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I've used Rewe and it worked quite well. Gotta book 2-3 days ahead of time to get a delivery time to your liking. If you're a better planner than me you can do that a week in advance and it's no…
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Hi lovely people, I am sorry to inform you, that due to the coronavirus crisis, the upcoming show on wed 25th march is sadly canceled. I wish you & your family the very best, stay healthy, safe…
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I had the opportunity to see Marcel Lucont here in Berlin back in October. He was absolutely hilarious - highly recommended! To paraphrase Marcel, "It will be an honor for you to see him at the…
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German word of the day: Karfreitag

German word of the day: Karfreitag

As we get closer to the Easter weekend, let’s have a look at today’s word of the day, which describes a sad time when Christians look back and remember.

'People are breaking the rules': What it’s like living in Germany during the coronavirus lockdown

From worries over other people ignoring social distancing to watching movies, this is how international residents in Germany are getting through the partial lockdown in place to stem the spread of coronavirus.

'The situation is fragile': Merkel urges Germans to stick to coronavirus restrictions

Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she sees a shimmer of hope in the coronavirus crisis, but warned against being careless and no longer heeding to social distancing rules.

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Germany could see 'gradual return to normality' after Easter holidays

Health Minister Jens Spahn has said a "gradual" return to normal life is possible in Germany after April 19th if people continue to stick to social distancing measures.

‘Rest breaks are allowed’: What you need to know about Berlin’s new coronavirus rules and fines

‘Rest breaks are allowed’: What you need to know about Berlin’s new coronavirus rules and fines

Berlin has extended measures in place to stem the spread of coronavirus up to and including April 19th. But officials say restrictions could be in place in some form throughout the year.

Ten easy and affordable options for sending money abroad

Ten easy and affordable options for sending money abroad

The global uncertainty created by coronavirus has implications for almost every area of life. For millions of people who live abroad or travel regularly that includes questions about the impact on exchange rates and money transfers.