‘I finally feel at home’: How Germany’s planned changes to citizenship laws affect foreigners
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‘I finally feel at home’: How Germany’s planned changes to citizenship laws affect foreigners

As Germany stands poised to permit multiple nationalities, The Local readers have aired their views about how the change will affect them. The verdict? Many feel more comfortable settling in the country and building a life here.

QUIZ: 10 questions to see how well you know Germany

QUIZ: 10 questions to see how well you know Germany

What people who’ve had the J&J jab need to know for travel to Germany
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What people who’ve had the J&J jab need to know for travel to Germany

3G, 2G or 2G-plus: Germany’s Covid warning app to show vaccination status

3G, 2G or 2G-plus: Germany’s Covid warning app to show vaccination status

German prosecutors examine 42 cases after church abuse probe

German prosecutors examine 42 cases after church abuse probe

Germany warns Russia of ‘high cost’ of Ukraine aggression

Germany warns Russia of ‘high cost’ of Ukraine aggression

Probe finds ex-pope Benedict failed to act in German abuse cases

Probe finds ex-pope Benedict failed to act in German abuse cases

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

People across Europe are finding a wide range of ways to help create a more sustainable world through their power as consumers. From shopping locally to the apps that help you cut out food waste and much more besides, here are five ways your consumer habits can help create a better world.

How would YOU make Berlin a better city for internationals?

How would YOU make Berlin a better city for internationals?

German health insurance: what makes sense for you?

German health insurance: what makes sense for you?

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

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TRAVEL: Germany puts Austria back on list of high-risk countries

TRAVEL: Germany puts Austria back on list of high-risk countries

Austria was only removed from the list of high-risk countries on the German government's Covid watch list. Now it's back on, along with 30 more countries.

What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?
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What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?

TRAVEL: Germany adds nearly 40 countries to Covid ‘high risk’ list

TRAVEL: Germany adds nearly 40 countries to Covid ‘high risk’ list

EXPLAINED: The Covid rules for Germany’s ski resorts
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EXPLAINED: The Covid rules for Germany’s ski resorts

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Millions of Germans no longer considered ‘fully vaccinated’ on public transport

Millions of Germans no longer considered ‘fully vaccinated’ on public transport

People who've had the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine could find themselves on the wrong side of '3G' rules this week as public transport operators say they will no longer be counted as fully vaccinated.

How is the Omicron wave of Covid affecting Germany?
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How is the Omicron wave of Covid affecting Germany?

Consumers in Germany face widespread price hikes this year

Consumers in Germany face widespread price hikes this year

Consumers in Germany are already feeling the squeeze as the cost of living continues to rise - but according to a recent survey from Munich's ifo Institute, more price hikes are on the horizon.

Deadline for exchanging older German driving licences extended

Deadline for exchanging older German driving licences extended

How to make the most of reward schemes on your German health insurance
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How to make the most of reward schemes on your German health insurance

When will Germany relax its dual citizenship laws?
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When will Germany relax its dual citizenship laws?

12 ways to improve your life in Germany without even trying

12 ways to improve your life in Germany without even trying

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?

What’s behind the strange German name for musical chairs?

What’s behind the strange German name for musical chairs?

In English the name for the popular kids’ birthday game involving chairs and music is fairly straightforward. But why do Germans call it "Trip to Jerusalem"?

Eight things Germans believe bring good luck
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Eight things Germans believe bring good luck

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

Trips between Europe and the UK and vice versa may well become more expensive for many travellers in 2022 as UK mobile operators bring back roaming charges. However there is some good news for all EU residents.

EXPLAINED: What Brits should know about Germany’s next Brexit deadline

EXPLAINED: What Brits should know about Germany’s next Brexit deadline

EXPLAINED: How to boost your career chances in Germany
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EXPLAINED: How to boost your career chances in Germany

Often seen as one of the world’s most productive economies, Germany is a magnet for international workers. But once you’ve got a job in Germany, how do you keep moving upwards? Sarah Magill lays out some tips and useful German words.

EXPLAINED: The 2022 salary requirements for Germany’s EU Blue Card
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EXPLAINED: The 2022 salary requirements for Germany’s EU Blue Card

Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill
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Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill

German Labour Minister wants to allow more remote working after pandemic

German Labour Minister wants to allow more remote working after pandemic

The easiest visas to get as an American in Germany
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The easiest visas to get as an American in Germany

Want to stay and live in Germany but haven't quite figured out the whole job thing? We've got you covered.

Six reasons to move to the German state of Bavaria
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Six reasons to move to the German state of Bavaria

Who is exempt from Austria’s new vaccine mandate?
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Who is exempt from Austria’s new vaccine mandate?

After lawmakers voted to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for people in Austria, here's a closer look at the small number of exceptions that apply.

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Danish government says it will scale down Covid-19 rapid test centres

Danish government says it will scale down Covid-19 rapid test centres

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VIDEO: How Gothenburg is leading the world towards emission-free travel
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VIDEO: How Gothenburg is leading the world towards emission-free travel

What to do if you have missed France’s Brexit residency deadlines

What to do if you have missed France’s Brexit residency deadlines

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