UPDATE: Merkel’s final push for party and stability in knife-edge polls ahead of German election

UPDATE: Merkel’s final push for party and stability in knife-edge polls ahead of German election

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday urged Germans to give her would-be successor Armin Laschet the vote to shape Germany's future, in a last-ditch push to shore up his beleaguered campaign 24 hours before Germans vote.

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

Why Bavaria does politics differently to the rest of Germany

Why Bavaria does politics differently to the rest of Germany

 ‘An army of low-paid workers’: wealthy Germany’s not so equal

 ‘An army of low-paid workers’: wealthy Germany’s not so equal

‘My vote counts’: How Germany’s new legion of foreign voters see the election
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‘My vote counts’: How Germany’s new legion of foreign voters see the election

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?

IN NUMBERS: Who’s voting in the 2021 German federal election?

IN NUMBERS: Who’s voting in the 2021 German federal election?

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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UPDATE: Greta Thunberg joins German climate strikes before vote ‘of a century’

UPDATE: Greta Thunberg joins German climate strikes before vote ‘of a century’

Tens of thousands of climate activists including Greta Thunberg descended on German cities Friday ahead of the weekend general election to crank up the pressure on the candidates to succeed Angela Merkel.

‘Four years ago I couldn’t speak German. Now I’m running in a Berlin election’

‘Four years ago I couldn’t speak German. Now I’m running in a Berlin election’

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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What’s behind the falling Covid cases in Germany?
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What’s behind the falling Covid cases in Germany?

Germany's vaccination rate seems to be grinding to a halt despite a campaign relaunch. Yet Covid cases are falling. What's going on? We explain the complicated picture.

Germany to scrap quarantine pay for the unvaccinated

Germany to scrap quarantine pay for the unvaccinated

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.

Covid health pass: What can Germany learn from France?
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Covid health pass: What can Germany learn from France?

Four common mistakes English speakers make when learning German
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Four common mistakes English speakers make when learning German

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.

German words you need to know: Die Verschlimmbesserung

German words you need to know: Die Verschlimmbesserung

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?

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?

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

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’