Discovering Germany the hyperlocal way

Discovering Germany the hyperlocal way

If the last 18 months has taught us anything in Germany, it's that we've often overlooked what's right in front of us. From coffee roasteries to microbreweries and much more besides, Germans are embracing the 'hyperlocal' to live more sustainably and support their communities. Find out how you can join in.

How to avoid a shock from your next German power bill

How to avoid a shock from your next German power bill

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

The secret to studying an MBA flexibly from your mobile phone

The secret to studying an MBA flexibly from your mobile phone

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Merkel exit deprives German far right of scapegoat

Merkel exit deprives German far right of scapegoat

"Merkel must go" was a common refrain at anti-migration demos in the run-up to Germany's last election in 2017, helping to propel the far-right AfD into parliament as the largest opposition force.

German election roundup: Facing climate change, coalition trust issues and Merkel bids goodbye to Stralsund

German election roundup: Facing climate change, coalition trust issues and Merkel bids goodbye to Stralsund

Seven ways to pay less tax in Germany

Seven ways to pay less tax in Germany

Doing your tax return in Germany can be a famously complex process. The tax authorities don't always make things easy for English speakers either. Here, a tax expert helps you understand exactly what you can claim in order to lower your tax bill.

The Swedish MBA where they ‘throw you in at the deep end’

The Swedish MBA where they ‘throw you in at the deep end’

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

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Will travellers vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Germany be able to enter the US?

Will travellers vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Germany be able to enter the US?

While Washington has not authorised the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, a European commissioner on Monday expressed hope that travellers from the continent inoculated with the jab will soon be able to enter the US.

US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated passengers from Europe

US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated passengers from Europe

Travellers from Europe to England face fewer Covid tests as UK eases border rules

Travellers from Europe to England face fewer Covid tests as UK eases border rules

Reader question: How can I re-enter Germany without my post-Brexit residence card?

Reader question: How can I re-enter Germany without my post-Brexit residence card?

What employees in Germany should know about quarantine compensation
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What employees in Germany should know about quarantine compensation

Germany's state health ministers have agreed to scrap quarantine compensation for unvaccinated employees from November 1st. Here's what you need to know.

UPDATE: Shock in Germany after cashier shot dead in Covid mask row

UPDATE: Shock in Germany after cashier shot dead in Covid mask row

Why households in Germany are facing higher energy bills
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Why households in Germany are facing higher energy bills

Soaring wholesale gas prices and supply issues mean households in Germany are facing higher bills this winter. Here's a look at what's going on.

Why are Americans being turned away from German banks?
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Why are Americans being turned away from German banks?

German train drivers reach deal to end strikes

German train drivers reach deal to end strikes

How you can travel for free in parts of Germany
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How you can travel for free in parts of Germany

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about getting a visa for Germany
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about getting a visa for Germany

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

A plot line worthy of a Netflix political thriller has entered the German election campaign at the very last minute. Could it have a decisive impact on the result? Jörg Luyken looks a little deeper.

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

German words you need to know: Die Verschlimmbesserung

German words you need to know: Die Verschlimmbesserung

Here’s another oh-so typical German compound word, which perfectly captures a feeling or situation you want to describe.  

10 facts that help explain the German language
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10 facts that help explain the German language

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

British nationals resident in the EU have become concerned in recent months as their passports have been stamped when returning home from abroad. Here's the latest on what we know and a message of reassurance for those travelling.

Three becomes latest UK phone operator to introduce post-Brexit roaming charges in Germany

Three becomes latest UK phone operator to introduce post-Brexit roaming charges in Germany

10 apps to download if you’re moving to Germany
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10 apps to download if you’re moving to Germany

These apps will give you the perfect head-start when you arrive in Germany, helping you to make friends, use your language skills, connect with neighbours and keep up with what's going on.

Munich and Berlin among the ‘most popular university cities in the world’

Munich and Berlin among the ‘most popular university cities in the world’

UPDATE: UK says European travellers with mixed Covid doses do now count as ‘fully vaccinated’

UPDATE: UK says European travellers with mixed Covid doses do now count as ‘fully vaccinated’

After much confusion, criticism and contradictory messages the UK government has discreetly changed its Covid border rules - meaning that those vaccinated in Europe with mixed doses are considered fully inoculated and therefore can avoid quarantine.

Denmark sides against EU, with Biden in AUKUS submarine row

Denmark sides against EU, with Biden in AUKUS submarine row

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LATEST: Will European travellers to England who have one or mixed Covid vaccines still face quarantine?

LATEST: Will European travellers to England who have one or mixed Covid vaccines still face quarantine?

How you can get a garden in France if you live in a city

How you can get a garden in France if you live in a city

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