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319 posts, 17:21 hrs
In California we often have to watch games in Spanish because they aren't being broadcast on an English-speaking channel. The Mexican announcers have a habit of yelling 'Goool!' (Goal). You may…
47 posts, 17:19 hrs
Is it the Zollamt in Hallbergmoos? I know them well from 6 years of collecting whisky from them. It's only 10 minutes for me and if it's them and they'll accept a vollmacht then no problem.
43 posts, 17:06 hrs
How terrible. He is not the only one with his views! I am sure this is true. Okay. That justifies all the conspiracy theories and hate: he is rich and he had wrong political views. He funds a…
1,070 posts, 16:49 hrs
I re-read almost the whole thread. I also re-read my own post. I am thinking that there is a possibility that i paid the wrong institution? I mean I paid the amount to the Rundfunk, not to the GV or…
4 posts, 16:35 hrs
You can probably do it online. When I did it (a long time ago now) I just got a basic certification from a site with decent UK accreditation (i-2-i). Quick google says even CELTA can be done online…
43 posts, 16:15 hrs
O.K: trivial but annoying issue... An acquaintance has a picture of a retiever (bird dog) and a sign that hangs at eye level directly over the toilet. It reads: "Sit, don't point ! "…
22 posts, 16:01 hrs
Ok, reservation done for 7 people (I added Zefy). Tipp: If you install the Hallo Muenchen app and show it there, you get a free “Spritz/Softdrink” with your meal :-) My new job is working in…
323 posts, 15:54 hrs
No review. I googled a lot and only google map has a few reviews but differ so much. Guess most of English speakers are more mid-class so living in suburbs with fancy house and garden.
5 posts, 15:37 hrs
Those hugs definitely violate German Hugging Regulations, which permit hugs to last 550 milliseconds at most and for body contact to be avoided, while arm contact is to be made with the lightest of…
6 posts, 15:07 hrs
I can't answer about Berlin as I rarely use them but I was on one last night in Hesse and it had them at every seat row. There's nightmode on many phones as well too now, of course.
611 posts, 14:11 hrs
Hi Ladies, The next meetup will be on: Wed. June 20th, 2018 6:30pm Brasserie Colette (Klenzestrasse 72) Arpix, do join us when you have the chance. Just sign up so that we can arrange a…
44 posts, 12:56 hrs
The way prices have been going up and down like a yoyo in big cities in Germany and the world would make it seem like hubris to try and predict ROI with any degree of accuracy. It's not important…
1,544 posts, 12:09 hrs
No 10 has announced the 23.59 Chris Grayling Express for Oblivion will be leaving from platform 13 shortly. It will be calling at Incompetence, Negligence and Failure before coming off the rails.
18 posts, 12:05 hrs
Reviving this thread again. Went to look at a place in Haar a few weeks ago and would be interested to hear anyone's experiences of living there. The town itself seemed nice, except for the weirdos…
1 posts, 11:28 hrs
Hey everyone, I am looking for the best place to watch the next Germany Game in Munich. Here is a list I found of all the locations showing the game. drive-now.com/de/de/blog... Anyone have…
11 posts, 11:07 hrs
Hi Harold, Take the train till Geltendorf station, get out there, approach the taxi stand... If there is a Kombi taxi (station wagon, estate car), there is your ride. If not, approach one…
74 posts, 10:55 hrs
As Krieg says it will get the speeder, not you. Three cameras usually means pointing at different lanes but when one goes off pointing at lane 2 it can appear to you (in lane 1) that you're the…
207 posts, 10:54 hrs
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
9 posts, 23:07 yesterday
Thanks so much Metall! I might add that the costume jewelry is given to the women cooking the meals for visitors there as a small token of appreciation. They also get paid of course, but they…
1,982 posts, 21:25 yesterday
@jeremytwo is offline, so I will ask the question:"Do they have decent boobs?" PS- In Sport1 they employ at least half a dozen blonds for football programs. Nobody knows the offside rule.
41 posts, 21:23 yesterday
if you take it back to them in person, have them sign or stamp a copy indicating receipt. if you mail it, send it pro einschreiben einwurf, save the tracking number, and print a copy of the…
2 posts, 16:02 yesterday
That pre-purchase price of 8 is for ESME members only who register via the EVENT on VereinOnline -- 10 is for anyone buying tickets online in advance, at the door the cost will be 12 euros.
4 posts, 14:36 yesterday
Don´t forget - if you are Munich today come and join us for our history, archaeology and macabre tour at 5.15. meeting just between the fish fountain and Rischarts bakery on Marienplatz at 5.15
16 posts, 14:03 yesterday
The shops are telling the truth. They can't give him any more info because they just don't have it. They query Schufa the telecommunication contract score they've calculated for your son and they get…
904 posts, 13:52 yesterday
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the…
36 posts, 13:26 yesterday
Because getting cheap thrills from being lame is not just a life in Germany phenomenon? Who could be bothered in this context to moderate that sort of thing. I am sure there are other forums for…
44 posts, 11:46 yesterday
Certified translation and original (they will keep a copy) should be enough. I was married in Edinburgh and had the marriage certificate translated. I was divorced in Germany so of course no…
3 posts, 11:24 yesterday
There are no general rules apart from the IATA rules. However, airlines are free to top those up. Some even don´t accept pets at all. You need to check with the airline concerned.
10 posts, 10:02 yesterday
Hi @Borges I wrote this yesterday in answer to another but similar question. If you hope to stay in Germany for any length of time it would be in your interests to consider these points…
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Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Hardliners in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on Monday gave her a two-week ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching Germany into a political crisis that would also rattle Europe.

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Angela Merkel’s Christian Union have dropped to 30 percent in the polls after a bitter dispute on refugees threatened to crash the government.