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Seven things you should know when looking for a flat in Berlin

Seven things you should know when looking for a flat in Berlin

How difficult is it to search for a flat in Berlin during a pandemic and with a law that leaves tenants in limbo? Pretty bad, writes Rachel Loxton.

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Say 'hallo' to hassle-free cooking: how meal kits save you time and money

After a welcome summer break, September is often the time to re-establish a routine that can help simplify your life.

Merkel warns coronavirus cases in Germany

Merkel warns coronavirus cases in Germany 'could leap up to 19,200 daily by Christmas'

Chancellor Angela Merkel is deeply worried about sharply rising new coronavirus infections in Germany, her spokesman said Monday, urging citizens to keep to strict hygiene measures including masks if social distances cannot be maintained.

German word of the day: Die Sturmfrisur

German word of the day: Die Sturmfrisur

Today’s word of the day may come in handy as the autumn weather arrives.

Should Germany opt for a coronavirus

Should Germany opt for a coronavirus 'traffic light warning' system?

Bavarian state premier Markus Söder has proposed a nationwide coronavirus 'traffic light system' that will help authorities keep on top of the situation, and show people which areas are 'safe'.

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Navalny 'very grateful' for Merkel visit at Berlin hospital

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him while he was recovering in a Berlin hospital after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent.

NEW: These are the countries and regions on Germany

NEW: These are the countries and regions on Germany's 'high risk' quarantine list

Currently, most countries around the world are on Germany's coronavirus 'high risk' list, but some regions in Europe are affected. Here's the latest.