Germany's three coalition parties have released their initial government plans ahead of formal talks. Here's what it could mean for immigration to the country, and citizenship laws.
You may have an idea how most healthcare in Germany works – but what about dental care? Dental work can be complex and it isn’t always easy to understand the costs involved. If you're an international resident and you haven't exactly mastered German dental vocabulary, it may be even more difficult!
All three parties engaged in coalition talks in Germany plan to loosen the ban on cannabis possession. What exactly do they want and what do medical and legal experts think of the proposals?
Buying a house in a foreign country can be a stressful experience, so the last thing you want is any unforeseen costs taking you by surprise. Here's what you can expect when purchasing your dream home in Germany.
Got your hands on a German Reisepass? Consider yourself lucky - it's snagged one of the top spots in a ranking showing the power of passports.
Leading coronavirus researcher Christian Drosten has dismissed the anger that erupted after German health authorities admitted their vaccine figures were probably too low.
Frankfurt has topped a list of cities across the world most at risk of a real estate bubble. Here's what's going on in the financial capital, and why another German city is also seeing high house prices and rents.
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.
Some Swiss German words are so culturally specific, or just so strange, that it is impossible to translate them – at least not in a simple, elegant way. From dogs' funerals to egg bumping, some Swiss German words just don't make it across the translation divide.
Christmas may seem like a long way off, but if you're planning to send parcels between the UK and Germany, it's a good idea to plan ahead. Here's how to navigate the rules of international post in the first Christmas after Brexit.
People working so-called mini-jobs aren't due pay remuneration from their boss if they lost hours in the Covid shutdown, a court has found. Here's our roundup of jobs news and talking points this week.
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.
The daughter of Rene Goscinny, one of the duo behind indomitable French comic-book star Asterix, has revealed that her father left a draft story featuring the Roman-bashing Gaulish warrior unfinished.