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Laschet, not Söder, CDU candidate for Chancellor

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Following his selection as candidate for chancellor, Armin Laschet calls on the CDU/CSU to unite in the election campaign....

V is for Vaccine

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My arm has often felt like a pincushion. A good example of this was during the SARS epidemic in 2002, when both myself and...

Lockdown in Bavaria until mid-April

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There will be no relaxations in Bavaria until the end of the Easter vacations, but as of April 12, regional relaxations...

Latest Corona lockdown easing

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The lockdown in Germany has been extended until March 28 - in principle. At the same time, a phased plan for relaxations...

Increased rights proposed for vaccinated people

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

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...

Nursing home at center of vaccination fraud

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In the Upper Palatinate (region of Bavaria), at least 20 unauthorized persons have received a Corona vaccination in a...

Corona rates continue to improve

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Health departments in Germany reported 6114 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...

Germany authorises autonomous driving

The German government is making it easier to use autonomous cars and buses, making them possible in defined zones...

Bavaria's economy falls victim to Corona

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

Road bike lanes are coming back

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

Spahn and Soder aim to continue lockdown

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

Germany virus latest

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

Billions for Europe's chip industry

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The chip industry in Germany and Europe is apparently facing a wave of investment worth billions. After bottlenecks in the...

India farmers' protests raised by celebrities

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The Indian Embassy in Germany has issued the following statement with respect to the recent farmers' protests. "The...

Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof under investigation

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

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...

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....

Corona news latest in Germany

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

Corona vaccination passport gains traction

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

Pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive

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Over 3000 sites across all States and Union Territories (UTs) to be virtually connected during the launch, with around 100...

Social media companies in the spotlight

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As the mainstream media continue their incessant, albeit sometimes justified, attacks on Trump, social media companies...

Tighter lockdown for Germany

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

Trump's last stand

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Trump's 2020 campaign garnered him the second highest number of votes ever in a US presidential election. However, Biden's...

Russia extends entry bans on Germans

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

Politicians try to legislate for train windows to remain open

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To reduce the risk of infection, the public transport company MVG asks passengers to leave the U-Bahn windows open. But...

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...

How will covid vaccinations be rolled out in Germany

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When will a vaccine be available in Germany and how will its distribution work? The first vaccine could be available by...

Christmas Corona Lockdown in Bavaria

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

Extended lockdown in December

Federal and state governments have recently decided on the new timetable for measures to tackle the Corona crisis. In...

Coalition agrees on quota for women in the boardroom

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

Fireworks on New Year's Eve still allowed

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

RKI optimistic despite high number of new infections

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

Biontech Covid-19 vaccine a step closer

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

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...

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...

Germany and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

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...

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...

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....

Extinction Rebellion targets Potsdamer Platz

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

Three benefits of automation in manufacturing

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

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...

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...

Indian Man Stabbed to Death

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

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...

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...

Terror Attack Training Planned for Hauptbahnhof

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

Accelerate your goals for 2018

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

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...

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

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

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

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

Axe attack on Wurzburg Train

Axe attack in Wurzburg
Four people have been injured, three seriously, by an axe-wielding assiallant. The incident took place on a train...

The Professional's Women's Network Launches Entrepreneurship Program

PWN Munich entrepreneurship program
Leading up to this year's International Women's Day, the Professional Women's Network (PWN Munich) is proud to announce...

Karneval countdown

Fasching with Karneval Universe
As the temperature dips below freeezing and Munich beds down for the long-avoided winter, Fasching season arrives and...

Hotel comparison that no hotel can hide from

Triporia uses Streetview to help you decide
We've always shown a keen interest in Travel technology, so when we came across Triporia, a London startup that focuses on...

Bahar Mustafa and hate speech

Bahar Mustafa - diversity just got weird
In Germany, there is little tolerance of intolerance. That may come as a surprise to some, namely those who are ignorant...

Karneval countdown

Fasching with The Spider Murphy Gang
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...

Eurozone emerges from recession

Eurozone 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...

Oktoberfest alternative, with class

Wirtshaus am Bavariapark's beer garden
Want all the thrills of the Oktoberfest without the over-crowding and extortionate beer prices?  Then you need to find...

InterNations Prepares for 7th Birthday

InterNations prepares for 7th birthday party in Munich
The 181st Oktoberfest isn't the only anticipated event in Germany this September. InterNations, the world's largest...

Dating in Munich

Finally, the chance to meet singles in Munich
They say that Munich is the singles capital of Germany, yet the experience of most is that it is actually quite difficult...

Cornelius Gurlitt dead at 81

Cornelius Gurlitt, passed away aged 81
Cornelius Gurlitt, the Munich resident who recently became infamous for his massive colection of Nazi art, has died aged...

Exciting multicultural job opportunity

Exciting and unusual job opportunity for expats
TME Recruitment is publicising a job opportunity which warrants closer inspection by the expatriate crowd here in Munich....

Spooky Halloween stories

The Munich Readery hosts a scary Halloween reading hour
The Munich Readery invites brave children to a special Halloween reading hour at its bookstore on Augustenstr, this...

S-Bahn maintenance delays

More S-bahn disruptions planned
More S-Bahn maintenance work is planned for the months ahead, ending in December.  The S-Bahn station...

Flirting with Deutsch

Susanne Plassmann, founder of
A company promoting a novel approach to learning the German language, have just launched their new business in Munich....

Anger as third fire in two weeks hits Munich street

Another fire alert in Riestrasse. No injuries reported.
Moosach. Another fire alert struck Riestrasse in Moosach on Sunday, this being the third such incident occuring in less...

Arab League Welcomes Syrian Rebels

Ahmad Mouaz Al-Khatib Al-Hasani, the leader of the Syrian Revolutionary Forces
Doha: The conflict in Syria, which has become a marquee of sectarianism in the Middle East, recently went through a flux...

Hitler as chancellor, 80th anniversary

80th anniversary of Hitler's ascension to power
Today marks the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's appointment as chancellor of Germany. Events across the country will...

No thaw in sight - Germany under snow

Heavy snowfall continues to cause disruptions across Germany
Germany has been hit by unusually heavy snowfall, causing traffic disruption and dangerous driving conditions....

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...

Toyota Recall

Toyota Motors said on Wednesday that it was recalling 2.77 million cars worldwide, this being its second major recall...
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Bavaria extends rapid test remuneration for pharmacists

Bavaria will continue to pay pharmacists a remuneration of three euros for each Corona rapid test performed. Already now...
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AZ back on the menu

In Saxony, all citizens can now be vaccinated with the vaccine from Astra Zeneca in doctors' offices. As Health Minister...

Interros proposes to reduce Norilsk Nickel dividend

Interros, Nornickel's largest shareholder, has proposed changing the metal miner's dividend policy prior to the expiration...
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EU vaccine chief threatens Astra-Zeneca

An EU export ban on the Corona vaccine made by British-Swedish manufacturer Astra-Zeneca is drawing closer. "We will act,"...

Reimagining diplomacy in the post-COVID world: an indian perspective

We enter 2021, hoping to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us. While each society has dealt with it uniquely, global...
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Germany incidence value rises to 107.7

Sunday, March 21, 10:42 a.m.: More than half of all states and independent cities in Bavaria are now considered hotspots....
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Japanese Comfort Women resolution requires empathy for South Korea

For about 30 years, there have been strained relationships between South Korea and Japan because of the so-called Comfort...
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Berlin 7-day incidence rises

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

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...
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German companies lagging digital peers

It's hard to imagine a typical workday in Germany without digital technologies from abroad. Video chats via Microsoft...
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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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CSU conference during lockdown hints at double standards

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

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

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...
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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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Merkel wants lockdown extended to March 14th

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

Federal government and Google move blocked

The Munich Regional Court has temporarily banned a cooperation between the federal government and Internet company Google...
German private health insurance cost

How much does private health insurance cost in Germany

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

Debate about schools reopening

Ahead of consultations between German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and state premiers next Wednesday, several cabinet...

Germany weather news latest

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

Weather chaos for Germany

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

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...

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...
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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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US troop withdrawals from Germany halted

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

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...

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...
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Munich rent most expensive in Germany

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

The EU has warned it will tighten exports of Covid vaccines produced in the bloc, amid a row with AstraZeneca over a cut...
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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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Moderna vaccine may protect against mutated variants

According to the manufacturer, Moderna's vaccine should also protect against the Corona variants first discovered in 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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What are FFP2 masks?

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

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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Germany lockdown extended, yet again

The lockdown in Germany will be extended once again, until 14th February. The federal and state governments agreed to keep...
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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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FFP2 masks now compulsory on public transport

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

Police Impersonators in Munich court

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

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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Corona vaccinations ongoing

In total, as of the 3rd Jan, 238,000 people in Germany have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, as reported by the...
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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...
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Hospital employee salaries at risk due to corona

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

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...

Vaccinations begin in Germany

Across Germany vaccinations against Covid-19 have begun. In Berlin, a 101-year-old senior citizen received a syringe with...
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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...
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German Pandemic response creates record public debt

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

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...

German private health insurance threshold for 2021

Private health insurance (PKV - Privaten Krankenversicherung) companies had a tough 2020 due to the consequences of the...
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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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Doctor and CSU member criticizes Söder's lockdown

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

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...
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Period products free for women in Scotland

In a bizarre and unashamedly sexist move, the Scottish parliament decided to further increase the rapidly exaggerated...
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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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Munich's pandemic Christmas tree

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

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...

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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We need a common sense approach to this pandemic

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

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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Transport strikes on hold till Spring

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

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

Bavaria under curfew

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UNIDO and PJSC Norilsk Nickel to Collaborate

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

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...

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...

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...

Airport S-Bahn Delays

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

The Best Business Smartphones

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

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...

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...
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...
Wikipedia: Pbrundel

The Social Phobia that Stops People Going to the Toilet

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

SEO Tips 2018

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

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...

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...

Trading signals on Forex

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

Munich OEZ Mall Attack

HOTLINE for concerned relatives or enquiries about missing people: 0800 7766350 UPDATE (01:30): police issue statement...
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...
Grafing station, scene of knife attack

Grafing S-Bahn Knife Attack

Shortly before 05:00 this morning at Grafing station, a knife-wielding assailant attacked a number of commuters, killing...
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,...
Bad Aibling train collision

Bad Aibling fatal train collision

Two passenger trains have crashed near Bad Aibling, south east of Munich, with police claiming at least four people have...
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...
A very British Christmas indeed

A British Christmas, delivered to your door

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...
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....
Skype users  following the political line

Skype superimposes the French flag on its chat heart emoticon

In a blatant disregard for its users' right to express themselves without political interference or misrepresentation,...
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...
Healthcare tourism in Munich is growing

Healthcare tourism in Munich

Munich is famous for its beer festivals, culture, sporting heritage and countless other things. Yet most residents of...
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...
German business confidence slips, yet again

Drop in German business confidence

German business confidence has dipped again to its lowest level in almost two years, according to Ifo, the Munich-based...
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....
Monte Rio Cottages, a refuge from city life

California dreaming

As oktoberfest season is upon us, we are left with the daunting prospect of a rather wet and chilly run-up to the even...
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...
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...
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...
Bernie Ecclestone in Eur 75m settlement

Ecclestone trial ends

A Munich court has agreed to cancel bribery charges against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone after his defence offered a...
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...
Antoine van Veldhuizen and his family were on flight MH17

Expat fair founder on MH17

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

Amazon employees strike

The major online store, Amazon, is on the receiving end of industrial action at two of its distribution centres, in...
Naked ambition knows no bounds

Nude sunbathing is now compulsory in Munich

Munich City has officially designated six "Urban Naked Zones" in scenic areas of the city which offer a degree of...
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...
Cortisol extracted from hair reveals long-term stress.

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...
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...
eEurozone 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...
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...
The Little American Oktoberfest, Waldwirtschaft at Georg-Kalb-Str. 3, Pullach

Little American Oktoberfest

The Little American Oktoberfest runs this year from 4th July through to 7th July at the Waldwirtschaft near Pullach....
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...
The river Isar is dangerously close to bursting its banks in certain parts of the city

Bavaria increases flood alerts

The unseasonally wet conditions persisted in recent days, leading to the river Isar rising dangerously amid flood alerts...
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...
Bashar Al-Assad, the President of Syria, remains defiant

Syrian President: Regime Change Will Bring Chaos

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

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...
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...
Lowest rate of smoking in 20 years

Smoking in Germany at 20-year low

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

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...
The Isar once again shows its power

Heavy rain causes flooding

Munich - Heavy rains over the last few days have caused flooding on the Isar, particularly in Upper Bavaria. Although...
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...

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...

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...