Why are Americans being turned away from German banks?
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Why are Americans being turned away from German banks?

The Local has heard reports of US citizens being refused bank accounts in Germany - or even having their accounts closed after they open them. Here's what's going on.

How you can travel for free in parts of Germany
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How you can travel for free in parts of Germany

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about getting a visa for Germany
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about getting a visa for Germany

Renting in Germany: What you need to know about keeping pets
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Renting in Germany: What you need to know about keeping pets

Grieg, Rachmaninoff, and leather jumpsuits: Berlin church holds concert for fetishists

Grieg, Rachmaninoff, and leather jumpsuits: Berlin church holds concert for fetishists

Three becomes latest UK phone operator to introduce post-Brexit roaming charges in Germany

Three becomes latest UK phone operator to introduce post-Brexit roaming charges in Germany

Majority of Germans ‘very afraid’ of post-Covid tax hikes

Majority of Germans ‘very afraid’ of post-Covid tax hikes

How to deal with fruit flies (and other critters) plaguing your German flat

How to deal with fruit flies (and other critters) plaguing your German flat

Five things to know about tap water in Germany
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Five things to know about tap water in Germany

10 apps to download if you’re moving to Germany
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10 apps to download if you’re moving to Germany

Busting the myths around zebra crossings – the rocky rules of German roads

Busting the myths around zebra crossings – the rocky rules of German roads

EXPLAINED: Why German electricity bills are hitting record highs
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EXPLAINED: Why German electricity bills are hitting record highs

Will Germany restrict festivals and concerts only to the vaccinated?

Will Germany restrict festivals and concerts only to the vaccinated?

10 facts that help explain the German language
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10 facts that help explain the German language

Eight aspects of German culture foreigners should embrace
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Eight aspects of German culture foreigners should embrace

Four words that tell us something about German culture
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Four words that tell us something about German culture

Has Germany seen a pandemic baby boom?

Has Germany seen a pandemic baby boom?

Holiday like a local: Five of the best camping regions in Germany
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Holiday like a local: Five of the best camping regions in Germany

Train passengers across Germany face major disruption due to strike

Train passengers across Germany face major disruption due to strike

Germany’s train strikes: What rights do you have as a passenger?
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Germany’s train strikes: What rights do you have as a passenger?

Munich and Berlin among the ‘most popular university cities in the world’

Munich and Berlin among the ‘most popular university cities in the world’

Rail passengers in Germany face disruption as two-day strike announced

Rail passengers in Germany face disruption as two-day strike announced

Why bank customers in Germany are facing higher fees
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Why bank customers in Germany are facing higher fees

People in Germany face higher TV tax payments from August

People in Germany face higher TV tax payments from August

Why learner drivers in Germany are facing long waits for practical tests

Why learner drivers in Germany are facing long waits for practical tests

Five German foods to try this summer

Five German foods to try this summer

FKK: Is Germany falling out of love with nudism?
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FKK: Is Germany falling out of love with nudism?

German football: Which Bundesliga club should I support?

German football: Which Bundesliga club should I support?

Friday the 13th: Eight strange superstitions that the Germans hold dearly

Friday the 13th: Eight strange superstitions that the Germans hold dearly

EXPLAINED: How to pay Germany’s TV tax, or (legally) avoid it
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EXPLAINED: How to pay Germany’s TV tax, or (legally) avoid it

Rundfunkbeitrag: Germany set to raise TV tax by 86 cents per month after court ruling

Rundfunkbeitrag: Germany set to raise TV tax by 86 cents per month after court ruling

Eight things Germans believe bring good luck
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Eight things Germans believe bring good luck

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

8 German novels to read if you can’t travel this summer
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8 German novels to read if you can’t travel this summer

Bavaria’s Danube Limes becomes UNESCO world heritage site

Bavaria’s Danube Limes becomes UNESCO world heritage site

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt hops towards victory in German golden bunny trademark case

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt hops towards victory in German golden bunny trademark case

Germany’s ‘fisher king’ contest should be open to women, court rules

Germany’s ‘fisher king’ contest should be open to women, court rules

‘Milestone’: More than half of German population fully vaccinated

‘Milestone’: More than half of German population fully vaccinated

12 useful bureaucratic things you can do online in Germany
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12 useful bureaucratic things you can do online in Germany

Living in Germany: Aftermath of the floods, language confusion and Merkel’s last summer conference
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Living in Germany: Aftermath of the floods, language confusion and Merkel’s last summer conference

EXPLAINED: The rules and deadlines for filing German taxes in 2021
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EXPLAINED: The rules and deadlines for filing German taxes in 2021

How the pandemic is driving German residents out of cities and into suburbs
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How the pandemic is driving German residents out of cities and into suburbs

EXPLAINED: These are the reasons why so many Germans rent rather than buy
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EXPLAINED: These are the reasons why so many Germans rent rather than buy

Trinkgeld: What you need to know about tipping culture in Germany
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Trinkgeld: What you need to know about tipping culture in Germany

EXPLAINED: How to understand the German ‘Anmeldung’
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EXPLAINED: How to understand the German ‘Anmeldung’

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s ‘small business’ rule could affect your tax returns
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EXPLAINED: How Germany’s ‘small business’ rule could affect your tax returns

10 mistakes everyone makes when they first arrive in Germany
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10 mistakes everyone makes when they first arrive in Germany

EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about parental leave in Germany
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EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about parental leave in Germany

Eight unique words and phrases that tell us something about Germany
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Eight unique words and phrases that tell us something about Germany

Reader question: Can I get a retirement visa for Germany?
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Reader question: Can I get a retirement visa for Germany?

OPINION: Is it true that Germans don’t understand sarcasm?
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OPINION: Is it true that Germans don’t understand sarcasm?

Reader question: Can I have a barbecue on my balcony in Germany?

Reader question: Can I have a barbecue on my balcony in Germany?

Eight Covid-safe events not to miss in Germany in June 2021

Eight Covid-safe events not to miss in Germany in June 2021

EXPLAINED: A guide to the best international supermarkets in Berlin

EXPLAINED: A guide to the best international supermarkets in Berlin

‘House of One’: Berlin lays first stone for multi-faith place of worship

‘House of One’: Berlin lays first stone for multi-faith place of worship

It’s not impossible: How to find housing in Munich
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It’s not impossible: How to find housing in Munich

EXPLAINED: How to prove you’re a resident in Germany
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EXPLAINED: How to prove you’re a resident in Germany

German property giants Vonovia and Deutsche Wohnen merge to ‘tackle housing shortage’

German property giants Vonovia and Deutsche Wohnen merge to ‘tackle housing shortage’

What you need to know about Germany’s four minority languages

What you need to know about Germany’s four minority languages

10 of the best summer activities you can still enjoy under Covid rules in Germany

10 of the best summer activities you can still enjoy under Covid rules in Germany

Revealed: These are Germany’s most popular baby names in 2021

Revealed: These are Germany’s most popular baby names in 2021

EXPLAINED: When can my landlord raise the rent in Germany?
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EXPLAINED: When can my landlord raise the rent in Germany?

IN NUMBERS: A breakdown of Germany’s Muslim population
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IN NUMBERS: A breakdown of Germany’s Muslim population

Studying in Germany: These are the words you need to know
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Studying in Germany: These are the words you need to know

How to be an au pair in Germany during the pandemic
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How to be an au pair in Germany during the pandemic

‘Extraordinary situation’: What can you do if your Berlin landlord demands rent cap arrears?

‘Extraordinary situation’: What can you do if your Berlin landlord demands rent cap arrears?

IN NUMBERS: Where are Covid-19 cases going up (and down) in Germany?
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IN NUMBERS: Where are Covid-19 cases going up (and down) in Germany?

Cost of private health insurance in Germany spikes in the pandemic

Cost of private health insurance in Germany spikes in the pandemic

Here’s how you can get mental health help in English in Germany

Here’s how you can get mental health help in English in Germany

Everything you need to know about making a doctor’s appointment in Germany
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Everything you need to know about making a doctor’s appointment in Germany

‘The only way forward’: Should Germany introduce a Covid-19 immunity passport?
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‘The only way forward’: Should Germany introduce a Covid-19 immunity passport?

‘Bitter setback’: What’s the reaction to Berlin’s rental cap law being scrapped?

‘Bitter setback’: What’s the reaction to Berlin’s rental cap law being scrapped?

Germany ranked ‘third best country in the world’

Germany ranked ‘third best country in the world’

From folk to techno: 13 German songs that never grow old

From folk to techno: 13 German songs that never grow old

Wacky weather: Snow and freezing temperatures come to Germany after Easter

Wacky weather: Snow and freezing temperatures come to Germany after Easter

Everything you need to know as an Indian student moving to Germany
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Everything you need to know as an Indian student moving to Germany

Adolf, Alexa, Greta: These are the names Germans don’t want to give their kids

Adolf, Alexa, Greta: These are the names Germans don’t want to give their kids

EXPLAINED: How non-EU nationals can apply for a job seeking visa in Germany
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EXPLAINED: How non-EU nationals can apply for a job seeking visa in Germany

Moving house in Germany: 7 things you need to know about setting up utility contracts
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Moving house in Germany: 7 things you need to know about setting up utility contracts

Moving to Germany: How I’ve kept my long distance relationship alive during the pandemic and Brexit
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Moving to Germany: How I’ve kept my long distance relationship alive during the pandemic and Brexit

Who is hardest hit financially by the pandemic in Germany?

Who is hardest hit financially by the pandemic in Germany?

How Berlin couples are navigating open relationships during the lockdown
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How Berlin couples are navigating open relationships during the lockdown

Berlin’s rental cap has ‘more than halved the size of market’

Berlin’s rental cap has ‘more than halved the size of market’

Why an ‘old’ man is taking on German nightclubs’ door policies in court

Why an ‘old’ man is taking on German nightclubs’ door policies in court

Germany sees temperature rise of record 41.9C in one week

Germany sees temperature rise of record 41.9C in one week

These are the unusual names parents in Germany are giving their newborns

These are the unusual names parents in Germany are giving their newborns

German government delays free rapid Covid-19 test rollout

German government delays free rapid Covid-19 test rollout

EXPLAINED: How Germany will change Covid-19 strategy and ramp up testing

EXPLAINED: How Germany will change Covid-19 strategy and ramp up testing

Germany to see temperatures up to 20C after winter freeze

Germany to see temperatures up to 20C after winter freeze

Mass testing v lockdown: How France and Germany’s approaches to Covid radically diverged

Mass testing v lockdown: How France and Germany’s approaches to Covid radically diverged

More Germans mull move to countryside as ‘home office’ grows in popularity

More Germans mull move to countryside as ‘home office’ grows in popularity

Germany plans free coronavirus rapid tests for all residents

Germany plans free coronavirus rapid tests for all residents

IN PICTURES: Germany embraces cold snap amid warnings over icy waterways

IN PICTURES: Germany embraces cold snap amid warnings over icy waterways

10 reasons why you should date (or even fall in love with) a German

10 reasons why you should date (or even fall in love with) a German

How Germany’s Covid-19 shutdown has made this winter tougher than most
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How Germany’s Covid-19 shutdown has made this winter tougher than most

Oh fork: The German dining etiquette Americans might struggle with
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Oh fork: The German dining etiquette Americans might struggle with

Germany braces for more snow as extreme winter weather causes travel chaos

Germany braces for more snow as extreme winter weather causes travel chaos

German housing co-ops: What are they and how do I sign up?
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German housing co-ops: What are they and how do I sign up?

Why Germany is facing extreme winter weather this month

Why Germany is facing extreme winter weather this month

Here’s how Germany’s Kinderbonus payments ‘boosted economy’ in pandemic

Here’s how Germany’s Kinderbonus payments ‘boosted economy’ in pandemic

German phrase of the day: Auf der Nase herumtanzen

German phrase of the day: Auf der Nase herumtanzen

‘We’re all living the same disaster’: How foreign residents are getting through the German lockdown winter
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‘We’re all living the same disaster’: How foreign residents are getting through the German lockdown winter

Quiz: How well do you know German food culture?
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Quiz: How well do you know German food culture?

Eight expat groups to save you in Germany

Eight expat groups to save you in Germany

‘Be patient’: What you should know about buying property in Germany
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‘Be patient’: What you should know about buying property in Germany

German virologist Drosten warns of 100,000 daily Covid-19 cases if measures taken away too early

German virologist Drosten warns of 100,000 daily Covid-19 cases if measures taken away too early

Germany set to tighten shutdown as Covid-19 variants fuel fears

Germany set to tighten shutdown as Covid-19 variants fuel fears

Will the rest of Germany follow Bavaria’s lead in tightening Covid-19 measures?

Will the rest of Germany follow Bavaria’s lead in tightening Covid-19 measures?

Snow and ice cause travel chaos in parts of Germany

Snow and ice cause travel chaos in parts of Germany

Weather: Parts of Germany to see up to 40 cm of snow as temperatures dip

Weather: Parts of Germany to see up to 40 cm of snow as temperatures dip

How non-EU nationals can get a residency permit to live in Germany
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How non-EU nationals can get a residency permit to live in Germany

German partygoers break Covid rules and hide from cops in cupboards

German partygoers break Covid rules and hide from cops in cupboards

How sending parcels in Germany changed in January 2021
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How sending parcels in Germany changed in January 2021

What you need to know about tax changes in Germany in 2021
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What you need to know about tax changes in Germany in 2021

‘One of the biggest tax cuts in German history’: What the ‘Soli’ change means for you
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‘One of the biggest tax cuts in German history’: What the ‘Soli’ change means for you

Brexit: What changes in Germany from January 2021?

Brexit: What changes in Germany from January 2021?

EXPLAINED: These are Germany’s new tighter lockdown rules

EXPLAINED: These are Germany’s new tighter lockdown rules

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s states are arranging Covid-19 vaccinations

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s states are arranging Covid-19 vaccinations

The 10 heartiest German dishes to get you through winter

The 10 heartiest German dishes to get you through winter

Schools, contact rules and travel: What you need to know about Berlin’s new Covid-19 restrictions

Schools, contact rules and travel: What you need to know about Berlin’s new Covid-19 restrictions

New Covid-19 measures: How German states are planning different rules

New Covid-19 measures: How German states are planning different rules

Germany to restrict movement for residents in Covid-19 hotspots

Germany to restrict movement for residents in Covid-19 hotspots

Germany set to prolong lockdown measures as Covid-19 vaccine row intensifies

Germany set to prolong lockdown measures as Covid-19 vaccine row intensifies

‘Utter nightmare’: Brits barred from flights home to Germany amid travel chaos

‘Utter nightmare’: Brits barred from flights home to Germany amid travel chaos

Fact check: What’s the latest on Covid-19 (and the new variant) in Germany?

Fact check: What’s the latest on Covid-19 (and the new variant) in Germany?

How long will Germany’s tough lockdown measures be in place?

How long will Germany’s tough lockdown measures be in place?

‘A big worry’: Why Britons living in Germany still face bureaucratic headaches over Brexit

‘A big worry’: Why Britons living in Germany still face bureaucratic headaches over Brexit

What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2021
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What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2021

Hundreds of Germans flout Covid rules to enjoy snow

Hundreds of Germans flout Covid rules to enjoy snow

Are Christmas pickle ornaments really a German tradition?
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Are Christmas pickle ornaments really a German tradition?

Tell us: How are you getting though Germany’s second coronavirus wave this winter?
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Tell us: How are you getting though Germany’s second coronavirus wave this winter?

The dates you should know for sending post in Germany before Christmas

The dates you should know for sending post in Germany before Christmas

‘It feels like a Sunday’: What German residents think about the new lockdown restrictions

‘It feels like a Sunday’: What German residents think about the new lockdown restrictions

Brexit: How thousands of Brits in Germany will be in limbo after doors close on dual nationality
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Brexit: How thousands of Brits in Germany will be in limbo after doors close on dual nationality

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

‘A trip home is impossible’: How foreign residents in Germany plan to celebrate Christmas
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‘A trip home is impossible’: How foreign residents in Germany plan to celebrate Christmas

Is Germany set for a post-Christmas full lockdown?
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Is Germany set for a post-Christmas full lockdown?

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Wednesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Wednesday

Five reasons I decided to stay in Frankfurt (despite the pandemic)
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Five reasons I decided to stay in Frankfurt (despite the pandemic)

Why are coronavirus rates so high in German regions with far-right leanings?

Why are coronavirus rates so high in German regions with far-right leanings?

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news Tuesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news Tuesday

Merkel says Germany ‘won’t get through winter’ with current Covid-19 measures

Merkel says Germany ‘won’t get through winter’ with current Covid-19 measures

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

Are people with learning disabilities in Germany being forgotten in the pandemic?

Are people with learning disabilities in Germany being forgotten in the pandemic?

ANALYSIS: Just how effective has Germany’s partial lockdown been?
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ANALYSIS: Just how effective has Germany’s partial lockdown been?

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Wednesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Wednesday

The eight rules Germany wants you to follow to reduce Covid-19 infections

The eight rules Germany wants you to follow to reduce Covid-19 infections

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Tuesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Tuesday

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in December 2020

Germany starts new extended shutdown with tougher measures

Germany starts new extended shutdown with tougher measures

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Monday

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Monday

‘I moved to Berlin, and then the lockdown hit’: What life is like for newscomers in corona times

‘I moved to Berlin, and then the lockdown hit’: What life is like for newscomers in corona times

Here’s how Berlin residents can find out if they’re paying too much rent
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Here’s how Berlin residents can find out if they’re paying too much rent

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Friday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Friday

Brexit: Germany passes law to guarantee rights of British residents

Brexit: Germany passes law to guarantee rights of British residents

LATEST: Germany passes one million mark for number of coronavirus cases

LATEST: Germany passes one million mark for number of coronavirus cases

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Wednesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Wednesday

‘Avoid a second Ischgl’: Bavaria urges ski slopes to close across Europe over winter break

‘Avoid a second Ischgl’: Bavaria urges ski slopes to close across Europe over winter break

EXPLAINED: What can we expect from Germany’s meeting on holiday rules?

EXPLAINED: What can we expect from Germany’s meeting on holiday rules?

Germany records more than 400 coronavirus deaths within a day

Germany records more than 400 coronavirus deaths within a day

Germany plans €17 billion aid to companies and freelancers for extended shutdown

Germany plans €17 billion aid to companies and freelancers for extended shutdown

Groups of 10 and no fireworks ban: German states propose Christmas and New Year rules

Groups of 10 and no fireworks ban: German states propose Christmas and New Year rules

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Tuesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Tuesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Monday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Monday

Why Munich is the only city I’ve ever really felt at home
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Why Munich is the only city I’ve ever really felt at home

What you need to know about proposals to extend Germany’s partial lockdown until December 20th

What you need to know about proposals to extend Germany’s partial lockdown until December 20th

‘Get people off the hamster wheel’: Inside Germany’s €1,200 per month basic income experiment
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‘Get people off the hamster wheel’: Inside Germany’s €1,200 per month basic income experiment

EXPLAINED: What is Germany’s new coronavirus test strategy for winter?

EXPLAINED: What is Germany’s new coronavirus test strategy for winter?

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Friday

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Friday

LATEST: Germany sees new record of daily Covid-19 cases

LATEST: Germany sees new record of daily Covid-19 cases

Just how happy are people in Germany?

Just how happy are people in Germany?

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Thursday

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Thursday

Covid-19 cases in Germany ‘still far too high’ but shutdown having an impact, says RKI boss

Covid-19 cases in Germany ‘still far too high’ but shutdown having an impact, says RKI boss

Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Wednesday
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Today in Germany: A round-up of what’s happening on Wednesday

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Tuesday
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Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Tuesday

Living in Germany: Immigrant startup founders, partial public holiday and Holland near Berlin
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Living in Germany: Immigrant startup founders, partial public holiday and Holland near Berlin

Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Monday
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Today in Germany: A round-up of the latest news on Monday

EXPLAINED: What are Germany’s planned new coronavirus restrictions?

EXPLAINED: What are Germany’s planned new coronavirus restrictions?

This is where (and how) Germans plan to holiday in 2021

This is where (and how) Germans plan to holiday in 2021

106-year-old woman in Brandenburg recovers from coronavirus

106-year-old woman in Brandenburg recovers from coronavirus

Weekend Wanderlust: Medieval charm and Maultaschen in Tübingen

Weekend Wanderlust: Medieval charm and Maultaschen in Tübingen

Covid-19: How serious is the situation in Germany’s hospitals?

Covid-19: How serious is the situation in Germany’s hospitals?

‘The curve is flattening’: Germany reports signs that Covid-19 resurgence is easing

‘The curve is flattening’: Germany reports signs that Covid-19 resurgence is easing

Germany sees ‘signs of change’ in Covid-19 situation

Germany sees ‘signs of change’ in Covid-19 situation

What you need to know about travelling in Germany right now

What you need to know about travelling in Germany right now

Germany expects ‘up to 100 million’ doses of promising Covid-19 vaccine

Germany expects ‘up to 100 million’ doses of promising Covid-19 vaccine

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

What are Germany’s new quarantine rules after travel?

What are Germany’s new quarantine rules after travel?

EXPLAINED: How Germany is preparing for the coronavirus vaccination

EXPLAINED: How Germany is preparing for the coronavirus vaccination

Covid-19 vaccine found to be ’90 percent effective’, says Germany-based biotech firm

Covid-19 vaccine found to be ’90 percent effective’, says Germany-based biotech firm

German word of the day: Der Bildungsurlaub

German word of the day: Der Bildungsurlaub

The 13 types of Americans you meet in Germany
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The 13 types of Americans you meet in Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in November 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in November 2020

How living in Berlin has changed me for life

How living in Berlin has changed me for life

Germany’s top ten towns you’ve never heard of

Germany’s top ten towns you’ve never heard of

Top ten weird German laws and rules

Top ten weird German laws and rules

7 things you should know when looking for a flat in Berlin
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7 things you should know when looking for a flat in Berlin

What it was like voting as an American in Germany right before the Berlin Wall fell
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What it was like voting as an American in Germany right before the Berlin Wall fell

How many people can I meet during Germany’s partial lockdown?

How many people can I meet during Germany’s partial lockdown?

Why the most vulnerable Brits in Germany could be hit hardest by UK bank account closures

Why the most vulnerable Brits in Germany could be hit hardest by UK bank account closures

‘Last days to enjoy the sun’: Temperatures in Germany set to dip as summer ends

‘Last days to enjoy the sun’: Temperatures in Germany set to dip as summer ends

The charts and maps that explain the state of the pandemic in Germany

The charts and maps that explain the state of the pandemic in Germany

German electricity prices ‘among the highest in the world’

German electricity prices ‘among the highest in the world’

Living in Germany: German rules, finding a flat and why do children carry cones?
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Living in Germany: German rules, finding a flat and why do children carry cones?

Germany set to launch new universal basic income trial

Germany set to launch new universal basic income trial

Videos of police violence spark debate about German cops

Videos of police violence spark debate about German cops

Explained: What’s really in Germany’s planned ‘dog walking law’?
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Explained: What’s really in Germany’s planned ‘dog walking law’?

EXPLAINED: What’s happening to house prices and rents in Germany amid the coronavirus crisis?
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EXPLAINED: What’s happening to house prices and rents in Germany amid the coronavirus crisis?

Germany records hottest temperature of year as country braces for more heat

Germany records hottest temperature of year as country braces for more heat

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

Germany rated world’s most admired country

Germany rated world’s most admired country

‘Nearly three million’ children in Germany live in poverty

‘Nearly three million’ children in Germany live in poverty

Want to live a long life? Move to the south of Germany

Want to live a long life? Move to the south of Germany

Richest in Germany own around two thirds of country’s wealth

Richest in Germany own around two thirds of country’s wealth

Travel in Germany: 10 must-see places within reach of Berlin

Travel in Germany: 10 must-see places within reach of Berlin

Weather: Tropical storm to hit southern Germany

Weather: Tropical storm to hit southern Germany

This is how many millionaires live in Germany

This is how many millionaires live in Germany

Germany has ‘third most valuable passport in the world’

Germany has ‘third most valuable passport in the world’

Complaints against Germany’s postal sector soar in first half of 2020

Complaints against Germany’s postal sector soar in first half of 2020

How much will you save on products with Germany’s new VAT reduction?
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How much will you save on products with Germany’s new VAT reduction?

Housing in Germany: Here’s where demand and prices are soaring
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Housing in Germany: Here’s where demand and prices are soaring

Rundfunkbeitrag: Germany’s state leaders give green light to raise TV tax

Rundfunkbeitrag: Germany’s state leaders give green light to raise TV tax

Update: What you should know about Germany’s VAT cut

Update: What you should know about Germany’s VAT cut

Paper, pens and face masks: What life is like as Germany eases out of the coronavirus crisis

Paper, pens and face masks: What life is like as Germany eases out of the coronavirus crisis

‘More than half’ of all doctors in Germany now offer online consultations

‘More than half’ of all doctors in Germany now offer online consultations

EXPLAINED: Germany’s strongest (and weakest) regions for living and working
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EXPLAINED: Germany’s strongest (and weakest) regions for living and working

Housing in Germany: Here’s where rent prices are going up (and down)

Housing in Germany: Here’s where rent prices are going up (and down)

Brexit problems: How I was wrongly told to pay €1,500 fees at German university
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Brexit problems: How I was wrongly told to pay €1,500 fees at German university

Share your views: What do you think about health insurance in Germany?
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Share your views: What do you think about health insurance in Germany?

Should Germany get rid of private health insurance?

Should Germany get rid of private health insurance?

Revealed: Germany’s worst public spending sins of 2020
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Revealed: Germany’s worst public spending sins of 2020

5 things you should know about Chemnitz, the newly crowned capital of culture

5 things you should know about Chemnitz, the newly crowned capital of culture

How Brexit has robbed northern German village of Scottish mayor

How Brexit has robbed northern German village of Scottish mayor

Why parcel delivery price hikes in Germany are set to be reversed
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Why parcel delivery price hikes in Germany are set to be reversed

How Berlin converted me from a fast fashion fanatic to a conscious consumer
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How Berlin converted me from a fast fashion fanatic to a conscious consumer

Sustainable fashion: Five German brands aiming to make your wardrobe eco-friendly

Sustainable fashion: Five German brands aiming to make your wardrobe eco-friendly

Explained: Why Germany is in a bitter row over meat

Explained: Why Germany is in a bitter row over meat

‘Goodbye and good luck’: How Germany is reacting to Brexit day

‘Goodbye and good luck’: How Germany is reacting to Brexit day

‘I’m giving up my UK passport’: Brits in Germany share their heartbreak over Brexit day

‘I’m giving up my UK passport’: Brits in Germany share their heartbreak over Brexit day

‘Hiding under the duvet with a bottle of wine’: How Brits in Germany will mark Brexit day

‘Hiding under the duvet with a bottle of wine’: How Brits in Germany will mark Brexit day

Flu virus in Germany causes more than 30 deaths and leaves 3,500 in hospital

Flu virus in Germany causes more than 30 deaths and leaves 3,500 in hospital

These are the changes families in Germany need to know about in 2020
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These are the changes families in Germany need to know about in 2020

The German habits foreign residents say they can’t shake off
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The German habits foreign residents say they can’t shake off

Bundestag votes against ‘opt-out’ system of organ donation in Germany

Bundestag votes against ‘opt-out’ system of organ donation in Germany

Nine ways to get through winter the German way
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Nine ways to get through winter the German way

Brexit: What do Brits in Germany need to think about before January 31st?

Brexit: What do Brits in Germany need to think about before January 31st?

‘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 German startups are profiting from Deutsche Bahn delays

How German startups are profiting from Deutsche Bahn delays

Renting in Germany: Here’s what to know about changes in 2020
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Renting in Germany: Here’s what to know about changes in 2020

Everything that changes in Germany in January 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in January 2020

What you need to know about tax changes in Germany in 2020
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What you need to know about tax changes in Germany in 2020

Why you’ll pay more to send parcels in Germany from next year

Why you’ll pay more to send parcels in Germany from next year

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

Bavaria set to tighten rules on private gatherings

Bavaria set to tighten rules on private gatherings

How Germany is celebrating 250-year-old ‘pop star’ Beethoven

How Germany is celebrating 250-year-old ‘pop star’ Beethoven

‘Brexit is happening… I feel surprisingly calm’: Brits in Germany react to UK election result

‘Brexit is happening… I feel surprisingly calm’: Brits in Germany react to UK election result

How AI is adding the final notes to German composer’s Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

How AI is adding the final notes to German composer’s Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

Explained: How new poverty ‘problem regions’ are emerging in Germany
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Explained: How new poverty ‘problem regions’ are emerging in Germany

Tell us: What German habits have you picked up?
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Tell us: What German habits have you picked up?

‘Open discrimination of foreigners’: Landlord fined after advertising flat ‘to Germans’

‘Open discrimination of foreigners’: Landlord fined after advertising flat ‘to Germans’

Rising rent prices in Germany: What are the affordable options for families?
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Rising rent prices in Germany: What are the affordable options for families?

Nine ways your socializing habits change after moving to Germany
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Nine ways your socializing habits change after moving to Germany

Munich ‘no longer most expensive city for renting’ in Germany

Munich ‘no longer most expensive city for renting’ in Germany

How Germany plans to help working parents with guaranteed all-day care for children
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How Germany plans to help working parents with guaranteed all-day care for children

Grundrente: Merkel’s coalition reaches deal on Germany’s pension reform

Grundrente: Merkel’s coalition reaches deal on Germany’s pension reform

‘With chemo you can’t stop giving medicine’: How Brexit healthcare fears pushed a UK family to Germany’
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‘With chemo you can’t stop giving medicine’: How Brexit healthcare fears pushed a UK family to Germany’

Here’s where the happiest (and unhappiest) people live in Germany
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Here’s where the happiest (and unhappiest) people live in Germany

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

Seven maps that help explain Bavaria
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Seven maps that help explain Bavaria

Southern Germany rattled by earthquake

Southern Germany rattled by earthquake

Weekend Wanderlust: From Bauhaus to botany, discovering German culture in Weimar

Weekend Wanderlust: From Bauhaus to botany, discovering German culture in Weimar

The 12 maps that help explain Germany today
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The 12 maps that help explain Germany today

Berlin to freeze rent for five years: What you need to know
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Berlin to freeze rent for five years: What you need to know

Should Germany raise the retirement age to 69?

Should Germany raise the retirement age to 69?

The truth laid bare: What you need to know about Germany’s sauna culture
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The truth laid bare: What you need to know about Germany’s sauna culture

‘Terrifying and exhilarating’: What it’s really like to move to Germany alone
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‘Terrifying and exhilarating’: What it’s really like to move to Germany alone

Six signs autumn has arrived in Germany

Six signs autumn has arrived in Germany

Oktoberfest 2019 in numbers: Less beer, fewer crimes and 96,912 stolen mugs

Oktoberfest 2019 in numbers: Less beer, fewer crimes and 96,912 stolen mugs

Daily dilemmas of living in Germany: What’s the best fast food in Berlin?

Daily dilemmas of living in Germany: What’s the best fast food in Berlin?

Readers’ voices: These are the best things about living in Germany
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Readers’ voices: These are the best things about living in Germany

‘They don’t do small talk’: Why foreigners in Germany find it hard to make friends
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‘They don’t do small talk’: Why foreigners in Germany find it hard to make friends

Tell us: What’s the best way to make friends in Germany?
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Tell us: What’s the best way to make friends in Germany?

Oktoberfest in numbers: An inside look at Germany’s multi-billion business
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Oktoberfest in numbers: An inside look at Germany’s multi-billion business

‘Bielefeld exists!’: How a German city debunked an old conspiracy

‘Bielefeld exists!’: How a German city debunked an old conspiracy

Update: Six things to know about the climate strikes in Germany

Update: Six things to know about the climate strikes in Germany

German government to unveil multi-billion-euro climate strategy

German government to unveil multi-billion-euro climate strategy

New campaign urges Brits in Germany to get ready for Brexit

New campaign urges Brits in Germany to get ready for Brexit

Revealed: This is what Germans do (and don’t do) in their free time
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Revealed: This is what Germans do (and don’t do) in their free time

10 weird taboos you should never break in Germany
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10 weird taboos you should never break in Germany

Germans more optimistic – and a bit less worried about Trump

Germans more optimistic – and a bit less worried about Trump

Call for €1 per day annual public transport ticket throughout Germany

Call for €1 per day annual public transport ticket throughout Germany

Merkel announces new German shutdown for month of November

Merkel announces new German shutdown for month of November

These are the essential smartphone apps for living in Germany
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These are the essential smartphone apps for living in Germany

Daily dilemmas: Is it ever acceptable to cross the road at a red light in Germany?

Daily dilemmas: Is it ever acceptable to cross the road at a red light in Germany?

Why US President Trump is avoiding visiting Germany – again

Why US President Trump is avoiding visiting Germany – again

These are the ‘special’ days when you can get paid time off in Germany
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These are the ‘special’ days when you can get paid time off in Germany

Number of social housing units drops by 42,000 in Germany

Number of social housing units drops by 42,000 in Germany

Housing in Germany: Why are fewer young people buying their own homes?
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Housing in Germany: Why are fewer young people buying their own homes?

Why these three German cities offer the ‘best work-life balance’

Why these three German cities offer the ‘best work-life balance’

Seven unmissable events in August 2019 in Germany
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Seven unmissable events in August 2019 in Germany

13 things foreigners do that make Germans really uncomfortable
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13 things foreigners do that make Germans really uncomfortable

Everything that changes in Germany in August 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in August 2019

What you need to know about Berlin’s turbulent housing market
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What you need to know about Berlin’s turbulent housing market

How new homes in Germany are not being built where they are most needed
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How new homes in Germany are not being built where they are most needed

The 20 key stats that help explain Germany today
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The 20 key stats that help explain Germany today

Inside Berlin’s newest addition to the UNESCO-listed Museum Island

Inside Berlin’s newest addition to the UNESCO-listed Museum Island

EXPLAINED: Here’s how Germany plans to fight its stark regional inequalities
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EXPLAINED: Here’s how Germany plans to fight its stark regional inequalities

What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany
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What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany

Tell us: What do you love and hate about living in Germany?
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Tell us: What do you love and hate about living in Germany?

10 events you can’t miss in July 2019 in Germany

10 events you can’t miss in July 2019 in Germany

Are these the 10 most German words you can find?

Are these the 10 most German words you can find?

Germany plans to allow drivers to ride motorbikes without need to take test

Germany plans to allow drivers to ride motorbikes without need to take test

Why this German city plans to make public transport free

Why this German city plans to make public transport free

Berlin considers freezing rental prices for five years

Berlin considers freezing rental prices for five years

‘Ja, ich will’: What it’s like to get married in Germany
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‘Ja, ich will’: What it’s like to get married in Germany

What can Germany do to improve its Autobahn network?

What can Germany do to improve its Autobahn network?

Everything that changes in Germany in June 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in June 2019

Seven unmissable events in Germany in June 2019
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Seven unmissable events in Germany in June 2019

Could Americans in Germany soon get relief from filing double taxes?
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Could Americans in Germany soon get relief from filing double taxes?

Tax deadlines, banknotes and pollen: Everything that changes in May 2019 in Germany
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Tax deadlines, banknotes and pollen: Everything that changes in May 2019 in Germany

German postage costs may increase by ‘up to 30 percent’

German postage costs may increase by ‘up to 30 percent’

‘Know your rights’: The advice you need about renting in Germany

‘Know your rights’: The advice you need about renting in Germany

Merkel ‘set to push for lockdown light across Germany’

Merkel ‘set to push for lockdown light across Germany’

Easter holiday weather: What can Germany expect?

Easter holiday weather: What can Germany expect?

High costs, long queues and discrimination: What it’s like to rent in Germany
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High costs, long queues and discrimination: What it’s like to rent in Germany

The ultimate guide to living on a budget in Munich
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The ultimate guide to living on a budget in Munich

FOCUS: How Italians are filling the gaps in the German job market

FOCUS: How Italians are filling the gaps in the German job market

Everything that changes in April 2019 in Germany
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Everything that changes in April 2019 in Germany

Germany debates changing to ‘opt-out’ organ donation system

Germany debates changing to ‘opt-out’ organ donation system

Three German cities ranked in the top 10 best places to live

Three German cities ranked in the top 10 best places to live

7 events you won’t want to miss in March 2019 in Germany

7 events you won’t want to miss in March 2019 in Germany

‘We’ll move if they’ll have us’: The Brits who want to relocate to Germany as Brexit looms
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‘We’ll move if they’ll have us’: The Brits who want to relocate to Germany as Brexit looms

The places in Germany where rents are rising rapidly

The places in Germany where rents are rising rapidly

What you need to know about travelling within Germany right now
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What you need to know about travelling within Germany right now

Germany set to turn back clocks: Will this be the last time?

Germany set to turn back clocks: Will this be the last time?

The complete guide to how you can (still) live cheaply in Berlin
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The complete guide to how you can (still) live cheaply in Berlin

How chopsticks showed me the difference between German and Chinese culture

How chopsticks showed me the difference between German and Chinese culture

Quiz: How well do you know German TV culture?
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Quiz: How well do you know German TV culture?

Share your tips: The best and worst things about living in Hamburg
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Share your tips: The best and worst things about living in Hamburg

On Brexit and belonging: Reflections of a Scot in Germany

On Brexit and belonging: Reflections of a Scot in Germany

From Anti-Valentine’s to Black Pride celebrations: 7 events not to miss in February 2019
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From Anti-Valentine’s to Black Pride celebrations: 7 events not to miss in February 2019

Quiz: How well do you know Germany’s social movements?
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Quiz: How well do you know Germany’s social movements?

Nationwide protests planned in battle to change Germany’s ‘Nazi-era’ abortion law

Nationwide protests planned in battle to change Germany’s ‘Nazi-era’ abortion law

‘Second lockdown needed if Germany hits 20,000 new infections daily,’ warns health chief

‘Second lockdown needed if Germany hits 20,000 new infections daily,’ warns health chief

Quiz: How well do you know the demographics of German cities?
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Quiz: How well do you know the demographics of German cities?

‘They voted against my way of living’: Brits in Germany on life with Brexit
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‘They voted against my way of living’: Brits in Germany on life with Brexit

Tip of the week: How to stand out from the flat-finding crowd in Germany
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Tip of the week: How to stand out from the flat-finding crowd in Germany

Germany reports more than 11,200 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Germany reports more than 11,200 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

How you can make the most of Germany’s 2019 public holidays
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How you can make the most of Germany’s 2019 public holidays

‘I never thought I’d settle in Germany’: The foreigners who stayed far longer than planned
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‘I never thought I’d settle in Germany’: The foreigners who stayed far longer than planned

Diesel, deadlines and deposit bottles: Everything that’s set to change in Germany in 2019
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Diesel, deadlines and deposit bottles: Everything that’s set to change in Germany in 2019

What you need to know about the abortion law battle that divides Germany
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What you need to know about the abortion law battle that divides Germany

Quiz: How well do you know your German geography?
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Quiz: How well do you know your German geography?

Berlin’s famous Gendarmenmarkt Christmas market cancelled due to coronavirus concerns

Berlin’s famous Gendarmenmarkt Christmas market cancelled due to coronavirus concerns

‘Beware, you’re leaving the functioning part of Germany’: Tübingen mayor on Berlin

‘Beware, you’re leaving the functioning part of Germany’: Tübingen mayor on Berlin

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

How Germany is reforming its rental law in favour of tenants

How Germany is reforming its rental law in favour of tenants

Quiz: How well do you know these famous German buildings?
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Quiz: How well do you know these famous German buildings?

Opinion: Why Germany needs to take the smoking ban more seriously

Opinion: Why Germany needs to take the smoking ban more seriously

Should people without children be forced to pay more tax in Germany?
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Should people without children be forced to pay more tax in Germany?

Quiz: Just how German have you become?
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Quiz: Just how German have you become?

Stolpersteine: Standing defiantly in communities amid rising tensions

Stolpersteine: Standing defiantly in communities amid rising tensions

Schnappsidee! Meet the Berlin barman serving up laughs as well as cocktails

Schnappsidee! Meet the Berlin barman serving up laughs as well as cocktails

Tip of the week: How to open a blocked account in Germany

Tip of the week: How to open a blocked account in Germany

Germany’s minimum wage to raise twice in 2019, yet poverty persists

Germany’s minimum wage to raise twice in 2019, yet poverty persists

Everything that changes in Germany in November 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in November 2018

Why Germany has been minted as a coin carrying nation

Why Germany has been minted as a coin carrying nation

How a grassroots group in Berlin took on Google – and won

How a grassroots group in Berlin took on Google – and won

‘There’s a danger of Covid-19 getting out of control in Germany’: Bavaria orders tougher measures

‘There’s a danger of Covid-19 getting out of control in Germany’: Bavaria orders tougher measures

Tip of the week: Everything you need to know about sending mail in Germany

Tip of the week: Everything you need to know about sending mail in Germany

Study: Rising rents accelerating gap between rich and poor across Germany

Study: Rising rents accelerating gap between rich and poor across Germany

10 events not to miss throughout Germany this November
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10 events not to miss throughout Germany this November

Tip of the week: Your guide to German supermarkets

Tip of the week: Your guide to German supermarkets

What Germany is doing to keep rents down: Special report

What Germany is doing to keep rents down: Special report

Survey: Majority of Germans want to abolish clock changes

Survey: Majority of Germans want to abolish clock changes

From shocking storytelling to diverse characters: How Germany’s children’s books are changing
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From shocking storytelling to diverse characters: How Germany’s children’s books are changing

My German career: How a Syrian soap shop owner in Berlin cleaned up his act
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My German career: How a Syrian soap shop owner in Berlin cleaned up his act

Why there was no political earthquake in Bavaria – but Germany is still shaking things up

Why there was no political earthquake in Bavaria – but Germany is still shaking things up

Hitler’s would-be assassin and Harry Potter flops: Frankfurt Book Fair’s memorable moments

Hitler’s would-be assassin and Harry Potter flops: Frankfurt Book Fair’s memorable moments

Quiz: How well do you really know Bavaria?

Quiz: How well do you really know Bavaria?

‘We’ll see more local lockdowns in Germany’: Experts warn of tough measures as Covid-19 cases rise

‘We’ll see more local lockdowns in Germany’: Experts warn of tough measures as Covid-19 cases rise

German car industry warns CO2 targets put jobs at risk

German car industry warns CO2 targets put jobs at risk

The German words you need to know as flu season begins
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The German words you need to know as flu season begins

From ‘light seeing’ to bookworm bashes: what are the unmissable events in Germany this week?

From ‘light seeing’ to bookworm bashes: what are the unmissable events in Germany this week?

How to join a Mieterverein (renters’ association) in Germany

How to join a Mieterverein (renters’ association) in Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in October 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in October 2018

‘I want to encourage people to leave the city and take their kids outside’
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‘I want to encourage people to leave the city and take their kids outside’

Living in Germany: Corona chaos, Denglisch and festival for onions
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Living in Germany: Corona chaos, Denglisch and festival for onions

To du or not to du: How to crack one of Germany’s most tricky etiquette dilemmas
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To du or not to du: How to crack one of Germany’s most tricky etiquette dilemmas

This is how Germans spend their free time

This is how Germans spend their free time

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2018

7 events not to miss throughout Germany in September
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7 events not to miss throughout Germany in September

A top court just made it harder for landlords to make you paint your flat before you leave

A top court just made it harder for landlords to make you paint your flat before you leave

Crossed wires: why church tax is causing extra stress for expat tax payers
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Crossed wires: why church tax is causing extra stress for expat tax payers

Living in Germany: How many people am I allowed to meet under new Covid-19 rules?

Living in Germany: How many people am I allowed to meet under new Covid-19 rules?

An American parent in Germany, or how I learned to love the power tools
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An American parent in Germany, or how I learned to love the power tools

Five crimes that expats are bound to commit in Germany
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Five crimes that expats are bound to commit in Germany

Expat in Germany? You’re probably guilty of one of these social blunders
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Expat in Germany? You’re probably guilty of one of these social blunders

Why every country should get on board with the German Feierabend
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Why every country should get on board with the German Feierabend

LATEST: Germany reports 6,868 new coronavirus infections as more hotspots declared

LATEST: Germany reports 6,868 new coronavirus infections as more hotspots declared

What I hope for Germany after a year of reporting on its news

What I hope for Germany after a year of reporting on its news

People think life in Berlin ends outside the Ringbahn. They’re wrong
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People think life in Berlin ends outside the Ringbahn. They’re wrong

These Anglophone singers are huge in Germany… but you’ve never heard of them

These Anglophone singers are huge in Germany… but you’ve never heard of them

The things you do if you’ve lived in Berlin too long

The things you do if you’ve lived in Berlin too long

Quiz: Just how German have you become?
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Quiz: Just how German have you become?

What you need to know about the complicated world of German insurance
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What you need to know about the complicated world of German insurance

Undressing at a Berlin sauna wasn’t the moment of liberation I’d hoped for
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Undressing at a Berlin sauna wasn’t the moment of liberation I’d hoped for

It’s not impossible: the ups and downs of dating in Germany
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It’s not impossible: the ups and downs of dating in Germany

10 mouth-watering foods you have to try when in Germany

10 mouth-watering foods you have to try when in Germany

Why are rents in Germany shooting through the roof? We found out
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Why are rents in Germany shooting through the roof? We found out

It’s not that hard: the beginner’s guide to buying a home in Germany
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It’s not that hard: the beginner’s guide to buying a home in Germany

Number of Brits who became German nearly tripled last year

Number of Brits who became German nearly tripled last year

IN PICS: The top 10 best places to live in Germany

IN PICS: The top 10 best places to live in Germany

My German city: life in Aschaffenburg, ‘the Nice of Bavaria’
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My German city: life in Aschaffenburg, ‘the Nice of Bavaria’

Members’ Forum: is cycling on German streets all it’s cracked up to be?

Members’ Forum: is cycling on German streets all it’s cracked up to be?

10 important rules and tips for cycling safely on German streets
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10 important rules and tips for cycling safely on German streets

More than 100 districts declared risk zones in Germany: What you need to know

More than 100 districts declared risk zones in Germany: What you need to know

Tell us: How well do you think Germany is dealing with the coronavirus resurgence?
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Tell us: How well do you think Germany is dealing with the coronavirus resurgence?

What to know about starting your personal banking in Germany
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What to know about starting your personal banking in Germany

One key thing you should do before buying an Altbau flat in Germany

One key thing you should do before buying an Altbau flat in Germany

Where in Germany do all the British citizens live?
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Where in Germany do all the British citizens live?

Here are the top 10 breweries to celebrate German Beer Day
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Here are the top 10 breweries to celebrate German Beer Day

What you need to know about Germany’s new coronavirus measures for autumn
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What you need to know about Germany’s new coronavirus measures for autumn

10 ways to pass yourself off as a true Berliner

10 ways to pass yourself off as a true Berliner

How a visit home to Canada made me realize I couldn’t move back for good
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How a visit home to Canada made me realize I couldn’t move back for good

Prost! Why do Germans make eye contact when they clink glasses?

Prost! Why do Germans make eye contact when they clink glasses?

7 fantastic events going on around Germany in April 2018

7 fantastic events going on around Germany in April 2018

Munich residents have just been spared Germany’s most annoying bit of bureaucracy

Munich residents have just been spared Germany’s most annoying bit of bureaucracy

The odd ways I’ve noticed myself slowly becoming a German
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The odd ways I’ve noticed myself slowly becoming a German

The things you need to watch out for when you move house in Germany
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The things you need to watch out for when you move house in Germany

What you need to know about getting a German driving licence
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What you need to know about getting a German driving licence

Everything that changes in Germany from March 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany from March 2018

Who are Germany’s foreign population and where do they live?
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Who are Germany’s foreign population and where do they live?

The 10 things that you really love about living in Germany

The 10 things that you really love about living in Germany

How one piece of paper holds the key to your future in Germany

How one piece of paper holds the key to your future in Germany

Germany’s controversial rent control law works after all (at least in central Berlin)

Germany’s controversial rent control law works after all (at least in central Berlin)

10 German words that strike fear into the hearts of language learners
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10 German words that strike fear into the hearts of language learners

The 8 most beautiful places to get married across Germany

The 8 most beautiful places to get married across Germany

How I made friends during my first year in Germany
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How I made friends during my first year in Germany

The moment you know you’re in Germany for the long haul

The moment you know you’re in Germany for the long haul

The wink face emoji – are Germans flirting with you or not?

The wink face emoji – are Germans flirting with you or not?

‘My daughter and I got dual citizenship to secure her future after Brexit’

‘My daughter and I got dual citizenship to secure her future after Brexit’

Everything that changes in Germany from February 2018

Everything that changes in Germany from February 2018

7 events across Germany you won’t want to miss this February

7 events across Germany you won’t want to miss this February

The German words I want to use, but just don’t dare

The German words I want to use, but just don’t dare

‘Getting German citizenship enabled me to see my family for the first time in years’

‘Getting German citizenship enabled me to see my family for the first time in years’

What you can learn about becoming German – from people who have done it
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What you can learn about becoming German – from people who have done it

It’s time we stop asking ‘where are you from?’ in Germany

It’s time we stop asking ‘where are you from?’ in Germany

LATEST: Germany reports new coronavirus case record as fear of infection grows

LATEST: Germany reports new coronavirus case record as fear of infection grows

Here’s how to make this winter in Munich really special

Here’s how to make this winter in Munich really special

Will the German love affair with cash ever end?

Will the German love affair with cash ever end?

‘Ben’ and ‘Emma’ most popular baby names in 2017

‘Ben’ and ‘Emma’ most popular baby names in 2017

Why many German cities become a fireworks hell on NYE
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Why many German cities become a fireworks hell on NYE

Six common questions people have about refugees in Germany

Six common questions people have about refugees in Germany

Sharp rise in German births using artificial insemination

Sharp rise in German births using artificial insemination

Everything you need to know about having a baby in Germany
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Everything you need to know about having a baby in Germany

Hamsterkauf: Toilet paper disappears from German supermarket shelves as panic-buying returns

Hamsterkauf: Toilet paper disappears from German supermarket shelves as panic-buying returns

Karlsruhe streets ahead of rest of Germany for car-sharing

Karlsruhe streets ahead of rest of Germany for car-sharing

From Friedrichstraße to flea markets: 11 essential shopping spots in Berlin

From Friedrichstraße to flea markets: 11 essential shopping spots in Berlin

Everything that changes in Germany from December 2017

Everything that changes in Germany from December 2017

5 events not to miss in Germany this December

5 events not to miss in Germany this December

Why Repentance Day is causing parents stress in Bavaria

Why Repentance Day is causing parents stress in Bavaria

Living in Germany: Chocolate kebabs, travel restrictions and will we have Christmas markets this year?
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Living in Germany: Chocolate kebabs, travel restrictions and will we have Christmas markets this year?

Germany tolerates men staring at breasts more than most, survey reveals

Germany tolerates men staring at breasts more than most, survey reveals

Are more babies being born in Germany amid the pandemic?

Are more babies being born in Germany amid the pandemic?

How learning to ski helped me shake off my German winter blues

How learning to ski helped me shake off my German winter blues

7 unmissable events to attend in Germany this November

7 unmissable events to attend in Germany this November

Everything you need to know about having a pet in Germany
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Everything you need to know about having a pet in Germany

What is the best way to travel around Germany?

What is the best way to travel around Germany?

The five (painfully slow) stages of flirting in Berlin

The five (painfully slow) stages of flirting in Berlin

10 foods I miss as a Canadian in Germany

10 foods I miss as a Canadian in Germany

7 unmissable events from around Germany in October 2017

7 unmissable events from around Germany in October 2017

5 spots you need to see to truly appreciate autumn in Germany

5 spots you need to see to truly appreciate autumn in Germany

Germany reports more than 5,000 new coronavirus cases within a day

Germany reports more than 5,000 new coronavirus cases within a day

The 8 dos and don’ts you need to keep in mind at Oktoberfest

The 8 dos and don’ts you need to keep in mind at Oktoberfest

How a German sauna taught a prudish American to relax at the sight of naked flesh

How a German sauna taught a prudish American to relax at the sight of naked flesh

These are the German cities where you spend the most of your salary on rent

These are the German cities where you spend the most of your salary on rent

Stuttgart was just named the world’s most relaxing city – here’s why

Stuttgart was just named the world’s most relaxing city – here’s why

New hydrogen taxi service allows Hamburg to hail cabs guilt-free

New hydrogen taxi service allows Hamburg to hail cabs guilt-free

Expats still like Germany for the money, and still aren’t so fond of the locals
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Expats still like Germany for the money, and still aren’t so fond of the locals

Art in Germany: 10 critically acclaimed galleries you can’t miss

Art in Germany: 10 critically acclaimed galleries you can’t miss

6 events from around Germany you can’t miss in September 2017

6 events from around Germany you can’t miss in September 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

Introducing the Münster art exhibition that’s rarer than a solar eclipse

Introducing the Münster art exhibition that’s rarer than a solar eclipse

Will the pandemic spell the end of office life in Germany?

Will the pandemic spell the end of office life in Germany?

Hamburg rated 10th most liveable city in the world

Hamburg rated 10th most liveable city in the world

Why Bavarians are busy hanging out bouquets on Mariä Himmelfahrt

Why Bavarians are busy hanging out bouquets on Mariä Himmelfahrt

If you’ve mastered these eight tricky skills, you’re truly now a German

If you’ve mastered these eight tricky skills, you’re truly now a German

Here’s how to marry a German as an expat

Here’s how to marry a German as an expat

Samsung picks Berlin over London for new HQ because UK capital ‘only fun for the rich’

Samsung picks Berlin over London for new HQ because UK capital ‘only fun for the rich’

Germany among top five countries for immigrants worldwide: US report

Germany among top five countries for immigrants worldwide: US report

Eight unmissable events taking place across Germany this July

Eight unmissable events taking place across Germany this July

Report reveals how landlords discriminate against flat-hunting foreigners

Report reveals how landlords discriminate against flat-hunting foreigners

Why south Germany blooms with religious bombast on Fronleichnam

Why south Germany blooms with religious bombast on Fronleichnam

These are the German cities where the most people ride without a ticket

These are the German cities where the most people ride without a ticket

Limit online shopping on Sundays to protect workers, demands Green Party

Limit online shopping on Sundays to protect workers, demands Green Party

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

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

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Berlin rents shot up by nearly 10 percent in two years: report

Berlin rents shot up by nearly 10 percent in two years: report

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