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18/07/2014 US, Germany differ on spying but ties remain solid: Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Germany had serious differences with the United States over privacy issues amid a bitter spying row but...

17/07/2014 Germany most energy efficient nation: study

Germany is the world's most energy efficient nation with strong codes on buildings while China is quickly stepping up its own efforts, an...

17/07/2014 Serenades and some advice for Merkel on her 60th birthday

Quirky tributes poured in for German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday, along with some advice from her...

21/07/2014 'Sex tax' also applies to tantric massage: German court

Tantric massages provide sexual pleasure and are subject to the same tax levied on brothels and swinger clubs in a German city, a state court said...

21/07/2014 EU to 'raise pressure' on Russia over MH17

Germany's foreign minister said the EU will 'raise the pressure' on Russia over the Ukraine crisis following the downing of...

22/07/2014 German court allows patients to grow medical marijuana

A German court ruled for the first time Tuesday that seriously ill patients may grow their own marijuana for medical purposes in certain cases.

16/07/2014 New EU executive likely to be stacked with 'men in grey suits'

The EU boasts several powerful women - indeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel may be the continent's most powerful person - but the top jobs...

 
 
 
 
 
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The ABCs of the German school system

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.