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To-go plastic littering the oceans

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Every year, between 307 and 925 million larger pieces of trash enter the oceans from European rivers. About 80 percent of...

More courage, less covid caution

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As the lockdown drags on and the German government plays Russian roulette with personal liberty and measured responses,...

German clinics halt Astrazeneca vaccine claiming too many side effects

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After regions in Sweden had already suspended vaccination with the Astrazeneca vaccine, now also clinics in Lower Saxony...

Bad weather brings heavy snowfall

A blizzard and bitter cold in the north, freezing rain in the center and spring-like foehn in the south, means Germany is...

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...

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...

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...

Why Trump won in 2016 and not 2020

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Two loaded ideologies, "identify politics" and "feminism". Trump won in 2016 because the Democrats, much like most...

Corona Crisis and its costs for the German Health Insurance System

Politicians, virologists and the leading health institutes in Germany expect 60 to 70 percent of the people in the country...

Working-age population to decrease by 6 million by 2035

The aging of the population in Germany will continue to increase despite high net immigration and higher birth rates. Over...

Olympiaturm Turns 50

Munich's Olympic Tower was opened exactly 50 years ago - on February 22nd 1968 - for the first time. With its exactly...

Oh dear, Obikes

Obike Muenchen
So far since launch, 6800 Obikes bikes have been positioned in Munich. More and more of these bicycles-for-rent are being...

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...

Second S-Bahn weekend maintenance closures

SBahn delays
For the second - and last - time of the year, the S-Bahn Stammstrecke (main line) will be out of service due to repair and...

Munich Students Win Hyperloop Contest

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and the aerospace company SpaceX, launched the "Hyperloop Pod Competition" in 2015. The...

Stolen Dachau KZ-gate Now on Display

Dachau Concentration Camp
The historic main gate of the former concentration camp at Dachau was stolen in November 2014 and recovered at the end of...

Stammbach Crash leaves many dead

As many as eighteen people are reported missing after a coach crash on the A9 motorway near Stammbach. The tour bus was...

Unterföhring Incident Leaves Four Injured

During a routine police check at Unterföhring S-Bahn station, a man snatched a policeman's gun and tired to push his...

Germany Looks to the East

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Germany on Wednesday evening, hours prior to Trump pulling out of the Paris Climate...

Coffee-to-No-Go Campaign

Coffee Cup Waster Munich
The municipal committee of Munich has unanimously voted for an extensive campaign against the usage of disposable paper...
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Hack attack: Investigators seize Bitcoin worth millions

Investigators have recovered the bulk of a ransom payment in the digital currency Bitcoin following the hacking attack on...
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump hints at candidacy in 2024 election

In his first speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Donald Trump underscored his claim to leadership among...
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World War II bomb defused in Frankfurt

The evacuation of Frankfurt's Niederrad district began this morning. For four days, the city's crisis team had planned...

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...
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Donald Trump, a victim of Cancel Culture

"Well, Kevin, I guess these people are angrier about the election than you are!" That was reportedly Donald Trump's...

Germany authorises autonomous driving

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

Data protection must not fall victim to the virus

The Corona pandemic has "once again shown how data protection has to be used as a scapegoat when things get out of...
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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...

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....
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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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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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Pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive

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

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

A full lockdown will be imposed throughout Germany from 16th Dec to the 10th Jan.This was decided by the Chancellor in...
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Coronavirus probably also contagious via air

Droplets flying through the air when sneezing and coughing spread the corona virus Sars-CoV-2, but tiny droplets floating...

Munich Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled due to corona crisis

The Munich Oktoberfest and the Central Agricultural Festival on the Theresienwiese are cancelled due to Corona. This was...

Bavaria under curfew

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

Introduction of the Skilled Immigration Act

Germany facilitates immigration for skilled workers from abroad with the introduction of the Skilled Immigration Act,...

German wakeboard team head to Argentina

Bremen / Argentina - Pleasant 23 to 25 degrees are currently recorded in Buenos Aires. The wakeboard national team will...

UPDATE: German Airports on strike

UPDATE: The warning strikes of the security personnel at German airports continues. On Tuesday January 15th 2019...
Munich Security Conference 2018

Munich Security Conference 2018 - City Center becomes a restricted area

This year's Munich Security Conference (MSC) will be held from February 16 - 18th, 2018 at the "Hotel Bayerischer Hof"...
Hillary the hawk at Stachus

Why Hillary Is Good For Your Health

Passing through the basement floor at Stachus these days you might not be sure if you can trust your eyes, as Hillary the...

DB Sprinter Hits Technical Issues

It should have been the glorious end of a long and expensive journey; after more than 25 years of planning, political...
Tollwood Winter Festival

Winter Tollwood 2017

Tollwood Winter Festival 2017 is currently taking place at the Theresienwiese in Munich. This year's festival motto is:...
Munich Engineering Jobs - accepting CVs

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting its annual engineering recruitment fair on Thursday 16th November in...

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...
Munich top city for engineering jobs

Munich Top City for IT and Engineering

Back in 2014, a study by the European Commission confirmed that Munich is the city that offers Information and...

Follow-Up on the Unterfoehring shooting

A 26-year-old female police officer was severely injured three months ago during a routine check at the Unterföhring...

Storm damage warning for Isar region

Heavy storms from last Friday caused huge damage to regions in southern Germany, especially in the forests of eastern...

Men Also Have Trouble Juggling Work and Family

According to research published online in the Journal of Applied Psychology by the American Psychological Association,...
Munich Jobs

Munich Jobs - a recruitment agency for engineers

Munich has long been an attractive destination for major companies to open a German or European branch. Many large and...
Oktoberfest 2017

Oktoberfest 2017 Updates Security

Safety precautions for the Wiesn are being further expanded in 2017. For the first time police will patrol the festivities...
Munich Hauptbahnhof

Municipal security guards for Munich

Following a city council decision from 2016, the Kreisverwaltungsreferat (department of district administration) submitted...

Unterföhring Shooting Update

Police and the public prosecutor's office are still investigating the details of the Unterföhring incident. According...

Eisbach Claims Second Victim in two Weeks

Only two weeks after the drowning of a teenage girl, a 35-year-old male tourist from India has suffered the same fate....
Airbus Munich jobs may be affected

Qatar Boycott worries Airbus and Boeing

Several Arabic countries have cut their connections with Qatar, accusing the emirate of supporting terrorism. Although...

Teenage girl drowns in Eisbach

The surfing-wave in English Garden is a popular highlight with both tourists and locals. A reminder of Munich's relaxed...
Anti-vaccine Movement to be fined

German Vaccinations to be Enforced

Recently, Italian legislators cracked down on parents who have deliberately refused to vaccinate their children, and next...
Munich Cyclists

Cycling Survey Results for Munich

Munich still has to improve a lot when it comes to bicycle friendliness. That is the result of a survey conducted by the...
FC bayern Munich City Hall

FC Bayern München Celebrates Victory

FC Bayern München is yet again the German championship Bundesliga winner for the 27th time - and the 5th time in a...