How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Imagine it: You’re standing on a gently sloping hillside, looking out on a majestic snow-capped mountain ridge. The morning air is crisp, the subtle scent of heather mixing with the earthy peat. These are the Scottish Highlands - and you own a part of it, as a laird (lord) or lady.

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

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KEY POINTS: Germany’s next government unveils coalition pact
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KEY POINTS: Germany’s next government unveils coalition pact

From ambitious climate targets to reforming trans rights - here's everything you need to know about what Germany's next government wants to do while they're in power.

Annalena Baerbock to become Germany’s first woman foreign minister

Annalena Baerbock to become Germany’s first woman foreign minister

German Health Minister calls for ‘massive contact restrictions’ to fight Covid

German Health Minister calls for ‘massive contact restrictions’ to fight Covid

German Health Minister Jens Spahn has urged the incoming government to take drastic measures after more than 76,000 new Covid infections were reported within a day, saying the situation was "more serious than any other time in this pandemic."

Switzerland: What Germany’s new Covid rules mean for cross-border shoppers
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Switzerland: What Germany’s new Covid rules mean for cross-border shoppers

EXPLAINED: How the EU could change rules of Covid certificate for travel

EXPLAINED: How the EU could change rules of Covid certificate for travel

Travel: Germany adds four EU countries to Covid ‘high risk’ list

Travel: Germany adds four EU countries to Covid ‘high risk’ list

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Merkel gives stark warning as Germany’s Covid death toll tops 100,000

Merkel gives stark warning as Germany’s Covid death toll tops 100,000

German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued an urgent warning on pandemic management on Thursday to the new government coming in to succeed her, imploring it to take quick, decisive measures as the country's total death toll passed 100,000.

Reader question: When can children get the Covid jab in Germany?

Reader question: When can children get the Covid jab in Germany?

Tell us: How will the changes to Germany’s dual nationality rules affect you?
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Tell us: How will the changes to Germany’s dual nationality rules affect you?

Germany's traffic light parties have announced plans to allow people to hold more than one nationality - a decision that could transform the lives of millions of non-EU migrants living in the country.

E-cars and sleeper trains: How Germany’s new government will reform transport
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E-cars and sleeper trains: How Germany’s new government will reform transport

Germany’s new coalition government to allow dual nationality

Germany’s new coalition government to allow dual nationality

State by state: Germany’s Covid rules for Christmas markets
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State by state: Germany’s Covid rules for Christmas markets

How to celebrate Germany’s historic House Music Day

How to celebrate Germany’s historic House Music Day

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

Germany is in the grip of a housing crisis, but no-one is talking about the real causes of it, writes Hamburg-based Brian Melican.

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

10 words and phrases that will make you sound like a true German
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10 words and phrases that will make you sound like a true German

As a non-native speaker, it can sometimes be tricky to blend in with the locals. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 words and phrases that will help you sound like a proper German.

Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English
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Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English

Christmas travel between Germany and the UK: What am I allowed in my suitcase?
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Christmas travel between Germany and the UK: What am I allowed in my suitcase?

This is the first Christmas since Brexit officially came into force, so if you're travelling between Germany and the UK and want to take some festive goodies with you, here's what you should know about the new rules and what you can - and can't - pack.

Does transit through Germany’s neighbours affect Brexit 90-day rule?
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Does transit through Germany’s neighbours affect Brexit 90-day rule?

Working remotely from Germany: What are the rules for digital nomads?
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Working remotely from Germany: What are the rules for digital nomads?

Nowadays, more people than ever enjoy remote working arrangements that allow them to relocate anywhere in the world. If you're a digital nomad looking to travel to or live in Germany, here's what you'll need to know.

What employees in Germany should know about quarantine compensation
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What employees in Germany should know about quarantine compensation

Why millions more German workers have to do a tax return this year
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Why millions more German workers have to do a tax return this year

EXPLAINED: The 2021 salary requirements for a Blue Card to Germany
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EXPLAINED: The 2021 salary requirements for a Blue Card to Germany

EXPLAINED: How German citizenship differs from permanent residency
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EXPLAINED: How German citizenship differs from permanent residency

If you're planning on staying in Germany for the foreseeable future, you'll probably want to secure your rights by applying for permanent residency or even German citizenship. But what's the difference between the two and are you eligible? We take a look.

Six reasons to move to the German state of Bavaria
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Six reasons to move to the German state of Bavaria

Tens of thousands protest Austria compulsory vaccination

Tens of thousands protest Austria compulsory vaccination

Tens of thousands of Austrians rallied this weekend to protest against the government's introduction of compulsory vaccination -- the first EU country to do so -- as the chancellor insisted on Sunday that the move would represent "a minor interference" compared to the alternatives.

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IN BRIEF: The Covid-19 rules which take effect in Denmark on November 29th

IN BRIEF: The Covid-19 rules which take effect in Denmark on November 29th

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Is Switzerland delaying imposing new measures due to Covid referendum?
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Is Switzerland delaying imposing new measures due to Covid referendum?

France seeks European crackdown on Channel people-smugglers

France seeks European crackdown on Channel people-smugglers

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