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8 posts, 23:37 yesterday
If they only told you to look for another job, they want you to save them all the work and hassle of terminating your contract. You can only sue them if they ignore the notice period or the reason…
4 posts, 19:55 yesterday
Hello, I'm a British national currently living in Pfronten and I'd really like to find some English-speaking friends. I'm 30 years old and work from home as a journalist/writer so don't have a lot of…
13 posts, 18:14 yesterday
Hi guys hope this posts still active ,I’ve got quite a long criminal record from 25 years ago, for abh abh police, cannabis Possession to name but a few, they were so long ago don’t even know when I…
6 posts, 18:12 yesterday
Not sure that would help much, once a route for a new road has been decided who owns the land it cuts through is beside the point, the owner is not required to give their permission, compulsory…
9 posts, 12:12 yesterday
He is probably retired, so the restaurant is a long shot. Senior citizens are often still registered in the phone book: dastelefonbuch.de/suche/... I looked at surnames with H or O, but…
11 posts, 19 September
This is bullshit. While some news sources may shy away from reporting some things, you are making a sweeping generalization about "the German media," as if it is some sort of controlled monolith.
43 posts, 16 September
@john g. Its not easy to just like that to send people out of their apartments in germany , without the mutual consent from tenants . This WG , has semester based contract system. Winter semester…
2 posts, 15 September
Hey! I may have an opportunity in Leipzig and having lived in Berlin for many years and now in Magdeburg (which I hate) I am intrigued by Leipzig. I have only been twice and it seems nice. I have…
2 posts, 15 September
Hey! I may have an opportunity in Leipzig and having lived in Berlin for many years and now in Magdeburg (which I hate) I am intrigued by Leipzig. I have only been twice and it seems nice. I have…
11 posts, 12 September
Hello - I realize this is an old thread, but hopefully there are still those that are active. My husband are retired, in our 50s, and live in Landshut. We love the city and would be very interested…
89 posts, 11 September
I had my Telc B1 exam today and I am just extremely frustrated. I did 8 model tests before and got pretty good point in listening, reading and writing. But today I found the listening is extremely…
1 posts, 10 September
We are thinking of moving to Mannheim. Mannheim would fall under Regierungspräsid... Karlsruhe, if my googling is right. Does anyone know the waiting time for Einbürgerung there, especially with…
7 posts, 6 September
Have you tried asking at other VHS nearby? I knew someone who did B1 where I live but decided to go to another city for B2 because she wanted a full time course and the local VHS was only offering it…
16 posts, 3 September
Can't believe I wrote this 7 years ago! First months in Aachen what a time was that! Last year I returned to Aachen, now I can do some update about living in a huge 3 room apartment, also 2 cars…
5 posts, 30 August
First make sure that your surname is clearly written and visible in the mailbox. Then request the relevant offices to send you the letter again (after the Adress correction) or ask them for a digital…
8 posts, 30 August
And maximum weight up to 31.5 kg, that amounts to 13695 1-eurocent coins (total value 136.95) or 10294 2-eurocent coins (205.88 euro). P.S. When I left Germany, I put all red coins collected for…
3 posts, 30 August
Our local Volkshochschule (adult education school) VHS, for short, is offering on line courses, I notice. Perhaps the ones near you are too, although you could do an online course from anywhere. It…
5 posts, 29 August
Hi there , i recently bought a used ford ka mk1, and i have a question the wheels he has at the moment are 155 70 13 on steel rims but the size i have on my " zulassungsbescheinigung"... are…
1 posts, 28 August
Hi! I have just moved to Rostock and what I did, mistakenly wrote my postal address wrong in some offices (e.g. university, insurance company). In the place of Zimmer Nr. I wrote Haus Nr. and that…
7 posts, 26 August
Here’s an ad from eBay Kleinanzeigen for pet care at home. Usually on a once or twice daily visit basis. ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-... Have a look at other ads too. You can also place a wanted ad for…
8 posts, 26 August
The Auslanderamt will be able to look at your residence record, they have access to where and when you were angemeldet. I think they might mean you have to first apply for a residence permit because…
2 posts, 25 August
Me and my fiance have decided to get married soon. As such we need to make all of the documentation ready but my Germany is extremely poor. And understanding what i need and where to get it is a…
6 posts, 25 August
Very good advice posted, and knew John G would add health insurance info. If non EU, need visas. OP- have you checked UK government website on moving to and living in Germany? As mentioned, if…
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