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13 posts, 16 June
Thanks all for the advice! I am always amazed at how quick the responses are on this forum. swimmer, I will look into A&O. Thanks for the suggestion! Hey RedMidge, can you PM me the…
1 posts, 15 June
Venue: Bergerstraße 135, Frankfurt am main Enjoy the classic Indian culture along with delicious, homemade, vegetarian Indian food. With the collected money we support educational projects in…
251 posts, 14 June
Even if you are unemployed but the Jobcenter sends you to a mandatory training you are not counted as unemployed anymore. Therefore why sometimes they are really pushy to get you into the training,…
11 posts, 10 June
I speak Hessisch. One of the big promoters of it in recent times is the now higher profile football club here, where it's in regular use, demonstrating the club's background. And the club's visual…
1 posts, 8 June
Hello everyone! Does anyone have any experience with the Obermayr schools in the Frankfurt/Wiesbaden/Russ... area? We have been told there could be places for our children at two of their schools,…
22 posts, 7 June
It must have been like she had her own private jet @dj_jay_smith LOL!! Especially those little Embaerers at city. And the light 747 takeoff sounds awesome! I don’t like takeoff on that…
6 posts, 6 June
To call it a listing might be generous. Don't even think we're going to tell you anything! We definitely won't give out any information! You might want to start right there are considering it as a…
2 posts, 4 June
I am guessing you have already tried there: hebammensuche.de/... hebammensuche.de/hebverz... I also found some links here. Haven't tried them though hebammenverband.de/famil... In…
4 posts, 3 June
Hey everyone! This is Matt the coach of the Frankfurt Redbacks. The new season has started again and the Frankfurt Redbacks are sitting 4th on the ladder. We are facing the Munich Kangaroos at…
162 posts, 3 June
I am going through this at the moment - my land lady is returning from her world travels so I need to move out of the little apartment I'm renting on Bergerstraße, and my girlfriend is looking to…
5 posts, 29 May
It is possible that she just reduced your Nebenkosten so that she won't have to refund any next year. You can ask her that. We are about to do the same with our renter because we have owed him…
8 posts, 25 May
In the Darmstadt (inc Dieburg) area, we do appear to have free emergency state stuff - hotlines and such. There are adverts for it around, usually of the "feeling isolated?" sort. I do not know what…
22 posts, 21 May
No specific recommendations but here's a few ideas If you want to find help at a price below the normal trade craftsman level you could try to see what JobRuf (a student job agency) can do for…
100 posts, 21 May
" The wife would not have supported the whole rape and human trafficking aspect of our encounter and besides, its not really my thing. ." Well, you don't have to rape her. She'd probably sell for…
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The Local Germany
Number of new asylum seekers in Germany dropped 70 percent last year

Number of new asylum seekers in Germany dropped 70 percent last year

Close to a quarter of a million people applied for asylum in Germany in 2017, meaning it was still the number one destination for asylum seekers in Europe.

World Cup: former stars lay into ‘helpless’ Germany after shock defeat

World Cup: former stars lay into ‘helpless’ Germany after shock defeat

Joachim Löw is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico in their World Cup opener in Russia.

Why Trump is wrong (again) on migrants and crime in Germany

Why Trump is wrong (again) on migrants and crime in Germany

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to fire off two tweets about the “tenuous” state of politics in Germany. Not for the first time, he showed his ignorance of developments in German society.

Hedgehogs put into zoo for recovery after overdoing it on eggnog

Hedgehogs put into zoo for recovery after overdoing it on eggnog

It's always the quiet ones: two hedgehogs found intoxicated on field are taken to nearby zoo.

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Hardliners in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on Monday gave her a two-week ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching Germany into a political crisis that would also rattle Europe.

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Angela Merkel’s Christian Union have dropped to 30 percent in the polls after a bitter dispute on refugees threatened to crash the government.