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One woman missing and disaster alert sounded amid storms across Germany

One woman missing and disaster alert sounded amid storms across Germany

As storms continue to batter much of the country on Wednesday, one woman has gone missing, one town has raised the official disaster alert, and another town is considering partial evacuation due to the weather.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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German man jailed for filming women peeing at Roskilde Festival

German man jailed for filming women peeing at Roskilde Festival

A 49-year-old German man was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Wednesday for having secretly filmed as many as 60 female Roskilde Festival guests as they urinated, Danish news agency Ritzau reported.

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Summer travel: why Zagreb has something for everyone

Summer travel: why Zagreb has something for everyone

Zagreb is trendy destination for summer travellers of all kinds. Read on to find out more about what's on offer. Hint: Make sure you're hungry like a wolf.

 
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10 things you should know about illegal drugs in Germany

10 things you should know about illegal drugs in Germany

Drug deaths are on the rise in Germany. But how does the government tackle the use of cocaine, heroin and other banned substances?

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Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Who says you need to have a programming background to be a part of Berlin’s booming tech startup scene?

 
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7 trains delayed as French tourists use tracks as bike path to idyllic island

7 trains delayed as French tourists use tracks as bike path to idyllic island

A French family's bike trip to the island of Sylt ended up delaying the journeys of many others.

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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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Turkey backtracks on terror financing charge against German companies

Turkey backtracks on terror financing charge against German companies

Germany said the Turkey had informed it on Monday that it had dropped accusations of "terrorism" funding against major German companies amid a raging dispute between the NATO partners.

Germany's Gay Pride march celebrates same-sex marriage law

Germany's Gay Pride march celebrates same-sex marriage law

Tens of thousands of people marched through Berlin for the annual Gay Pride parade on Saturday, just weeks after Germany's parliament legalised same-sex marriage.

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Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.

 
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BMW denies colluding with rivals to cheat on diesel emissions

BMW denies colluding with rivals to cheat on diesel emissions

German luxury carmaker BMW on Sunday denied any collusion with industry rivals on emissions from its diesel engines, saying none of its models had been "manipulated" or violated industry regulations.

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France to say 'bienvenue' to its first ever panda cub

France to say 'bienvenue' to its first ever panda cub

A French zoo is celebrating the news that its female panda is pregnant meaning France will soon be welcoming its very first cub.

 

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Here's how to marry a German as an expat

Here's how to marry a German as an expat

Getting married in Germany isn't as simple as eloping and having an Elvis impersonator read out your vows. Here's what you should know as an expat.

Investment in Berlin startups jumped by €1 billion this year, study shows

Investment in Berlin startups jumped by €1 billion this year, study shows

Venture capital investments in German startups hit a record level in the first half of 2017, with Berlin seeing a huge rise in funding for its startup scene, a new report shows.

10 mistakes everyone makes when they first arrive in Germany

10 mistakes everyone makes when they first arrive in Germany

First time in Germany and feeling like a fish out of water? Fit right in by dodging these common mistakes.

10 German books you have to read before you die

10 German books you have to read before you die

These ten novels, ranging from the late 19th century to the last couple of years, are modern German classics. Earning international acclaim, each one is essential reading.

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How new fees for non-EU students could hurt German universities

How new fees for non-EU students could hurt German universities

Two states are set to introduce new fees specifically for students from outside the EU. But while local governments are eager to bring in the added revenues, critics say the price hikes could in fact hurt their universities.