Germany's KBA transport authority said Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall tens of thousands of diesel vehicles worldwide that were configured to fool regulatory emissions tests.
Some of the teachers at Phorms, a network of seven bilingual schools in Germany, are taking lessons out of the classroom to increase children’s engagement with both learning and the natural world.
Malta’s up-and-coming capital took centre stage when it was crowned 2018’s Capital of Culture, but there’s much more to the enigmatic island than Valletta. The Local’s Commercial Editor took a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret.
From Babylon Berlin to 4 Blocks, series made in Germany are enjoying a moment in the spotlight. We analyze why German TV is sexy right now and ask if its popularity can continue.
Master’s students at world-leading Linköping University (LiU) aren’t there simply to study. They solve real-world problems alongside experts in fields that can create a better tomorrow. Do you have what it takes to join them?
If you travel for professional reasons, you can have your travel time remunerated like working hours - yet you must pay for detours yourself, ruled Federal Labour Court.
Second Media Worker Report uncovers locations and innovation drivers of media industry
Bavarians will go to the polls on Sunday in what commentators predict will be a "historic" election that will send shockwaves throughout Germany. We have a handy guide to explain what's happening.
Moving is never easy but upping sticks for a new life abroad is even tougher. The Local caught up with two expats to find out about what they wish they’d known before the big move.
From having a stroke of luck to feeling like a fish out of water: don't beat around the bush, have a go at our German idioms quiz and see if you know your stuff.
An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.
Since 2010, prices have risen between 9.8 percent (Griefswald) and 67.3 percent (Berlin), according to a student price index published on Monday by the German Economic Institute in Cologne.
When Alice Austin moved from London to Berlin she quickly discovered the two cultures were worlds apart. Realising she needed to make friends ‘the German way’, she decided to try out a healthier lifestyle (and hasn’t looked back).
French-owned carmaker Opel became the latest household name of the German auto industry in prosecutors' sights over diesel emissions, as authorities raided two factories belonging to the lightning-bolt brand and prepared a mass recall.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Monday to "win back trust" from voters after squabbling within her three-party coalition was blamed for severe election losses in the state of Bavaria.
From rich history with musical roots to sweet treats, revolution and a diverse alternative scene, Leipzig, in the former East Germany, has a place in our hearts.
If you’re keen on moving here for work and want a heads up on the cultural differences in the German workplace, we’ve spoken to an intercultural trainer to find out the pertinent things you should know – and how you can deal with them.
Industrial action by Swiss workers is relatively uncommon compared to other countries.
How is the bitcoin capital of Europe dealing with the currency’s wild price fluctuations?