From paid-for Covid testing to a new law aiming to make signing up to contracts in Germany fairer for consumers, here's what's changing in October 2021.
When things start to get colder and darker across Germany and Austria, the change comes quickly. To compensate for the lack of sunlight, the locals have come up with a typical solution – get busier. Here are some handy tips to help you make it through the the months ahead.
With the Social Democratic Party winning the election by a narrow margin, Germany could be set for an SPD-led coalition. But what might that mean for internationals? We take a look.
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.
From saying sorry all the time to asking for water, here are 13 ways to make your German friends (or strangers) feel awkward.
The US will soon allow vaccinated travellers to re-enter the country after an 18-month ban. Here's what it means for people travelling between Germany and the US.
Germany's state health ministers have agreed to scrap quarantine compensation for unvaccinated employees from November 1st. Here's what you need to know.
It's not just for vacations or sick leave: there are many situations in Germany where you can take paid time off. We break them down.
Angela Merkel is leaving office after 16 years with high approval ratings and at a time of her own choosing. How might Germans look back on her time in office? Aaron Burnett explores her legacy and how she's influencing the next chancellor.
German is a notoriously challenging language, not least for its complex grammatical system. Just remember to avoid the following common pitfalls as an English speaker, and you'll sound like a native in no time.
Brits who lived in Germany before Brexit are supposed to be issued a residence card - but long waits have meant that not everyone has received theirs just yet. So what do you do if you're meant to be travelling abroad in the near future?
Economics experts believe the country's ageing population and ongoing skills gap could mean that workers in Germany are in for a pay rise.
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.
There have been a lot of big changes in travel between Europe and the UK since the end of the Brexit transition period, but now the UK has introduced another - a new sticker requirement for British drivers.