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For the around six million people who head to the Oktoberfest every year, drinking their way through nearly seven million litres of beer, they know they're visiting one of the best parties on the planet. Locals and outsiders reflect on why they go.
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Cologne Cathedral is one of the most iconic and well-visited buildings in Germany. And it has an incredible history to match the name.
Society
In the first half of 2017 the number of recorded sex crimes in Bavaria rose by 48 percent. The fact that asylum seekers were often suspects has opened a difficult discussion.
Culture
National
Politics
If you live in Germany it's important to understand the basics of its political system. We explain ten fundamental aspects of how the country's democracy works.
Lifestyle
The world's biggest beer festival attracts people from all over the world, meaning it can be expensive and packed. Luckily, Paul Wheatley has done it many times before and knows how to cut through the crowds.
Lifestyle
Culture
Things are a wee bit different down in Bavaria, so you might want to brush up on your basic Bairisch before paying a visit.
Society
Lifestyle
When American writer Jessica Guzik arrived in Berlin, she wanted to rid herself of her American neuroses. But was the sight of people tarring themselves in salt a step too far?
Features
National
As Oktoberfest opened its tent doors for the final time in 2016, Jörg Luyken was there to soak up the atmosphere and the brew. To his surprise, he got sucked into the epicentre of German kitsch.
Culture
With the world's biggest beer festival just upon us, it's easy to forget what else the city of Munich has to offer, aside from endless beer tents.
National
Culture
Hands up if the mistakes native German speakers make in English are so ingrained in you, you've found yourself now and then - yikes - unwittingly saying them too.
Lifestyle
Society
Lifestyle
Stuttgart was ranked this week as the least stressful city in the world, an honour many The Local readers felt was unearned. But Stuttgart native Melanie Buck says the city really is a place that calms the pulse.
Culture
What makes the Düsseldorf Festival so special? The fact that it is not bound by a single concept. Fiona Leonard gives insider tips on how to make the most of this most eclectic of events.
Hamburg
Set up after the Second World War, the Anglo-German Club in Hamburg claims to act as a bridge across the North Sea. But its male-only membership policy has led Brits in the port city to call it a “dinosaur”.
National
Stuttgart is more relaxing than any other city across the globe, while Hanover is also pretty chill, a study released on Tuesday claims.
Culture
The clothes worn at Oktoberfest contain a few useful hints to help you find love, if you know how to read them.
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