A hotly-contested planned German road toll that targets foreigners is in violation of EU law, the bloc's highest court ruled on Tuesday.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Germany's comprehensive rail system can be a challenge when you use it for the first time - or even 20th. Here is our guide to German trains including tips and useful vocabulary.
Situated on the Austrian border and dotted with Italian architecture, Passau in lower Bavaria is as much of a confluence of cultures as it is of rivers.
Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.
Hundreds of people, including Hesse's state premier Volker Bouffier, gathered on Thursday to pay their respects to politician Walter Lübcke who was shot dead at his home.
Moving abroad is a massive upheaval, physically and emotionally. Knowing your health is covered no matter where you are and whatever happens can be a huge weight off your shoulders.
Moving to a new country brings with it a series of challenges but it can also open your eyes to new opportunities. The Local spoke to the co-founders of money transfer comparison site Monito to find out how expatriation can trigger entrepreneurship.
Here's our list of the 13 different kinds of people from America you are likely to find in Germany. Which one are you?
A new survey has revealed nearly half of voters would like to see the Greens submit a candidate for chancellor in the next Bundestag elections.
A total of 374,583 foreign students enrolled for higher education in German universities in the last semester of 2018. One recent international Master's graduate shares words of wisdom about how you can join the ranks.
The Local's #MyGermany series invites you to take over our Instagram account and show the world your Germany.
Here's our latest Europe & You newsletter covering everything from a French warning for Boris Johnson, an interesting new Brexit poll and a look at Switzerland's problem with the EU.
After facing workplace discrimination herself, Lara von Petersdorff-Campen co-founded 'Lytt' to make reporting incidents easier and safer.
Whether you prefer to spend your weekend partying or hiking, you may find yourself requiring the word ‘Kater' in order to explain to your colleagues your less than cheerful demeanour come Monday morning.
In attempt to protect the sea from carbon emissions, climate activists barricaded a German port with small boats and climbing equipment to stop a cruise ship from setting sail.
These ten lesser-known but gorgeous German villages are really a sight to behold.
An error in a programme used by police to register telephone records may have resulted in incorrect convictions or hindered investigations.
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.
Whether you're bringing your furry friend from abroad or planning to adopt one, here are some key things you should know about having pets in Germany.