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62 posts, 20:46 hrs
Well more than half of these folk are Irish and all of them are, or have been, residents of Ireland. I suspect most of them looked Irish to the rest of the Irish too, (for at least as long as they…
10 posts, 19:28 hrs
The classic Reminds me of my countless failed attempts to make the Irish tax office line understand me saying my PPSN @2B_orNot2B many thanks for extensive info on dealing with voice selection.
445 posts, 19:16 hrs
I guess I might of had an advantage. I'very been mixing with Germans since I was 10 so I am used to their funny ways. But I will say this once you make friends with a German you will have a friend…
8 posts, 19:05 hrs
Thank you. My apologies if I was being given sincere advice and I just was not in the mood to translate the joke. Perhaps I was naive in hoping the answer to "where should I live without a car" was…
78 posts, 18:47 hrs
All countries have approved medications, ( even the USA). Posters complain about "Vitamins", and then we find out they were steroids, prescription meds, non-approved meds. So, check what is allowed…
14 posts, 18:34 hrs
I'm sure that there are jobs in Romania for foreign professionals, that wasn't my question. I asked specifically about marketing. Let me rephrase. Pretend you are responsible for finding a…
8 posts, 18:13 hrs
I'll speculate anyway.  The ABH is massively understaffed and the person answering the email was probably just someone responsible for answering emails and not immigration law. Two and half…
547 posts, 17:36 hrs
There's been allegations Sean Spicer after Comey was fired hid in the bushes at the White House to avoid the press. No one thought it was true until today when this picture of Sean Spicer leaving the…
10 posts, 16:56 hrs
I'm leaning towards, "he's just not that into you". That seems to be the simplest explanation, considering that he's 45, he's known you for more than six months, and nothing's yet to happen between…
8 posts, 16:15 hrs
@ engelchen:You're right. I was a little too quick off the mark. Either: 1. the Daueraufenthaltserlaubni... (or whatever they're called) will not be available for UK citizens as long as the UK…
9 posts, 16:08 hrs
Is your husband also American and, therefore, privileged under German immigration law? Then his experience is completely useless to the OP and his wife who are Bosnian citizens and who are only…
55 posts, 15:33 hrs
I posted this article about an hour ago on the Flummoxed thread about these people who watched, laughed, and took video instead of helping this drowning man according to the article they are facing…
3 posts, 15:33 hrs
I couldn't find anything in English on their website either but I did find the relevant German help page which gives a fairly logical probable cause and relatively simple remedy. I put it through…
266 posts, 15:22 hrs
You have to wait until you receive uni-assist's assessment. Uni-assist is a Verein founded by various schools to centrally evaluate foreign degrees and are only responsible for the evaluation.
15 posts, 14:22 hrs
Generally speaking only costs for the modernisation of a flat qualifies for the 11% increase mentioned above. Mere renovations (= to fix something that is broken or looks used) do not qualify.
2 posts, 13:26 hrs
hi guys, I need some advice, I have my school paper annerkant with the intention to study at a Beruf Academie I thought i would get something like a fachabitur but no they gave me only…
3 posts, 13:18 hrs
Hi FranReta, I offer a few HIIT classes included kickboxing, jump rope and body weight exercise. Here is the website of our gym: www.munich-pt-lounge.de location is near Hauptbahnhof,…
5 posts, 12:50 hrs
Because apartment numbers are not common in Germany and mail is often returned if your last name is not on a mailbox. It is probably the best place for detailed free advice. Fachkundige…
7 posts, 11:35 hrs
Hi Luke, My name is Alberto and I will be probably moving to Hamburg at the end of October, I was wondering if it would be possible to join your team guys or have the opportunity to train when i…
1 posts, 11:24 hrs
Save the date -- more details soon! ESME e.V. was founded here on Toytown in 2008 -- find out more about us here: esme-ev.de/... esme-ev.de/shows/ alway... has our next gigs, ready to add…
1 posts, 11:22 hrs
Save the date -- more details soon! ESME e.V. was founded here on Toytown in 2008 -- find out more about us here: esme-ev.de/... esme-ev.de/shows/ alway... has our next gigs, ready to add…
1 posts, 11:16 hrs
Our Resident Alien Big Band is playing as part of the Münchner Innenstadtwirte „Munich Unplugged“ event in the central courtyard of the Münchner Hofbräuhaus. This event is brand new in 2017 -- the…
1 posts, 11:12 hrs
The Resident Alien Big Band is playing the Munich Sessions Summer Fest! Add it to your digital calendars here: esme-ev.de/shows/... The whole event with lots of other bands over three days is…
1 posts, 11:11 hrs
ESME e.V. was was originally founded as the Toytown Orchestra back in 2008: now encompassing an orchestra and a choir as well as a Big Band, we welcome new members at almost any time during the…
2 posts, 11:03 hrs
From my experience from today, neither of numbers 310031 and 116117 provide English speaking service. I didn't manage to get through the interactive voice system to get to speak to human.
5 posts, 10:59 hrs
No, she is not. Should she be? If she needs to be registered with a Kinderartzt/in, what is the process for that? Is it just taking an appointment from the doctor and getting her registered?…
2 posts, 10:53 hrs
Where are you moving from? Germany is very dog friendly, they are permitted in resteraunts stores ECT. Post here on Toytown for a dog walker you should have no problem finding one. I live in…
16 posts, 09:41 hrs
Again TT to the rescue Have a question but first a comment. Found this great free course on how to setup a wordpress website How to Start A Successful Blog. Now here's the question, after going…
4 posts, 09:41 hrs
"This is an actual account as relayed to paramedics at a chili cook-off in New Mexico." “Recently, I was honored to be selected as a judge at a chili cook-off. The original person called in sick at…
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German woman chases down masturbating Indian driver in New Delhi

German woman chases down masturbating Indian driver in New Delhi

An Indian chauffeur was arrested on Saturday after a German woman accused him of masturbating in front of her in an upscale New Delhi neighbourhood, police said.

German jihadi girl arrested in Iraq

German jihadi girl arrested in Iraq

A German 16-year-old girl suspected of joining the Islamic State (Isis) jihadists in Iraq was arrested last week in Mosul, a German judicial source said on Saturday.

EU backs Germany

EU backs Germany's tough stance on Turkey

Germany's tough stance on fraying relations with Turkey is "understandable," not least given Ankara's detention of human rights activists including German nationals, EU Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn said in an interview published on Saturday.

Germany to take part in new talks on Ukraine conflict

Germany to take part in new talks on Ukraine conflict

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels.

Germany edge Italy at women

Germany edge Italy at women's Euro

Babett Peter's second-half penalty edged defending champions Germany to a 2-1 victory over 10-woman Italy at the women's Euro tournament in the Netherlands on Friday.

Prosecutors file terror charges against ‘Isis ambassador in Germany

Prosecutors file terror charges against ‘Isis ambassador in Germany'

Federal prosecutors filed charges on Friday against an Iraqi man and four associates who allegedly ran a recruiting network for the terror group Isis.