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Berlin 7-day incidence rises

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The seven-day incidence in Berlin has been rising again for a week and is slowly approaching the 60 mark. From 53.7 last...

German companies lagging digital peers

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It's hard to imagine a typical workday in Germany without digital technologies from abroad. Video chats via Microsoft...

CSU conference during lockdown hints at double standards

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The Munich CSU is setting a new standard in the corona crisis according to the Bavarian newspaper SZ. However, it is...

Latest corona rules for Bavaria

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The federal and state governments have extended the lockdown on corona virus control until March 7. What follows is an...

Vladimir Potanin Joins Elon Musk in Quest for Brain-Computer Links

Billionaire Vladimir Potanin will fund a new Moscow-based laboratory where Nobel prize winner Konstantin Novoselov will...

Merkel wants lockdown extended to March 14th

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) wants the lockdown to be extended by another month, until March 14. That's according...

How much does private health insurance cost in Germany

German private health insurance cost
German private health insurance is an option for people who either earn over 64,350 EUR per annum (as of 2021), or are...

Germany weather news latest

Snow and ice have paralyzed road and rail traffic in many regions of Germany. According to Deutsche Bahn, there were...

Weather chaos for Germany

The weather in central to northern Germany has turned extreme and lead to chaos for travelers. No trains are running...

Virus mutations cause concern

In Cologne alone, 114 cases of variant B.1.1.7 and 52 cases of variant B.1.351 were recently reported. There will be an...

US troop withdrawals from Germany halted

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The U.S. military is completely putting on hold the partial withdrawal from Germany ordered by former President Donald...

German health workers see no end in sight

Health clinics now resemble more of a crisis area than an ordered medical establishment: that is the image that prevails...

Munich rent most expensive in Germany

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Munich has long been a city of high quality of life, and high expense to match. This is further supported by a forecast...

EU to tighten vaccine exports

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The EU has warned it will tighten exports of Covid vaccines produced in the bloc, amid a row with AstraZeneca over a cut...

Moderna vaccine may protect against mutated variants

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According to the manufacturer, Moderna's vaccine should also protect against the Corona variants first discovered in the...

What are FFP2 masks?

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FFP2 masks, are a specific class of filtering facepiece (FFP) masks; which more generally is a type of personal protective...

Germany lockdown extended, yet again

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The lockdown in Germany will be extended once again, until 14th February. The federal and state governments agreed to keep...

FFP2 masks now compulsory on public transport

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A last minute decision by Söder leaves Bavaria's population rushing to secure an ample supply of the relatively...

Police Impersonators in Munich court

So-called "false police officers" deprive those they target, elderly people in particular, of their life savings. Two...

Corona vaccinations ongoing

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In total, as of the 3rd Jan, 238,000 people in Germany have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, as reported by the...

Hospital employee salaries at risk due to corona

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As the pandemic wrecks havoc to both health and industry, German hospitals have warned they may be unable to pay...

Vaccinations begin in Germany

Across Germany vaccinations against Covid-19 have begun. In Berlin, a 101-year-old senior citizen received a syringe with...

German Pandemic response creates record public debt

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The poor financial handling of the pandemic has caused German public debt to reach record levels, with the highest...

German private health insurance threshold for 2021

Private health insurance (PKV - Privaten Krankenversicherung) companies had a tough 2020 due to the consequences of the...

Doctor and CSU member criticizes Söder's lockdown

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A dispute has broken out in the CSU over Söder's attempts to combat the corona pandemic. Hans Theiss, professor and...

Period products free for women in Scotland

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In a bizarre and unashamedly sexist move, the Scottish parliament decided to further increase the rapidly exaggerated...

Munich's pandemic Christmas tree

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This year, Munich's Christmas tree was due to be brought in from Verona, but due to the corona crisis, these plans had to...

Sisters caught defrauding pensioner of 60,000 Eur

In another example of the recent upsurge in fake policeman crimes, an 83 year old woman from Munich was phoned by a...

We need a common sense approach to this pandemic

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The millennium's first global pandemic, Covid-19, swept from country to country leaving chaos in its wake. Now, as the...

Transport strikes on hold till Spring

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The Bavarian public transport sector has agreed to suspend strikes until spring 2021. After that, negotiations between...

Russian Police Will Question Nestlé-Russia in Connection With Theft of Land

A criminal investigation into an alleged theft of land from OOO NLMK-Kaluga is led by Kaluga Regional Department of...

The counter-coronavirus measures of former USSR countries

An epicenter of the COVID-19 is shifting from west to east and the danger for Eastern Europe is getting bigger every day....

Bavaria under curfew

Markus Söder announced today, Friday 20th March, that the state parliament has voted to enact a sweeping curfew across...

Norilsk Nickel, BASF and Fortum to build a battery recycling center in Finland

Using metals from recycled batteries to produce battery materials offers significant CO2 reduction in the production of...

Britons want British expats in Germany to help save the UK

Anti-Brexit campaigners in Britain are appealing to British expats in Germany to help save the UK. The...

UNIDO and PJSC Norilsk Nickel to Collaborate

ABU DHABI, 4 November 2019 -- LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization...

Lorry rams cars, terrorism suspected

A 32-year-old Syrian man has been arrested after the stolen lorry he was driving crashed into several cars, injuring seven...

Airport S-Bahn Delays

Foreigners arriving or leaving Munich airport for the Oktoberfest have to swap trains for buses on Friday morning and...

How office furniture can increase productivity in the workplace

Increasing the productivity of your workplace can be challenging for several reasons, whether this is the average...

Medical Tourism from China to Germany

Over the last few years, the way of combining a vacation with medical treatment in Germany has become a fast growing trend...

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Your Candidate, and the Rise of Satire as a Political Weapon

Recent parliamentary elections in Ukraine have been fraught with dangers and consequences.  One need only look...

The benefits of caring for your teeth from a young age

It's advised that babies should have their teeth cleaned as soon as their first milk tooth breaks through. This begins...

The Best Business Smartphones

A great smartphone can make your business life easier. We have been searching around for the best corporate smartphones...

Top tips to set up an online business

With potentially minimal start up costs and a potential customer base of millions it has become very popular to set up an...

The Social Phobia that Stops People Going to the Toilet

Wikipedia: Pbrundel
Paruresis - colloquially, "bashful bladder syndrome" - is a psychological condition that prevents people from urinating...

SEO Tips 2018

Ranking high is very important in digital marketing. It allows you can stay relevant and gain competitive advantage. SEO...

Rosenheimerplatz Knife Attack - multiple victims

UPDATE: Munich police have now confirmed the man being held is in fact their prime suspect and the emergency situation...

Trading signals on Forex

Currency trading on the Forex market has its own important features and rules which each player should follow. The...

Munich OEZ Mall Attack

HOTLINE for concerned relatives or enquiries about missing people: 0800 7766350 UPDATE (01:30): police issue statement...

Grafing S-Bahn Knife Attack

Grafing station, scene of knife attack
Shortly before 05:00 this morning at Grafing station, a knife-wielding assailant attacked a number of commuters, killing...

Bad Aibling fatal train collision

Bad Aibling train collision
Two passenger trains have crashed near Bad Aibling, south east of Munich, with police claiming at least four people have...

A British Christmas, delivered to your door

A very British Christmas indeed
Sometimes you just can't beat the taste of home. And with the festive season upon us, what better time to enjoy a few of...

Skype superimposes the French flag on its chat heart emoticon

Skype users  following the political line
In a blatant disregard for its users' right to express themselves without political interference or misrepresentation,...

Healthcare tourism in Munich

Healthcare tourism in Munich is growing
Munich is famous for its beer festivals, culture, sporting heritage and countless other things. Yet most residents of...

Drop in German business confidence

German business confidence slips, yet again
German business confidence has dipped again to its lowest level in almost two years, according to Ifo, the Munich-based...

California dreaming

Monte Rio Cottages, a refuge from city life
As oktoberfest season is upon us, we are left with the daunting prospect of a rather wet and chilly run-up to the even...

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Karneval Universe

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Karneval Universe
With Munich's traditional beerfest now less than two weeks away, many festival goers will be turning their attention to...

Ecclestone trial ends

Bernie Ecclestone in Eur 75m settlement
A Munich court has agreed to cancel bribery charges against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone after his defence offered a...

Expat fair founder on MH17

Antoine van Veldhuizen and his family were on flight MH17
Expatica's Antoine van Veldhuizen was sadly on flight MH17 to Malaysia, with his wife and two sons, when it was...

Nude sunbathing is now compulsory in Munich

Naked ambition knows no bounds
Munich City has officially designated six "Urban Naked Zones" in scenic areas of the city which offer a degree of...

Hair reveals long-term stress

Cortisol extracted from hair reveals long-term stress.
When you are getting closer to an important deadline or an exam, your heart starts running faster and you might feel hot...

Eurozone emerges from recession

eEurozone exits recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction
The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...

Little American Oktoberfest

The Little American Oktoberfest, Waldwirtschaft at Georg-Kalb-Str. 3, Pullach
The Little American Oktoberfest runs this year from 4th July through to 7th July at the Waldwirtschaft near Pullach.  It...

Bavaria increases flood alerts

The river Isar is dangerously close to bursting its banks in certain parts of the city
The unseasonally wet conditions persisted in recent days, leading to the river Isar rising dangerously amid flood alerts...

Syrian President: Regime Change Will Bring Chaos

Bashar Al-Assad, the President of Syria, remains defiant
With resistance to his regime mounting and more blood spilling onto the streets of Syria, President Bashar Al Assad seems...

Woman run over by cement mixer

Munich - A 31 year old woman was run over by a cement mixer and suffered fatal head injuries. Police said that the...

Smoking in Germany at 20-year low

Lowest rate of smoking in 20 years
Recent figures show that German people are smoking fewer cigarettes, with sales down to their lowest level for over 20...

Heavy rain causes flooding

The Isar once again shows its power
Munich - Heavy rains over the last few days have caused flooding on the Isar, particularly in Upper Bavaria. Although...

Munich's blackout on Thursday remains a mystery

Munich experienced its most extensive power blackout in two decades today when half a million people sat in darkness this...
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Increased rights proposed for vaccinated people

Vaccinated people are apparently hardly contagious, claims the results of a study with vaccinated people in Israel. This...

German Corona infection rates continue downward trend

Health authorities in Germany reported 4369 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...

EU taking Germany to court for conservation law violations

The EU Commission is taking Germany to the European Court of Justice for years of violations of existing nature...
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Munich 7-day incidence below 35 - possible lockdown easing coming

The seven-day incidence for Munich continues to be below the threshold of 35. According to the Robert Koch Institute...
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Nursing home at center of vaccination fraud

In the Upper Palatinate (region of Bavaria), at least 20 unauthorized persons have received a Corona vaccination in a...
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Women's shelters full, but male victims have even fewer options

Even before the pandemic, the numbers were dramatic: in 2019, more than 140,000 people apparently experienced intimate...
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Corona rates continue to improve

Health departments in Germany reported 6114 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...
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Germany closes border to Czech Republic and Tyrol

Due to the accumulation of virus mutants, the German government imposes an entry ban from the Czech Republic and Tyrol....

Germany authorises autonomous driving

The German government is making it easier to use autonomous cars and buses, making them possible in defined zones...
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Ice diver goes missing in Berlin lake

Three men voluntarily dived into an ice hole in Berlin. The alarm was raised when one of the men did not make it out of...
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Bavaria's economy falls victim to Corona

The second Corona wave is slowing the Bavarian economy as the lockdown drags on. While there had been signs of a recovery...

Federal government and Google move blocked

The Munich Regional Court has temporarily banned a cooperation between the federal government and Internet company Google...

Road bike lanes are coming back

In June, the city marked five lanes for cyclists on particularly busy and dangerous streets: Rosenheimer Strasse,...

Debate about schools reopening

Ahead of consultations between German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and state premiers next Wednesday, several cabinet...
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Spahn and Soder aim to continue lockdown

German Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) and Bavaria's Minister President Markus Söder (CSU) have hinted at...
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RKI reports 8616 new infections

In Germany, the number of confirmed cases of Corona rises by 8616 to a total of 2,284,010. Health authorities also...
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Germany virus latest

Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn is optimistic during today's press conference, but at the same time points out that...

Creaking housing situation in Munich

A new report by the by the Department of Urban Planning and Building Regulations, highlights the state of the population...
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Billions for Europe's chip industry

The chip industry in Germany and Europe is apparently facing a wave of investment worth billions. After bottlenecks in the...
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Sputnik V, a Russian symbol of solidarity with the EU

The development of Russia's corona vaccine "Sputnik V" has so far been viewed skeptically in the West. The fact that...
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India farmers' protests raised by celebrities

The Indian Embassy in Germany has issued the following statement with respect to the recent farmers' protests. "The...
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Bayer wants to produce German Curevac vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer plans to enter the production of Corona vaccines, providing a helping hand to Tübingen-based...
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Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof under investigation

Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof stands accused of having become insolvent much earlier than claimed. Employees who have been...

Police action against online child pornography ring

Police launch a major raid against a network of pedophiles who exchanged child pornography on the internet. The initial...

Germany aims for entry ban for UK nationals

According to Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the German government wants to agree by this Friday on a...
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Corona latest for Bavaria

What follows is a breakdown of the most recent Corona news as the Bavarian state parliament convenes to discuss the latest...

Sex app highlights dangerous consent laws

In Denmark, explicit consent toengage in sex has recently become mandatory by law, and there is already an app for it....
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Lockdown leads to riots in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, riots broke out in several cities for the third evening in a row. Hundreds of violent young people...
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Corona news latest in Germany

The Robert Koch Institute reported new weekly lower corona figures for Germany on Sunday. According to the report, the...
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Hellabrunn Zoo seeks State bailout

Due to the lockdown,Hellabrunn Zoo's financial woes keep growing. As long as the zoo is closed and no visitors are able to...
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Corona vaccination passport gains traction

There is still no obligation in Germany to be vaccinated against the corona virus. But it is becoming increasingly clear...

Alcohol ban in public spaces temporarily suspended

The Bavarian Administrative Court has overturned the Bavarian-wide ban on alcohol in public places. The court granted the...
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Pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Over 3000 sites across all States and Union Territories (UTs) to be virtually connected during the launch, with around 100...
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FFP2 Masks - one use only and expensive

In Germany, Bavaria has taken the extreme step of mandating an expensive type of mask is worn in shops and on public...
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Social media companies in the spotlight

As the mainstream media continue their incessant, albeit sometimes justified, attacks on Trump, social media companies...
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US democracy faces a bleak future

As Trump throws fuel on the flames of political distrust in the US, both Democrats and Republicans rush to blame the...
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Tighter lockdown for Germany

The lockdown in Germany will unfortunately be extended and tightened even further until 31 January, as agreed by state...

Second Corona vaccine licensed in Germany

Moderna's Corona vaccine has just been licensed, earlier than planned. Germany has ordered tens of millions of doses of...
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Trump's last stand

Trump's 2020 campaign garnered him the second highest number of votes ever in a US presidential election. However, Biden's...
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Two more German cases of the British virus mutation

The spread of the corona mutation B1.1.7 has resulted in two more cases identified in Germany. The new corona mutation...
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Russia extends entry bans on Germans

After Moscow authorised a hack attack on the Bundestag, the EU issued sanctions. Russia has responded to the sanctions...

Economic devastation of Corona in Germany

The German economy has so far lost more than 220 billion euros due to the government's handling of the Corona pandemic....
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Politicians try to legislate for train windows to remain open

To reduce the risk of infection, the public transport company MVG asks passengers to leave the U-Bahn windows open. But...
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German bureaucracy dampens vaccine roll out

With regards to the Covid-19 vaccine, both the EU and the German government have insisted there will be a sufficient...

Are vastly more people dying in Germany because of the pandemic?

Tuberculosis was considered the world's most deadliest infectious disease in 2019. According to the World Health...

First Covid-19 vaccinations begin on Dec 27th

Christian Bernreiter (CSU), district administrator of the Lower Bavarian district of Deggendorf, has stated, "We start on...
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How will covid vaccinations be rolled out in Germany

When will a vaccine be available in Germany and how will its distribution work? The first vaccine could be available by...
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Controversial Indian Farm Bills Explained

In light of the increasingly destabilising protests by farmers in India, theConsulate General of India in Munich, has...
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Christmas Corona Lockdown in Bavaria

The Bavarian state government has again decided on stricter rules for Bavaria than for the rest of Germany. General...

Top lawyer unmasked as notary trainee

An alleged top lawyer has been sentenced by Munich district court to a two-year suspended prison sentence for attempted...

Extended lockdown in December

Federal and state governments have recently decided on the new timetable for measures to tackle the Corona crisis. In...
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Female drunk driver causes S-Bahn crash

On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020, at around 12:40 a.m., a 53-year-old resident in the Munich district drove her Honda...
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Coalition agrees on quota for women in the boardroom

The black-red coalition has agreed on a binding quota for women on executive boards. According to Justice Minister...
Maximilian Scheffler

Ghost driver claims four lives

Four people were killed in an accident involving a ghost driver on Tuesday evening on the 99 freeway near Hohenbrunn...
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Fireworks on New Year's Eve still allowed

The nanny state leaped into action recently, as ÖDP city councillor Tobias Ruff supported a ban on fireworks in...

False police officers target elderly

Munich has recently been experiencing a rise in so-called false policeman crimes. These acts of theft and fraud are...
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RKI optimistic despite high number of new infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is "cautiously optimistic" due to an apparent slowdown in  the growth of...

Over 300,000 German students are in quarantine

The number of students in quarantine has increased six-fold since the end of September, with The German Teachers'...
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Biontech Covid-19 vaccine a step closer

The EU Commission has finalized sped-up negotiations for a contract to supply the latest covid-19 vaccine from the...

Refitting your restaurant for outdoor dining: Takes from Amit Raizada

In many of America's largest and most gastronomically diverse cities, the last seven months have ushered in a...

Germany Private Health Insurance Company List

Germany private health insurance is a topic which needs to be understood and addressed by anyone thinking of moving to...

Russia Says Oil Pollution in Arctic River, Hit by Spill, is Not Above Limit

Pollution in the Arctic Ambarnaya River, after the spill of diesel fuel, does not exceed the maximum permissible values,...

Profit First: RUSAL rejects stabilization measures proposed by Interros

Vladimir Potanin's Interros instructed its partner in Nornickel's shareholder agreement - RUSAL - not to pay out dividends...

Environmentalists should hope for quick economic rebound

We are seeing significant pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions as a result of the economic slowdown...

Germany and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the corona virus COVID-19 spreads across Europe, medical patients with existing conditions are seeking more secure and...

Employees of DIA supermarkets at risk of losing their jobs

These are bad times for the DIA supermarket chain. The meetings between the management and union representatives that have...

The Trianon Startups International Forum was held in Moscow

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts hosted the second part of the Russian-French Trianon Startups Forum, where 30 French...

Capitalism not the cause of environmental destruction

Speaking on November 25 in the European Parliament (EP), left wing politician Mick Wallace voiced a hopelessly misguided...

Nornickel to Invest Billions in Growth

Norilsk Nickel aims to increase its capital investment up to $2.5-2.8 billion next year, which will significantly exceed...

Cold a harbinger of severe winter to come

The past week has certainly been rough on people across much of eastern North America. The Weather Network reported on...

Rent caps extended to 2025 upon Bundestag approval

The Cabinet has initiated plans to allow the capping of rent increases to continue for another five years....

Germany child health findings revealed

A study by the Robert Koch Institute on child and adolescent health has just been published  Key findings include the...

Extinction Rebellion targets Potsdamer Platz

Police moved into Potsdamer Platz, Berlin to clear away demonstrators from the Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement, who...

Berlin tackles rent inflation with practical action

The state of Berlin has bought back almost 6000 apartments from a real estate company. The municipal company...

Three benefits of automation in manufacturing

There're numerous benefits to automation that greatly outweigh the drawbacks. This is especially true in Germany, whereby...

Green results from the environmental 'LET'S DO IT' marathon

More than 1K trees and bushes were planted at Nornickel's annual corporate event aimed at turning regular employees into...

One of the most polluted cities turns green

Polar Norilsk has joined a Russian ecological marathon called "Zero Impact on the Environment", the main goal of which is...

Irish man seeks German lady after chance encounter

The following story relates to a chance encounter at Dublin Airport on Saturday night, April 27th.  It concerns an Irish...

Climate Change and Mathematical Modelling Illusions

For the past three decades, human-caused global warming alarmists have tried to frighten the public with stories of doom...

One Year of GDPR: How New EU Privacy Rules Have Changed the Landscape

One Year of GDPR: How New EU Privacy Rules Have Changed the LandscapeIt has been almost a year now since the new General...

Indian Man Stabbed to Death

Donauwörth: An Indian couple have been attacked near their home in Donauwörth by their neighbour. The attack...

The Reality of Brexit May Not be as Bad for Bavaria as Speculation Suggests

As Brexit looms like the sword of Damocles, economic analysts are bracing for the next chapter in the European Union's...

Sevilla FC and Trusted Forex Broker EverFX Reach Agreement on Major Sponsorship

EverFX, a reliable and trusted forex broker has become an official sponsor and global partner for Sevilla FC. This...

Russian Corporate Governance Award granted to British Chairman

Roger Munnings, Chairman of the Norilsk Nickel Audit and Sustainable Development Committee won the 8th National Director...

Writing Skills And Their Necessity When Composing An Assignment

Academic writing is an essential part of the studying process. It's important for the students to have writing skills and...

What Developers Do To Keep You In Their World

If you are reading this, chances are that you have a smart-phone in your hand. Most of us check our phones regularly to...

Terror Attack Training Planned for Hauptbahnhof

Munich police will engage in a terrorist response training exercise during the night from Tuesday, 17 April 2018 to...
Germany Airport Strike

Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne

Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and CologneVerdi, a major German union, is demanding a 6 percent...
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Accelerate your goals for 2018

Workshop Sunday March 4th 2018 from 9:30 to 17:30 Why it's important for your success to align your personal development...
Raila Odinga

Raila Odinga - 5 intriguing facts you never knew

Raila Odinga is an outstanding personality in Kenyan politics, the party leader for Cord, and former Kenyan Prime...
Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy eating is essential for our body to stay fit and in shape. Eating the right food in the right amount is the secret...
Chicago Booth MBA

Is an Executive MBA Worth it?

The Future of Business Education: Is an Executive MBA Worth it? Join Chicago Booth in Munich for a candid panel...
Gennadiy Butkevych

Gennadiy Butkevych's ATB Discount Store Competes with Eastern European Retailers

European Ambitions of Ukrainian Business: "ATB" Discount Store of Gennadiy Butkevych Will Compete with Eastern European...

Apple Hopes to Address Missteps With New iPhone

The fall of 2017 is going to be a big season in in the world of smartphones. Both of the major companies have new devices...
Munich engineering recruitment fair

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting an engineering recruitment fair on the 17th November in Munich. The...
Celebrate Oktoberfest with Karneval Universe

Oktoberfest Season Is Here

Munich's 183rd Ooktoberfest is fast approaching and many festival goers will be turning their attention to how best to...
Axe attack in Wurzburg

Axe attack on Wurzburg Train

Four people have been injured, three seriously, by an axe-wielding assiallant. The incident took place on a train...
Burnout hits us all

Das Burnout: The Emotional Impact of Stress at Work

Everyone has felt stress at work at some point, it's natural. Whether it be working to deadlines, an important meeting or...
PWN Munich entrepreneurship program

The Professional's Women's Network Launches Entrepreneurship Program

Leading up to this year's International Women's Day, the Professional Women's Network (PWN Munich) is proud to announce...
86th Geneva International Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show 2016

2016 marks the 86th Geneva International Motor Show. During this prestigious motor show, the Car of the Year is unveiled,...
Fasching with Karneval Universe

Karneval countdown

As the temperature dips below freeezing and Munich beds down for the long-avoided winter, Fasching season arrives and...
Icelandic Seasons' breathtaking photography

Icelandic Seasons limited edition photobook available

The master photographer Martin Schulz is a true friend of Iceland. He has visited the country 15 times and he has...
Triporia uses Streetview to help you decide

Hotel comparison that no hotel can hide from

We've always shown a keen interest in Travel technology, so when we came across Triporia, a London startup that focuses on...
The Association of German Engineers' Recruitment Day

Munich jobs fair for engineers

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting an engineering recruitment fair on the 19th November in Munich.  The...
Bahar Mustafa - diversity just got weird

Bahar Mustafa and hate speech

In Germany, there is little tolerance of intolerance. That may come as a surprise to some, namely those who are ignorant...
Deutsche Bahn relief as union talks

DB strike called off

Deutsche Bahn train drivers have suspended their latest strike and agreed to negotiations with their employer. Deutsche...
Fasching with The Spider Murphy Gang

Karneval countdown

So, here we are in the last week of Fasching festivities and time fast running out to make the most of the pre-lent party...
DB strikes again

DB train drivers on strike for five days

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, but a new wall of trade unionism creeping up in the railroad sector is dividing...
Eurozone exits recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction

Eurozone emerges from recession

The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...
Micaela Schäfer leads the naked zombie apocalypse

Start Celebrating Halloween with the help of Micaela Schäfer and Horror-Shop!

With Halloween just around the corner, Munich's own Horror-Shop has just the event to get you in to the spooky spirit....
Wirtshaus am Bavariapark's beer garden

Oktoberfest alternative, with class

Want all the thrills of the Oktoberfest without the over-crowding and extortionate beer prices?  Then you need to find...
Karneval Universe - Your One Stop Karneval Shop

Karneval Universe - Your One Stop Karneval Shop

For many Münchners, the Fasching season comes just once a year, starting in November and culminating in a huge series of...
InterNations prepares for 7th birthday party in Munich

InterNations Prepares for 7th Birthday

The 181st Oktoberfest isn't the only anticipated event in Germany this September. InterNations, the world's largest...
Munich's Horror Shop - terror on tap!

It's Halloween 365 days a year with Munich's Horror-Shop

Whether you are looking to throw a traditional Halloween party with pumpkins and ghouls aplenty, or if you want to plan a...
Finally, the chance to meet singles in Munich

Dating in Munich

They say that Munich is the singles capital of Germany, yet the experience of most is that it is actually quite difficult...
Pakistan elections can be violent affairs

Pakistan goes to key elections

For the first time in Pakistan's 66-year-history, the South Asian nation which is a key ally in the US war on terror, goes...
Cornelius Gurlitt, passed away aged 81

Cornelius Gurlitt dead at 81

Cornelius Gurlitt, the Munich resident who recently became infamous for his massive colection of Nazi art, has died aged...
Verdi calls Amazon workers out on strike

Amazon employees strike

The major online store, Amazon, is on the receiving end of industrial action at two of its distribution centres, in...
Exciting and unusual job opportunity for expats

Exciting multicultural job opportunity

TME Recruitment is publicising a job opportunity which warrants closer inspection by the expatriate crowd here in Munich....
Lufthansa Strike - 3800 Cancellations

Lufthansa strike - 3800 flights cancelled

For latest strike news, see The Germany Eye Strike News. The Germany Eye Strike LatestLufthansa pilots have agreed to a...
The Munich Readery hosts a scary Halloween reading hour

Spooky Halloween stories

The Munich Readery invites brave children to a special Halloween reading hour at its bookstore on Augustenstr, this...
Germany gears up for national elections

Germany Votes

With a middle finger gesture of Chancellor Angela Merkel's rival for the Chancellery stirring up the campaign, the largest...
More S-bahn disruptions planned

S-Bahn maintenance delays

More S-Bahn maintenance work is planned for the months ahead, ending in December.  The S-Bahn station...
Work and Economics minister Dieter Reiter (SPD)

Munich jobs boom hits accommodation

Since 2011, Munich has seen an impressive increase in the number of new jobs being created, says Work and Economics...
Susanne Plassmann, founder of

Flirting with Deutsch

A company promoting a novel approach to learning the German language, have just launched their new business in Munich....
The cyclepath where the unprovoked attack took place on Erhardtstraße

Police continue hunt for Isarvorstadt murderer

Police are continuing their hunt for the murderer of a man who was stabbed to death on Erhardtstraße.  As the victim...
Another fire alert in Riestrasse. No injuries reported.

Anger as third fire in two weeks hits Munich street

Moosach. Another fire alert struck Riestrasse in Moosach on Sunday, this being the third such incident occuring in less...
Guns and Gangstas --munichFOTO/Wiki

Rappers Give Local Residents A Scare

A group of rappers shooting a music video in Munich were arrested today. The musicians had brought several fake weapons to...
Ahmad Mouaz Al-Khatib Al-Hasani, the leader of the Syrian Revolutionary Forces

Arab League Welcomes Syrian Rebels

Doha: The conflict in Syria, which has become a marquee of sectarianism in the Middle East, recently went through a flux...
This tailoring outlet in Doha, called the Taliban Store, surprisingly has nothing to do with the Afghan militants. The word Taliban, in Arabic, means student. Residents say  the  decades-old store earlier used to tailor uniforms for school students. Now it has a diverse clientele.

Uncertainty Over Taliban Office in Qatar

Doha: Mark Johnson, who worked for an airline in Doha, applied for multiple 'exit permits' to go out of the country. When...
80th anniversary of Hitler's ascension to power

Hitler as chancellor, 80th anniversary

Today marks the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's appointment as chancellor of Germany. Events across the country will...
The Internet is now an essential service under German law

Man sues over Internet downtime

A German court has ruled that citizens have the right to claim compensation from ISP's (Internet Service Providers) if...
Heavy snowfall continues to cause disruptions across Germany

No thaw in sight - Germany under snow

Germany has been hit by unusually heavy snowfall, causing traffic disruption and dangerous driving conditions....

Car collides with train

Espelkamp.  A 14-year-old girl died in Espelkamp, Lower Saxony when the car she was travelling in driven by her...

Building facade plaster poses risk on Neuhauser Straße

Part of Neuhauser Straße in the centre of Munich was cordoned off during the week, after plaster dislodged from the...
The perfect Christmas pudding

Christmas Pudding Recipe

After a couple of Christmases here in Munich, I began to miss things from home that I'd never even particularly liked...

Toyota Recall

Toyota Motors said on Wednesday that it was recalling 2.77 million cars worldwide, this being its second major recall...

Want to climb out of a hole? First stop digging

Paul KrugmanEnd This Depression Now! Norton, 2012. A popular joke went viral recently about a Wall Street hedge fund...