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Hello, sorry for not being able to answer sooner but I haven't had any time. Answering your question: I'm studying "European Studies", it's a mixture of Political Sciences, Economy, History,…
17 posts, 17 January
Okey dokey. Do that, please. Good to see a photo of Hemingway once again and that he is still alive and well.  What a cat. Taking all those new Greek cats and dogs in his stride.
14 posts, 16 January
Yeah with the DKB Visa, you can pick up cash anywhere for free. I've been a customer of DKB for about a year now and I am so happy with the product. What's cool is the credit card doubles as a…
28 posts, 13 January
Take the job in Munich, get to know your coworkers, and then pick their brains. Working in Munich will give you the chance to learn the German market. After knowing your clients for so long,…
1 posts, 13 January
Hey guys! Any keen runners out there? I run three or four times a week and am currently training for a half marathon - would love a bit of company! No matter of age/gender/ability, just someone…
9 posts, 13 January
Well, depends on what you are interested in. Anyway you will be close to Rotterdam-Hague-Amsterda... triangle, the largest Dutch agglomeration. There is plenty much to see in these 3 cities. On…
94 posts, 13 January
It was only -3 C last night - at dawn this morning there was a microscopic layer of fine white stuff followed by very fine, light rain. The side roads were a bit slippery when I went out at bout…
2 posts, 12 January
Top Notch Comedy Club presents: Wed 25th Jan 2017 Prince Abdi & Tim Clark @ Motte for one day only! Prince Abdi is a fantastic comedian who regularly tours all over the UK and has also…
4 posts, 11 January
Salutations, The Elbphilharmonie opens tomorrow, my hosts and myself are looking for a heads up of where we can stand or sit nearby to enjoy it. As some of you may know it has been "Sold…
23 posts, 10 January
The principle is „Bundesrecht bricht Landesrecht“, i.e. federal states are free to recognize the licenses of more countries and territories than by federal law but they are not allowed to recognize…
213 posts, 8 January
Hi all, i just posted a similar reply to this topic in the Munich thread, so don't wonder about that. I recently lost my job (for which I essentially had moved back to Germany for) and have been…
9 posts, 5 January
This post on no way sounds like an advert.... Anyone know if Sigoratis Siggelkow Computer are still open? I am interested to know if their business model was successful or not. Can someone move…
1 posts, 4 January
A Chairde! Following the success of our primer course in Autumn, Hamburg-Irish and Hamburg GAA are happy to extend the offer of new Irish courses commencing in February. Our first course was…
1 posts, 3 January
Looking for a gym partner. Ages 18 -35. New to Germany and would like to meet some new people. I go to a gym in Adendorf. If you are interested feel free to message me or reply to post! AJ
4 posts, 25 December
Thanks SnowingAgain. The links are very helpful! However it seems there is no fixed school zone for the primary and Kitas, I see children from many districts going to the same school and not…
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Former Volkswagen boss denies prior knowledge of pollution cheating

Former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn said on Thursday that he did not know the beleaguered German auto giant was engaging in systematic emissions cheating until shortly before the scam broke.

Politicians call for surveillance of AfD after outcry over Nazi comments

Politicians call for surveillance of AfD after outcry over Nazi comments

After an AfD politician this week made controversial statements condemning how Germany reflects on its Nazi past, members of traditional parties have called for the far-right party to be put under surveillance.

Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana

Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana

Update: The German parliament (Bundestag) passed a law on Thursday that officially makes marijuana legal for medicinal purposes.

Goldman Sachs moving London staff to Frankfurt due to Brexit: report

Goldman Sachs moving London staff to Frankfurt due to Brexit: report

US bank Goldman Sachs will move 1,000 staff from London to Frankfurt as part of a post-Brexit reorganization that will reduce its City headcount by half, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.

Auschwitz seeks death camp items from Germans, Austrians

Auschwitz seeks death camp items from Germans, Austrians

The museum at the former Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp in Poland on Wednesday urged Germans and Austrians to hand over any material that could shed light on its wartime staff.

This is how Brexit could impact the German car industry

This is how Brexit could impact the German car industry

Britain leaving the European single market will damage both the UK and EU member states' economies, the German car industry warned on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Theresa May appeared to head for the exit.