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8 posts, 10:51 hrs
@esqualidus That's good to hear, but, in your opinion, does it lead to problems with future advancement/promotion? I have seen that at at least one MAJOR German company and I think it is patently…
37 posts, 10:50 hrs
I used Flixbus a bunch of times and never had any problems, although I've heard stories and some friends had problems with the bus being late. Recently I went to Prague with ICBus (I guess it's the…
287 posts, 09:39 hrs
Hello Ladies I'm new to the group, but not to Munich. Would love to join for the March 29, 2017 meet up. It's very near to where I live and I haven't tried it yet. I look forward to meeting you all.
52 posts, 08:50 hrs
Rising prices are connected to the central bank money printing. In 2008 the banks were on life support, in 2017 they still seem to be on life support. When the ECB stops money printing we mght see a…
1 posts, 00:23 hrs
Are you the owner of an old kid bicycle that runs well but that you no longer ride? Use it to make another mini-cyclist's day by selling it at our bike bazaar on next Saturday 25th March Here…
1 posts, 00:16 hrs
Are you the owner of an old bicycle that runs well but that you no longer ride? Use it to make another cyclist's day by selling it at our bike bazaar on next Saturday 25th March Here are the…
1 posts, 21:37 yesterday
Has anyone had experiences, first hand or friend's, with Sunrise ABC in Gräfelfing? I found two old threads with only brief mentions of it but both are back from 2010 and it seemed that was the year…
614 posts, 20:37 yesterday
Please note the changes in time and location!   What: Playtime and lunch When: Thursday, March 23rd at 10:00am Where: Spielplatz Reichenbachbrücke (coordinates: 48.126211, 11.577283) 1.
6 posts, 20:33 yesterday
Someonesdaughter is being a bit silly with you. Grundungzuschuss is dying slowly and as good as not given out any more. My understanding is that you don't qualify for ALG1, but if you did the usual…
8 posts, 19:49 yesterday
Speaking from experience in a case I have going on right now, it's possible to give witness testimony as eidestättliche Erklärung -- my witness can't attend court because he is on holiday on that…
15 posts, 17:46 yesterday
Bavarian Beer Bros - it's pint o'clock! For all those desperate house husbands and thirsty beer guts of Munich - this might be for you! After work beers... hanging out ...talking shit doesn't…
3 posts, 17:14 yesterday
Hello. I am very interested as I have tried applying early last month and was told they are full. However I have a son, I wonder if this will be a problem. Can you advise to whom I should speak to?…
5 posts, 11:54 yesterday
At 18 months I was already contributing letters to the editor of our city's newspaper complaining about how my parents were pushing me to go to university the following autumn, but all I wanted was…
8 posts, 10:50 yesterday
I too am looking at various areas to figure out where to live. I managed to find an updated version of your report and am posting the link in case anyone else finds it useful. It seems they have…
8 posts, 22 March
This week we will be meeting at Deeba restaurant directly across the street from the Pinakotek at Barerstr. 42. Their website seems to be down so I put up the Trip Advisor link. The 27 tram stops…
33 posts, 22 March
Done deal. So much buffet, so little time. I was revulsed, but not really surprised, to find that YouTube is oozing with videos about how to beat the buffet, buffet strategy, plate architecture…
48 posts, 22 March
Munich H3: R*n 677 Hare: Dizzy Passion Saturday, March 11th Start: Friedensengel (Angel of Peace) Time: 15:00 On After: Tattenbach The weather's getting warmer and the days longer, so it's time to…
23 posts, 22 March
Dear Olivia I apologize if I'm doing this wrong (it's been a few years since using this site). I'm also a mother and I'm wondering whether you were successful finding a babysitter and whether your…
24 posts, 21 March
Actually, since: you have EU citizenship your wife lives in an EU country (her citizenship is irrelevant) you have the right to tax class 3 from the very start, details in here:
73 posts, 21 March
Prepare your swords for battle! The fighting season is starting again, so whether you've been curious to try our battles or itching to get back in the fray again, come on out this Sunday at 11:00, in…
144 posts, 21 March
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
3 posts, 21 March
I am unable to go any higher with m-net in my area. In fact, I'd checked their site and in my neighborhood, I'd get 35mbit down. So for the random kicks to 40-42 i'm getting now from telekom, I won't…
81 posts, 21 March
Hey everyone! I took the advice listed here and will be meeting Kharazm Mottaghy for my first German lesson tonight. I previously took classes at MVHS. Does anyone have any tips or suggestions?…
125 posts, 21 March
hello! my name is Sara, i'm 27 from England. i'm friendly, reliable, and experienced in caring for dogs of all kinds! i'm available to take care of your dogs in my home, so you can have peace of…
1 posts, 21 March
Hey! Just posting this in case there are any Irish or Welsh who are interested in watching the big Ireland v Wales World Cup qualifier match this Friday at 20:45. Will be watching it at The…
2 posts, 21 March
Sugar: the Good, the Bad and the Why Join us on Monday March 27th from 19:00-21:00 Now is the right time! This is the second of three whole food focused nutrition workshops for March in Munich!…
6 posts, 20 March
OK...I'll tell him. If his camp is later in the month, maybe he will know of other suggestions. Does your son speak any German? I don't think it would be a problem...most people here, especially the…
20 posts, 20 March
Hi Heidiyq, do you mind sharing over PM the name of that private kindergarten in scwabing that you are unhappy about? I have been trying to apply everywhere since last year to private bilingual and…
1 posts, 20 March
Inspired by true events. Entity Theatre’s 2017 spring production is the European premiere of Numbers, originally written in Spanish by Mar Gómez Glez for the Royal Court Theatre, and translated…
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German who 'attacks women' in Sao Paulo airport faces deportation

German who 'attacks women' in Sao Paulo airport faces deportation

A German man who has been essentially living at a Sao Paulo airport after he ran out of money to fly home, now faces deportation as well as accusations that he attacked at least seven women.

Body of missing Hamburg football boss 'probably' found in river

Body of missing Hamburg football boss 'probably' found in river

On Thursday police recovered a corpse from the river Elbe in Hamburg, saying that it is probably that of Timo Kraus, Hamburg SV's marketing boss.

Co-pilot didn't crash Germanwings plane on purpose, father claims

Co-pilot didn't crash Germanwings plane on purpose, father claims

Two years to the day after the deadly Germanwings crash in the French Alps, the father of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz will hold a press conference Friday to dispute that his son deliberately downed the plane.

German pilot from buried Denmark WW2 aircraft identified

German pilot from buried Denmark WW2 aircraft identified

The pilot of a crashed Messerschmidt found buried in a northern Jutland field earlier this month has been identified. He was 19 years old.

England fans condemned for singing 'German bombers' song in Dortmund

England fans condemned for singing 'German bombers' song in Dortmund

A prominent English supporters group has hit out at the unsavoury chanting of some travelling fans during the national side's 1-0 loss away to Germany in their friendly international.

German social order at risk due to gulf between rich and poor: report

German social order at risk due to gulf between rich and poor: report

A growing gap between rich and poor in Germany could sap social cohesion in Europe's largest economy and most populous country, a government report warned on Thursday.