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1 posts, 17 January
Sorry for the late notice. We're a relaxed bunch of people who go jogging / running (no fitness necessary!) and drink a beer together after. And that's all. "Hi guys, let do the run in Hanau this…
6 posts, 15 January
Ref the S-Bahn and Regional Bahn between Mainz and Wiesbaden: The number of stops in both Mainz and Wiesbaden are very limited. So, unless both your home and your Praktikum location are close to…
58 posts, 15 January
I must have been lucky, I exchanged mine in Erding and took an internet print explaining the classes, they immediately gave me 7.5t on my German one, but that was before CPC so no 95.
1 posts, 3 January
I'm looking for places in Frankfurt such as libraries etc. where I can go sit and work or study in a relatively calm environment. - Ideally without any memberships (but please do mention if you…
5 posts, 3 January
I don't think that anyone here can say whether or not she will be denied. Just go and see and good luck. I'm sure there will be other children from non English speaking countries applying. Does…
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German shops chaff against

German shops chaff against 'wasteful' receipt law

In January it became law in Germany that retailers must print a receipt for every last transaction in a bid to fight tax evasion, but shopkeepers, customers and industry groups are already bucking against the scheme.

Farmers protest green tape ahead of giant German food fair

Farmers protest green tape ahead of giant German food fair

From bee-keepers dumping honey on politicians' doorsteps to farmers holding up traffic, tensions between farmers and environmentalists have overshadowed the biggest show on Germany's agriculture calendar.

Far-right Danish politician calls (again) for return of German region

Far-right Danish politician calls (again) for return of German region

A leading politician for the Danish People's Party has been sharply criticised by his own party after he reiterated his call for the Danish speaking areas of northern Germany to be returned to Danish rule.

New website shows how German industry used Auschwitz prisoners as slaves

New website shows how German industry used Auschwitz prisoners as slaves

A vast website documenting the forgotten "sub-camps" of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz was launched on Thursday by an association of private researchers in Berlin on Thursday.

Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned launches new permanent exhibit

Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned launches new permanent exhibit

The Berlin villa which hosted the 1942 Wannsee Conference, at which top Nazi officials finalised plans for the Holocaust, will on Sunday launch a new permanent exhibition aimed at attracting more visitors.

Bundestag votes against

Bundestag votes against 'opt-out' system of organ donation in Germany

The Bundestag has voted against a proposal for a new 'presumed consent' organ donation system.