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828 posts, 00:27 hrs
That's a good point but it doesn't look so black and white to me. Here's what the paragraph says: My translation of the text is that the obligation to pay ends at the end of the month in which…
62 posts, 00:07 hrs
no kidding. I am seriously tempted to dive into something like that for my retirement. I would not likely ever buy a place as an "investment" again, but merely want a place to LIVE securely,…
29 posts, 00:02 hrs
According to the OP, his partner can not have wheat, at sushi restaurants the soy sauce served with the sushi contains wheat. A sushi place may be a good if she doesn't eat the soy sauce or the…
85 posts, 23:54 yesterday
Oh komm schon be nice to EI! Sure the guy's a pain to debunk and would probably put your feet to sleep during a date but at least he doesn't go around chasing you with an ax if you say something he…
352 posts, 23:35 yesterday
Thanks @engelchen, on my RP, under Anmerkungen, it is written 18 Abs. 4 S.1. Which the lady at Elterngeld office confirmed is valid for obtaining Elterngeld. If it was 18 Abs. 2, then, I would…
419 posts, 23:11 yesterday
I saw a news at DW saying they were 11% and had momentum. dw.com/tr/sa%c4%9f-pop%c... In turkish but you can work it out. FDP is nowhere near this, though i'd want them to be cause i…
34 posts, 21:56 yesterday
Hello everyone, I have a full table reservation (8 people) for Friday the 22nd in the Schönheitskönigin tent from 18:00 to 22:00. Unluckily we won't be able to use it...  It's one of the tents on…
1 posts, 21:50 yesterday
Hello everyone, I have a full table reservation (8 people) for Friday the 22nd in the Schönheitskönigin tent from 18:00 to 22:00. Unluckily we won't be able to use it...  It's one of the tents on…
584 posts, 21:39 yesterday
Been along and starting my application off, but they say I need to provide a document from the Rentenversicherung, unfortunately, the lady then took the application form with her that gave details of…
60 posts, 20:48 yesterday
Na ya my mother inlaw even told me to write bewerbung even before i set foot in Germany. Shes that crazy. But well shes not a bad person. Just a extremely typical german, and a pushy one lol I…
61 posts, 20:12 yesterday
My husband's flight from Munich to Berlin was canceled 2 hours before take off last week. No chance to speak to anybody on phone , after hours the following day he received an email pointing him to…
7 posts, 19:36 yesterday
I have discovered that if I Google translate this post into Corsican and then Google translate that text back into English, the resulting text is actually better than the original post. I think I…
9 posts, 16:56 yesterday
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sun City, Erhardtstr 15 (corner Corneliusstr) 80469 München. Nearest station Fraunhoferstr U1, 2, 7 and 17, 27 tram OR Isartor all S-Bahn´s.
35 posts, 15:16 yesterday
Yah I figure TrustPilot has mostly negative reviews anyway because people who have bad experiences are more likely to write. I've written them to ask about the taxes/duty. It's possible these are…
22 posts, 14:44 yesterday
Current thinking seems to be that Norsex would have been what was known as Mercia, but for some reason it considered itself more anglo than saxon so didnt use a saxon derived name. As with many…
14 posts, 13:54 yesterday
Hey there! I'm not a "professional" but I'm experienced in helping children with German at school (I'm a native speaker so on the other hand my english might not be the best haha) and can help with…
3 posts, 13:53 yesterday
Thats about the size of it. The software market in berlin is super overheated at the moment. I would rather be worrying about how to keep the agents off your back rather than how to find contacts.
18 posts, 13:42 yesterday
NelsonG's advice is very good, if you are capable of getting the HDD out of your computer. The second option would be to call someone who can and would probably do the same. What model is your…
8 posts, 13:40 yesterday
I broke my iPhone 6s plus screen in the Wiesen yesterday night. Actually one of my friend was clicking photo and the phone fell down and screen shattered badly. Just wanted to know what are the…
13 posts, 13:37 yesterday
That trick is used since 50 years (to get around the problem with the Type-H CBs), so I didn't really expect it not to work at your place, anyway, problem solved, there you go...
1 posts, 13:22 yesterday
Looking for a car driver who would accept to share costs of commuting weekly to the airport, from Maxvorstadt (Pinakoteken). Must be at airport Monday around 6h45 for the 7h15 flight to Paris. Coming…
1 posts, 13:16 yesterday
15 year-old looking for a math and/or physics tutor. One hour/twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursday evening (17h30-18h30) : to accompany as he progresses through the International Baccalaureat…
746 posts, 13:15 yesterday
Walter Becker, musician and co-founder of the band Steeley Dan, died today at age 67. RIP. This band currently is/was still working and in the middle of a tour. "Are you reelin' in the years,…
47 posts, 12:47 yesterday
If the OP('s friend) sues the father and it is proven he is the father, can she just up sticks to China? It can be a fight to move to another city in these cases. As such it is hard to see what she…
2 posts, 10:26 yesterday
Hi steam punks! Friday we've booked the Ysenegger at Rotk... We have all the standing (high) tables in the name Kim Basingstoke. Go in, turn right, and we're directly on the right. Call me…
8 posts, 10:09 yesterday
Here is a SWR article about PV recycling which would be helpful in you were living in Mainz where residents can take old PV units free of charge. But when the article was written, no-one had actually…
73 posts, 10:00 yesterday
How's it looking this year so far? We always rock up on the afternoon of the second Thursday and over the years it's been relatively OK to find space, but last year was positively easy. But last year…
1 posts, 09:50 yesterday
Monthly women's meeting in Munich The Association of American University and Professional Women (AAUPW) is a private organization based in Munich for American and other English-speaking…
1 posts, 09:48 yesterday
Monthly women's meeting in Munich The Association of American University and Professional Women (AAUPW) is a private organization based in Munich for American and other English-speaking women…
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WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast with 23 bodies inside

WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast with 23 bodies inside

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