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31 posts, 13:29 hrs
Thank you Emkay. That was beautifully written. Regards my boat, I had a PM from a chap who confirmed gluing is pretty nasty! I'm getting all tooled and clothed up for the task which I am not…
448 posts, 13:25 hrs
I'm already so fed up of these attacks, but apparently there's no end in sight: m.focus.de/panorama/welt... A 19-year-old came to a surgery practice with fractured fibula and his veiled…
297 posts, 13:25 hrs
I agree. I was one of the ones who was most hesitant about letting them go to the swimming pool, and I'm glad to see it's working. I am a bit of a prude in that respect, but the good thing is it's…
551 posts, 13:11 hrs
Phone them asap. Ignoring demands can't ever make things better. No one likes to pay this though I believe that the charges include an internet connected computer as well as radio and TV.
486 posts, 12:33 hrs
I agree with this. With this I don't agree. Well, in some countries there it is specifically forbidden to insult police officers or a King/a queen or a president. I mean countries which are…
19 posts, 12:29 hrs
Also another question, what is the process of changing my number plate over to a new car? When I bought it I had to wait 3 hours! Will I have to pay more costs to get it transferred or not? Along…
435 posts, 12:00 hrs
Maybe Theresa May appointing Boris Johnson as Foreign Minister is pay back time so he can deal with all the angry foreigners. A bit like when your Dad caught you smoking a cigarette and made you…
1 posts, 11:42 hrs
I am looking for an African food store, or a South Asian one (India/Pakistan/Banglade... that has a few African products, preferably near Schoeneberg. I know they exist because I was recently in a…
65 posts, 11:37 hrs
Hey girls, the rain is making me sad, let's cheer up through some drinks on Thursday (28th July)! I'll post the location on Wednesday, based on how many people are coming, and what the…
526 posts, 10:31 hrs
What: Walk along the Isar and then lunch When: Wednesday, July 27th at 10:30am Where: Outside Cafe Wassermann, by the Fraunhoferstr U-Bahn station elevator 1. Lydia 2. Marina (I will come…
4 posts, 09:57 hrs
Hi Everyone, sorry for the last minute post on this, but Paul is away and only returns tomorrow. This week we will be at Ganesha, Rosenheimerstr... 113a from 19:30. Please cut and paste…
38 posts, 09:57 hrs
@reica thats all very well and good but it would help if you could mention what Frau Hannelore Seiter practices to save people and her receptionist making and receiving pointless calls. @Navushe…
1,153 posts, 09:15 hrs
...In some countries (I don't remember exactly, where, but I think of somewhere in Balcans or Georgia/Armenia) the tradition is still there. And wearing black is not for one year, but entire life...
45 posts, 08:27 hrs
Gas lines are reverse threaded so you don't use water rated hoses and connectors by mistake, just FYI. It is kinda annoying when you are trying to set up camp somewhere in the dark, in the wind, etc,…
6 posts, 08:22 hrs
The dirtiest way is to save them to your new phone one by one. Or you can sync your contacts with gmail, then log into your account on yur new phone. Or you can try third party phone transfer tools.
15 posts, 08:21 hrs
Games aren't my thing so I don't get it. I did question my husband's sanity when he explained about his eggs in an incubator and that he now had to walk 2 km so they hatch . Now he's not the most…
2,385 posts, 07:04 hrs
I mean, in Germany and around these parts, the AKP is considered, like, the worst thing ever, and there are aspects of its behaviour, including in this present crisis, that are definitely not good.
37 posts, 06:54 hrs
030 90 24 99 0 (service.berlin.de/termi... I don't know how long it'll be available. Due to the elections in September, it is supposedly possible to anmelden personally in your area until…
9 posts, 00:09 hrs
Well, it's not as popular a sport as soccer is. If you were Canadian you'd have problems finding people playing hockey in this country. Originally, hockey was played at the Canadian Forces Bases in…
2 posts, 23:48 yesterday
Hi Navushe You could try contacting the Bembe Studio in Berlin-Wilmersdorf. They have 50 studios in Germany including 2 in Berlin. Their website is mosly bilingual (see the UK flag button at top)…
4 posts, 21:56 yesterday
Although this advice is too late for you, it is actually possible to change providers at the end of every integration course module. Hopefully the next person reading this will to changing schools if…
30 posts, 21:38 yesterday
Hi all, I am still teaching private swimming lessons in Berlin and happy to help! I am a friendly yet resuts-driven expert swim coach, former professional swimmer and lifeguard. I specialize in…
8 posts, 21:32 yesterday
Hi all I am an experienced swim coach,professional swimmer and lifeguard offering swimming lessons in Berlin. I specialize in one-on-one lessons, to both adults and children of all skill levels…
107 posts, 21:06 yesterday
S21 today, stopped at Station AdH, announcement from driver: We'll be halting for a few minutes because we're waiting for an ambulance. Bunch of people starting muttering about how annoying that…
8 posts, 21:00 yesterday
Hi Sophie (and everyone else) Yes, I am still offering swimming lessons and happy to help you. Specializing in both kids and adults, both learn to swim and advanced stroke correction. Feel free to…
3 posts, 19:39 yesterday
Hey Linda, I'm from the Chicago area (or so they tell me). More of a very small town south of Chicago. When you move here hit me up! I'd love to go do something with another American!…
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Rights experts call for calm after string of violent attacks

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Human rights groups and legal experts are warning the government to react responsibly to the attacks and rampages which have taken place in Germany in recent days.

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany

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As details come to light about the men who killed a priest in an attack on a small-town church in France on Tuesday, it has emerged that at least one of them was well-known to authorities.

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Dutch join hunt for German terrorists-turned-outlaws

Dutch police on Tuesday told people to be on the lookout for three German far-left militants, at large for decades and suspected of a string of recent heists.

German Olympic champion savages 'pro-doping' IOC

German Olympic champion savages 'pro-doping' IOC

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Man gets life in jail for murder of two young children

Man gets life in jail for murder of two young children

A former security guard was handed a life sentence Tuesday for murdering two children, one of them a four-year-old Bosnian boy snatched from a crowded migrant registration centre last year.