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31/07/2014 German official unemployment rate steady at 6.7%

Germany's jobless rate remained steady at 6.7 percent in July, unchanged for a fourth month, seasonally adjusted official data showed on...

31/07/2014 Strong euro hits German retail giant Metro: company

Metro, the German retail and distribution giant, said on Thursday that a strong euro and tough conditions in key markets weighed on its...

31/07/2014 Turks in Germany vote in presidential poll

Members of Germany's large Turkish community started casting ballots Thursday for the August 10 presidential election, the first time they...

31/07/2014 Lufthansa reports net profit drop in second quarter

German airline Lufthansa said on Thursday its second-quarter net profit fell year-on-year due to pilots strikes, excess capacity on transatlantic...

31/07/2014 Siemens quarterly profit jumps 27 percent

German engineering giant Siemens posted a jump in quarterly profits to 1.4 billion euros ($1.9 billion) on Thursday, despite troubles facing the...

31/07/2014 Netflix to arrive in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland

Netflix has announced it is to launch its video service in Belgium and five other European countries in September.

30/07/2014 German inflation drops to lowest level in four years

Inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, fell in July to its lowest level in over four years, said preliminary data Wednesday that was...

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The ABCs of the German school system

What you need to know about German schools and daycare.

German immigration and residency regulations

German immigration and residency regulations

Want to move to Germany but haven’t figured out the details? Check out Expatica’s overview of the German permit system.

Driving in Berlin: Rules, habits and fines

Driving in Berlin: Rules, habits and fines

In part one of our two part series, we cover the driving culture in Berlin, where to park and buy gas and, most importantly, the laws.

Looking for work in Germany: The in depth version

Looking for work in Germany: The in depth version

Our comprehensive guide includes information on how to find work, recruitment agencies, employment contracts and labour law.