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By the way, if you want to know who has negged you. Look at this profile. toytowngermany.com/forum... It is more likely than not that the very same people who have greened him have…
6 posts, 04:55 yesterday
I think I would win the De-clutter prize. A lifetime of moves has made me very selective of items I wish to keep. When the cost of moving old books etc is listed, then it is easy to discard things.
118 posts, 17 February
Buahahahaha yeah I noticed his Berlin sex thread. Methinks he may have a hidden agenda for recruitment. But then again it's kind of funny to see him go on and on like a broken record with nobody…
4 posts, 17 February
thank you @somenesdaughter, I made it to the Amtsgericht Mitte this morning - totally awesome building inside - and it was exactly the place I needed to get the copy I required, and the guys at the…
147 posts, 17 February
It's been quite a while since anyone's made a suggestion, so I'll suggest Aufsturz (Oran... 67, 10117 Berlin). It's quite centrally located and they have quite a few beers (Belgian among others)…
11 posts, 17 February
For couples and individual counselling for internationals in Berlin I can recommend Bertine de Jongh - www.berlin-counselling.c... She's Dutch but she's worked in Canada and the UK as a…
8 posts, 16 February
It's not really "unpaid" – the employer doesn't pay but the health insurance does pay "Krankengeld". "70 % des Arbeitsentgelts (sogenanntes Bruttoentgelt), maximal... aber 90 % des…
29 posts, 16 February
If you are having problems finding an apartment in Berlin maybe you have to search in other districts, Berlin is much more than the 5 hipster districts every foreigner wants to live in. There is no…
11 posts, 15 February
I think it's about lying, not about Stasi job itself (some people were bullied to work for Stasi, that doesn't mean their „job“ was any useful for them). However, I wouldn't trust a man who…
30 posts, 15 February
Registered nurses are usually on the "wanted" list of most countries. But, it does require some work and research to apply for registration/ reciprocity/references/t... of training. Also,…
1 posts, 15 February
Get your London and New York comedy feeling now live in the center of Berlin: Exclusively for Strictly Stand Up, Thomas Herrmann's Quatch Comedy Club has first-class club comics from all over the…
13 posts, 15 February
For all the ten years I lived in the UK, I was still angemeldet in Germany... and they knew it. Also both my (adult) children were angemeldet here though they lived respectively in the UK and Guyana.
2 posts, 14 February
Hi there, apologies in advance if it is not the right forum to post this message. I am looking forward to meeting some lesbians for friendship in Berlin. I have been living in Berlin for the last 2…
8 posts, 14 February
Alright beer people! It's happening the last Sunday of the month and the first one is in less than two weeks! Here's the event on Facebook: https://goo.gl/hd0Rar Please rsvp if you can so…
2 posts, 14 February
Do you intend to take a loan or is that budget really all you have? It's probably not what you want to hear but you need to take a step back. Deduct purchase-related costs as 6% Grunderwerbsteuer…
1 posts, 14 February
Hi I am investigating the possibility of buying a property in Berlin, with a budget up to €70,000. Having performed a few internet searches, I came across a property portal called EE24 which, upon…
37 posts, 14 February
But (in theory anyway) you have to use IBANs now in all paper and online transfers. Until last year private customers could still just use the BIC and the bank translated it into Ibanese for you but…
2 posts, 13 February
Hello tita nice reading from you, I'm a newbie into binary options trading and also from cameroon leaving in Berlin, can we meetup some time to discuss?? My number 015218661238…
4 posts, 13 February
Try ebay. But they can go for two thirds of new price. Try Acom-pc for a cheap new one. They do a whole range up to really big gaming ones. A business one is 399 acom-pc.de/computer-serv...
1 posts, 13 February
Hello All, This is my first time posting a discussion topic and hope i will get some useful feedback. I came to Germany in Oct.2014 to pursue my Masters in Scientific Instrumentation and…
1,079 posts, 13 February
Hi My name is Sanna and I´m a 26 year old Swedish girl who´s been living in Berlin for a while now, since my German boyfriend is working a lot and my Swedish friends moved back to Sweden, I would…
298 posts, 13 February
My girls both really liked the school. Some really interesting kids and parents from all walks of life. I heard about one case of bullying. The American principal (there's an American and a…
1 posts, 12 February
Hi Everyone, I would like to improve my German. I have lived in Berlin for 2.5 years and only recently made progress with my German. I work in English so there isn't a lot of opportunities for me…
1 posts, 12 February
Hi Everyone, I would like to improve my German. I have lived in Berlin for 2.5 years and only recently made progress with my German. I work in English so there isn't a lot of opportunities for me…
1 posts, 12 February
Hi, I am looking for a climbing partner, i am not too experience, 31 y/o 80 kg, I can belay and do basic routes. Advice on short backpacking trips in Europe in general? Groups that arrange…
3 posts, 11 February
Hey! So I am leaving Berlin soon and I have way too many books to take with me. Selling them one by one via ebay/Facebook groups is not workin out. So, does anybody know where can I send them by…
9 posts, 11 February
I've been to the place opposite Görlitzer Park a couple of times. http://www.barraval.de If you live in a small village in The Black Forest as I do, and you're a bit of a foodie as I am, then…
2 posts, 11 February
Hi Lee, i have an almost 3 year old who is bilingual. I am German but he was born in the US and we just moved to Berlin, where I am from originally. I would love meet some fellow parents with…
3 posts, 11 February
there should be another thread on recommended doctors that has heaps of info and recommendations - I know I gained form it and have posted in it in the past ... I suggest do a topic search :-)
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The Local Germany
'US will always be your greatest ally,' Pence tells Europe

'US will always be your greatest ally,' Pence tells Europe

US Vice-President Mike Pence Saturday pledged an "unwavering" commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance to allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who pleaded with nations not to go it alone.

Refugee comedy, transgender love story tipped at Berlin festival

Refugee comedy, transgender love story tipped at Berlin festival

A European refugee comedy and a transgender love story are tipped to clinch prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival, an event dominated by criticism of US President Donald Trump.

Germany bans doll for being 'hidden spying device'

Germany bans doll for being 'hidden spying device'

German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called "My Friend Cayla" that can chat with children, warning Friday that it was a de facto "hidden spying device".

German army battles 'fake news' of rape reports in Lithuania

German army battles 'fake news' of rape reports in Lithuania

German soldiers recently deployed to Lithuania have been fighting off more than just fears about Russia.

Turkey recalls imams from Germany for 'exceeding authority'

Turkey recalls imams from Germany for 'exceeding authority'

Turkey's religious affairs agency said on Friday it had recalled six clerics from Germany for exceeding their authority, but lashed out at German police for raiding the homes of preachers suspected of spying for Ankara.

'The strength of the US has grown because of NATO': Merkel

'The strength of the US has grown because of NATO': Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that NATO is important not just for Europe but also for the United States, speaking as a major security gathering kicked off in Munich.