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5 reasons Hamburg is one of the best cities to live globally
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Hamburg was just picked as one of the top most 'liveable' cities in the world, so here's a look at what makes the Hanseatic City so great.

How veganism is taking over the German capital
Vegan restaurant Dandy Diner in Neukölln, Berlin. Photo: DPA

Long the European capital of techno-driven nightlife, fastidious hipsterdom and low-cost party weekends, Berlin is adding another string to its bow as a vegan haven.

How moving to Berlin inspired me to go vegan
Photo: DPA

Portuguese food writer Inês David always had an uncomfortable relationship with food. Moving to Berlin gave her control over her eating habits and turned cooking into her passion.

The easiest visas to get as an American in Germany
The American flag before Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate. Photo: DPA.

Want to stay and live in Germany past your three-month tourist visa, but haven't quite figured out the whole job thing? We've got you covered.

What's on in Germany: August 2016
The Sonne Mond Sterne Festival in Thuringia. Photo: Sebastian / Flickr Creative Commons.

From fireworks to festivals to films, there's something for everyone.

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10 pieces of German slang you'll never learn in class

Want to know how to chat like a native? Then look no further than this helpful list.

13 mortifying mistakes German learners always make

Sure-fire ways to get off on the wrong foot in the German language.

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10 rookie errors all Brits make when they arrive in Germany
Photo: DPA

First time in Germany and feeling like a fish out of water? Fit right in by dodging these common mistakes.

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder
Photo: SPD Berlin/Joachim Gern

Would you swipe right or left?

Six weird things I've learned working for Berlin startups
A tech firm in Berlin. Photo: DPA.

Italian expat Federico Prandi explains what the biggest surprises were for him when he first started working in Berlin's growing tech scene.

Accidental pregnancy leads to payout
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A family in Munich reached a €90,000 settlement on Wednesday with their gynecologist after a birth control failure resulted in a twin pregnancy.

Cologne pride parade remembers Orlando
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Hundreds of thousands of people joined the Gay Pride parade on Sunday, with marchers waving rainbow flags and honouring the victims of the Orlando massacre.

How two gay dads cut German red tape to start a family
From left to right: Stuart Logan, baby Neo and Niclas Wagner. Photo: Private.

It's not easy starting a family as a gay couple in Germany, where same-sex marriage still isn’t granted. But this international pair have managed to do it - mainly because one is an expat.

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7 outdoor night spots that make Berlin’s summer unique
Photo: DPA.

Berlin summer's are like nothing else, and local nightclubs certainly know how to make the most of the warm weather and short nights.

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Ten times Germans proved they really, really love beer
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What's on in Germany: events for August 2016
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German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying
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London v. Berlin: Which is better for startups?
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13 mortifying mistakes German learners always make
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Enter if you dare: Berlin's best abandoned haunts
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How to get German citizenship (or just stay forever)
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Brexit will turn Berlin into 'Europe’s startup capital'
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