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10 rookie errors all Brits make when they arrive in Germany
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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
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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
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Berlin summer's are like nothing else, and local nightclubs certainly know how to make the most of the warm weather and short nights.

Shock as German soldiers let kids play with machine guns
Photo: Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft (German Peace Society).

The German Defence Ministry is taking flak after pictures emerged of soldiers letting very small people play with some very big weapons.

Whirlwinds, rain continue to batter Germany
Fire services start repairs on houses damaged in the whirlwind storm on Monday night. Photo: DPA.

Get used to the stormy weather - it's going to be a rainy week.

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10 things you need to know before a German wedding
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It’s not just the Greeks who like breaking things for parties...

Berlin court shoots down challenge against Airbnb ban
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A Berlin court on Wednesday rejected a challenge brought by four individuals against the German capital's authorities over their ban on private holiday rentals.

Website helps 'train' users to get into Berghain
How hard is it to get into Berghain? Find out without ever standing in line. Photo: Nicor/Wikimedia Commons.

A new website offers "training" for getting into Berlin's most notorious club.

Six things I won't miss about Berlin when I'm gone
Berlin, honey, we have to talk. Photo: Andreas Levers on Flickr

After spending three years in Berlin, outgoing editor Tom Barfield admits there are a few things about the Hauptstadt that get on his nerves.

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8 German words to sum  up your 20s perfectly
"Bier" is, of course, the one word that goes without saying. Photo: Claus Rebler on Flickr

Whether just graduated, just dumped or just now trying to figure yourself out, sometimes you're just at a loss for words in your twenties. But Germans are here to help.

Dresden 'most woman-friendly’ city in Germany
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Sorry Berlin, you're not the most progressive city for women, according to a new report.

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