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347 posts, 07:11 hrs
Why the heck would it not be legal there?  It's on sale at plenty of locations in London and elsewhere. Impossible to stop horse meat getting into the UK anyway for as long as the UK is in the…
3 posts, 05:29 hrs
No, at least not for single workers. 9.35 €/hour is the minimum wage and with a 40 hour work week is about 1621€/month gross or 1200€/month net (tax class I, no kids). Welfare is 432€/month for…
695 posts, 21:00 yesterday
It is about disempowering political rivals. Eliminating racism is the marketing spin to convince the mindless mob to follow along. Note that people like Justin Trudeau, Ralph Northam, Jimmy…
286 posts, 20:54 yesterday
- one of the conversation exercises I did, other end of the scale, retired folk hovering around A1-2, involved slight imagination - giving them a set of small ads from the papers, a budget, and…
5 posts, 19:43 yesterday
in short: if your idea involves putting up some kind of gate/door/barrier across that access to the houses in the back (where you drew the red line on the picture) that won't fly. Free, unobstructed…
3 posts, 18:48 yesterday
Drive there and back. Using Europ Car, pick up a Passat wagon in Verona on the 31st of July return on 2nd of August, kilometers inclusive, about 200 bucks...then take the train back...you might find…
7 posts, 18:29 yesterday
As it is Fourth of July eve... Would any Americans out there be interested in a Slack for organizing events, etc with other Amis nearby? I am trying to get a group going for organizing…
1 posts, 17:07 yesterday
Dear all, I recently bought a new car, and would like to register it. In the past, I could just walk into the registration office (Zulassungstele) and register a new car (albeit a waiting time).
5 posts, 15:59 yesterday
Thanks for the reply. I interpreted that as "legally separate" so I tought it was not my case because he regurarly come to visit me, but most probably once the baby is born he will try to come for…
25 posts, 15:42 yesterday
You are correct with this observation. My sister who works in Academia thinks there could be basic mismatch in work ethics. E.g. foreign researchers preferring longer, lax, unaccountable working…
3 posts, 15:10 yesterday
I wonder if the terms and conditions were updated recently ? That's the problem with electronic versions of this, you really need to save a copy of them on the day you book, but who does this ? If…
21 posts, 15:01 yesterday
We spent 2 weeks in Baabe (between Seelin and Göhren) this summer. I would definitely recommend it as a base for families with toddlers - a beautiful, safe beach, peaceful forest, well maintained…
11 posts, 14:27 yesterday
Schools that offer IB as a non-formal degree path (i.e. International Schools certified for that) in Baden-Württemberg get basically their administrative costs refunded - ISS Stuttgart gets around…
1 posts, 12:17 yesterday
Hi, My son enrolled in a music school. there were a contract and term and condition to cancel the contract says notice period 6 weeks and auto-renewal to next semester if no information is given…
143 posts, 10:12 yesterday
For a second I thought you are a lesbian feminist defending another lesbian who lacks common sense. After I checked your profile, I realised you are just a Canadian gay insulted by my "homophobic"…
14 posts, 09:58 yesterday
You misunderstand. My reluctance to go to dentist is not related to fear of catching Covid 19. Last visit was years ago. Which I realise is stupid, but stupid for a different reason!
55 posts, 05:58 yesterday
Hallo zusammen! I can see that there has been some action going on here during the past few days... good for that! I am not sure if any of you has been lucky enough to have received a…
10 posts, 9 July
The situation here and everywhere else is only going to get worse. People will be frantic about losing their jobs. The best solution is to go home to your own country where the government will…
3 posts, 9 July
As far as I know it is usually the insurance company who has to contact the Police for a copy of the report, not you. Has the car company or their insurance tried to get a copy of the Police report? 
142 posts, 9 July
A little update. After my company spoke to their lawyers I am now back on full-time hours with full pay for the duration of my notice period. Thanks so much for the advice here, I'd have been…
153 posts, 9 July
Friday 10th July 2020, 21:00 Mauersegler Berlin Bernauer Straße 63, 13355, Berlin goo.gl/maps/adqkzbvud2z... Reserved the roofed area, by the beergarden. Red inflatable stonker and Meetup…
19 posts, 9 July
I've done my share of travel and there are places I won't work in or travel to. You can find injustice in Switzerland and have a great time in Libya, but I don't make my travel plans based on a…
1 posts, 9 July
Hello, I have foreign income and need to claim it on my German taxes. I have tried several tax online services: Wundertax Tax Fix SteuerGo None of these will allow you to add foreign…
75 posts, 9 July
The rising cases are only people testing positive. Death rate continues to go down and hospitalizations are not going up. It is all a hype. nytimes.com/2020/07/03/h...
64 posts, 8 July
Update: After several e-mails saying my claim had been rejected due to multiple applications, I received the same request as others to the effect that my claim was being checked, and would I please…
29 posts, 8 July
Hello, I know these posts are older (sometimes several years), but I was wondering if anyone still lives or newly moved to the Husum/Heide area? I’m American and have been here since 2006.
7 posts, 8 July
An acquaintance is in a Genossenschaft like the first one described. They got together and built a swanky building in Friedrichshain. Cost a boat load of money. For regular people, the second type is…
8 posts, 8 July
Just noticed the latest posts. Then I will get there about 7ish. Whoever gets there first please tell them your from Toytown and we only need a table for 4 - I booked for 6. Paul.
15 posts, 8 July
You should only charge them for what is specified in the rental agreement that they should pay. If you try to charge them for all umlagefaeahige kosten, there are two possible outcomes. They…
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