Vacation days in Germany: What to know about your rights as an employee
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Vacation days in Germany: What to know about your rights as an employee

If you're planning any holidays, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the labour laws when it comes to paid vacation days as an employee in Germany.

Everything that changes in Germany in 2021
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Everything that changes in Germany in 2021

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Chief inspector found stabbed to death in garage

Chief inspector found stabbed to death in garage

High court upholds incitement clause used against neo-Nazis

High court upholds incitement clause used against neo-Nazis

‘Pointless paperwork’ or necessary? Mixed views over Germany’s new ‘receipt obligation’

‘Pointless paperwork’ or necessary? Mixed views over Germany’s new ‘receipt obligation’

How it could soon become much easier to cancel a contract in Germany
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How it could soon become much easier to cancel a contract in Germany

Explained: Why shops in Germany will soon be forced to give you a receipt

Explained: Why shops in Germany will soon be forced to give you a receipt

VIDEO: What are Germany’s strangest laws and social norms?
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VIDEO: What are Germany’s strangest laws and social norms?

German court rules hangovers are an ‘illness’

German court rules hangovers are an ‘illness’

Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?
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Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?

Customs dog sniffs out €1.2 million in cash at Düsseldorf Airport

Customs dog sniffs out €1.2 million in cash at Düsseldorf Airport

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in December 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in June 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in June 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in May 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in May 2018

Courts overruled four in ten asylum decisions last year: report

Courts overruled four in ten asylum decisions last year: report

Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill
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Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill

Everything that changes in Germany from February 2018

Everything that changes in Germany from February 2018

Everything that changes in Germany from December 2017

Everything that changes in Germany from December 2017

Let it all out! This is what changes in Germany in September 2017

Let it all out! This is what changes in Germany in September 2017

Minister seeks to rid laws of ‘Nazi language’

Minister seeks to rid laws of ‘Nazi language’

Pope’s ‘smack’ approval draws ire in Germany

Pope’s ‘smack’ approval draws ire in Germany

States can’t decide Sunday openings: Court

States can’t decide Sunday openings: Court

Germany beefs up asylum rules for Balkans

Germany beefs up asylum rules for Balkans

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In defence of Uber: Three reasons it beats taxis

Denmark, Germany launch joint patrols

Denmark, Germany launch joint patrols

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Nationwide cannabis limit rolls nearer

Nationwide cannabis limit rolls nearer

Row holds up child abuse compensation

Row holds up child abuse compensation

Bavarian late night beer, juice, only for drivers

Bavarian late night beer, juice, only for drivers

Young men launch pro-circumcision petition

Young men launch pro-circumcision petition

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Landowners get right to refuse hunting access

Landowners get right to refuse hunting access

Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die

Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die

Smoking ban ‘has cut heart attacks’

Smoking ban ‘has cut heart attacks’

Cologne witchcraft trial reopens after 400 years

Cologne witchcraft trial reopens after 400 years

Germans work six weeks a year longer than French

Germans work six weeks a year longer than French

Tougher crime laws to follow U-Bahn bashing

Tougher crime laws to follow U-Bahn bashing

Friedrich aims to toughen anti-terror law

Friedrich aims to toughen anti-terror law

Cabinet moves to erase child porn sites

Cabinet moves to erase child porn sites

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers

Interior ministry criticises planned EU-wide asylum rules

Interior ministry criticises planned EU-wide asylum rules

Politicians bicker over police attacker penalties

Politicians bicker over police attacker penalties

FDP: ‘Foolish’ traffic sign changes must end

FDP: ‘Foolish’ traffic sign changes must end

Hessian border town changing states after 50-year campaign

Hessian border town changing states after 50-year campaign

Berlin paves the way for ratification of EU treaty

Berlin paves the way for ratification of EU treaty

Court rules Nazi slogans are legal if not in German

Court rules Nazi slogans are legal if not in German

Economy Ministry under fire for outsourcing bank law

Economy Ministry under fire for outsourcing bank law

CDU touts internet crime watch

CDU touts internet crime watch

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children

Zypries backs adoption for gay couples

Zypries backs adoption for gay couples

Civil unions made legal in Bavaria

Civil unions made legal in Bavaria

Germany tightens gun laws after massacre

Germany tightens gun laws after massacre

Berlin passes new anti-terrorism laws

Berlin passes new anti-terrorism laws

German cities demand faster internet

German cities demand faster internet

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions

Passengers guaranteed refunds for late trains

Passengers guaranteed refunds for late trains

German ISPs blocking child porn sites

German ISPs blocking child porn sites

Entertainment industry hails Pirate Bay guilty verdict

Entertainment industry hails Pirate Bay guilty verdict

Berlin bans genetically modified crops

Berlin bans genetically modified crops

Germany adopts emergency bank nationalisation law

Germany adopts emergency bank nationalisation law

Germany to block access to child porn websites

Germany to block access to child porn websites

Music industry demands Germany fight internet piracy

Music industry demands Germany fight internet piracy

Majority of Germans support stricter gun control

Majority of Germans support stricter gun control

Interior Ministry warns terror camp trainees returning to Germany

Interior Ministry warns terror camp trainees returning to Germany

Berlin mulls tracking data on foreign visitors

Berlin mulls tracking data on foreign visitors

German train travellers to receive refunds for delays

German train travellers to receive refunds for delays

Germany to allow Church weddings without civil ceremony

Germany to allow Church weddings without civil ceremony

Germany liberalizes stem cell research

Germany liberalizes stem cell research