Why people in Germany should buy Christmas gifts early this year
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Why people in Germany should buy Christmas gifts early this year

With global supply chains under pressure, Germany is already seeing popular Christmas gifts in short supply. Here's what's going on - and how you can avoid additional retail stress this season.

German word of the day: Das Totschlagargument

German word of the day: Das Totschlagargument

Cringe named Germany’s youth word of the year

Cringe named Germany’s youth word of the year

European travellers warned they may have to self-isolate in UK

European travellers warned they may have to self-isolate in UK

German shops hit by supply problems ahead of festive season

German shops hit by supply problems ahead of festive season

German woman who joined IS sentenced to 10 years over Yazidi girl murder

German woman who joined IS sentenced to 10 years over Yazidi girl murder

Germany to step up checks as far-right activists target Polish border

Germany to step up checks as far-right activists target Polish border

Think management is boring? How this international business school is proving you wrong

Think management is boring? How this international business school is proving you wrong

We don't all want to be rocket scientists or vaccine researchers but that doesn't mean you can't help build a better future. From learning to code to opening up global opportunities, here are the reasons why studying management today is much more exciting than you might think!

International careers: Five steps to developing a ‘growth mindset’

International careers: Five steps to developing a ‘growth mindset’

EXPLAINED: How dental care works in Germany

EXPLAINED: How dental care works in Germany

Surviving the autumn grind: how to eat well in Germany and Austria

Surviving the autumn grind: how to eat well in Germany and Austria

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Merkel expects to ‘sleep soundly’ under next German government

Merkel expects to ‘sleep soundly’ under next German government

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday gave her blessing to Germany's next likely coalition government, saying she expected to "sleep soundly" with Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as her replacement.

Germany’s climate activists step up pressure on next government

Germany’s climate activists step up pressure on next government

Why this little-known university is Sweden’s secret weapon against climate change

Why this little-known university is Sweden’s secret weapon against climate change

The devastating impact of climate change and the need for positive solutions is increasingly apparent all around the world. Sweden is recognised for its progressive approach to many issues, including sustainability – find out how one university is punching far above its weight in this area.

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Germany’s ‘real Covid fourth wave’ has started, says health expert

Germany’s ‘real Covid fourth wave’ has started, says health expert

Germany is seeing an alarming rise in Covid-19 infections, with the 7-day incidence rising above 90 for the first time since May.

Germany warns of ‘escalation’ in Covid cases

Germany warns of ‘escalation’ in Covid cases

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

Germany is in the grip of a housing crisis, but no-one is talking about the real causes of it, writes Hamburg-based Brian Melican.

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?

From Moin to Tach: How to say ‘hello’ around Germany
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From Moin to Tach: How to say ‘hello’ around Germany

There are many regional differences for the humble Hallo. Whether it's Juten Tach or Gruß Gott, here's how you can greet Germans all over the country.

Nine fun Swiss German words without an English translation
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Nine fun Swiss German words without an English translation

Reader question: Can I drive in Germany with my UK licence?

Reader question: Can I drive in Germany with my UK licence?

If you're a British resident in Germany and want to drive, you'll need to consider changing your licence. Here's what you should know.

How to send Christmas gifts between Germany and the UK after Brexit
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How to send Christmas gifts between Germany and the UK after Brexit

EXPLAINED: The changes around doctor’s notes in Germany you should know
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EXPLAINED: The changes around doctor’s notes in Germany you should know

Now the temperature has dropped we're more likely to pick up infections. If you need to take time off work if you are ill, you should be aware of Germany's doctor's note procedure and some important recent changes.

Editor of Germany’s Bild sacked over affair at work

Editor of Germany’s Bild sacked over affair at work

German online bank N26 to create 1,000 new jobs

German online bank N26 to create 1,000 new jobs

Jobs news in Germany: Mini-jobbers lose out in Covid closures and VW layoffs
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Jobs news in Germany: Mini-jobbers lose out in Covid closures and VW layoffs

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’

Covid-19 in Austria: Follow the latest developments this week

Covid-19 in Austria: Follow the latest developments this week

Demonstrations against Covid restrictions could cause disruption in Vienna tomorrow, and we summarize the recent national and regional rule changes to be aware of.

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What you need to know about temporary Danish digital post shutdown

What you need to know about temporary Danish digital post shutdown

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How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden
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How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden

9 French grammar tricks that will make you sound like a local

9 French grammar tricks that will make you sound like a local

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