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Berlin Beer Week 2016 & Cosmic Comedy present : Craft Beer & English Comedy Night Free Pizza & Shots on entry. Berliner Berg Craft Beer Brewery and LIVE IN BERLIN present comedy in…
371 posts, 03:30 hrs
Tonight I have been given negative ratings on TT and I am not surprised. As people whatever our religion, our colour, our sexuality we have inalienable rights. These are not rights preached by…
321 posts, 03:05 hrs
Nick being a dick transgresses any religious entity and as an atheist you should know that so scoring little brownie religious points just makes you a believer... Shame on you Nick and you just lost…
6 posts, 01:31 hrs
Oh, I would need debit /credit card with that business account. I found one link that you sent earlier: modern-banking.de/giroko... I found this link too: deutscheskonto.org/en/ac... What…
13 posts, 00:22 hrs
Jeremy, I know you to be a lovely, helpful guy, but I really do find it a bit strange that you decide to tell us all what we need to have at home, to be able to put somebody up for a night! I have…
21 posts, 23:42 yesterday
The weather forecast for this weekend looks sort of terrible, so it is my turn to organize a hike (because that's what I do: summon harsh conditions). Yay to hining in the rain! This Sunday we…
8 posts, 23:39 yesterday
Overall I don't think you've done enough research because you're not asking the right questions. You need to be aware that a high proportion of foreign students don't complete their degrees and…
7 posts, 22:00 yesterday
I have a tenant in my flat until November who's an English-speaker and only watches CNN. There's cable TV in the flat but reception is rubbish for most channels (including CNN) so I am looking for…
3 posts, 21:19 yesterday
Hi Darragh I agree with sneaker as far as the 1GB EU roaming volume offer is concerned, but I'm curious as to why you would want to tie yourself to a contract at all. German contracts are…
2 posts, 21:19 yesterday
The fourth and final overnight hike in 2016 takes us up Germany’s tallest mountain. We’ll split the ascent of 2300hm in two days: Garmisch to Knorrhütte (1400hm), and Knorrhütte to Zugspitze (900hm).
11 posts, 21:13 yesterday
Would you like to make the most of the bank holiday weekend in August? This season's third overnight hike takes us to Steinernes Meer in the Königssee area. There is a detailed documentary…
48 posts, 20:11 yesterday
Sleep with a chicken. " The experiments, conducted in western Ethiopia, included suspending a live chicken in a cage near a volunteer sleeping under a bed net... Compounds extracted from chicken…
6 posts, 19:04 yesterday
You don't actually need to go through the ebay auction palaver to get offers or find willing buyers. To get a fair idea of your local market go to kleinanzeige.ebay.de Do a search for gebrauchte…
68 posts, 17:39 yesterday
Be prepared that you - a tourist - might not be welcome... The local authorities do not like drug tourism, and the coffeeshop owners take their arses out of the line of fire by not selling to non…
53 posts, 17:21 yesterday
We had a bit of a laugh about it White Rose of Yorkshire as it was just so silly that "they had no time" - but this is what my colleague said that they said (in French). Oh well...
84 posts, 17:13 yesterday
Elfenstar, Mum speaks Japanese native (been teaching it for the last 20yr), English (lived 8yr in the UK), German (learning), and Italian very poor. Dad speaks Italian native, English (lived 11yr…
42 posts, 17:06 yesterday
Well I have an account with ING DiBa, a fully online bank (I guess that would satisfy your 'modern' requirement) and so far I've no qualms about their services. You get VISA as quasi-credit card, you…
14 posts, 13:00 yesterday
I've had some good success with Vistaprint (if you can lay it out yourself that is). They now do normal sized cards instead of the weird slightly shorter ones that they used too.
2 posts, 12:05 yesterday
courtsoftheworld.com/ger... if you actually prefer to play with others just check the local college websites, in most case they offer sorta "Sportprogram", you can play w.o any studentship but a…
11 posts, 12:03 yesterday
Depending on where in the city it is (which I think would be somewhat important to actually know if it was on the expensive side or not...), one hundred bob a month doesn't seem too bad all things…
1 posts, 10:50 yesterday
Hi everybody! I am selling all my furniture as I will leave Hamburg at the end of August. Everything is in perfect shape, excellent condition at great prices! All will be given away on the 29th of…
40 posts, 09:51 yesterday
@lisa13The only reason that I wanted my DL back for voting is that I've lived here for under a year (but had to convert my license before the 6 months were up) and I'll be back in the States for the…
2 posts, 09:41 yesterday
Due to the tragic events in Munich yesterday evening, we had to postpone yesterday's (supposed to be final) performance. Instead we will perform this evening at Pepper Theater, Neuperlach Zentrum, at…
16 posts, 07:55 yesterday
So it turned out the party was actually in a small restaurant run by the verein so there was indeed a big assed, walk in beer cooler available Thus I went with the marscarpone cream and it was…
1,582 posts, 00:57 yesterday
Now it's official! It has been published in the media. Facebook has just released the entry price: £5.99 ($9.10) to keep the subscription of your status to be set to “private.” If you paste this…
186 posts, 00:28 yesterday
Yeah bit of a shame. Seems like it was a drinking and eating on a Thursday is old hat. There are also 'sneak preview' movies on a Thursday (in English) just to put it out there. They don't tell…
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The Local Germany
Munich pulls together after shopping mall shooting

Munich pulls together after shopping mall shooting

In the chaos after the Munich mall shooting, city residents spontaneously offered shelter to strangers - a move that Chancellor Angela Merkel said showed that Germany's strength lies in its values.

Merkel deplores 'night of horror' in Munich

Merkel deplores 'night of horror' in Munich

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Munich had suffered a "night of horror" after a shooting spree in the southern German city left nine people dead.

Munich attacker was shy video game fan

Munich attacker was shy video game fan

David Ali Sonboly was a quiet, helpful teenager who loved playing video games. His neighbours say there were no warning signs before his deadly rampage at a Munich shopping mall.

Munich gunman inspired by rightwing Breivik: police

Munich gunman inspired by rightwing Breivik: police

The lone teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers such as Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.

Turks, Kosovans and a Greek among shooting victims

Turks, Kosovans and a Greek among shooting victims

Three Turkish citizens were among the nine people killed in Germany's Munich mall shooting, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday.

Munich gunman was likely not Isis terrorist: police

Munich gunman was likely not Isis terrorist: police

According to initial investigations by Munich police, the young man who went on a shooting rampage in Munich on Friday evening was a lone gunman without motive, not a terrorist.