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Munich police crack gang behind up to fifth of all German burglaries

Munich police crack gang behind up to fifth of all German burglaries

Police in Munich claim to have cracked a European-wide burglary cell thought to be responsible for as many as a fifth of all burglaries in Germany.

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'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

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.

 
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Merkel voices 'sorrow and horror' over Manchester attack

Merkel voices 'sorrow and horror' over Manchester attack

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday expressed her "sorrow and horror" over the bomb attack in Manchester, vowing that Germany will stand by Britain in the fight against terror.

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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

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.

 
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'I chucked in my Frankfurt banking job and turned my food blog into a career'

'I chucked in my Frankfurt banking job and turned my food blog into a career'

Ever wanted to leave your job and become your own boss? Would you do it in Germany? Grace Teo has done just that.

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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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Here's where to find the youngest populations in Germany

Here's where to find the youngest populations in Germany

A report released on Monday shows which regions have the youngest average populations in a country that keeps getting older.

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Introducing… the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing… the ultimate dating app for expats

Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.

 
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Right-wing protesters try to storm justice ministry over 'hate speech law'

Right-wing protesters try to storm justice ministry over 'hate speech law'

Members of the right-wing Identitarian movement attempted to storm the German justice ministry in Berlin on Friday over a proposed law to fight hate speech on social media.

What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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Syrian rebel leader faces 'war crimes' trial in Düsseldorf

Syrian rebel leader faces 'war crimes' trial in Düsseldorf

A German court Monday put on trial for war crimes a suspected former Syrian rebel commander accused of having tortured civilians while fighting for a militia linked to the Free Syrian Army.

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Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.

 
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Bach vs burka: Germany debates identity ahead of election

Bach vs burka: Germany debates identity ahead of election

What does it mean to be German? A minister close to Chancellor Angela Merkel has kicked off a divisive election-year debate about cultural identity - earning him praise, ridicule and charges of immigrant-bashing.

Berlin 'Good Bye Lenin!' showing brings GDR back to life

Berlin 'Good Bye Lenin!' showing brings GDR back to life

Tucked behind 10-storey tower blocks in the heart of Berlin stands an imposing metal gate marked "Border zone, restricted area", guarded by a stern-looking Stasi officer.

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Moving to Germany - 10 reasons to think twice

Moving to Germany - 10 reasons to think twice

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.

'Burlesque in Berlin still has the excesses of the 1920s'

'Burlesque in Berlin still has the excesses of the 1920s'

These days many people move to the German capital to join the high-tech world of startups. But others are still chasing the dream of Berlin as it was in its 1920s heyday.

Why German is dominating the European job market

Why German is dominating the European job market

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.

These are Germany's top ten universities

These are Germany's top ten universities

These are the best universities in all of Germany - at least according to one ranking.

Report reveals why it's never been better to find work in Germany

Report reveals why it's never been better to find work in Germany

Germany has never before had so many open positions as it does now, according to a new report on Tuesday.

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Lego looters on the loose in Sweden

Lego looters on the loose in Sweden

Thieves with an unusual speciality appear to be on the loose in Sweden, after thousands of kronor worth of Lego was stolen from a store over two nights.

 

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VW boss being investigated for market manipulation after 'dieselgate'

VW boss being investigated for market manipulation after 'dieselgate'

German prosecutors said Wednesday they had opened a new investigation into Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Müller and others over market manipulation in the wake of the carmaker's 'dieselgate' scandal.