The Interior Ministry released a new report on Monday detailing increases and decreases in crimes committed in 2016. Here are the findings that stood out the most.
You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.
Germany's ageing population will undermine potential economic growth by the middle of the next decade as more of the baby boomer generation heads for retirement, the country's central bank predicted on Monday.
A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.
British expat Matt Mills in Spain tells The Local how the job board he works for is desperate to find candidates with good German skills.
On Friday The Local exchanged emails with British Ambassador to Germany Sir Sebastian Wood about future ties between the UK and Germany, and concerns of Brits in the Bundesrepublik over Brexit.
Thousands of leftist demonstrators tried to disrupt a party congress by Germany's right-wing populist AfD Saturday marked by festering internal rivalries five months before a general election.
They might be the capitals of two European powerhouses, but London and Berlin couldn't be more different in style and attitude. The Local journalists Julius Haswell and Jörg Luyken squabble over which is better.
Nine in ten single parent households with one child cannot afford to make ends meet in Germany with minimum wage jobs alone, according to newly released figures.
Sick of feeling like a tourist? These off-the-radar spots will take you away from the cameras and cheesy selfies.
Germany's booming economy, ripe job and property markets and stunning holiday spots might make it seem an expat paradise. But moving to Germany isn't right for everyone.
Even people in Berlin haven't heard of this north German town less than three hours away. But it has a lot to offer, including better paid teaching jobs than in the capital, says Canadian writer Shelley Pascual.
Take revenge for all the times they laughed at your “der, die, das”.
These are the best universities in all of Germany - at least according to one ranking.
A new study has revealed that US engineering firms have one supervisor for every seven employees. In Germany the ratio is one boss for every 26 workers. What explains the difference?
Could the second round be hit with mass abstention?
The CEO of HeidelbergCement earns 190 times the salary of his average employee - and he's not even the highest earning boss in Germany.