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Police break up mass ‘social media’ brawl as 400 fans descend on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

Police break up mass ‘social media’ brawl as 400 fans descend on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

Police at Berlin’s Alexanderplatz broke up a mass brawl between 400 fans of two rival social media ‘influencers’, making several arrests and confiscating knives in the process.

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

Frankfurt isn’t as diverse as Berlin? It’s too sleepy to rival Hamburg’s raucous nightlife? It can’t rival Munich’s great outdoors? The German finance capital is often characterized as provincial. But a closer look shows that it has great things to offer.

 
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What you need to know about teaching English in Germany
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What you need to know about teaching English in Germany

Teaching English is one of the most sought-after jobs for internationals arriving in Germany. But do you have to speak German? Or be a native English speaker? Here's what you need to know.

Is this MBA event the trick to launching your international career?

Is this MBA event the trick to launching your international career?

An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.

 
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Germany is Europe’s drug capital, sewage system research reveals

Germany is Europe’s drug capital, sewage system research reveals

Four German cities - Saarbrücken, Erfurt, Dresden and Chemnitz - have the highest amphetamine consumption of anywhere in Europe, while cocaine and MDMA usage is on the rise in Dortmund and Berlin.

Alternative ways to stay in touch with your loved ones

Alternative ways to stay in touch with your loved ones

Moving abroad can be daunting, especially if you’re used to regularly seeing close friends and family. It might not be as easy to drop in for a cup of coffee but with a bit of effort you can maintain and even strengthen your relationships.

 
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Nearly 300 extra winners and €450,000 bill after German lottery employee error

Nearly 300 extra winners and €450,000 bill after German lottery employee error

A monthly scratch card competition run by a German lottery company may be forced to pay out almost half a million euros after an employee mistake. The employee is apparently 'devastated', but will not be punished.

Britons in Europe express anger over UK government's Brexit healthcare offer

Britons in Europe express anger over UK government's Brexit healthcare offer

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.

Three German cities ranked in the top 10 best places to live

Three German cities ranked in the top 10 best places to live

Germany has scored three spots in the top 10 of a new survey of the best cities in the world for expats to live in, with Munich picking up third place.

Take your senses on vacation in the extraordinary Dubrovnik Riviera

Take your senses on vacation in the extraordinary Dubrovnik Riviera

Imagine a destination that delights your every sense. One that presents a beautiful array of natural landscapes, where life's stresses and strains melt away in the heat of the golden sun.

 
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Merkel will 'fight to last hour' to achieve orderly Brexit

Merkel will 'fight to last hour' to achieve orderly Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she would struggle until the last possible moment to achieve an orderly Brexit, saying the interests of Germany, Britain and the EU were at stake.

Why Europe's top talent still flocks to London

Why Europe's top talent still flocks to London

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.

 
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EXPLAINED: The different types of higher education in Germany
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EXPLAINED: The different types of higher education in Germany

Keen on studying in Deutschland but not sure what type of university or college is right for you? A lot of it depends on what exactly you want to study.

What is the ‘Swedish dream’ and where can you find it?

What is the ‘Swedish dream’ and where can you find it?

Writer Paul Connolly explains why Sweden’s High Coast is home to the ‘Swedish dream’ and how moving there can help you to find life’s Swede spot.

 
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Why German Wikipedia is down for 24 hours

Why German Wikipedia is down for 24 hours

German language Wikipedia is down all day on the 21st of March as part of a protest against new European copyright laws. Here's why.

Ford to slash over 5,000 jobs in Germany

Ford to slash over 5,000 jobs in Germany

Ford on Friday said it planned to cut "more than 5,000" jobs in Germany as part of a major restructuring to boost profitability at the US car giant's European operations.

Word of the day: Der Schnarchhahn

Word of the day: Der Schnarchhahn

You might hear our word of the day if you've had a particularly rough or long night and can't concentrate very well.

'Time to think about the 5 million in limbo': UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

'Time to think about the 5 million in limbo': UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

Lawmakers in London voted to delay Brexit on Thursday evening, marking the end of three days of fraught debates in which PM Theresa May's deal was rejected as was a no-deal Brexit.

14 facts you never knew about the Brandenburg Gate

14 facts you never knew about the Brandenburg Gate

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.

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Gibraltar just banned balloons in bid to save marine life

Gibraltar just banned balloons in bid to save marine life

For years, the tiny British territory at the foot of Spain was among the worst culprits.

 

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German banking giants announce formal merger talks

German banking giants announce formal merger talks

Germany's two biggest lenders, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, said on Sunday they would launch formal talks toward a possible merger that could create a "national champion" in financial services.

What NOT to do when you're freelancing in Germany
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What NOT to do when you're freelancing in Germany

Thanks to a mountain of bureaucracy, a tricky healthcare system and a complicated language, freelancing in Germany can seem overwhelming at times, but there are ways to make it work. Here's our tips on what you should avoid doing when you decide to go 'Selbstständig' or self employed.