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54 posts, 06:02 hrs
For me there definitely are. Why would I deliberately increase the odds of having unpleasant experiences? I don´t need to see those areas you´re referring to. Especially not on German soil.
13 posts, 05:45 hrs
Not an option as the lease contracts include those storage spaces. 22, 4 meters. No idea how wide the sinkhole actually is. I don´t live nearby and haven´t seen the place in more than a decade.
5 posts, 00:24 hrs
Yes. Although in both cities there won't be a problem to find a tenant very fast. Even in one day. So many people seeking a place to live. The problem is to find a good tenant (or: to find a non…
128 posts, 23:53 yesterday
It's the 68th Berlinale and the announcements preceding the film are even more cringeworthy examples of Denglish than usual - today's gem " ...nach dem Film können Sie voten..." yes, the verb was…
6 posts, 23:50 yesterday
I once sold a German trailer in the UK. If i remember correctly, the rules for trailers are different in both countries, In Germany the trailer had its own number plates and could be used with any…
2 posts, 23:22 yesterday
Up here, most cafes and restaurants have water bowls outside for dogs, and those places with outside patios all seem to welcome dogs. Must be the same for Stuttgart? Taking dogs inside does not…
28 posts, 22:36 yesterday
Thanks, fraufuit. I didn't notice that they lived in the same house, but I've now reread the relevant bits of the thread. However, I believe that the Zweckentfremdungsverbot would still apply to…
11 posts, 21:53 yesterday
I have zero knowledge in illustration, but as a hobby photographer, that indeed sounds to me "I want a Porsche" as @BayrischDude wrote above. I use occasionally Photoshop Express (it's free) to…
26 posts, 21:36 yesterday
The only way to stop bulliies is to humiliate them in front of their peers. A schoolteacher of mine did this once in the boys' changing room and the bully never bullied anyone again. Turned out to…
10 posts, 21:35 yesterday
It's only us, so we don't have a Mieterverein and the contract doesn't mention it at all. I'm not scared of being kicked out, but I just want him to get out of my face and I'd like to assure my…
6 posts, 21:30 yesterday
Hi, We are looking for someone to help us out a couple of afternoons per week with our 18 month old son. It would involve picking him up from the Kita (walking distance) and spending the afternoon…
138 posts, 20:49 yesterday
This is all backwards. 1) Work out the realistic market value of the kitchen, not with arithmetic and assumption, but by looking at similar kitchens that are for sale. 2) Tell the landlord…
64 posts, 20:36 yesterday
Our kid starts 1st grade this year and we live in between 2 elementary schools. “Unfortunately”, as we have been told, the “better” (and closer) school is on the other side of the Allee. We’d have to…
94 posts, 20:30 yesterday
Just finished a lunchtime pancake day celebration. Simple and traditional lemon and sugar for me and Kid 1. Kid 2 is far more German and insisted on adding apples to the mix (I blame his mother), and…
438 posts, 20:14 yesterday
Sorry, I do not have free appointments to kiss my ass for the year of 2018. The earliest available date is April 1, 2019. Good luck with your Oberlehler High School, you are going to get a lot of…
2 posts, 19:34 yesterday
You can't get them from the dump, either you have good connections to building companies doing renovations or to transport companies like Knettenbrecht Gurdulic (in the Wi area) or you'll have to buy…
5 posts, 19:00 yesterday
I'd think that although you cannot drive on it, you can exchange it for a German one. See § 30 Fahrerlaubnis-Verordnung... Not the past tense of the berechtigt hat. I interpret this to mean…
1 posts, 18:35 yesterday
Hello, We have recently moved to Munich. We are looking for facilities to leave our 4 year old Retriever when we travel outside the Country. The Duration would be between 2 to 3 weeks. Could you…
54 posts, 18:31 yesterday
I vaguely remember hearing about exactly that! Basically, one contract for the apartment (and pay Grunderwerbsteuer/proper... acquisition tax on that amount), and a second simple sales contract…
27 posts, 17:46 yesterday
Norway is not so little. It's bigger than the Netherlands :). I think it has to do with all the eggs which have been ordered by mistake:15,000 instead of 1,500 for 109 athletes. They need to eat like…
2 posts, 17:00 yesterday
Hi, im looking for a new place to live in Sankt Austin area. Since this is my first time looking for a place to live in Germany that's indepen... of anyone else I'm here to ask for some advice how,…
106 posts, 16:57 yesterday
Dear TTers, I have a question related to Kindergeld. I had been living and working in Germany since 2014. My wife and a child were living with me until June 2017. I obtained NE in Dec 2016. I…
28 posts, 16:52 yesterday
Everything went shockingly well  I am still thankful and it's been about four months. She was very sensitive about matters of food, she rarely finished her portions and didn't want to try anything…
1,385 posts, 16:34 yesterday
If there are two women sitting together, always go for the uglier of the two. The pretty one has heard it all, and the uglier one will be so surprised that you chose her, that it'll be easy…
23 posts, 15:02 yesterday
Maybe he will come back and then you re-sell all of his stuff to him! I feel your pain and almost got myself into a similar situation a few years ago. We found an amazing little house but the catch…
19 posts, 15:01 yesterday
Hamburger MoPo: One trail leads to Buxtehude. There he was reportedly sighted in a bakery. A police dog even caught a (his?) trail that could be followed to the station. There it came to an end.
985 posts, 14:29 yesterday
The next meetup is Sunday, 25 February 2018, at Mil's Sportrestaurant at Hans-Denzinger-Str. 2 near the Milbertshofen U-Bahn station. The start time is 14:00, or if you can't come then, our…
9 posts, 14:15 yesterday
I'm sorry I can't help with personal recommendations for cheap accommodation, but if you want a genuine 5* B&B not too far from Caol Ila & Bunnahabhain then I can put you in contact with the…
2,425 posts, 12:40 yesterday
Theresa May's government. They are NOT the party of home ownership: they are the party of housing crisis. And again, what a con their whole philosophy is. They don't widen choice in housing:…
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Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.

Netanyahu slams

Netanyahu slams 'outrageous' Holocaust remark by Polish PM in Munich

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday lashed out at "outrageous" remarks by his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki, who said the Holocaust had involved "Jewish perpetrators" as well as Polish.

Freed German-Turkish journalist says Ankara held him

Freed German-Turkish journalist says Ankara held him 'hostage'

A German-Turkish journalist who was freed in Turkey after spending more than a year in jail without trial said he was held "hostage" by Ankara and that other journalists are still stuck in Turkish prisons just "for doing their job".

May uses Munich speech to plead for

May uses Munich speech to plead for 'urgent' post-Brexit EU security deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday pleaded for an urgent deal with the European Union on post-Brexit security cooperation, warning that citizens' lives were at stake.