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16 posts, 9 June
So I found the dirt jumps in Altona volkspark - and that is super fun for learning to jump. Gonna go check out harbinger berge tomorrow, I’ve heard there’s some nice xcountry there.
5 posts, 6 June
Thank you all. The danger is from the steel of cars and trucks against the bones of the bikers. But as my daughter is German it would be nice to get stickers for the children's bikes in our…
32 posts, 5 June
Yes, there are so many places now. And, as I said, prices are so low now, that widens your choices even more. I picked up cheap baking sets and some other household items at Saturn (which is easy to…
11 posts, 5 June
Yeah, Hamburg's not the biggest of airports (but still ginormous when compared to Lübeck). You could hang around the airport, but with 6 hours to burn, I'd just take the S-Bahn to Jungfernstieg and…
7 posts, 2 June
@swimmer Yes you are right. Just go and ask for a class would be best option as far as I want to start right away. That's also good idea to find those who have time pressures like me Thank you…
15 posts, 1 June
Unlikely given that they are allowed to manage their risk - and someone not bringing a deposit (or a known cash reserve) is generally (but not necessarily specifically) a bigger one. If banks and…
30 posts, 28 May
Der Lange Nacht der Bremer Museen is this coming Saturday in Bremen. 6pm till about 11pm you get entry to all participating museums and public transit in the city for €12. I've never been as the…
1 posts, 20 May
Hi everyone, The Hamburg Hurricanes are an English speaking multicultural football/soccer club consisting of players from over 25 different countries. After three promotions in the last three…
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Number of new asylum seekers in Germany dropped 70 percent last year

Number of new asylum seekers in Germany dropped 70 percent last year

Close to a quarter of a million people applied for asylum in Germany in 2017, meaning it was still the number one destination for asylum seekers in Europe.

World Cup: former stars lay into ‘helpless’ Germany after shock defeat

World Cup: former stars lay into ‘helpless’ Germany after shock defeat

Joachim Löw is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico in their World Cup opener in Russia.

Why Trump is wrong (again) on migrants and crime in Germany

Why Trump is wrong (again) on migrants and crime in Germany

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to fire off two tweets about the “tenuous” state of politics in Germany. Not for the first time, he showed his ignorance of developments in German society.

Hedgehogs put into zoo for recovery after overdoing it on eggnog

Hedgehogs put into zoo for recovery after overdoing it on eggnog

It's always the quiet ones: two hedgehogs found intoxicated on field are taken to nearby zoo.

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Hardliners in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on Monday gave her a two-week ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching Germany into a political crisis that would also rattle Europe.

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Angela Merkel’s Christian Union have dropped to 30 percent in the polls after a bitter dispute on refugees threatened to crash the government.