Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted on Wednesday that Germany's record refugee influx last year had not led to a surge in violent crime, amid a rash of headline-grabbing cases.
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.
These festive cookies will send your senses into paroxysms of yuletide joy.
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.
The capital city still hasn't managed to snag three stars in the new 2017 Michelin guide released on Thursday, but it still boasts seven two-star eateries. Here's a look at what they have to offer.
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?
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.
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.
Officials said on Tuesday that they had arrested a 31-year-old man living in a refugee home after two Chinese students reported being sexually assaulted in recent months near Bochum University.
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.
Germany, trying to staunch the flow of Syrian refugees, has placed high hurdles for them to be reunited with their families, creating a Kafkaesque nightmare in the courts.
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.
A 15-year-old ethnic Norwegian boy has confessed to Monday's double murder at a primary school in Kristiansand.
For young refugees, school is the first step back to a normal life. But it also comes with a difficult adjustment phase - for pupils as for teachers.