Germany lifts ban on travel from South Africa, offering relief to students and cross-border couples

Germany lifts ban on travel from South Africa, offering relief to students and cross-border couples

The Robert Koch Institute's (RKI) latest travel advice released on Friday confirmed that South Africa will no longer be considered an 'area of variant concern', meaning travel from the will once again be possible for non-German citizens.

Health fears ease after German chemical park blast

Health fears ease after German chemical park blast

What are the new rules for travel between Germany and the UK?
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What are the new rules for travel between Germany and the UK?

EXPLAINED: Who can vote in German elections
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EXPLAINED: Who can vote in German elections

Germany knew its disaster warning system wasn’t good enough – why wasn’t it improved?
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Germany knew its disaster warning system wasn’t good enough – why wasn’t it improved?

Frontrunner to succeed Merkel admits plagiarism ‘mistakes’ in book

Frontrunner to succeed Merkel admits plagiarism ‘mistakes’ in book

Germany to require Covid tests for all unvaccinated travellers arriving by ‘plane, car or train’

Germany to require Covid tests for all unvaccinated travellers arriving by ‘plane, car or train’

Five ways your child’s school can prepare them for tomorrow’s world

Five ways your child’s school can prepare them for tomorrow’s world

Is your child getting the education they need for a complex future? With the pace of change today, it's worth finding out about the little-known (but fast-growing) International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP).

How an original application can get you into a top university

How an original application can get you into a top university

Health insurance in Germany: Five reasons to switch from public to private

Health insurance in Germany: Five reasons to switch from public to private

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ANALYSIS: Why Germany faces tough questions over its disaster response
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ANALYSIS: Why Germany faces tough questions over its disaster response

Pressure is mounting on German authorities to review disaster warning systems after flooding claimed the lives of more than 170 people, injured hundreds, while the search for missing people continues.

Delta variant: how worried should Germany be about a new wave of cases?
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Delta variant: how worried should Germany be about a new wave of cases?

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

The post-Brexit requirement for drivers from the UK to obtain a 'green card' from their insurance company before visiting Europe is set to be dropped after the European Commission agreed to waive the requirement.

VIDEO Q&A: What Brits in Germany need to know about residency after Brexit

VIDEO Q&A: What Brits in Germany need to know about residency after Brexit

German unemployment rate drops after Covid restrictions relaxed

German unemployment rate drops after Covid restrictions relaxed

Germany's unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 percent in July, the federal labour agency said Thursday, as Europe's biggest economy rebounded in the summer after coronavirus restrictions were loosened in May.

6 Berlin cafes and co-working spaces to escape the home office

6 Berlin cafes and co-working spaces to escape the home office

EXPLAINED: Germany’s new Covid-19 rules for workers
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EXPLAINED: Germany’s new Covid-19 rules for workers

Covid sceptics launch German job site for ‘unvaccinated people only’

Covid sceptics launch German job site for ‘unvaccinated people only’

Reader question: Can I apply or return to a German university from a ‘virus variant’ area?
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Reader question: Can I apply or return to a German university from a ‘virus variant’ area?

After the summer, many states in Germany are planning to resume in-person teaching. But what are the rules for international students from virus variant areas such as India, Portugal, Russia and the United Kingdom?

What it’s like to study abroad in Germany during a pandemic

What it’s like to study abroad in Germany during a pandemic

How has the pandemic affected the number of people in Germany’s cities?

How has the pandemic affected the number of people in Germany’s cities?

Are we seeing the end of the big-city boom in Germany and a mass rural exodus? A new study shows that could very well be the case. In one city the population decline is particularly striking.

10 mistakes everyone makes when they first arrive in Germany
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10 mistakes everyone makes when they first arrive in Germany

Historic deluge in Austrian town of Graz causes flooding and damage to homes

Historic deluge in Austrian town of Graz causes flooding and damage to homes

A rain storm that swept over the city of Graz in the Steiermark region of Austria on Friday evening smashed a rainfall record from 1938, flooded streets and and cellars, and uprooted several trees.

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‘They act like you are complete strangers’: Why it’s hard to make friends with Danes

‘They act like you are complete strangers’: Why it’s hard to make friends with Danes

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Covid-19 pass: How much of an outlier is Sweden in not giving vaccinated people extra freedoms?
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Covid-19 pass: How much of an outlier is Sweden in not giving vaccinated people extra freedoms?

How people vaccinated in the USA can access the French health passport
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How people vaccinated in the USA can access the French health passport

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