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Hello Toytowners, This Friday the Americans in Germany will be hosting an online Afterwork Taproom on meetup.com. Feel free to stop by and say hello to our group of Amis and friends from…
33 posts, 10 January
What the man is doing could be considered harassment and you might want to consider talking to the Police who may talk to the man. What he is doing is also creating more costs as every time it is…
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Das ist ja mal wichtig: The complete guide to German particles

Das ist ja mal wichtig: The complete guide to German particles

German modal particles are one of the trickiest linguistic components for learners of the language to master. Learn the German of everyday speech, which most classes don't teach.

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How owning a dog makes you more 'German'

Germany is a nation of dog lovers. Indeed, a stroll through the streets of any major German city will reveal not only plenty of dogs walking their owners, but entire stores devoted to their needs.

OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?

OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?

Whether it's in the supermarket, gym or office, microaggressions against marginalised people are happening every day in Germany, writes Barbara Woolsey. Will this change anytime soon?

COMPARE: Nine charts to show how European countries are faring in battle against Covid-19 surge

COMPARE: Nine charts to show how European countries are faring in battle against Covid-19 surge

These charts show how the Covid-19 second wave continues to hit countries around Europe as governments try slightly different approaches to deal with the pandemic. Here's a round up of the latest Covid- 19 rates and restrictions around Europe.

Succeeding Merkel: Chancellor

Succeeding Merkel: Chancellor's ally Armin Laschet elected CDU party chief

Armin Laschet, state premier of North Rhine-Westphalia, is the new CDU leader and thereby frontrunner to be the party's candidate to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor at September's general election.

Who is the new head of Germany

Who is the new head of Germany's conservative CDU party?

Armin Laschet, state premier of North Rhine-Westphalia, was elected as the new CDU leader on Saturday. But what more do we know about the moderate and Merkel loyalist?

Life after Merkel: Is Germany ready to think about what

Life after Merkel: Is Germany ready to think about what's next?

The CDU leadership contest has officially begun as Armin Laschet, state premier of North Rhine-Westphalia, was elected as the new CDU leader on Saturday. It marks the start of a string of 2021 elections in Germany, culminating in September’s federal vote — the first Angela Merkel won’t contest as Chancellor since 2005. But are people in Germany, including foreign citizens, ready to imagine life without her?