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10 posts, 05:57 hrs
So much unsolicited advice, but no direct answers to my questions! Please, if you aren't interested in answering them, don't get into all kinds of other, irrelevant things, and just move on. Or do…
9 posts, 03:20 hrs
No. Melderegister. Yes. However, if you forget them the fine is 15 euro. The fine for driving without a license or with foreign license after 6 months can be 4 number sum or even jail…
33 posts, 03:12 hrs
Hi @2B_orNot2B Thanks for your feedback, I've read more about this Impressum stuff and updated the information on the site just to be on the safe side. I also hope this will not cause any more…
55 posts, 02:22 hrs
Re: Pill - You will need a prescription from a gynecologist and if you are insured with a German compulsory health insurance,you will have to pay for it yourself. Unless you are under 18, I believe.
628 posts, 00:59 hrs
Bill Paxton, the versatile actor who appeared in films incuding “Aliens” and “Titanic” and played a bigamist on HBO’s “Big Love,” has died from complications following a surgical procedure. He was…
18 posts, 00:56 hrs
Looks to me like the lawyer did read both your contract and the cancellation of your contract the son proposed and, being an expert in German rental law, knew immediately that your legal position was…
43 posts, 00:45 hrs
In a nutshell, rodisi, the French referee Romain Poite knew the obscure rule quite well. The Italians had been using it in the first half of the game while the English were caught dumbfounded. So…
21 posts, 00:26 hrs
Lawyers are trying to bring it down to manslaughter, aren't they? Like, killing was not their "intention" and they had no way of "knowing" and thus preventing this from happening (nothing had…
14 posts, 23:59 yesterday
I was lucky enough to witness a pair of blackbirds nesting and raising their young on my patio last year despite my cats on the prowl. I posted about it here: I'm hoping they'll come back this…
3 posts, 23:47 yesterday
She does, but getting her a work visa is gonna be annoying (hiring a lawyer, etc). Plus if she wants to change jobs, that's also going to be a pain in the ass. Our current situation gives us the most…
1 posts, 22:57 yesterday
Anyone have an English-speaking immigration lawyer here in Stuttgart they'd recommend? I have spent the last month getting together something like 100 pages of documentation for my residence…
2 posts, 22:53 yesterday
Can anyone recommend a hairdresser in Stuttgart? I am looking in particular for a dry cut for curly hair. I'd really appreciate a hairdresser who actually knows about curly hair because my hair…
43 posts, 22:30 yesterday
and one more updated Kielce, 16.7. 40 Meine Lieben, vor allem herzlichen Dank für die 2 Päckchen mit Zigarillos, Zig., Lavendel ?, die ich glücklicherweise noch in Radom, also noch vor…
35 posts, 22:20 yesterday
Thanks PandaMunich. In the web, there are various opinions about this clause being with Xxxxx, here for instance, it says one could cancel at any time: mobile.spin.de/fo... but I have seen…
179 posts, 22:02 yesterday
Am now on SmartPhone at a friend's place in Hamburg,Panda! Laptop is looking at me, staring at me...waiting to be sued! Will take the bastard to the shop tomorrow! If it helps, I'll buy it a burqa!😍
43 posts, 21:42 yesterday
Having found a fabulous, reliable dog walker through this topic last July, my dog walker is moving away at the end of March. I'm looking for someone who can take my girls for a walk on Wednesdays…
5 posts, 21:16 yesterday
Hi, I'll be moving to Bamberg with my boyfriend in April. He's German and I'm English. I've been there a few times but don't know anyone. I'll be starting a german course shortly after arriving…
601 posts, 21:05 yesterday
But I still don’t see any absolute proof that I’m wrong. mieterbund.de/index.php?... This apparently says that "tenants have no right to terminate the lease even if the tenant finds a…
3 posts, 20:32 yesterday
Since the former Thursday Night Drinks was moved to Friday I had to stop coming along because of my other obligations on that evening. Shame really. If there is any of the old TND crew around who…
5 posts, 20:26 yesterday
Thanks for your reply, fraufruit! It would be a good idea to ask the Mietverein before we contact the landlord. The thing with the Mietbremse is that you can change an existing contract. The…
19 posts, 20:13 yesterday
This is the simple version of the legal situation: it-recht-kanzlei.de/rech... This is the full version: gesetze-im-internet.de/t... gesetze-im-internet.de/t... In short, like the others…
73 posts, 19:09 yesterday
Unfortunately, you didn't really address what I posted in response to you. Bear in mind that EU citizens who are in Germany legally are here because of Freedom of Movement, which can't be revoked…
3 posts, 19:04 yesterday
I do not recommend this, but my neighbors had a very similar problem - the person WAS still parking in the space, but not paying for months, yes they did speak, nothing changed, so my neighbor…
41 posts, 18:40 yesterday
Slight lapses in players playing exhibits ropey spelling. (Garmany? Dividions?)* Spelling *I was half-inclined to post them on the 3M topic but, as many TTers may be currently overtired and…
2 posts, 18:35 yesterday
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Kerala, Schumannstr 9 (corner Geibelstr), München 81679 kerala-restaurant.de/... Nearest station Prinzregentenplatz U4 and 54, 100 bus.
76 posts, 17:57 yesterday
So I returned the two last laptops and now have a Lenovo I like; just like the last one but with keyboard backlight -- AND -- and this is cool -- fingerprint recognition instead of password for…
663 posts, 17:38 yesterday
The next cocktail night will be on Wednesday 1st March at 7pm. Location: Escobar near Ostbhanhof (SBahn or UBahn U5) escobar-muenchen.de/... Happy Hour from 5-9pm all cocktails 5.40 EUR Plus…
141 posts, 17:20 yesterday
Fruity, as many here know, I met her in Mongolia. So we were and are both travellers, it's what we've done since we met. Straight after our daughter was born, what did we do? drove out of your…
7 posts, 17:14 yesterday
I'm an ami, but I think as long as you are in Deutschland you will need to pony up the 25 - 30 EUR a Deutsch Notar will charge you for this. You're not in a common law country with a more casual…
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VIDEO: German stag 'pretends' to be cow to avoid being hunted

VIDEO: German stag 'pretends' to be cow to avoid being hunted

An ageing stag in northern Germany has apparently decided he is sick of life on the run from hunters - so has decided to go bovine.

Berlin court sentences street racers to life for murder in national first

Berlin court sentences street racers to life for murder in national first

A court in the German capital on Monday convicted two illegal street racers who caused a deadly high-speed car crash of murder and handed them life prison terms in a landmark ruling.

IN PICS: German Carnival floats show Trump no mercy

IN PICS: German Carnival floats show Trump no mercy

The floats at Karneval parades across southern and western Germany are known for their biting satire. This year the main target of their derision was only ever going to be one man.

German sailor beheaded by Philippine Islamists

German sailor beheaded by Philippine Islamists

Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded the German hostage they were holding for ransom, the government in Manila said Monday.

Police earn praise for taking down trolls after Heidelberg car attack

Police earn praise for taking down trolls after Heidelberg car attack

When a man drove a car into a group of pedestrians on Saturday, Twitter trolls demanded to know why police weren’t talking about his ethnicity. Cue a tirade from police on proper rules of investigation.

Two German archaeologists freed after Nigeria kidnapping

Two German archaeologists freed after Nigeria kidnapping

Two German archaeologists who were kidnapped while working at a dig site in northern Nigeria this week have been released and are doing well, officials in both countries said Sunday.