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Find the key to personal success in Germany this month

Most of us would probably like to become more successful. We dream of making our money work for us by investing it well, or of starting a successful global company. But even if the will is there, it’s often hard to know where to start.

Painter creates clash of circumstance

Painter creates clash of circumstance

Berlin Art Week started on Tuesday, cementing the capital’s place in the international art scene. A Swedish artist is showing portraits including a sweatshop worker in a designer T-shirt. Johan Andersson spoke to The Local.

Court: Transsexuals have right to breasts

Court: Transsexuals have right to breasts

Male-to-female transsexuals have a legal right to breast enlargement operations when hormone therapy fails to give them a feminine shape, a German federal court ruled Tuesday.

School: German children cannot learn Turkish

School: German children cannot learn Turkish

A six-year-old German girl who said she wanted to learn Turkish with her school friends has been told the classes were “only for foreigners”, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Naked monk in woods ‘had eaten bad berries’

Naked monk in woods ‘had eaten bad berries’

A Bavarian hiker who called the police after coming across a naked man staggering around in the woods, might have saved his life – it turns out he was a monk who had eaten poisonous berries.

Price-fixing steel bosses ‘entertained in brothels’

Price-fixing steel bosses ‘entertained in brothels’

Steel managers who were fixing prices and dividing up the railway track market took Deutsche Bahn employees to brothels after talking business over dinner, spending more than €71,000 on “entertaining” over five years.

Greece: Germany could still owe us from WWII

Greece: Germany could still owe us from WWII

Germany could find itself slapped with a bill from Greece for outstanding Nazi war crimes, as the country's finance ministry revealed that it had set up a "working group" to scour historical archives and tally World War II debt.

‘Internet better than sex’ for many under-35s

‘Internet better than sex’ for many under-35s

Nearly one in five young Germans would rather go without sex than give up the internet for a year, a poll on the country's online habits indicated Monday.

Soros: Germany should fix euro or leave it

Soros: Germany should fix euro or leave it

Billionaire financier George Soros said on Monday that the eurozone was edging closer to solving its debt crisis – but reiterated his call for Germany to either lead the bloc or leave it.

Germany ‘fails to level educational playing field’

Germany ‘fails to level educational playing field’

German children from well-educated families are six times as likely to go to university as those from low education backgrounds, despite decades of trying to level the playing field.

Beer fans lobby for Oktoberfest price cap

Beer fans lobby for Oktoberfest price cap

A group of beer-loving Munich citizens have come together to try to put brakes on the escalating price of the golden Bavarian nectar at the annual Oktoberfest.