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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...

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...

Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne

Germany Airport Strike
Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and CologneVerdi, a major German union, is demanding a 6 percent...

Raila Odinga - 5 intriguing facts you never knew

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

Is an Executive MBA Worth it?

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

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...

Oktoberfest Season Is Here

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Karneval Universe
Munich's 183rd Ooktoberfest is fast approaching and many festival goers will be turning their attention to how best to...

Das Burnout: The Emotional Impact of Stress at Work

Burnout hits us all
Everyone has felt stress at work at some point, it's natural. Whether it be working to deadlines, an important meeting or...

Science and Psychology of Gambling

Inside the science of gambling
Gambling is such a lucrative multi-million dollar industry that every single aspect of play is analysed and used to give...

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...

The Best Business Smartphones

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

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...

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...

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...
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...
BYUPPI @Pixabay

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...

SEO Tips 2018

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

Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy eating is essential for our body to stay fit and in shape. You do not want to die prematurely and miss the awesome...

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...
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...

Trading signals on Forex

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

Munich OEZ Mall Attack

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

UK tax avoidance suspects in the spotlight

Tax avoidance in the UK is big news in recent weeks, with Google managing to avoid paying a huge amount of back payments...
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...