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2 posts, 7 December
Thursday, December 20th at 7:30pm: Long-Haul Darmstädters Meetup Darmstadt has a lot of fluctuation. The aim of this group is to meet new people and make friends who are in Darmstadt/Rhein-Main…
46 posts, 6 December
Hi Everyone! Is anyone still playing netball in the Frankfurt area or looking to play? We have a bunch of ladies playing in Eschersheim in Frankfurt and we're looking for more people to join us on a…
3 posts, 30 November
You should be able to market your stuff in the local area through some of the following sites but, depending on how well you can read (or write) German, you may need to spend some time figuring out…
15 posts, 26 November
Hello, I know this post is older but I moved in this area half a year ago and I am looking to meet some new people and make some friends. I am from Canada and moved here with my family so I don't…
3 posts, 26 November
Hello, I know that this post is from a few years ago but maybe I will get lucky. I live in this area and I moved here about half a year ago. I am also having a difficult time finding English…
30 posts, 25 November
I don't know. I live a life where most of action takes place within a couple of km of our home in the middle . The UK resident population here is very low (a few hundred and most probably don't have…
28 posts, 23 November
Hello, We are a family from Romania, having 2 children: our son is 9 years old he is in second grade here in Romania and our daughter should start school next year and she is 6 years old. We are…
26 posts, 21 November
Free on Friday night the 23rd November? Come along to FNDC to join for a drink, open to new and old Toytowners of course! Meet some new people! We are off to Nachtleben Bar from 9pm on Friday…
1 posts, 20 November
Hi everyone, I am the Head of Physical and Health Education at an International School here in Dreieich and I am looking for someone to take over from my Volleyball team. They are fantastic kids…
5 posts, 19 November
Our children were here at an english language teaching group based in Kelkheim for 5 years and made many friends: facebook.com/a... native english speakers children 3yrs+, parents from all the MTK,…
7 posts, 16 November
A quick description...a Gemeinde is your local council that deals with town administration. You pay them annually for services including refuse collection, water supply etc. Have a look at these…
28 posts, 15 November
Hi James, Weekends are indeed few and far between. But let me know if you have a free moment some day. You can send me a message here at TT or email me: svasala at gmail dot com.
3 posts, 14 November
Hi All! I'm new to Darmstadt and looking for climbing partners. Thus I thought I would spam all these old threads where people are looking for others to climb. I'm 35, from Finland and have…
17 posts, 14 November
Hi All! I'm new to Darmstadt and looking for climbing partners. Thus I thought I would spam all these old threads where people are looking for others to climb. I'm 35, from Finland and have…
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Strasbourg suspect: a violent criminal on terror watchlist

Strasbourg suspect: a violent criminal on terror watchlist

The 29-year-old man being sought by police over a shooting in Strasbourg lived in a small apartment in a ramshackle housing bloc and has convictions in France, Switzerland and Germany after a life of crime.

Update: Strasbourg gunman, previously jailed in Germany, said to have screamed

Update: Strasbourg gunman, previously jailed in Germany, said to have screamed 'Allahu Akbar'

The suspect in the deadly shooting attack at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was jailed for burglary in Germany and is said to have shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is great) before opening fire.

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Germany softens firing rules to lure banks fleeing Brexit

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Merkel still has 'hope' for an orderly Brexit

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