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13 posts, 14:56 yesterday
Another quick post to remind you that the flea market at Universität Stuttgart-Vaihingen takes place again tomorrow. The weather forecast looks good, perfect conditions for rummaging
14 posts, 11:05 yesterday
I respect your comment and no comparison, its just that i work in Essen twice a week which means i start my day at 5 and come back home by 9.30 with multiple changes, walk and waiting. But I…
1 posts, 27 July
facebook.com/events/1954... 29 July 2017 at 3 p.m. Paderborn's Poppy Picnic returns :-) Basically, it's a nice picnic with a nice bunch of people! Simply bring a blanket, some nosh and…
4 posts, 27 July
A doctor has an obligation to treat you in very urgent cases / emergencies no matter whether you have an appointment. For less urgent cases there is the Terminservicestellewhich... will make an…
1 posts, 26 July
Hi everyone On Sunday 30th July at 11am, yoga teacher Susi Wick, will be hosting an outdoor yoga class by Wörder See in Nürnberg. Susi trained under Lauren Ruddick and qualified with, and is…
2 posts, 25 July
Hi guys. I have been living in Germany now for 4 years and now that working and study life is more or less stable I am hoping to start making some friends here, as I am worried I will start to annoy…
1 posts, 25 July
hello guys , i am new in bamberg, just found an internship here and was wondering if anyone wants to hangout or meet for a beer. i am 26 years old. sadly, i am working with people who are really…
2 posts, 25 July
I thought some of you would enjoy this!!! _ _ _ _ _ Düsseldorf's 1st Ever Board Game Night! Bring your favorite board games, have a few pints and meet new people! FREE ADMISSION!!! When:…
2 posts, 25 July
We live in Heidelberg and use www.expattax.de. They might be more expensive than some, but they have been very good. We have a non-standard situation and they have been able to manage it. Good luck…
1 posts, 25 July
Hi all!! I am trying to get a group of English speaking parents together in Cologne. I am American and live in Lindenthal with my German husband and two daughters (ages 2 and 5). We are all…
2 posts, 24 July
There has only recently been a public golf course opened in Stuttgart. The first public course in Germany. I always thought it would be tennis courts that go public in Deutschland first. You're…
14 posts, 23 July
I agree, not having a commute is nice. However, after an initial period I will only have to spend a few days a week on campus with a varied schedule. Wherever I choose, it is unlikely I will be stuck…
12 posts, 23 July
Yes there is, but I can see you won't be able to use it unless you go to your profile settings and enable it again. If you mouseover any member's user name or avatar a box should open with some…
9 posts, 23 July
Oberkassel, Pempelfort and definitely Zooviertel (google Düsseltal on maps). All these neigbourhoods are full of expats, too. I lived there for three years after leaving London. Smooth transition.
1 posts, 22 July
Hello Guys!!! Can anybody please advice me any good German learning school where i can take weekend classes. I am a working professional in Darmstadt, I want to join classes on weekends If…
27 posts, 21 July
It was a nice evening and we didn't get wet after all. Since attending the DUMB evenings I have discovered some nice restaurants I would probably not have gone in to before. I think it is a good idea…
1 posts, 20 July
Hello We recently moved and would like to install some new lighting in our house. Does anyone know any english speaker electricians? If not, can anyone recommend a non-english speaking…
23 posts, 19 July
Oldenburg has no Straßenbahn, just a bus system (which is still pretty good, just dependent on the variables of traffic, plus there has been a lot of local road work the past year). The Hbf is a…
7 posts, 19 July
Long shot as this thread is 8 years old... I have recently moved in Koeln for a 6 months contract at Ford. I am a keen climber, been to the bouldering place, boulderplanet, in Koeln a few times.
10 posts, 19 July
Long shot as this thread is 10 years old! I have recently moved in Koeln for a 6 months contract at Ford. I am a keen climber, been to the bouldering place, boulderplanet, in Koeln a few times.
4 posts, 18 July
Hello Susfin, i am krishna from India. I am looking for someone to practice my german and learn the Culture. I am interested in visiting places too. regards, krishna.
1 posts, 18 July
Hello everyone! I'm new here in Baden-Württemberg (exactly in Herrenberg)... And I am looking for recommendations. If you know of a good Gynecologist close to Herrenberg (letting me know his or…
19 posts, 16 July
Thank you! I asked around here too and an accountant friend of mine referred me to the section on the law on Residence Permits. I am quite really astoinded that the accountant is quite "against" on…
11 posts, 16 July
The university of Duisburg Esen offered me same program last year but declined it because I was scared of Germany language, so opt in for Rhine-Waal, after school for a year I felt the professors are…
11 posts, 15 July
I'd recommend Neudorf, Duissern, Dellviertel, Wedau, Buchholz, Grossenbaum. By the way, we have an international group that meets every 1st Tuesday and every 3rd Thursday of the month at Tura88 (…
1 posts, 15 July
This is for those familiar with the Oberkassel/Niederkassel area of Düsseldorf. (Having spent the past one hour going through all ten pages of search results on "Düsseldorf schools" on this…
6 posts, 15 July
I guess the answer to that question is "no". I did contact Metro to ask if they would consider my membership as a freelancer, but they never replied. All other places (Rewe, Netto, Aldi) I just go as…
4 posts, 14 July
hi yomilshak, i am also interested in learning Deutsch . Even me too looking the class of A2 level in evening all working day (i am working ). i have inquired in inlingua stade-Lüneburg. they are…
1 posts, 14 July
Hey everyone, I'm a yoga teacher from New Zealand now living in Heidelberg. I'm trying to get myself going here. This summer to meet people I'm offering donation-based English yoga classes on the…
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Hamburg attacker was known to authorities as 'Islamist'

The suspect who stormed into a supermarket in Hamburg and killed one person with a knife, was known to authorities as an "Islamist", said the port city's interior minister on Saturday.

Hamburg knife attack stokes refugee debate as German vote nears

Hamburg knife attack stokes refugee debate as German vote nears

A volatile asylum debate looked set to reopen in Germany on Saturday weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, after a failed asylum seeker killed one person and wounded five with a knife in the northern city of Hamburg.

One dead, six wounded in Hamburg supermarket knife attack

One dead, six wounded in Hamburg supermarket knife attack

One person was killed and six others were injured on Friday when a failed asylum-seeker brandishing a knife attacked shoppers in a Hamburg supermarket, shouting "Allahu Akbar" before being overpowered by passers-by, police and officials said.

Court rules that Stuttgart must ban diesel engines from city centre

Court rules that Stuttgart must ban diesel engines from city centre

An administrative court ruled on Friday in favour of Stuttgart banning old diesel cars to decrease pollution, much to the dismay of the state's auto industry.

British hacker convicted of massive cyber attack in Germany

British hacker convicted of massive cyber attack in Germany

A British man was handed a suspended jail sentence by a court in Cologne on Friday for a massive cyber attack against Deutsche Telekom last year.

Germany warns US against Russia sanctions

Germany warns US against Russia sanctions

Germany warned on Friday that it would not accept any new US sanctions against Russia that targeted European companies at the same time.