Feierabend is the name for the time after you finish work; when you switch off your computer, hang up your tools, or get rid of your uniform. And Germans really know how to embrace it.
Test your knowledge of healthcare costs around the globe. You might be surprised by how much even a routine procedure like a root canal could set you back!
The Anmeldung (registration) is most people's first experience of German bureaucracy. It's also a legal requirement.
Meet three High Coasters who moved to the region and started living the ‘Swedish dream'.
German prosecutors on Thursday charged a 92-year-old man with aiding and abetting the murder of 5,230 people as a guard at a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.
Be honest, who hasn't dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you've got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.
Amazon employees across Germany are taking strike action this week in the run up to Good Friday.
London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world's most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.
Have lingering questions about Brexit? A series of upcoming events give Brits in Germany the chance to cast their concerns and questions to the UK government directly.
Munich is known as one of Germany's most expensive cities and the standard of living is among the highest in the world. Here's our guide to living there without breaking the bank.
Greece's parliament on Wednesday began a debate on a resolution to demand the payment of German war crime reparations, an issue long disputed by Berlin.
From 'academic knocking' to funny formalities, the Local guides you through some of the strangest German academic traditions.
The Local's #MyGermany series invites you to take over our Instagram account and show the world your Germany.
Here's the lowdown on the notorious 'Rundfunkbeitrag', how it's administered and how you may be able to get out of paying it.
With the deadline for filing taxes approaching, we spoke with an expert to learn about some money saving techniques. The conversation touched on marriage, health... and wet suits.
Here we are again, with a new Easter word – one that varies a lot from its English equivalent.
The British government's offer to cover the health costs of UK pensioners in Europe was meant to provide reassurance to elderly British citizens. The time-limited offer has been met with scorn however by rights groups that represent British nationals in the EU.
The Brandenburg Gate is a military monument that has come to symbolize peace and unity. Here are a few facts about the iconic monument that you probably won't know.
A Norwegian hunter who shot a jogger in the thigh probably thought he was shooting a deer, a Swedish court has ruled.
German car behemoth Volkswagen said on Friday it had secured 10 years' worth of lithium for electric car batteries from Chinese manufacturer Ganfeng, ensuring supply of a key ingredient for the vital components.
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.