Is travel to and from Germany possible over the Christmas holidays?
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Is travel to and from Germany possible over the Christmas holidays?

Given last year's Christmas washout, lots of people have already made plans for the holiday season. But with some countries tightening restrictions, there's a lot of stress involved with travel. We look at the situation in Germany.

German man ‘kills own family over fake Covid pass’

German man ‘kills own family over fake Covid pass’

German protests against Covid restrictions turn nasty

German protests against Covid restrictions turn nasty

OPINION: Scholz won’t revolutionise Germany – but change is welcome after Merkel

OPINION: Scholz won’t revolutionise Germany – but change is welcome after Merkel

QUIZ: How well do you know Angela Merkel?
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QUIZ: How well do you know Angela Merkel?

Germany’s ‘traffic light’ parties sign coalition agreement in Berlin

Germany’s ‘traffic light’ parties sign coalition agreement in Berlin

Germany’s new government condemns ‘aggressive’ anti-vax movement

Germany’s new government condemns ‘aggressive’ anti-vax movement

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

It requires a special range of skills and traits to steer a multinational company to success. But you don't have to be a CEO to be a leader. If you're following an international career, what lessons can you learn from those at the top to help you become the best you can be?

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Karl Lauterbach to become Germany’s next Health Minister

Karl Lauterbach to become Germany’s next Health Minister

The Social Democrats' Karl Lauterbach, who has emerged as a high profile yet sometimes controversial figure in the pandemic, is to become Germany's new Health Minister.

Olaf Scholz: Germany’s staid but steady next chancellor

Olaf Scholz: Germany’s staid but steady next chancellor

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Imagine it: You’re standing on a gently sloping hillside, looking out on a majestic snow-capped mountain ridge. The morning air is crisp, the subtle scent of heather mixing with the earthy peat. These are the Scottish Highlands - and you own a part of it, as a laird (lord) or lady.

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UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

With the worsening Covid-19 situation across Europe and the spread of the new Omicron variant, the UK has announced yet more new testing rules for arrivals. Here's what you need to know about the new requirement for pre-departure tests.

Berlin tightens Covid rules with dancing ban

Berlin tightens Covid rules with dancing ban

How much does it cost to bring up a child in Germany?
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How much does it cost to bring up a child in Germany?

Most Germans say that family is the most important thing in their life - but what are the realities of raising children in Germany? We take a look at the outlook for families, and how much it really costs to raise a child.

How Germany has made it easier to cancel broadband and phone contracts
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How Germany has made it easier to cancel broadband and phone contracts

German word of the day: Der Wellenbrecher

German word of the day: Der Wellenbrecher

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2021
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Everything that changes in Germany in December 2021

How the coalition agreement changes everyday life in Germany
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How the coalition agreement changes everyday life in Germany

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?

10 words and phrases that will make you sound like a true German
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10 words and phrases that will make you sound like a true German

As a non-native speaker, it can sometimes be tricky to blend in with the locals. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 words and phrases that will help you sound like a proper German.

How language speaks to identity in eastern Germany
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How language speaks to identity in eastern Germany

Christmas travel between Germany and the UK: What am I allowed in my suitcase?
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Christmas travel between Germany and the UK: What am I allowed in my suitcase?

This is the first Christmas since Brexit officially came into force, so if you're travelling between Germany and the UK and want to take some festive goodies with you, here's what you should know about the new rules and what you can - and can't - pack.

Does transit through Germany’s neighbours affect Brexit 90-day rule?
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Does transit through Germany’s neighbours affect Brexit 90-day rule?

Five things to know about Germany’s new workplace Covid rules
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Five things to know about Germany’s new workplace Covid rules

From Wednesday, employees in Germany are expected to carry proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative Covid test if they want to work on-site. Here's what you need to know about the forthcoming rules.

Working remotely from Germany: What are the rules for digital nomads?
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Working remotely from Germany: What are the rules for digital nomads?

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

Why millions more German workers have to do a tax return this year
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Why millions more German workers have to do a tax return this year

EXPLAINED: How German citizenship differs from permanent residency
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EXPLAINED: How German citizenship differs from permanent residency

If you're planning on staying in Germany for the foreseeable future, you'll probably want to secure your rights by applying for permanent residency or even German citizenship. But what's the difference between the two and are you eligible? We take a look.

Six reasons to move to the German state of Bavaria
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Six reasons to move to the German state of Bavaria

Reader question: Can I travel to Austria for tourism after lockdown?
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Reader question: Can I travel to Austria for tourism after lockdown?

With the end of Austria's nationwide lockdown now confirmed for this weekend, several readers have been in touch to ask us if their hoped-for trips can go ahead.

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ANALYSIS: How could Denmark’s 2022 budget affect foreign residents?
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ANALYSIS: How could Denmark’s 2022 budget affect foreign residents?

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Travel: What are Switzerland’s Covid test requirements?
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Travel: What are Switzerland’s Covid test requirements?

OPINION: Only two people can win the French presidential election and it will be close

OPINION: Only two people can win the French presidential election and it will be close

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