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Learn how to speak German like a silver screen icon
Dirty Harry. Photo: DPA

We all agree that there is no other option than to learn irregular German verbs by rote. But when you want a bit of downtime, why not learn from your big screen heroes?

10 German Christmas cookies you have to bake this winter
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Fire up your ovens and get ready to bake - here are ten festive German cookies and pastries that'll send your senses into paroxysms of yuletide joy.

Our 10-step guide for doing Christmas just like a German
How much chocolate could St Nick fit into this boot? Photo: DPA

Christmas is coming! And it would be very un-German of you to leave the preparations until the last minute.

7 events in Germany that'll make December unforgettable
A baker preparing the traditional giant Stollen treat in Dresden in 2014. Photo: DPA.

Winter is finally upon us, and Germany has kindly laid on a whole host of things to do to carry us through the final month of the year.

Why your children may have to work until 71 in Germany
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Top economic advisers to the German government have estimated that children today will have to work until they are 71 years old for the pension system to properly function.

Here's what Germans say all Christmas markets must have
The Chistmas market in Lübeck. Photo: DPA

Nobody knows better than the Germans how to create a cosy atmosphere at a Christmas market. A new survey shows exactly what treats Germans think a good Christmas market can't do without.

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7 frosty German sayings to make you a winter wordsmith
A mother leads her children "aufs Glatteis". Photo: DPA

As the cold, dark days of winter descend, you shouldn't just be content with the basics like "mir ist kalt". We teach you a few expressions that'll really impress your German friends!

These 10 German Christmas markets cannot be missed
The Christmas market in Nuremberg. Photo: DPA

There's no better way to prepare for Christmas than a good market, and Germany has an abundance on offer. From the traditional to the whacky, here are ten of the best from around the country.

7 things Germans do that make foreigners feel awkward
Waiters sometimes forget the "service" part of restaurant service. Photo: DPA

We all like living in Germany - why else would we be here? And by and large the people are wonderful, but some things they do still make us hot under the collar.

How to make your German Thanksgiving amazing
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It's still possible to have your own Turkey-day, even if you can't find the turkey.

Why Heidelberg is Germany's most inspiring city
Heidelberg. Photo: DPA.

The small, southwestern city was named Germany's most inspiring place to visit in a recent report. What is it about the university town that makes it so special?

This soppy German Christmas ad will bring you to tears
Screenshot of EDEKA Weihnachtswerbung YouTube video

Germany’s largest supermarket chain Edeka released their 2016 Christmas advert on Tuesday. Once again it left viewers in suspense before revealing its underlying message.

10 ways Frankfurt is no longer Germany's capital of dull
Frankfurt am Main. Photo: DPA

If you're a banker about to be sent from London to Frankfurt, don't worry! "Mainhattan" is now a thriving cultural hub, argues the Frankfurt Expat blog.

What businessman Trump will mean for German business
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Billionaire Donald Trump slid into the presidency on a wave of support bolstered by his perceived business prowess. But German and other international investors have major concerns about what he will mean for their own business future.

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8 tips to help you survive the harsh German winter
Get the toboggans out! Photo: DPA

You may be huddled inside, yearning for those long and balmy evenings of September, but here are eight ways you can enjoy winter in Germany too.

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