat of being shut down

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This Lindenau space is one enjoyed by people from all walks of life. In the three years it has been run as a social project, Pizza LAB has donated all of its profits to local community initiatives. Now, it finds itself in need of donations to survive.

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Poggenburg far-right demo in Leipzig a major flop

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"There is one detail Poggenburg seems to have either forgotten or wilfully ignored: Leipzig is a red and green island in the Saxonian sea of blue, and the people here are very proud of it." A photojournalist at the scene gives us a play-by-play account.

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