Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Britain could have until the day of its scheduled EU departure to avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, clarifying that she had not set London a 30-day deadline.
It’s often expats in Germany who find themselves paying unduly high rent, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a better deal - even if you’ve already signed your tenancy agreement.
The shortage of Kita spots throughout Germany has led some parents to turn to private day care centres, or even take legal action.
German career columnist Chris Pyak explains why not fully meeting a job's requirements shouldn't scare you away from applying.
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Moving abroad offers an exciting opportunity to live a happier and healthier life. But how can you make sure that you’re enjoying the experience to its fullest? That’s where practising mindfulness can help.
Commuters in parts of Germany faced disruption Monday after storms lashed the country.
The number of young people buying homes in Germany is falling. So who is buying property – and where?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel recalled the importance of a "humane" Europe Monday as she took part in commemorations in Hungary to mark the 30th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989.
From 'academic knocking' to funny formalities, the Local guides you through some of the strangest German academic traditions.
Every month, a new reader takes over The Local's Instagram for a week to show us their Germany. Jenna Davis, from Ontario, Canada, recently showed us her Düsseldorf.
58 years ago today, on August 13th, 1961, the first border fences were erected around the border of West Berlin, in what would quickly become the Berlin Wall.
What is it that makes employees in Germany stand out from the rest? According to our jobs expert Chris Pyak, there are a few key traits.
Today’s word of the day is one of the many German words that combine an adjective with the verb "do."
Nearly 60 percent of Germans feel that Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of uncontrolled shaking are a personal matter, according to a survey published on Saturday.
An international city with a reputation for style, Berlin is a haven for shopaholics. Here's The Local's guide to some of the best places to shop in the capital city that reflect its range in styles, tastes and creative ideas.
Scattered throughout Paris are hundreds of memorials, often small and inconspicuous, that tell the remarkable and heart-breaking story of the city under occupation. Diana Liu finds out more.
Applying for jobs can feel overwhelming in a foreign country when you’re unfamiliar with the language and job market. The Local asked recruitment experts for their best tips on how to impress a potential German employer.
Removed from their language and culture, many people who first arrive in Germany experience feelings of isolation. The Local has spoken to expats who have struggled with loneliness to find out how they overcame it.