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WHAT IS KORFBALL? If you have ever played Basketball or ... and want to try something new that uses similar skills (or even if you just fancy trying a new sport) then you're invited to come and…
51 posts, 13:23 hrs
Why was the previous message negated so much? It is actually the best you can do if you just want to get rid of the car without paying for scrapping and make a few bucks out of it.
10 posts, 10:39 hrs
Malt-Teaser, thanks for your suggestion. We have one out at Germering.I have just found a place on Landsberger Str which is a little nearer - but if that fails to deliver I will check it out.
8 posts, 09:51 hrs
You do not need to keep public insurance IF you have an alternative insurance policy in place but you should check your status with AOK just in case you are still on their books.
369 posts, 09:46 hrs
Morning, Matt! Hoping to be helpful here: Everyone has to be health insured EMPLOYEES under that amount (57,600 euros p.a. gross from January 2017 ) have to take out public…
201 posts, 08:35 hrs
Great night guys. If you wanted to sample another culture, New Zealand's national day is in February and one of the kiwi expats here is organising a hangi. You'll have to google for a decent…
14 posts, 18:38 yesterday
ex-essex. 2. ulrike 3. Prakriti (Praxy) 4. Valeriia 5. Begum 6. Jessie 7. Vana (most probably - will confirm by lunch time tomorrow) 8. Vipin (most probably - will confirm by lunch time…
3 posts, 13:49 yesterday
And the Spring Concert has been moved slightly -- to April 22! Our Spring Concert is a chance for members to create their own ensembles and choose their own repertoire, while the Singers…
2 posts, 13:06 yesterday
Hello People of the Free World. On Friday we have reserved the tall tables and the bar in La Kaz, Schwanthalerhöhe. Just... 2 mins walk from U4/5 Schwanthalerhöhe. This place is friendly and well…
2 posts, 10:00 yesterday
I'd like to second this request! We are also US citizens with income in both the US and German and seeking an accountant who can help us to file reimbursement claims for income that is taxed by both…
8 posts, 08:49 yesterday
Hello dear Babysitters, we are a bilingual family (English/ German) looking for a loving and enthusiastic babysitter who enjoys playing with babies/ toddlers. Our daughter is almost 10 months…
57 posts, 08:34 yesterday
Discovered a newish place with interesting coffees recently, Vogelmaier at Einsteinstr. 125. yelp.de/biz/kaffeer%c3%b... Among other things, they offer a "flat white" using Yirgacheffe, which is…
1 posts, 00:28 yesterday
The English Premiere of Csaba Gal's Song Theater for children is on Sunday, Feb 5th at 3pm (15.00) at the ARS Musica im Stemmerhof, Plinganserstr. 6, 81369 Muncih. This story is for people from ages…
591 posts, 17 January
Happy New Year! What: Playtime at the Winterspielplatz and then lunch When: Wednesday, Jan 11th at 9:30am Where: Holzstraße 9 (www.winterspielplatz-mu... 1. Lydia (probably just for…
843 posts, 17 January
Thank you for the answer, 2,400 sounds good to me, def could survived and save some money. Now it will be just the problem whether i could negotiate to the higher end of an average salary. 4,000 for…
27 posts, 16 January
No, you don't have to clean your yoghurt pots before putting them in the yellow sacks, as according to experts they get cleaned at the waste disposal facilities anyway and part of the waste even gets…
70 posts, 16 January
Hello all, Maha Shanti Yoga is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School and we (Anna Wan and Juergen Hergenroeder) are both Yoga Alliance Registered Experienced Yoga Teachers (E-RYT 500).
126 posts, 16 January
There is no issue renting cars in any country with a UK licence, a non UK address and a credit card registered to your non UK address, however your situation is different so I would advise to check…
1 posts, 16 January
The MIC KickStart Beginners Improv Workshop with Jodi Pfleghar is your chance to discover the creative potential hidden within yourself. Improve your listening skills and public speaking abilities,…
3 posts, 16 January
It indeed depends per tent, sometimes the service is included in the voucher and sometimes not. If it is included a voucher will have a separate tear off coupon for the service, so e.g. 9,50+…
36 posts, 15 January
Hi all, I'm also interested in regular 5-a-side in Munich...just moved to new project from Stuttgart where I played every Friday. Did you manage to organize a group? When and where do you play?…
5 posts, 14 January
Thanks a lot for your replies. I will follow up by a temporary accommodation close to the office, at this stage makes much more sense. If somebody is interested, I found a nice rent map, miet-map…
7 posts, 14 January
Really? I have heard good things about the man. Supposed to be very good at what he does. I just wish he could have stayed at Herzogstraße though! Actually Dr. med Risch and co (Radiologie München…
138 posts, 13 January
Chest cold, sniffles and sneezes, runny eyes and runny nose, sore throat. But I never get sick! Sox and wooly slippers, t-shirt/thermal undershirt/sweatshirt/an... sweatshirt, and a blanket. For me,…
6,742 posts, 13 January
Hello big bang theorists On Friday the 13th we're in "Leib & Seele" in Lehel. Any time after 6.45pm til late. We have the whole right side of the bar. I booked in the name Jim Parsons. Star…
12 posts, 13 January
Happy New Year! First Meetup for 2017 will be on Friday, January 20th, 2017 starting from 20:00 @ Café Sax ( (Hans-Sachs-Str. 5, UBahn: Fraunhoferstraße or Sendlinger Tor).   Feel free to stop by…
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Former Volkswagen boss denies prior knowledge of pollution cheating

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.