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19 posts, 25 July
Yes that is what I mean by getting roles that doesn't have 'face time' involved ('customer contacts' would be the better phrase). For example, digital production is part of the Marketing…
14 posts, 23 July
This is just the way it works in Germany. It wouldn't be legal for the landlord to be paid so far in advance and the maximum deposit is 2 months. Don't blame them; blame the system. The problem…
111 posts, 23 July
Tremendous downpour around 7:30am today accompanied by a couple of rolls of thunder. Today we're heading off to the club's Sommerlager (on an airfield in Niedersachen between Celle &…
8 posts, 22 July
Hi Alberto, thanks for your interest in the Hurricanes, we are always looking for new players and you are welcome to come along for a few trial sessions in October when you arrive. Please apply…
5 posts, 22 July
No, she is not. Should she be? If she needs to be registered with a Kinderartzt/in, what is the process for that? Is it just taking an appointment from the doctor and getting her registered?…
179 posts, 18 July
Whew, serious geek alert! And you've just answered you're own question about how to work it into a conversation: FRIEND: Hi Lisa, how are you? LISA: Great, I had a fun weekend taking IQ…
5 posts, 17 July
Hutch: As it turns out, 1. I think I have a buyer; 2. I'm only making it as far as Hannover, as I'm running out of time here. The bike is 57 cm. If things fall apart regarding the other buyer, I'll…
6 posts, 16 July
Just a thought, which might be crazy or unfeasible but I am going to throw it in there: would a boarding school in England be an option? I presume that you do not want to be separated from your child…
1 posts, 6 July
Hi All. I wanted to see if anyone could recommend a PPL Ground School Online Course. I would like to work at getting my pilot's license and wanted to see if there are any good online theoretical…
18 posts, 28 June
Hello, I have read the above thread, but would really like to hear from parents whose children are attending Phroms or Rudolf-Roß-Grundschule or even Schule an der Gartenstad.  Thanks,…
6 posts, 28 June
Hi bebelex we found a place to live and also luckily got into a Kita for our son and daughter nearby. my suggestion is to first decide where you want to live, and then start the search for…
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Woman fired for eating co-worker

Woman fired for eating co-worker's chocolate bar wins back job

A woman and her employer reached a settlement on Wednesday in a case over how she was fired without notice from her job of 30 years over eating a colleague's chocolate bar.

German court rules bosses can

German court rules bosses can't use keyboard-tracking software to spy on workers

Are bosses going too far when they use spy software to track employees' every keystroke? Apparently yes, according to a ruling by Germany's highest labour court on Thursday.

Volkswagen to refit 1 million more cars in Germany after dieselgate scandal

Volkswagen to refit 1 million more cars in Germany after dieselgate scandal

Carmaker Volkswagen said on Thursday it would offer to refit almost a million more diesel cars in Germany to reduce harmful emissions, as the country's auto industry is racked by overlapping scandals.

Turkey reassures German execs after placing firms on

Turkey reassures German execs after placing firms on 'terror list'

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met with German business executives on Thursday to reassure them following a bitter row between Ankara and Berlin that threatened to drag them into a terror funding crackdown.

Movie releases reflect growing German ambivalence towards refugees

Movie releases reflect growing German ambivalence towards refugees

Last year the biggest summer film release was a feel-good comedy about a refugee living with a German family. This year the theme is still refugees, but the mood is much darker.

500-year-old town hall burns down in small Bavarian town

500-year-old town hall burns down in small Bavarian town

An historical town hall in the picturesque town of Dillingen on the Danube river burned down in a fire on Wednesday night. Luckily, no one was injured.