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19/09/2014 Europe breathes sigh of relief after Scotland vote

Europe breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after Scotland voted to reject independence from Britain, easing fears of a separatist domino effect on...

19/09/2014 Germany toughens asylum rules for three Balkans states

Germany has made it harder for people from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Serbia to apply for asylum after lawmakers classifed the three Balkan...

20/09/2014 Keg is tapped: Oktoberfest opens to toast millions

Germany's world-famous Oktoberfest kicked off Saturday with the traditional tapping of the first barrel of beer, as millions of revellers are...

17/09/2014 Europe fears Scottish independence contagion

The prospect of Scottish independence is raising fears in Europe that it could inflame other separatist movements at a time when the...

16/09/2014 Netflix: the revolution to change EU–US TV landscape

Netflix has revolutionized the US television industry several times over but will it have the same effect on Europe as it enters France,...

13/09/2014 Feeling the strain, Germany moves to tighten asylum rules

Germany, which has for two years been Europe's leading destination for asylum seekers, is planning to toughen its immigration laws as it...

10/09/2014 Merkel 'proud' of budget, insists on rigour in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced pride on Wednesday in her country's strong budget and called on EU states "finally" to respect joint...

 
 
 
 
 
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German immigration and residency regulations

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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.