Germany arrests 'accomplice' of Austrian terror suspect

German police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of having ties to a suspected Islamic extremist captured in Austria and thought to have been plotting an attack.


‘Become who you want to be': one degree, three countries

Paris, Madrid, Berlin... For internationally-minded students, it can be tough to choose where to attend university. But at ESCP Europe – one of the top business schools in the world – you don't have to.



Despite quotas, Germany's boardrooms still 'male-dominated'

The boardrooms of Germany's top companies remain male-dominated despite a so-called "women's quota" imposed last year, a new report finds.


'Each child counts': the importance of all-day school

All-day schooling is not a given in Germany. Except at Phorms. Find out how they go the extra mile to provide revolutionary education and support for their students.


Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana

Update: The German parliament (Bundestag) passed a law on Thursday that officially makes marijuana legal for medicinal purposes.


5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

Navigating the health care system in another country can be tough, and even when it all works out, sometimes you just miss the comfort of the system back home. But there's a solution.


VIDEO: Berlin orchestra turns currywurst into music

What does a currywurst sound like? The Konzerthausorchester Berlin, a symphony orchestra based in the capital, has answered that question with a new video recreating the preparation of the famous snack through music.


Online auctions: 10 tips to avoid being ripped off

Think you've just spotted a potential treasure at an online auction site? Be sure to read this before you bid.


Victims could sue over failures in Berlin attack

Victims of the Berlin Christmas terror attack could be entitled to compensation in the "three-digit millions", a lawyer who is representing some of the injured has said.

10 unusual things you'll notice when you first arrive in Munich

If you visit Munich from a bigger city, you can't help falling in love with its old-school Bavarian charm. But have you ever forked out almost €5 for a dry panino?

Becoming an expat: where to start

Making the decision to move abroad isn't something to be taken lightly. There's plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?


Cologne police now say fewer North Africans ID'd on New Year's Eve

Cologne police set off a storm of controversy when they tweeted that hundreds of "Nafris" - North Africans - were stopped during New Year's Eve celebrations. But a new report paints a different picture.

IN PICTURES: See all the glitz and glam of Hamburg's dazzling new concert hall

Hamburg late on Wednesday opened a spectacular concert house to the strains of Beethoven and Wagner that has been touted as a new global attraction, albeit after a cost explosion.

Three seriously injured in bus crash at Frankfurt airport

A bus carrying dozens of Lufthansa passengers collided with another vehicle at Frankfurt airport on Friday, seriously injuring at least three people.


Ten ‘alternative facts' about Norway

Following the lead of the Trump administration, we present ten totally true facts about Norway. Totally true. Really.



Why there's never been a better time to find a job in Berlin

The German capital has long been known for its stagnant job market. But that's changing in Berlin and the whole of former East Germany, new figures show.


Berlin outraged at Christmas 'ban' at German school in Istanbul

Berlin voiced outrage Sunday over an alleged decision by a German-backed international school in Istanbul to scrap Christmas festivities, although the claim was swiftly denied in Turkey.