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Juncker downplays Trump's rant against German cars

Juncker downplays Trump's rant against German cars

US President Donald Trump has launched a salvo against German car exports to the United States, officials confirmed on Friday, in the latest sign of simmering transatlantic trade tensions.

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'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.

 
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Man arrested in Essen over suspected attack plot

Man arrested in Essen over suspected attack plot

Police in Essen arrested a German man, reportedly connected to the Salafist scene, over suspicions that he was plotting an attack.

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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.

 
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Taxes in Germany - how to get more money back on your return

Taxes in Germany - how to get more money back on your return

The clocking is ticking down towards the May 31st deadline to submit tax returns. Here's how to make tax day into your own personal pay day.

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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day

Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day

In Germany, Himmelfahrt is not just about honouring Jesus' ascent into heaven - it's also Father's Day, and sees a tripling of alcohol-related accidents. The Local explains why.

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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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Review finds AfD should have gotten 2,000 more votes in state election

Review finds AfD should have gotten 2,000 more votes in state election

Election officials in Germany's most populous state said on Tuesday that the far-right AfD party should have gotten 2,000 more votes than were originally counted in the state parliament election.

What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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'New escalation' as Turkey tells German MPs they're not welcome

'New escalation' as Turkey tells German MPs they're not welcome

A German parliamentary delegation has called off a Turkey trip, saying Wednesday that Ankara had made clear they were not welcome amid a festering bilateral row.

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Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.

 
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'There are no burqas here': Meet the head of the German Muslim Council

'There are no burqas here': Meet the head of the German Muslim Council

Politicians are whipping up fear about Muslim women wearing burqas for their own political advantage, says Aiman Mazyek, head of the Central Council of Muslims.

Berlin 'Good Bye Lenin!' showing brings GDR back to life

Berlin 'Good Bye Lenin!' showing brings GDR back to life

Tucked behind 10-storey tower blocks in the heart of Berlin stands an imposing metal gate marked "Border zone, restricted area", guarded by a stern-looking Stasi officer.

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Moving to Germany - 10 reasons to think twice

Moving to Germany - 10 reasons to think twice

Germany's booming economy, ripe job and property markets and stunning holiday spots might make it seem an expat paradise. But moving to Germany isn't right for everyone.

Vast majority of Germans never want to give up cash, poll shows

Vast majority of Germans never want to give up cash, poll shows

A recent survey concludes that Germany is far from getting on board with the dream of a cashless society - not because it lacks the infrastructure, but because the people just won't let go of their beloved Bargeld.

Why German is dominating the European job market

Why German is dominating the European job market

British expat Matt Mills in Spain tells The Local how the job board he works for is desperate to find candidates with good German skills.

These German universities are best at landing you a job

These German universities are best at landing you a job

A new Times Higher Education ranking shows which German universities are most likely to get you into your dream job after graduation.

Report reveals why it's never been better to find work in Germany

Report reveals why it's never been better to find work in Germany

Germany has never before had so many open positions as it does now, according to a new report on Tuesday.

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Fuel driver strike could affect weekend trips

Fuel driver strike could affect weekend trips

Striking truck drivers could affect Ascension weekend plans, particularly in the greater Paris region.

 

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Police raid Daimler offices nationwide in emissions fraud probe

Police raid Daimler offices nationwide in emissions fraud probe

German police on Tuesday searched the offices of Daimler as part of their investigation into possible manipulation of emissions data by employees at the auto giant.