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Foreign newspapers and magazines, they provide a view of which topics the national media consider worthy of headlines. They vary a lot in readability, choose one that suits your level.

Berliner Zeitung
Berliner Zeitung
The Berliner Zeitung is a German daily newspaper based in Berlin. It was founded in East Germany in 1945 and continued publication after the reunification.
Bild
Bild
The Bild newspaper is a popular German tabloid, full of gossip and sensationalism, has a massive circulation, and is read by every politician.
Der Spiegel
Der Spiegel
Der Spiegel is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg. It is one of Europe's largest publications of its kind, with a weekly circulation of 840,000.
Die Welt
Die Welt
Die Welt is a German national daily broadsheet and has a circulation of about 190,000.
Die Zeit
Die Zeit
Die Zeit is a popular German weekly newspaper, published in Hamburg, and has a circulation of over 500,000.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (AKA “FAZ”) is a centre-right, liberal-conservative German newspaper, founded in 1949. It is published daily in Frankfurt am Main and has a circulation of about 255,000.
Hamburger Abendblatt
Hamburger Abendblatt
The Hamburger Abendblatt is a German daily newspaper published in Hamburg. The newspaper focuses on news in and around Hamburg. Politically the paper is mildly conservative, but usually pro-government.
Junge Freiheit
Junge Freiheit
The Junge Freiheit (AKA “JF” or “Young Freedom”) is a German weekly newspaper for politics and culture, established in 1986, and has a circulation of about 25,000.
Nachrichtenleicht
Nachrichtenleicht
Perfect for students, Nachrichtenleicht (AKA News Easy) is a news website that uses simple language. It was created specifically for people who have difficulty with German language. The news stories change weekly, and each story is accompanied by additional notes and an mp3 file for listening practice.