Housing: How did it get so expensive to live in Munich?
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Housing: How did it get so expensive to live in Munich?

As one of the most lush and liveable cities in Germany, it's no wonder the Bavarian capital is so desirable. But this alone does not account for skyrocketing prices.

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?

EXPLAINED: Germany’s relaxed quarantine and testing rules for travel 
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EXPLAINED: Germany’s relaxed quarantine and testing rules for travel 

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

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

Postcode lottery: Brits in Germany on what it’s like to apply for the post-Brexit residence card

Postcode lottery: Brits in Germany on what it’s like to apply for the post-Brexit residence card

EXPLAINED: Will it be possible to travel to Germany this summer?
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EXPLAINED: Will it be possible to travel to Germany this summer?

EXPLAINED: How can people in Germany get a Covid vaccine appointment?
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EXPLAINED: How can people in Germany get a Covid vaccine appointment?

ANALYSIS: How do Germany’s Covid-19 numbers compare to other European countries?
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ANALYSIS: How do Germany’s Covid-19 numbers compare to other European countries?

Can Americans travel to Germany for tourism this summer?
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Can Americans travel to Germany for tourism this summer?

State by state: What are the new rules for tourism around Germany?
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State by state: What are the new rules for tourism around 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?

Germany plans reforms to avoid double taxation on pensions: What you need to know

Germany plans reforms to avoid double taxation on pensions: What you need to know

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

Germany makes UK ‘virus variant area of concern’: How does it affect you?
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Germany makes UK ‘virus variant area of concern’: How does it affect you?

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

Eight German words used in English – but with different meanings
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Eight German words used in English – but with different meanings

EXPLAINED: The German phrases you need as bars and restaurants reopen
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EXPLAINED: The German phrases you need as bars and restaurants reopen

Which German holiday hotspots are opening up for Pentecost?
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Which German holiday hotspots are opening up for Pentecost?

How did Germany turbocharge its vaccine rollout – and what can it do better?
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How did Germany turbocharge its vaccine rollout – and what can it do better?

Ehegattensplitting: How did Germany’s marriage tax law become so controversial?
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Ehegattensplitting: How did Germany’s marriage tax law become so controversial?

From Moin to Tach: How to say ‘hello’ around Germany
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From Moin to Tach: How to say ‘hello’ around Germany

How do you prove you’ve been vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19 in Germany?

How do you prove you’ve been vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19 in Germany?

When will tourism in Germany open up again?
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When will tourism in Germany open up again?

What does the UK’s new ‘traffic light’ system mean for travel to Germany?
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What does the UK’s new ‘traffic light’ system mean for travel to Germany?

EXPLAINED: What are Germany’s new freedoms for vaccinated people and Covid-19 survivors?

EXPLAINED: What are Germany’s new freedoms for vaccinated people and Covid-19 survivors?

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

‘Stressed and depressed’: How Berlin’s rent cap fiasco has affected foreign tenants

‘Stressed and depressed’: How Berlin’s rent cap fiasco has affected foreign tenants

When will Germany relax restrictions on international and domestic travel?
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When will Germany relax restrictions on international and domestic travel?

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

EXPLAINED: Why is May 1st a holiday in Germany?
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EXPLAINED: Why is May 1st a holiday 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

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about the latest rules on travel to and from Germany
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about the latest rules on travel to and from Germany

‘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?

12 mistakes foreigners make when moving to Germany
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12 mistakes foreigners make when moving to 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

EXPLAINED: What the decision to get rid of Berlin’s rental cap means for you

EXPLAINED: What the decision to get rid of Berlin’s rental cap means for you

‘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?

Post-Brexit visa rules: How can Brits move to Germany in 2021 and beyond?
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Post-Brexit visa rules: How can Brits move to Germany in 2021 and beyond?

Reader question: Do I need to swap my UK licence for a German one?
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Reader question: Do I need to swap my UK licence for a German one?

EXPLAINED: Here’s where rent prices are falling (and going up) in Germany
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EXPLAINED: Here’s where rent prices are falling (and going up) in Germany

OPINION: Germany has never had a real Covid lockdown
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OPINION: Germany has never had a real Covid lockdown

‘I finally might be able to go home’: What it’s like to be offered a Covid vaccine in Germany

‘I finally might be able to go home’: What it’s like to be offered a Covid vaccine in Germany

How to use Berlin’s rental cap law to catch out illegal landlords
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How to use Berlin’s rental cap law to catch out illegal landlords

EXPLAINED: How do I prove that I belong to one of Germany’s vaccine priority groups?

EXPLAINED: How do I prove that I belong to one of Germany’s vaccine priority groups?

‘Blindly continuing’: Are too many workers in Germany going into the office amid pandemic?
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‘Blindly continuing’: Are too many workers in Germany going into the office amid pandemic?

Germany’s new coronavirus testing rules for air travellers: What you need to know

Germany’s new coronavirus testing rules for air travellers: What you need to know

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

‘I don’t feel forgotten’: How foreigners in Germany have found positives in the pandemic

‘I don’t feel forgotten’: How foreigners in Germany have found positives in the pandemic

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

These eight words show just how different German and Austrian Deutsch can be
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These eight words show just how different German and Austrian Deutsch can be

IN NUMBERS: How badly did the AstraZeneca suspension hit Germany’s vaccine rollout?
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IN NUMBERS: How badly did the AstraZeneca suspension hit Germany’s vaccine rollout?

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

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

10 iconic phrases that map out each era of German history
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10 iconic phrases that map out each era of German history

EXPLAINED: Are all German schools really going to open again before Easter?
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EXPLAINED: Are all German schools really going to open again before Easter?

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

How (and when) to swear like a German
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How (and when) to swear like a German

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

What you need to know about sending post between Germany and the UK after Brexit

What you need to know about sending post between Germany and the UK after Brexit

Kurzarbeit: Everything you need to know about paying taxes on reduced working hours
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Kurzarbeit: Everything you need to know about paying taxes on reduced working hours

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

6 Covid-19 vaccine challenges Germany is facing right now

6 Covid-19 vaccine challenges Germany is facing right now

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

Is Merkel’s legacy in danger as Germany grapples with slow Covid-19 vaccine rollout?
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Is Merkel’s legacy in danger as Germany grapples with slow Covid-19 vaccine rollout?

The forgotten story of an Irish dancer who brought down the king of Bavaria

The forgotten story of an Irish dancer who brought down the king of Bavaria

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

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

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

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

How to finance your master’s studies in Germany as an international student
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How to finance your master’s studies in Germany as an international student

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about dealing with German bureaucracy online
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about dealing with German bureaucracy online

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

What happened during Germany’s ‘catastrophic winter’ of 78/79?

What happened during Germany’s ‘catastrophic winter’ of 78/79?

ANALYSIS: Can Germany get on board with a ‘no Covid’ strategy?
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ANALYSIS: Can Germany get on board with a ‘no Covid’ strategy?

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

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?

REVEALED: Which jobs in Germany have the best salaries and pay rises?
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REVEALED: Which jobs in Germany have the best salaries and pay rises?

Explained: Where (and why) demand for holiday homes in Germany is rocketing
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Explained: Where (and why) demand for holiday homes in Germany is rocketing

10 German words you need to know when looking for a job
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10 German words you need to know when looking for a job

The German rules of the road that are hard to get your head around
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The German rules of the road that are hard to get your head around

EXPLAINED: Which cities in Germany will recover the quickest after the pandemic?
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EXPLAINED: Which cities in Germany will recover the quickest after the pandemic?

10 English words you didn’t know we pinched from German
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10 English words you didn’t know we pinched from German

Six golden rules for creating the ideal German cover letter and résumé
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Six golden rules for creating the ideal German cover letter and résumé

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

‘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?

‘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

Opinion: Why I gave up Indian citizenship for a life in Hamburg
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Opinion: Why I gave up Indian citizenship for a life in Hamburg

Das ist ja mal wichtig: The complete guide to German particles
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Das ist ja mal wichtig: The complete guide to German particles

OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?
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OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?

Five ways Germany makes you greener (without even noticing)
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Five ways Germany makes you greener (without even noticing)

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

Are Berlin’s bitcoin investors blinded by their enthusiasm?
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Are Berlin’s bitcoin investors blinded by their enthusiasm?

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

TRAVEL: What to know about Germany’s new two test strategy for arrivals from foreign ‘risk zones’

TRAVEL: What to know about Germany’s new two test strategy for arrivals from foreign ‘risk zones’

Analysis: Do Germany’s new lockdown restrictions go far enough?
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Analysis: Do Germany’s new lockdown restrictions go far enough?

How parents in Germany can take paid time off to care for their children during lockdown
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How parents in Germany can take paid time off to care for their children during lockdown

Health care in Germany: Here’s what’s changing for patients in 2021
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Health care in Germany: Here’s what’s changing for patients 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?

Eight of the most common (and funniest) mistakes German learners make
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Eight of the most common (and funniest) mistakes German learners make

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

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

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

‘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

These are the documents Brits in Germany should carry when travelling after December 31st
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These are the documents Brits in Germany should carry when travelling after December 31st

From Kindergeld to tax benefits: What changes for families in Germany in 2021
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From Kindergeld to tax benefits: What changes for families in Germany in 2021

Brexit calendar: What are the future key dates for Brits in Germany?
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Brexit calendar: What are the future key dates for Brits in Germany?

What are the rules around driving in Germany after Brexit?

What are the rules around driving in Germany after 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

Why this is Germany’s favourite Christmas movie
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Why this is Germany’s favourite Christmas movie

What you need to know about travel in Germany (and abroad) at Christmas and New Year
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What you need to know about travel in Germany (and abroad) at Christmas and New Year

Analysis: Why has Saxony been hit so hard by the winter wave of the coronavirus pandemic?
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Analysis: Why has Saxony been hit so hard by the winter wave of the coronavirus pandemic?

What you need to know if you’re travelling to Germany from abroad at Christmas
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What you need to know if you’re travelling to Germany from abroad at Christmas

‘Less solidarity, more stress’: How Germany’s new lockdown feels different to the first
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‘Less solidarity, more stress’: How Germany’s new lockdown feels different to the first

ANALYSIS: Why have the number of Covid-19 deaths in Germany increased so quickly?
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ANALYSIS: Why have the number of Covid-19 deaths in Germany increased so quickly?

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

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

ANALYSIS: Germany’s tougher Christmas lockdown rules are the right move – but should they have come sooner?
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ANALYSIS: Germany’s tougher Christmas lockdown rules are the right move – but should they have come sooner?

Fact check: Just how bad is the current coronavirus situation in Germany?

Fact check: Just how bad is the current coronavirus situation in Germany?

‘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

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Germany’s new long-distance rail timetable
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Germany’s new long-distance rail timetable

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 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)

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

EXPLAINED: How Germany plans to give people working from home more rights and benefits
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EXPLAINED: How Germany plans to give people working from home more rights and benefits

These maps will help you understand the current state of the pandemic in Germany
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These maps will help you understand the current state of the pandemic in Germany

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 what’s happening on Wednesday

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

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

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

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

EXPLAINED: Eight things to know about Germany’s new extended partial lockdown
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EXPLAINED: Eight things to know about Germany’s new extended partial lockdown

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

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

Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong
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Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong

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

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

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

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

‘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

Everything you need to know as an American moving to Germany
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Everything you need to know as an American moving to Germany

Giving up being British: What you should know about becoming German after December 31st
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Giving up being British: What you should know about becoming German after December 31st

Germany reforms coronavirus laws: What you need to know
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Germany reforms coronavirus laws: What you need to know

Music to our ears: The top 10 melodic German phrases
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Music to our ears: The top 10 melodic German phrases

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

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

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

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

EXPLAINED: Is the coronavirus situation in Germany improving?
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EXPLAINED: Is the coronavirus situation in Germany improving?

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

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

‘The world may respect us more’: How Americans in Germany reacted to US elections
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‘The world may respect us more’: How Americans in Germany reacted to US elections

Jobs in Germany: Should foreign workers join a union?
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Jobs in Germany: Should foreign workers join a union?

The easiest visas to get as an American in Germany
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The easiest visas to get as an American in Germany

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

EXPLAINED: How to secure permanent residency in Germany
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EXPLAINED: How to secure permanent residency in Germany

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

How long will Brits be able to stay in Germany after Brexit without becoming a resident?
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How long will Brits be able to stay in Germany after Brexit without becoming a resident?

What you need to know about Germany’s quarantine rules for arrivals
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What you need to know about Germany’s quarantine rules for arrivals

10 reasons why a German might be staring at you
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10 reasons why a German might be staring at you

How to apply for Germany’s €1,200 a month basic income experiment
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How to apply for Germany’s €1,200 a month basic income experiment

Q&A: Will I be able to move to Germany after the Brexit transition period?

Q&A: Will I be able to move to Germany after the Brexit transition period?

‘Love is not tourism’: How Germany wants to bring couples separated by pandemic together
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‘Love is not tourism’: How Germany wants to bring couples separated by pandemic together

Opinion: What it feels like to be American in Germany during the coronavirus pandemic
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Opinion: What it feels like to be American in Germany during the coronavirus pandemic

Everything that changes in Germany in August 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in August 2020

Q&A: What does Brexit mean for my rights as a Brit living in Germany?
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Q&A: What does Brexit mean for my rights as a Brit living in Germany?

The complete A-Z guide to German prefixes and what they mean
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The complete A-Z guide to German prefixes and what they mean

Customers facing long waits for refunds over cancelled flights in Germany

Customers facing long waits for refunds over cancelled flights in Germany

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

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

Everything that changes in March 2020 in Germany
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Everything that changes in March 2020 in Germany

How well prepared is Germany for the spread of the coronavirus?

How well prepared is Germany for the spread of the coronavirus?

Explained: How to receive help for a mental health issue in Germany
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Explained: How to receive help for a mental health issue in Germany

Just how worried should German residents be about the coronavirus?

Just how worried should German residents be about the coronavirus?

Working in Germany: Berlin startups create 19,000 new jobs
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Working in Germany: Berlin startups create 19,000 new jobs

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

Deutsch for the new decade: 10 German words that reflect the Zeitgeist
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Deutsch for the new decade: 10 German words that reflect the Zeitgeist

Herbal tea and sick leave: An American’s ode to the German attitude towards health
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Herbal tea and sick leave: An American’s ode to the German attitude towards health

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

Driving in Germany: What are the offences that can cost you points on your licence?
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Driving in Germany: What are the offences that can cost you points on your licence?

In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?
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In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?

Eight words to help you understand the German housing market
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Eight words to help you understand the German housing market

‘No big bang but things will change down the line’ : How Brexit will affect Brits in Germany
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‘No big bang but things will change down the line’ : How Brexit will affect Brits in Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in February 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in February 2020

Germans in Scotland: How Brexit has changed their view of the UK

Germans in Scotland: How Brexit has changed their view of the UK

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

Can Brits still move to Germany after Brexit day?
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Can Brits still move to Germany after Brexit day?

10 German words you need to know to engage in the climate debate
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10 German words you need to know to engage in the climate debate

German health care: Everything that changes for patients in 2020
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German health care: Everything that changes for patients in 2020

Five maps that explain Saarland, Germany’s 100-year old state
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Five maps that explain Saarland, Germany’s 100-year old state

What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2020
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What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2020

What and when are Germany’s 2020 public holidays?
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What and when are Germany’s 2020 public holidays?

What you need to know about Deutsche Bahn’s new reduced ticket prices
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What you need to know about Deutsche Bahn’s new reduced ticket prices

The big changes in Germany to expect in 2020
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The big changes in Germany to expect 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

What’s the history behind Germany’s Christmas traditions?
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What’s the history behind Germany’s Christmas traditions?

How to overcome five of the biggest stumbling blocks when learning German
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How to overcome five of the biggest stumbling blocks when learning German

Seven maps that explain the German city of Hamburg
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Seven maps that explain the German city of Hamburg

‘Not always polite but they follow the rules’: The verdict on German drivers
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‘Not always polite but they follow the rules’: The verdict on German drivers

How to get over a cold, according to the Germans
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How to get over a cold, according to the Germans

‘A year-long ordeal’: What I learned from getting my driving licence in Berlin
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‘A year-long ordeal’: What I learned from getting my driving licence in Berlin

Seven maps that explain the German state of Baden-Württemberg
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Seven maps that explain the German state of Baden-Württemberg

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in December 2019

What’s the history behind Germany’s beloved Christmas markets?
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What’s the history behind Germany’s beloved Christmas markets?

Hesse: Seven maps that explain the home of Germany’s financial hub
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Hesse: Seven maps that explain the home of Germany’s financial hub

From beer to babies: The 15 stats you need to understand Germans
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From beer to babies: The 15 stats you need to understand Germans

Seven diverse maps that help explain Berlin
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Seven diverse maps that help explain Berlin

Explained: Do I have to pay Germany’s ‘solidarity tax’?
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Explained: Do I have to pay Germany’s ‘solidarity tax’?

15 timely phrases that prove Germans are all about punctuality
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15 timely phrases that prove Germans are all about punctuality

Seven German TV shows and movies that are great to watch with your kids
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Seven German TV shows and movies that are great to watch with your kids

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

‘A drunk guy threatened me with a knife’: The problems of safety at Germany’s train and U-Bahn stations
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‘A drunk guy threatened me with a knife’: The problems of safety at Germany’s train and U-Bahn stations

Five German lifestyle habits you should think about adopting
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Five German lifestyle habits you should think about adopting

Everything that changes in Germany in November 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in November 2019

Eight events you won’t want to miss in Germany in November 2019

Eight events you won’t want to miss in Germany in November 2019

What’s the future of co-working in Berlin?

What’s the future of co-working in Berlin?

What does the far-right AfD’s success in Thuringia mean for Germany?
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What does the far-right AfD’s success in Thuringia mean for Germany?

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

Number of Brits leaving UK for Germany at 10-year high due to ‘uncertainty surrounding Brexit’
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Number of Brits leaving UK for Germany at 10-year high due to ‘uncertainty surrounding Brexit’

‘Keep putting yourself out there’: The best ways to make friends in Germany
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‘Keep putting yourself out there’: The best ways to make friends in Germany

10 words that perfectly sum up student life in Germany
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10 words that perfectly sum up student life in Germany

‘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

‘It doesn’t change my feeling about Germany’: Jewish community fearful but defiant after Halle attack

‘It doesn’t change my feeling about Germany’: Jewish community fearful but defiant after Halle attack

Six signs autumn has arrived in Germany

Six signs autumn has arrived in Germany

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

Bargain ‘B-cities’: The places to buy property in Germany if you’re on a tight budget
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Bargain ‘B-cities’: The places to buy property in Germany if you’re on a tight budget

Everything that changes in October 2019 in Germany
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Everything that changes in October 2019 in Germany

‘I took a deep breath’: An American’s first dip into German nudity
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‘I took a deep breath’: An American’s first dip into German nudity

‘It’s difficult to make new friends’: Germany ranked one of hardest countries for settling in
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‘It’s difficult to make new friends’: Germany ranked one of hardest countries for settling in

How Germany plans to ditch paper sick notes for digital ones
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How Germany plans to ditch paper sick notes for digital ones

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

What you need to know about Germany’s new online banking system
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What you need to know about Germany’s new online banking system

Everything that changes in September 2019 in Germany
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Everything that changes in September 2019 in Germany

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

Bundesliga: Your complete guide to becoming a football fan in Germany
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Bundesliga: Your complete guide to becoming a football fan in Germany

Kitas: Why are parents suing for a childcare spot in Germany?
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Kitas: Why are parents suing for a childcare spot in Germany?

In numbers: Who are Germany’s international students?
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In numbers: Who are Germany’s international students?

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

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

Explained: How Germany is renovating its ‘ailing’ rail network
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Explained: How Germany is renovating its ‘ailing’ rail network

Ditching AC for ‘Hitzefrei’: Taking on the German summer as a Californian
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Ditching AC for ‘Hitzefrei’: Taking on the German summer as a Californian

Merkel at 66: 10 photos that tell the story of Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor
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Merkel at 66: 10 photos that tell the story of Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor

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

Kindergeld: What you need to know about Germany’s child support payments
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Kindergeld: What you need to know about Germany’s child support payments

10 words that will make you sound like a real Berliner
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10 words that will make you sound like a real Berliner

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in July 2019

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?

New Zealanders: ‘Germans think we are crazy for moving here from paradise’
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New Zealanders: ‘Germans think we are crazy for moving here from paradise’

In graphs: How gentrification has changed Berlin
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In graphs: How gentrification has changed Berlin

The complete guide to getting a freelance visa in Germany
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The complete guide to getting a freelance visa in Germany

What moving to Berlin as a British exchange student during the pandemic taught me
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What moving to Berlin as a British exchange student during the pandemic taught me

Your complete guide to visiting Germany’s immigration offices
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Your complete guide to visiting Germany’s immigration offices

How our readers feel about imposing a speed limit on Germany’s Autobahn

How our readers feel about imposing a speed limit on Germany’s Autobahn

Train graffiti: How Germany is tackling its €38 million problem
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Train graffiti: How Germany is tackling its €38 million problem

Six events not to miss in Germany in May 2019

Six events not to miss in Germany in May 2019

How rumours of Merkel’s demise have been greatly exaggerated
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How rumours of Merkel’s demise have been greatly exaggerated

Why Frankfurt’s plan to build Europe’s biggest airport is making locals so angry
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Why Frankfurt’s plan to build Europe’s biggest airport is making locals so angry

What are the main reasons internationals in Germany turn to therapy?
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What are the main reasons internationals in Germany turn to therapy?

Explained: How to get a ‘Blue Card’ to live and work in Germany
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Explained: How to get a ‘Blue Card’ to live and work in Germany

EXPLAINED: What to do if your German bank account is frozen
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EXPLAINED: What to do if your German bank account is frozen

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

Local knowledge: An insider’s guide to life in Hamburg
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Local knowledge: An insider’s guide to life in Hamburg

The Local’s Membership shortlisted for European media award
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The Local’s Membership shortlisted for European media award

What you need to know about teaching English in Germany
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What you need to know about teaching English in Germany

Irish in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?
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Irish in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?

Explained: How to find a lost friend or relative in Germany

Explained: How to find a lost friend or relative in Germany

‘I get mansplained regularly’: Do Berlin startups have a sexism problem?
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‘I get mansplained regularly’: Do Berlin startups have a sexism problem?

In-depth: Why the ‘German beer renaissance’ is in full swing
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In-depth: Why the ‘German beer renaissance’ is in full swing

Everything that changes in Germany in March 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in March 2019

A controversial rap: How German hip-hop continues to build and burn bridges
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A controversial rap: How German hip-hop continues to build and burn bridges

Chinese in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?
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Chinese in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?

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

Australians in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?
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Australians in Germany: How many are there and where do they live?

Opinion: How eastern and western Germany still differ from each other
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Opinion: How eastern and western Germany still differ from each other

Brexit: How to swap your British driving licence for a German one
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Brexit: How to swap your British driving licence for a German one

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

Everything that changes in Germany in February 2019
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Everything that changes in Germany in February 2019

OPINION: Why not all Germans will embrace working from home post-pandemic
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OPINION: Why not all Germans will embrace working from home post-pandemic

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?

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

‘The pandemic is driven by our own behaviour’: How can Germany control Covid-19 spread?
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‘The pandemic is driven by our own behaviour’: How can Germany control Covid-19 spread?

Analysis: How and why coronavirus cases are rising in Germany

Analysis: How and why coronavirus cases are rising in Germany

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

How German diesel bans have ignited a debate about dirty tricks and dodgy money
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How German diesel bans have ignited a debate about dirty tricks and dodgy money

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

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

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

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?

More than a corner store: Spätis struggle for survival in a changing Berlin
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More than a corner store: Spätis struggle for survival in a changing Berlin

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

Everything you need to know about eating out in Germany
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Everything you need to know about eating out in Germany

Quiz: How well do you know these important dates in German history?
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Quiz: How well do you know these important dates in German history?

Wales open for business in Germany: inside the new Welsh office in Berlin
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Wales open for business in Germany: inside the new Welsh office in Berlin

Why are so many Germans obsessed with Sweden?
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Why are so many Germans obsessed with Sweden?

How Germany’s Schlager music is making a youthful comeback
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How Germany’s Schlager music is making a youthful comeback

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

Everything you need to know about exploring Germany by train
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Everything you need to know about exploring Germany by train

The long trading history that turned Frankfurt into a financial powerhouse
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The long trading history that turned Frankfurt into a financial powerhouse

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

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

EXPLAINED: How (and where) to enroll in a Master’s program in Germany
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EXPLAINED: How (and where) to enroll in a Master’s program in Germany

Why ‘made in Germany’ TV has captured the imagination of the world
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Why ‘made in Germany’ TV has captured the imagination of the world

How the German language might benefit from Brits after Brexit
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How the German language might benefit from Brits after Brexit

8 German words which are impossible for English native speakers to pronounce
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8 German words which are impossible for English native speakers to pronounce

Explained: How to start your own Verein in Germany
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Explained: How to start your own Verein in Germany

English words and sounds that Germans will never pronounce correctly
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English words and sounds that Germans will never pronounce correctly

Looking to move to Germany for love? A few things to consider first.
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Looking to move to Germany for love? A few things to consider first.

‘Zeitgeist’: in spite of gentrification, the spirit of 90s Berlin still lives on
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‘Zeitgeist’: in spite of gentrification, the spirit of 90s Berlin still lives on

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

9 Events not to miss throughout Germany in October 2018
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9 Events not to miss throughout Germany in October 2018

‘A life without a dog is a mistake’: Germany’s passion for pooches
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‘A life without a dog is a mistake’: Germany’s passion for pooches

A laughing matter: Looking beyond the stereotype of the serious German
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A laughing matter: Looking beyond the stereotype of the serious German

The best TV comedies to improve your German while making you laugh
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The best TV comedies to improve your German while making you laugh

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

In depth: Is Alternative for Germany becoming too extreme?
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In depth: Is Alternative for Germany becoming too extreme?

Quiz: Can you pass these German citizenship test questions?
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Quiz: Can you pass these German citizenship test questions?

What are Berlin’s most affordable co-working spaces?
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What are Berlin’s most affordable co-working spaces?

What it’s like to share a name with the world’s most notorious dictator
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What it’s like to share a name with the world’s most notorious dictator

Member’s Quiz: how well do you really know Berlin?
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Member’s Quiz: how well do you really know Berlin?

Here’s how Berlin plans to radically overhaul its public transport system
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Here’s how Berlin plans to radically overhaul its public transport system

What we could all learn from the German attitude to sickness
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What we could all learn from the German attitude to sickness

Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English
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Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English

Where do most break-ins occur in Germany and why are they going down?
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Where do most break-ins occur in Germany and why are they going down?

Quiz: How well do you really know Berlin?
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Quiz: How well do you really know Berlin?

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

Is it worthwhile for expats in Germany to have an offshore pension plan?
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Is it worthwhile for expats in Germany to have an offshore pension plan?

10 surprising uses of English in former East Germany
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10 surprising uses of English in former East Germany

Members’ debate: should Germany expel the US ambassador?

Members’ debate: should Germany expel the US ambassador?

From strict to starry: discovering the original meaning of my German name
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From strict to starry: discovering the original meaning of my German name

Starting (nearly) from scratch: learning how to drive stick shift in Germany
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Starting (nearly) from scratch: learning how to drive stick shift in Germany

Members’ Forum: should Germany’s foreign population be more political?

Members’ Forum: should Germany’s foreign population be more political?

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?

MAPS: These are Germany’s coronavirus hotspots
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MAPS: These are Germany’s coronavirus hotspots

Three gunshots 50 years ago that led to revolt on the streets of Germany
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Three gunshots 50 years ago that led to revolt on the streets of Germany

New for Members: fewer adverts on The Local Germany
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New for Members: fewer adverts on The Local Germany

10 beauty spots that show a different side of Berlin
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10 beauty spots that show a different side of Berlin

Ten excellent reasons to become a Member of The Local
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Ten excellent reasons to become a Member of The Local

What you need to know about filing taxes as an American in Germany
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What you need to know about filing taxes as an American in Germany

What crimes are committed in Germany and where is criminality most common?
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What crimes are committed in Germany and where is criminality most common?

8 quirky German customs you might never have heard of
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8 quirky German customs you might never have heard of

Eight fascinating things you probably didn’t know about Cologne Cathedral
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Eight fascinating things you probably didn’t know about Cologne Cathedral

10 mistakes English teachers in Germany are sick of hearing
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10 mistakes English teachers in Germany are sick of hearing

10 beautiful ways to express your love in German
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10 beautiful ways to express your love in German

The dos and don’ts of public nudity in Germany
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The dos and don’ts of public nudity in Germany

Coronavirus second wave: Why the party is over in Germany’s cities
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Coronavirus second wave: Why the party is over in Germany’s cities

Seven German habits that foreigners really struggle to cope with
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Seven German habits that foreigners really struggle to cope with

12 colourful German expressions that’ll add swagger to your language skills
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12 colourful German expressions that’ll add swagger to your language skills

Nine life-saving tips for foreign students in Germany
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Nine life-saving tips for foreign students in Germany

10 ways of speaking German you’ll only ever pick up on the street
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10 ways of speaking German you’ll only ever pick up on the street

15 Bavarian words you need to survive down south
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15 Bavarian words you need to survive down south

Checklist: What you need to know when leaving Germany for good
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Checklist: What you need to know when leaving Germany for good

Everything that changes in Germany in October 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in October 2020

Germany to lift worldwide travel warning: What does it mean for you?

Germany to lift worldwide travel warning: What does it mean for you?

IN NUMBERS: How life in Germany has changed over the past 10 years
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IN NUMBERS: How life in Germany has changed over the past 10 years

What The Local Germany aims to do for its readers
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What The Local Germany aims to do for its readers

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2020
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Everything that changes in Germany in September 2020

UPDATE: When will Americans be able to travel to Germany again?
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UPDATE: When will Americans be able to travel to Germany again?

Here’s how Germany plans to reform ‘Elterngeld’ for new parents
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Here’s how Germany plans to reform ‘Elterngeld’ for new parents

What NOT to do when you’re freelancing in Germany
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What NOT to do when you’re freelancing in Germany

These are the 8 German tax breaks you need to know about
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These are the 8 German tax breaks you need to know about