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Berlin Metropolitan School will host their annual open house on Saturday, October 14th from 2:00pm-5:00pm. School tours, information sessions on K-12 program, school tours by students, and an open…
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Dear all, We are looking for a native speaking English tutor from University students or graduate for our 7 year old daughter . We are living in berlin Mitte near U2 Spittel markt . Ideally…
3 posts, 08:31 hrs
Just keep in mind that quereinsteigen is only possible for those with a degree in the subjects that they are advertising and the exact requirements are constantly changing. A German friend of mine…
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Quite honestly, you could have skipped the second step and left the text in Corsican and it would still be better than the original post, even for those of us who don't speak Corsican.
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This week we will meet at Badfish from 21:00. Stargarder Str. 14, 10437 Berlin. We will try to have the big table to the left as you enter the bar. Cross posted to Meetup.com as that is…
5 posts, 19 September
I was an idiot and biked to an apartment walkthrough in my finest white fabric shoes, then it started raining and a layer of Berlin soot and dirt attached to them. For the love of me I can't get them…
11 posts, 19 September
Yes, my concept was to add less text and more visuals / photos. Also I thought the review stars and "best of lists" are a good way to represent my (and Jari's) personal opinions. But that's why I am…
35 posts, 19 September
@grulix- my GP Dr Cordes offers HIV support and various other services, not 100% sure she is gay but many of the support service staff are - there is also male Dr on her staff but I have not worked…
1 posts, 19 September
Do you want to play soccer but you do not have friends to play with? You are lucky! the BERLIGA is just about starting and some teams are still looking for players! check it out!…
50 posts, 18 September
You can show up for the initial application as a freelancer - just get there a couple of hours before the doors open to get a good place in line, and make sure you're standing in front of the line…
9 posts, 18 September
Hi everyone, I imagine you have all been caught up the last days with the new school year. Our 6 year old has just started the first year of primary in the local school here, has another bilingual…
1 posts, 18 September
My Polish girlfriend has a Russian-speaking Estonian friend whose daughter is 10 years old. Whilst her Mum is not the brightest star in the firmament (!), the daughter is quite amazing - she's at…
9 posts, 17 September
anyone have any experience here in Berlin with English speaking (or possible we could manage German too!) excellent Martial Arts studio of Dojo? Would be great to hear of personal recommendations as…
4 posts, 17 September
I don't but would love to learn of any you find! I know a handful of (well-paid) professional expats who have mentioned they're interesting in exploring finding a clinic with English speakers…
3 posts, 17 September
Maybe put a notice in the hallway of your current flat offering X EUR to someone willing to let you keep your stuff in their attic / basement for up to one month? I guess your area is affluent, so…
4 posts, 16 September
If you've ever thought about attending, but never got around to it, go to this one. Al Laval alone is worth the price of admission. I saw him when he was here a couple years ago and I literally…
39 posts, 15 September
An update. I deposited a jar full of coins at a Commerzbank branch (I'm with an affiliated bank) and about 30€ was stolen by the machine, similar to what gooner_gal experienced. As far as I gather…
60 posts, 15 September
@schweineloeffel - what level course did you sign up for? The TELC series that you mention runs from A1.1 thru B1.2 so which book that you need to buy will depend on what course you're in. If the…
9 posts, 15 September
I have seen Alexander Spies (Praxis Osteopathie & Naturheilkunde) He was very helpfull with chinese medicine and osteopathy. The clinic is based in Friedrichshain/Kreuzberg... Alexander does…
13 posts, 15 September
John...didn't you notice that Daniel hasn't posted since 2012 and has possibly already been blown up possibly because of a lack of grammar and punctuation who cares anyway....
1 posts, 14 September
The Chapel Choir of Christ's College New Zealand will give a free concert at 8pm at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Wednesday 27 September 2017. This outstanding boys' choir, directed by Mr…
2 posts, 14 September
Our Next Baby ballet Wednesday is on the 20th September 1600 - 1645 facebook.com/events/1243... then our creative mommy and me dance class will follow 1645 - 1730 Make sure to sign up…
7 posts, 11 September
Hey everyone, I know this is an old thread but I thought it might be worth a bump. I run a service called HappyBart where I'm happy to build your Ikea furniture. Among other things, I also do…
3 posts, 11 September
orangevio, I've just moved to Berlin and don't yet have any connections, but I'm also interested in meeting people who are socially/environmentally... aware and in volunteering/participati... in…
12 posts, 11 September
www.pianome.de That`s a new platform in style of Airbnb – but just for piano practice rooms. You can easily rent a piano by the hour and book/pay online. Pretty cool! Alex
1 posts, 11 September
For those of you looking for jobs in Berlin, today and tomorrow (Monday September 11 and Tuesday September 12), there is a fair where you can meet over 40 employers as well as attend workshops…
1 posts, 11 September
Anybody interested in doing Muay Thai, Kickboxing or Boxing once a week on a recreational basis? I usually train by myself in McFit near Alex, if somebody wants to join let me know. Some basic…
11 posts, 9 September
Sand and also ideally finish it with e.g. salad bowl finish (seems like a water based polyurethane?) or plain polyurethane. I know I can do it myself, but professional results are always better.
21 posts, 9 September
Sounds very complicated though hope all goes well. My daughter was a very shy young girl with average school achievement. The prospect of moving to Germany seemed very difficult. Missing friends…
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Woman injured in fall from Hamburg Bismarck statue as musical stunt goes wrong

Woman injured in fall from Hamburg Bismarck statue as musical stunt goes wrong

A publicity stunt for the Kinky Boots musical almost turned deadly when an artist lost her grip and fell off the Bismarck Monument in Hamburg while attempting to promote the show.

Berlin expels second Vietnamese diplomat in row over Berlin park kidnapping

Berlin expels second Vietnamese diplomat in row over Berlin park kidnapping

Germany said Friday it had expelled a second Vietnamese diplomat over what it calls the brazen kidnapping by Hanoi agents of a fugitive state company official in Berlin.

10 German words you need to know to keep up with the election

10 German words you need to know to keep up with the election

With the federal election taking place on Sunday, here are some explanations for the German words you’re likely to hear.

'Vote for loyal parties': Merkel takes on hard-right in final election push

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her beleaguered rival Martin Schulz embark on a final push for votes Friday ahead of a weekend election, both seeking to beat back a challenge from the emboldened hard-right.

Mystery surrounds 11-year-old found tied up in south German vineyard

Mystery surrounds 11-year-old found tied up in south German vineyard

On Wednesday evening an 11-year-old girl was found unhurt, with her hands tied up with plastic straps in a vineyard in Heilbronn, near Stuttgart.

Major parties face heavy election losses, as Germany shifts to the right

Major parties face heavy election losses, as Germany shifts to the right

A poll published by public broadcaster ZDF on Friday shows that both the major parties are likely to suffer major losses, while the small right-wing parties are on the rise.