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11 posts, 13:53 yesterday
In case the OP is wondering why the noise distribution is not symetrical around the 4 runways: 1) The prevailing winds here are from the North-West. Hence there are many departures on RWY 33…
17 posts, 12:10 yesterday
I suggest you could address to a private repairman. Find someone on the web ads or maybe through word of mouth. It will surely be cheaper and yes, you probably will be given a garantuee too (should…
3 posts, 28 March
Its been there for some little time already - built on the site of the former Eggerstedt Kasserne. Mentioned several times in the local press - along with the usual moanings from some quarters…
1 posts, 28 March
Hello there, is there anyone that would like to meet (after 18pm) for playing Squash and perhaps go for a drink afterwards? I've been in 2 places where one can play and it's great.
4 posts, 22 March
Anyone interested in watching the finale of the Six Nations Rugby - England vs Ireland @ 18:00h tomorrow (Saturday 18th March) in an Irish pub? Was thinking of Barley & Malt in Deichstraße or…
11 posts, 22 March
It may be a poor investment but it does certainly not amount to "throwing away" nearly 20% of your income, you will get a lot of it back. The real pain is being a twentysomething EFL teacher and not…
8 posts, 20 March
The UOGB concert yesterday evening in Leiszhalle (Musikhalle) in Hamburg was to a full house (capacity 2025 persons). Our group of 6 had seats in the middle of the 7th row - probably optimal.
1 posts, 15 March
What career perspectives does an MBA offer you, what are business schools looking for in MBA students and how does the application process works? Find out more at the international MBA event in…
1 posts, 14 March
Hello, I was wondering if there are soccer programs or trainings that regularly run in Hamburg. We will be visiting Hamburg in July and would like our son, a very good U12 player, to play with…
8 posts, 14 March
@Johnha I found several posts on German auto club websites recommending one or other of these firms as 'gut und günstig' when it comes to 'Lackschaden reparieren' and they all seem to be from…
39 posts, 12 March
In case any one is interested in an informal english-language book lending exchange: Update on books we have for lending: In addition to the chewed (toddler collection) we have school age and…
6 posts, 5 March
Hi everyone! I'm artist - singer, songwriter, writer, actress, director, producer. I'm interested in learning photography. For Christmas I received a camera as a gift, and am looking for someone…
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Munich taxi driver jailed for driving over pedestrian - twice

Munich taxi driver jailed for driving over pedestrian - twice

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