While you will still see our sponsored content and the occasional banner ad, most of the ads – including the recommended articles ('You may like') at the bottom of each article – will disappear from The Local when you are logged in.
We hope that this will enhance your experience of our site.
Of course, becoming a Member also means that you get unlimited access to our website as well as exclusive in-depth content on the issues most important to internationals in Germany. Plus, you are doing a great thing by supporting independent journalism.
If you're not already a Member of The Local, click here to join today – we've got some really cheap offers to get you started.