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German minister refers to 'nepotism' regarding Ivanka Trump's role

German minister refers to 'nepotism' regarding Ivanka Trump's role

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Saturday criticised Ivanka Trump's role as an adviser to her father in the White House, describing it as a form of "nepotism."

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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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Germany urges EU not to break off Turkey accession talks

Germany urges EU not to break off Turkey accession talks

Germany on Friday urged fellow EU nations not to end membership talks with Turkey despite deep misgivings over its rights record because the country is key to European interests.

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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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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.

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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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Man jailed for attacking rescue workers at site of deadly car crash

Man jailed for attacking rescue workers at site of deadly car crash

A man was sentenced to four months in prison on Thursday in a case that stirred up discussion over passersby interfering in crime scenes.

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How to survive information overload and create positive change

How to survive information overload and create positive change

Want to make an impact? Find out how with Raleigh International...

 
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Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

With the UK general election just six weeks away on June 8th, it’s important to remember to register to vote if you can and want to have your say.

The expat’s healthcare guide to Germany

The expat’s healthcare guide to Germany

Of all the things to worry about when moving abroad, healthcare should not be one of them. Know before you go – so you can spend your time sampling bratwurst instead of fearing for the worst.

 
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Deutsche Bank could move almost half of jobs out of UK due to Brexit

Deutsche Bank could move almost half of jobs out of UK due to Brexit

A Deutsche Bank official said that due to logistical changes brought about by the UK leaving the EU, the bank may have to move as many as 4,000 positions out of the British capital.

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Women do 60 percent more unpaid work than men: report

Women do 60 percent more unpaid work than men: report

A new study shows that women spend 60 percent more time doing unpaid work than men, such as raising children, doing household chores, and caring for relatives.

These 10 images will make you want to visit east Germany right now

These 10 images will make you want to visit east Germany right now

The former socialist East of Germany is often ignored by tourists and expats alike, who prefer the known comforts of the wealthier west. But from Rügen to Saalfeld, the east is full of hidden treasures.

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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.

London vs Berlin: which is the better capital city?

London vs Berlin: which is the better capital city?

They might be the capitals of two European powerhouses, but London and Berlin couldn't be more different in style and attitude. The Local journalists Julius Haswell and Jörg Luyken squabble over which is better.

Learning German - 10 grammar mistakes even Germans keep making

Learning German - 10 grammar mistakes even Germans keep making

Take revenge for all the times they laughed at your “der, die, das”.

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.

Why Germans need far less supervision at work than Americans

Why Germans need far less supervision at work than Americans

A new study has revealed that US engineering firms have one supervisor for every seven employees. In Germany the ratio is one boss for every 26 workers. What explains the difference?

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Police patrol Norwegian school as students receive death threats on social media

Police patrol Norwegian school as students receive death threats on social media

Police officers are patrolling a high school (videregående skole) in the northern county of Nordland after students and teachers have been receiving online death and rape threats.

 

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Germany claims it is finally bringing down large trade surplus

Germany claims it is finally bringing down large trade surplus

The German government upgraded its economic forecast for 2017 slightly Wednesday, saying that strong domestic consumption would increase growth and bring down its much-criticised trade surplus.