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

Seven ways to pay less tax in Germany

Seven ways to pay less tax in Germany

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From Kenya to Jamaica: Which coalitions are possible after the German election?

From Kenya to Jamaica: Which coalitions are possible after the German election?

Germany is abuzz with talk of traffic lights, Jamaican flags and other nicknames that describe the hotchpotch of possible coalitions that could be formed after Sunday's election.

Germany gets ready for election that will mark the start of a new era

Germany gets ready for election that will mark the start of a new era

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

Ever found pursuing an international career creates certain challenges when it comes to communication – or, should we say, miscommunication? Two experts at the University of Cambridge guide you through how to become a better communicator and avoid the pitfalls of international workplaces.

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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?

Should unvaccinated people in Germany face higher health insurance costs?

Should unvaccinated people in Germany face higher health insurance costs?

The boss of a large German insurance company has suggested that unvaccinated people could face higher insurance rates than the vaccinated in future.

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

Has it just got easier to end credit agreements in Germany?
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Has it just got easier to end credit agreements in Germany?

An EU court has reached a decision that could make it much easier for people in Germany to get out of credit agreements - even if the contract was signed years ago. Here's what you need to know.

EXPLAINED: The ‘special’ days when you can get paid time off in Germany
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EXPLAINED: The ‘special’ days when you can get paid time off in Germany

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

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

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’