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.

Have your say: What do you think about Germany’s 2G-plus rules?
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Have your say: What do you think about Germany’s 2G-plus rules?

Consumers in Germany face widespread price hikes this year

Consumers in Germany face widespread price hikes this year

Berlin film festival to go forward in person as Covid surges

Berlin film festival to go forward in person as Covid surges

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

German Health Minister calls for mandatory vaccinations from ‘April or May’

German Health Minister calls for mandatory vaccinations from ‘April or May’

Germany sees more than 100,000 Covid-19 infections in 24 hours

Germany sees more than 100,000 Covid-19 infections in 24 hours

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?

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

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

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

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German health insurance: what makes sense for you?

German health insurance: what makes sense for you?

No matter what you are doing in Germany, you are required to have some form of health insurance – either public or private. Yet depending at what stage you are in life – employed, self-employed, raising a family or a student – you may have very specific needs from that health insurance.

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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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Germany’s weekly Covid infection rate rises above 500

Germany’s weekly Covid infection rate rises above 500

Germany recorded a weekly Covid incidence of more than 500 per 100,000 people on Monday as health experts warn that the fifth wave of the pandemic has only just begun.

End is in sight for pandemic in Germany, says top virologist

End is in sight for pandemic in Germany, says top virologist

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

Many foreigners and people with migrant backgrounds in Germany are eager to know when the new government will get to work on relaxing its citizenship and naturalisation laws. Caitlin Hardee spoke to MPs to find out their plans and what we can expect.

12 ways to improve your life in Germany without even trying

12 ways to improve your life in Germany without even trying

Pensions in Germany: How the new government plans to solve an age-old issue

Pensions in Germany: How the new government plans to solve an age-old issue

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

How much does working from home in Germany hike up your electricity bill?

How much does working from home in Germany hike up your electricity bill?

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

German Labour Minister wants to allow more remote working after pandemic

German Labour Minister wants to allow more remote working after pandemic

EXPLAINED: The rules in Germany around ‘mini’ and ‘midi-jobs’
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EXPLAINED: The rules in Germany around ‘mini’ and ‘midi-jobs’

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

Austria reaches ‘shockingly high’ new record for Covid-19 cases

Austria reaches ‘shockingly high’ new record for Covid-19 cases

Austria has likely recorded more than 30,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the 24 hours leading up to Wednesday, a record-breaking figure which the Chancellor called "shockingly high" and which has pushed testing capacity to the limit.

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Over 38,000 new Covid-19 cases registered in Denmark

Over 38,000 new Covid-19 cases registered in Denmark

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‘Never have I seen so few old trees around’: What’s happening to Sweden’s forests?

‘Never have I seen so few old trees around’: What’s happening to Sweden’s forests?

Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?
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Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?

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