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In Portugal large hypermarkets have cheaper gasoline pumps in their parking lots. They are so cheap that they make no money on it. But if they don't have them, people will go elsewhere. Same will…
10 posts, 20:05 yesterday
@ the OP: - you are not stupid and you are not to blame! - some will believe you and some won`t. That´s life. - go to the police and report all of this - get yourself some counselling - you…
120 posts, 00:31 yesterday
Hey all, I'm a digital product designer Front-End dev. I'm currently looking for a new full-time job and I feel like I'm noticing that there is less work compared to 2017-2019? Anyone else noticing…
663 posts, 17 January
Slightly strange question, but does anyone happen to have a trustworthy dictionary in which they would look up 'Ethical' for us, and give us the page number, name of the dictionary, meaning etc. - we…
1 posts, 16 January
Hi! Hope i wrote in the correct group. I live in Berlin from 1 month and I'd like to meet a lesbian woman for friendship and who knows... If you want to go out for a walk write me a…
3 posts, 16 January
Where will you be living? If you're going to be in or around Charlottenburg (Westend) or Zehlendorf, you could try to get a spot at Charles Dickens or Quentin Blake, respectively. Kids who are…
140 posts, 15 January
Friday 17th January 2020, 21:30 Clash Im Mehringhof, Gneisenaustraße 2A, 10961 Berlin goo.gl/maps/jky21nswgpbu... Reservation is not available, but we will try to get the standing tables on…
11 posts, 15 January
Thanks for all this info. Curiously, my area in the Mosel see things differently again when I enquired yesterday at the Wittlich TownHall. So I'm to do nothing apparently. Give me strength. "It…
1 posts, 14 January
Hello everybody, I’m curious to know if there’s anyone in Berlin who is planning to take the IELTS and would be interested in meeting up to practice for the speaking test. We could practice answering…
3 posts, 14 January
My partner tore her ACL quite severely 10 days ago on a ski trip in Japan. Visited an orthopedic hospital there and after an MRI the doctor recommended having surgery on return to Berlin. We're…
2 posts, 13 January
I'm sorry for your circumstances. German citizens may bring their family members to Germany. This is called "family reunion". However, as a rule this only applies to the spouse (or registered…
6 posts, 12 January
I don´t know the answer as I am not a visa expert for students. Just to say, young is young and we all changed our minds about so many things at that time of life without knowing the consequences.
7 posts, 8 January
Thank you. That is a very useful link. So, a follow up question (perhaps I should start another thread), would anyone happen to know a lawyer (preferably who is sympathetic to English speakers) who…
25 posts, 8 January
I am happy to buy stuff from my bar as I know the people there. The seller was not some random stranger in some random bar. He was a regular. He forgot the attachments when he handed over the…
1 posts, 8 January
Hello everyone Im looking for a personal trainer in berlin. We used to talk online but dont anymore and I really want to find him. Appearence wise he only showed a photo once for 2 seconds but…
11 posts, 7 January
Hello Folks. I'm hoping somebody might have a name of a Steuerberater who can help me with a Nettogewinnermittlung. We've tried calling quite a few SBs and either they don't have time (doing bigger,…
342 posts, 4 January
Hi...I know this post is a couple of years old, but wondering what you decided regarding BBS? Are your kids still there? I ask because we'll be moving to Berlin in February and would like to…
3 posts, 3 January
hello, try it out with my current supplier who's very good. look at shop.manukahonig.info/un... service and superb premium genuine manuka honey from new zealand. all the very best ms
9 posts, 31 December
I definitely recommend the Kino.de site and app for this. You can filter results by location and by OmU and OV (in the browser menu on the left, just scroll down). The selection will be significantly…
3 posts, 31 December
Ticoles, thanks for posting your website with your reading lists. If I was in Berlin I would definitely be interested in joining your group. What a coincidence, there's two books on your 2020…
14 posts, 23 December
On drummer Ernst Bier's email list, today got this jazz event announcement from him. Sharing it in case someone may be interested in some jazz over the holidays. A-Trane Jazzclub…
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Farmers protest green tape ahead of giant German food fair

Farmers protest green tape ahead of giant German food fair

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Far-right Danish politician calls (again) for return of German region

Far-right Danish politician calls (again) for return of German region

A leading politician for the Danish People's Party has been sharply criticised by his own party after he reiterated his call for the Danish speaking areas of northern Germany to be returned to Danish rule.

New website shows how German industry used Auschwitz prisoners as slaves

New website shows how German industry used Auschwitz prisoners as slaves

A vast website documenting the forgotten "sub-camps" of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz was launched on Thursday by an association of private researchers in Berlin on Thursday.

Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned launches new permanent exhibit

Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned launches new permanent exhibit

The Berlin villa which hosted the 1942 Wannsee Conference, at which top Nazi officials finalised plans for the Holocaust, will on Sunday launch a new permanent exhibition aimed at attracting more visitors.

Bundestag votes against

Bundestag votes against 'opt-out' system of organ donation in Germany

The Bundestag has voted against a proposal for a new 'presumed consent' organ donation system.