German cuisine may not be as internationally renowned among gourmands as French fare, but the country still has its share of three-star bistos that can't be missed.
Navigating the health care system in another country can be tough, and even when it all works out, sometimes you just miss the comfort of the system back home. But there's a solution.
An study of English proficiency worldwide shows that Germany has made it back into the global top ten. But which Germans have best mastered the language of the Bard?
In an increasingly globalised world, how do you get an education that's simultaneously international and personal? For many students, the answer is EU Business School.
Each December 6th, children in Germany celebrate Nikolaus. But why does the Santa look-alike come so early and why do all the children place their shoes outside their front doors on the evening before? The Local has the lowdown.
Making the decision to move abroad isn't something to be taken lightly. There's plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?
There are almost as many bikes as people in Germany. That doesn't mean Germans follow basic road safety - like wearing a helmet. But is that such a problem?
The designated justice minister for Berlin is pushing to punish fare-dodgers with social work rather than jail time, local media reported this week.
A German rail dispatcher who admitted that his negligence caused a train crash that killed 12 people has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
Three teenage boys went on trial in Germany Wednesday, accused of a jihadist bomb attack on an Indian wedding that left a Sikh priest badly wounded.
A 22-year-old police officer was discovered dead after a six-day search, not far from the train station where she was last seen.
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.
Geneva's most popular and enduring annual festival, the Escalade, takes place this weekend. The Local takes a look at the history of the event, and what's on offer this year.
Germany was among the top ten European countries in a survey of student performance on Tuesday, but still showed larger than average achievement gaps in certain areas.