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2,780 posts, 14 May
I can general go along with that idea, the market is generally lower at the moment, then if it recovers, Tesla should recover as well. I juest have the fear that I have never seen a situation like…
18 posts, 14 May
I was very active as a younger man and I always feel I have a resovoir of fitness I can tap into if needed. I did a marathon in just over 3 hours and still had plenty left in the tank. It is the diet…
6 posts, 8 May
Is there a way to get a "Fiktionsbescheinigung" so that you at least prove that you didn´t deliberately violate the Aufenthaltsgesetz (or whatever the relevant law is called). That´s (or an…
40 posts, 3 May
We have friends with 2 small children (8 & 2) who have been living in Moabit since 2013 and they love it. However, the schools are apparently not that great, so they say. Their son was in the…
6 posts, 2 May
Thanks for all the replies. I returned to Berlin from Dublin without any problem. Aerlingus were just being overly cautious. And I did not have to show any Covid docmentation either.
78 posts, 24 April
I spoke to a manager at another Aldi Nord location and policy is that they are not allowed to detain or make physical contact with a customer. I also learnt that Aldi Nord doesn’t have cameras in…
2 posts, 24 April
Might be a formality to get it extended after a year, and no problem. Agree about looking after kiddies being very important. Perhaps the IT experts could help upgrade the visa website instead of…
1 posts, 20 April
Hi, Student info- Grade 2,1 average in BBR/ Class 9 in Berlin, changed school after half year in Class 10 owing to bullying and discrimination by last school, Couldn’t maintain last grade/ will…
4 posts, 17 April
Just did a google search for "london swimming pools with diving board" which gave a result of Home | South West London Diving (swld.org.uk) It seems to give a list of some places with a…
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