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Hello... I am from Hull in the UK currently living in Hamburg working as a burlesque dancer with The Sinderellas. I am a professioanl dancer and dancer teacher - I wanted to start up my Burlesque…
3 posts, 23:50 yesterday
Hi all, I'm a Huddersfield Town fan, based in Duisburg. I'm looking for somewhere to watch the game next Monday, perfect would be with other Terriers but failing that, does anyone know anywhere…
3 posts, 22:23 yesterday
@fraufruit The average German doesn't have a clue about nationality / immigration law. What I've been reading in this forum over the years about ex-pats relying on the misinformed advice of various…
15 posts, 22:15 yesterday
Prime is well worth it for me with my U.S. account. Shipping is more expensive and takes much longer without the free 2 day shipping that Prime provides. I order almost all gifts for friends and…
227 posts, 21:30 yesterday
Seems a friend & I are coming along this Thursday 25 May. I shall finally meet the mighty Tor! I can't promise to find my inner homosexual, but I'm sure the queer beer will be just as wet…
7 posts, 20:49 yesterday
I will soon move to Germany in Hamburg (HH). I never worked in retail in Germany and I am not fluent yet. A small boutique store is what I would like to do in a suburb. The plan shall come fully as…
15 posts, 20:44 yesterday
Going snowshoeing is definitely more tiring than normal hiking. ;-) We hiked up a ski slope wearing our snowshoes and enjoyed fantastic views from the top of Wallberg. Thank you for joining me on…
37 posts, 20:02 yesterday
In Brandenburg, fishing without taking the exam is possible. But, only fishing on non-predatory fish. For that, you have to get Fischereiabgabemarke and Angelkarte. First is like allowance papers…
83 posts, 18:39 yesterday
Basically, I thought why a woman can think of her husband as a gay. Because he doesn't like kissing and sex, both are disgusting for him. That of course doesn't exclude a lover, so my assumption is…
14 posts, 18:09 yesterday
Hello biological specimens This week we will be in the Michaeligarten. Si... near the lakeside in the evening sun. Early people expected any time after 6pm. But the bigger crowd usually gets…
153 posts, 17:44 yesterday
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! There is no playgroup next week on 26 May, the 'bridging day' (Brückentag) after Christi…
7 posts, 15:44 yesterday
Fees for both are set, somewhere did in there PandaMunich gave a long explanation of how the fees are calculated but as a general rule of thumb it would be double what you'd pay…
1 posts, 15:39 yesterday
Frankfurt's popular English Comedy show Comedians in bars getting drunk! is back with lot of international comedians. standupcomedynight.com/... Comedians in bars getting drunk! Season 3:…
36 posts, 15:27 yesterday
Good luck trying to find the landowner :/ most of the owned land is rented, so asking the farmer in the tractor plowing the field wont work. If you find a site that will show who owns the actual…
277 posts, 14:41 yesterday
Say what you will about the Catholic Church, but Francis seems like a pretty good guy, as well as a jovial fellow. He seems rather nonplussed by Donnie. Case in point:
75 posts, 13:53 yesterday
Getting back to the original topic, I got to the airport at 06:50; 1:45 hours before my flight. It took 25 minutes to get through security. They were manually inspecting a lot of bags. Gates are only…
812 posts, 13:52 yesterday
I started watching Krimis originally to improve my Germany, but not I enjoy them, so I lost the moral right to refuse payment (even when I do not like the system and prefer either tax or…
30 posts, 12:21 yesterday
Only buy duck down comforters if you rent/buy an old house/apartment. Newer houses are so well insulated that it's just to warm in the bedrooms for down comforters. In my first apartment I needed…
1 posts, 11:27 yesterday
Dear Pilates lovers ! QUALITY PILATES IN SMALL GROUPS (Prenzlauer Berg)! Finally there are new spots available in all the groups , I am a certified Pilates trainer with experience of over 20…
110 posts, 11:23 yesterday
Dear Pilates lovers ! QUALITY PILATES IN SMALL GROUPS (Prenzlauer Berg) Finally there are new spots available in all the groups , I am a certified Pilates trainer with experience of over 20 years…
6 posts, 11:21 yesterday
Dear Pilates lovers ! QUALITY PILATES IN SMALL GROUPS (Prenzlauer Berg) Finally there are new spots available in all the groups , I am a certified Pilates trainer with experience of over 20 years…
8 posts, 08:15 yesterday
If you want to come to Germany I do have some advice for you beyond "get a lawyer." And yes, you should have legal consultation handy. In your position I would have them ready and then go to your…
17 posts, 00:05 yesterday
I've been here for 12 years and all I can say is everyone wants to send their kid to the Lichtenberg Schule in OR or the international one in Darmstadt because it is mixed, meaning the kids feelings…
134 posts, 24 May
Bon Iver's is the best rendition of this song. You don't even have to be heart broken to appreciate Bon Ivers genius on this song, his keyboard and emotion are pure magic.
14 posts, 24 May
How much is "dirty cheap"? I was downsizing and sold several guitars in the past weeks. I still have one that I want to sell but it is not 20 EUR. Probably the best place to find something cheap is…
33 posts, 24 May
Airbnb has it's pros and cons... One of the times I used that service, I ended up in a couch in a crowded apartment small apartment. I had chosen a room, the pictures looked nice and it was from…
1 posts, 24 May
Hello everyone, I have just moved into a new apartment, for which my girlfriend and I are both on the contract. I have booked my Anmeldung appointment for next week. My girlfriend is actually…
2 posts, 24 May
Hi! I was just wondering if anyone had interest in going bowling? We would need at least 5 people, so if anyone wants to go let me know and I will organize. Thanks Crystal
5 posts, 24 May
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Taj Krishna (what was Haveli), Nymphenburgerstr 193, 80637 München. Nearest station Rotkreuzplatz U1/7 and 53, 62, 63 bus plus 12 tram to stop…
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Manchester bomber made stopover at Duesseldorf Airport: police

Manchester bomber made stopover at Duesseldorf Airport: police

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi made a brief stopover at Duesseldorf Airport, German police said on Thursday, contradicting press reports that he had spent time in the western German city.

Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attack

Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attack

Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday that he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester.

Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

German police said they arrested nine drug trafficking suspects, including four suspected Islamist militants, in early morning raids Wednesday.

Review finds AfD should have gotten 2,000 more votes in state election

Review finds AfD should have gotten 2,000 more votes in state election

Election officials in Germany's most populous state said on Tuesday that the far-right AfD party should have gotten 2,000 more votes than were originally counted in the state parliament election.

German federal govt spent €20 billion on refugees in 2016: report

German federal govt spent €20 billion on refugees in 2016: report

The combined amount spent on the refugee crisis by the federal government totalled over €20 billion in 2016. Over half of the money was spent abroad aiming to stop the flow of migrants making the journey to Europe.

Taxes in Germany - how to get more money back on your return

Taxes in Germany - how to get more money back on your return

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