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Navigating Health Insurance in Germany: A Vital Guide for Expatriates

As an expatriate making the move to Germany, there are numerous considerations on your checklist - from learning the...

Isarkraftwerk 2: Unlocking the Secrets of Munich's Hidden Powerhouse

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Have you ever wondered what lies behind the formidable façade of the imposing structure that stretches across the...

Government's Aerospace Center Plans Raise Concerns Over Green Spaces

The Bavarian state government's ambition to establish an aerospace center on the outskirts of Taufkirchen has stirred...

Munich Welcomes European Rabbinical Conference Headquarters

Munich celebrates the formal opening of the headquarters of the European Rabbinical Conference (CER) at the...

MVV Raises Prices by Over Four Percent

Arnulfpark Hauptbahnhof, © München Tourismus, Sigi Mueller
Ticket prices within the Munich Transport and Tariff Association (MVV) are on the rise. Starting with the timetable change...

Career Launch for 113 Apprentices and Dual Students at Munich Airport

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Munich Airport is gearing up for the next generation of talent as 113 apprentices and dual students embark on their...

Technical University of Munich to Reinstate Tuition Fees for Non-EU Students

A decade after the Free State of Bavaria abolished general tuition fees, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is set...

Rare Airbus Transport Aircraft "Beluga ST" Makes Special Visit to Munich Airport

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A highly uncommon visitor graced Munich Airport with its presence recently as an Airbus transport aircraft, the "Beluga...

The Paradox of Selective Awareness: "Woke" Businesses and Unfounded Discrimination

In recent times, the term "woke" has gained prominence, signifying an increased awareness and sensitivity towards social...

Meta is Latest Tech Giant to Setup in Munich

The American internet conglomerate, Meta, is set to inaugurate a branch at the "Campus der Ideen" in Munich this coming...

Tax Season Deadlines for 2023

Annually, tax season arrives predictably, but understanding whether you must submit a return, and the specific submission...

Nostalgia Takes Center Stage at the Courtyard of Munich's Residenz Palace this Summer

Königsbau der Residenz, © München Tourismus, Fritz Mader2
In the heart of Munich, the Brunnenhof courtyard of the Residenz Palace is awash with a wave of nostalgia this summer. The...

German-Israeli Youth Center in Munich Discussed by Ludwig Spaenle

Ludwig Spaenle, the Bavarian Commissioner against Antisemitism from the Christian Social Union (CSU), has raised the...

Major Disruptions Expected on Munich S-Bahn's Main Line in August

Munich's bustling S-Bahn system is bracing for significant disruptions this August, as authorities announce the temporary...

Hotel Subscription Model Instead of Second Home

Since the pandemic, it has become routine for many to work from home a few days a week. Commuters, especially, have been...

Air China Resumes Daily Flights to Beijing on August 1, 2023

Photo copyright, Munich Airport. Anlässlich des Erstfluges freuten sich Vertreter von Air China und des Münchner Flughafens zusammen mit der Crew über den Neustart.
After a hiatus of over three years, the last Asian long-haul carrier has made its return to Munich Airport following the...

Munich S-Bahn to Receive Germany's Most Advanced Trains

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Commuters aboard Munich's S-Bahn will soon experience travel in the most state-of-the-art trains in the entire nation. As...

Exploring Digital Nomad Visa Requirements Across EU Member States

The concept of digital nomadism has gained significant popularity in recent years. As remote working continues to thrive,...

Most Blue Card holders still living in Germany after five years

From 2012 to 2022, according to an analysis by the Ausländerzentralregisters (Central Register of Foreigners), nearly...

Erbium Dopants Stimulated to Emit Single Photons

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have made...

Rent Surge at Double-Digit Rates Hits Berlin and Munich

The rental market in major German cities is experiencing an unprecedented surge, with rents soaring at double-digit rates...

Europe's largest aerospace campus set for Munich

The largest aerospace campus in Europe will be established in Taufkirchen and Ottobrunn, located in the southern part of...

East and West Germans Differ in their Views on Russia

A recent survey conducted by the Yougov polling institute on behalf of the Deutsche Presse-Agentur reveals a notable...

Germany Climbs Higher in Passport Index, While US and UK Face Downtrend

In an ever-changing world of travel freedom, the "Henley Passport Index" from London has recently unveiled its annual...

S-Bahn Central Line to be Closed for Ten Days in August

Mid-August brings unfortunate news for commuters and day-trippers relying on Munich's S-Bahn services to reach the city...

Global Goals for Sustainable Development

The 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, are aimed at everyone: states, civil society,...

Future of medicine: Helmholtz Munich opens innovation campus

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The Helmholtz Pioneer Campus was officially opened today under the motto "Engineering the Future of Medicine". The...

Germany's Struggle Under the Scorching Sun

The world is currently grappling with the consequences of a global heatwave, and Germany is no exception. The current heat...

Areas in Munich with Most Expensive Rent

You need to be able to afford to live in Munich - and that is becoming increasingly unlikely. due to the prices...

Ripple Wins SEC Lawsuit: A New Chapter for Cryptocurrency

In a landmark decision with far-reaching implications for the cryptocurrency market, Ripple Labs achieved a partially...

Munich Strikes in July and August

Workers across various industries in Munich have embarked on a series of strikes, staging demonstrations and walkouts...

MVG develop automated vehicles for public transportation

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MINGA (linked website in German) funding project partners have jointly set the objective of advancing local public...

Lilium completes final audit in EASA Design Organization Approval

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The first all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet's creator (NASDAQ: LILM) announced today that the fourth and...

Amazon brings first electric vehicles from Rivian to Germany

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Amazon today announced the launch of new Rivian bespoke electric delivery vehicles in Europe. More than 300 of these...

Online trials - when the avatar negotiates

Online court hearings are becoming increasingly important. Since the Corona crisis, courts have been increasingly working...

Aerospace start-up wins award

Photo copyright Andreas Heddergott / TUM
A rocket for a new generation of satellites, remote-controlled trucks and software to calculate CO2 emissions: these are...

Top 5 unicorns driving Munich's economic growth

Munich's vibrant and dynamic startup ecosystem has given rise to several unicorns—privately held startups valued at...

BMW 5 Series launches with AirConsole gaming platform

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The new BMW 5 Series will feature a special kind of in-car gaming thanks to a partnership between the BMW Group and the...

NIO official partner of 2023 Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival

NIO, the international company for intelligent premium electric vehicles, will be the official mobility partner of the...

IAA Mobility 2023 at Messe Muenchen

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The international gathering place for future mobility is the IAA MOBILITY, and it is being held in Munich between the 5th...

365-euro MVV ticket for schoolchildren

The Munich Transport Company (MVG) recommends school children to apply for the 365-euro MVV ticket online. Anyone 15...

TUM again ranked first in Germany

For the ninth time in a row, TUM is ranked first in Germany in the prestigious QS World University Rankings. It is ranked...

Deutschland ticket for 49-euro

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The Deutschland ticket was available from the beginning of May. There are some special features if you purchase the ticket...

Bavarian companies embracing quantum science

In order to fully realize the potential of QST, Bavarian businesses are already working with research institutions....

US tourist murdered at Neuschwanstein

An American woman was killed after being thrown more than 160 feet into a ravine by a man who had allegedly sexually...

Survivor

So far, at least, "Nickel King" Vladimir Potanin is Russia's ultimate survivor. Unlike many of Russia's notable oligarchs,...

WW2 bomb explodes in Munich

According to police and Germany's rail provider, Deutsche Bahn, a World War 2bomb exploded On Wed afternoon at...

Despite support from Mikhail Fridman's structures Viktor Baturin loses a case against his sister Elena Baturina in Austrian Court

In the city of Kitzbuhel, Austrian court has refused Victor Baturin the claim against his sister Elena Baturina, a...

Making it happen - getting an executive nursing leadership position

You have often thought about going for a role in leadership, but quite often, something has put you off the idea. Well,...

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...

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,"...

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....

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 companies lagging digital peers

It's hard to imagine a typical workday in Germany without digital technologies from abroad. Video chats via Microsoft...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Germany weather news latest

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

Weather chaos for Germany

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What are FFP2 masks?

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

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...

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...

Police Impersonators in Munich court

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

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...

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...

Vaccinations begin in Germany

Across Germany vaccinations against Covid-19 have begun. In Berlin, a 101-year-old senior citizen received a syringe with...

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...

German private health insurance threshold for 2021

Private health insurance (PKV - Privaten Krankenversicherung) companies had a tough 2020 due to the consequences of the...

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...

Period products free for women in Scotland

In a bizarre and unashamedly sexist move, the Scottish parliament decided to further increase the rapidly exaggerated...

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...

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...

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...

Transport strikes on hold till Spring

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

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...

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....

Bavaria under curfew

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

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...

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...

UNIDO and PJSC Norilsk Nickel to Collaborate

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

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...

Airport S-Bahn Delays

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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 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

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

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

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

Axe attack on Wurzburg Train

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

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

Karneval countdown

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

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

In Germany, there is little tolerance of intolerance. That may come as a surprise to some, namely those who are ignorant...

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...

Eurozone emerges from recession

The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...

Oktoberfest alternative, with class

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

The 181st Oktoberfest isn't the only anticipated event in Germany this September. InterNations, the world's largest...

Dating in Munich and Germany

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, the Munich resident who recently became infamous for his massive colection of Nazi art, has died aged...

Exciting multicultural job opportunity

TME Recruitment is publicising a job opportunity which warrants closer inspection by the expatriate crowd here in Munich....

Spooky Halloween stories

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

Flirting with Deutsch

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

Moosach. Another fire alert struck Riestrasse in Moosach on Sunday, this being the third such incident occuring in less...

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...

Hitler as chancellor, 80th anniversary

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

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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In 2023, We Became Lost in Neverland on Climate Change

This year, the UN, governments and even some scientists lost their collective minds on climate change. In July,...
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TUM Research Aims to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Poultry Farming

Julia Steinhoff-Wagner, a Professor of Animal Nutrition and Metabolism at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), is...

First Empirical Study on the Impact of Targeted Advertising Ban: Spectrum of Apps Shrinks After Ban on Personalized Ads

The prohibition of using apps to collect data for personalized advertising could have a substantial impact on the...

Major Disruptions as Munich's S-Bahn Central Line Closes for Over a Month

Munich's S-Bahn central line faces a significant disruption, with the closure stretching over an entire month. This...
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TUM Investigates the Evolution of Snake Toxins and Medical Potential Impact

Snakebites claim approximately 100,000 lives annually across the globe, posing a significant threat to public health. In a...

Green Party Proposes Nighttime U-Bahn Service on Weekends in Munich

The Munich U-Bahn (subway) system may soon operate during the nighttime on weekends, at least if the Green Party has its...
Bierzelt Ochsenbraterei, © Muenchen Tourismus, B. Roemmelt

Munich Braces for Potential COVID Surge Following Oktoberfest

As the Oktoberfest festivities in Munich are in full swing, concerns are rising about the potential for a surge in...
Bild: Mittig von Links: Benedikt Schneider, Leiter Cabin Crew Frankfurt und München, Heiko Reitz, CCO Lufthansa Airlines, Jost Lammers, CEO Flughafen Muenchen

Kick-off to Oktoberfest 2023 - Lufthansa Trachten Crew Takes Off

A day before the start of Munich's Oktoberfest, it's once again time to say "Take-off" for the Lufthansa Trachten Crew....
Theoretical extension of parametric amplification   Possibility discovered for more sensitive sensors      More accurate location detection possible for mobile end devices     Another future applicati

Breakthrough Discovery Unlocks Potential for Highly Sensitive Sensors

The world of electronic devices is on the brink of a revolution in sensor technology as scientists at the Technical...
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Discover Airlines Unveils New Brand Identity

The young holiday carrier of the Lufthansa Group, formerly known as Eurowings Discover, has unveiled its new brand...
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Munich Sees 30% Surge in Cyclists and 5% Decrease in Cars

In a stark contrast to pre-COVID times, nearly one-third more cyclists now traverse the streets of Munich, while the...

Navigating the Crypto Landscape in Europe: Switzerland and Germany

As we stride through 2023, the global adoption of cryptocurrencies continues to rise, with Europe at the forefront of this...

Convert to a German Driving License Through KVR

Munich is opening its doors wider to foreign residents who wish to exchange their British or American driving licenses...

How Expatriates Could Be the Ones Changing the Global Economy

The world is witnessing an unprecedented era of global mobility. With the ease of travel, increased opportunities for...

Munich S-Bahn Services Remain Disrupted Following Severe Storms

Continued disruptions plague Munich's S-Bahn services in the aftermath of heavy storms. Individual sections of tracks...

Bavarian Leaders in Hands-On Trash Cleanup

In a display of proactive environmental stewardship, Bavaria's Minister of Science, Markus Blume, and Munich's...

Disruptions for Commuters Following Delayed Construction on S-Bahn Main Line

For a span of nine days, the Munich S-Bahn's main line underwent a temporary halt in operations due to ongoing...

Munich Embraces Balcony Solar Power

If we were to judge solely by the number of balcony power plants, Munich would already be well on its way to achieving its...

Germany Plans New Agreements with Six Countries to Address Labor Shortage

In response to the ongoing nationwide labor shortage and the need to tackle illegal immigration, the German government has...

German Government Sets Course for Cannabis Legalization

In a significant and hotly debated development, the German federal government is poised to unveil its contentious strategy...

Shortage of 400,000 Workers Expected in Bavaria by 2035

A new study has revealed that Bavaria will face a shortage of 400,000 workers by the year 2035, according to recent...
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Volocopter Sets Sights on 2024 Olympics as Lilium Targets the Chinese Market

In a bold move towards the future of mobility, the aviation pioneers of the flying taxi industry are vying for investor...

Understanding the Bavarian State Election 2023: What You Need to Know

As the autumn of 2023 approaches, Bavaria is gearing up for its state election, a pivotal event that occurs every five...

TUM Inhalation medicine could prevent severe pneumonia

Severe lung damage in diseases such as Covid-19 is often caused by overactive immune cells in the affected individuals....

Gas Price Reduction: Munich's City Utilities to Lower Rates

The City Utilities Munich (SWM) have decided to slash gas prices by nearly half, effective from October 1. This...

How Buying Cryptocurrencies Could Save us from Digital Enslavement

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology and finance, cryptocurrency has emerged as a revolutionary force that has the...

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) - Friend or Foe

In the plans set forth by the European Union, the Euro is poised to transform into a form of "digital cash" within a few...

Promoting Safety Through Alcohol Interlock Systems

In the quest for a safer driving environment, a new technology is taking center stage: Alkolock. This innovative system,...

10 Remarkable Destinations to Reach by Train in Less Than 5 Hours from Munich

Are you a traveler based in Munich looking to explore enchanting destinations without spending excessive time on...

Foreigner Welcome Center for Munich

The city of Munich is in urgent need of foreign workers, however, the path to their employment is marred by significant...

Pixar, Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, and NVIDIA Establish Alliance for OpenUSD

Today, in a move aimed at fostering collaboration and innovation in the realm of 3D content creation, powerhouse companies...
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Lufthansa and HCS Group Aim for Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

The Lufthansa Group, a leading airline conglomerate, has taken a significant step towards advancing its sustainability...

More Schools and Kindergartens for the City

Providing the best possible conditions for public schools takes top priority in Munich, and this commitment has led to an...

O2 Telefónica and Ericsson Deploy Europe's First Cloud RAN, Delivering Over 4 Gbit/s

O2 Telefónica, in collaboration with Ericsson and Wayra, has achieved a major milestone in the advancement of 5G...

Overview of Asylum Applications and Decisions in Germany: Jan-Jun 2023

In the first half of 2023, Germany experienced a significant increase in asylum applications compared to the previous...
Arnulfpark Hauptbahnhof, © München Tourismus, Sigi Mueller

What You Need to Know About the MVG 2024 Timetable

The MVG (Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft) has recently announced its new timetable changes for the upcoming year, and it...

Google's New Headquarters in Munich's Maxvorstadt: A Boon or Bane for the City?

Google's decision to open its new headquarters at Posrpalast in Maxvorstadt, Munich, has created a mix of excitement and...

Bavaria Facing Growing Danger of De-industrialization

Bavaria is facing a growing danger of de-industrialization, as more and more domestic industrial companies prefer to...
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Hyperloop Test Track Near Munich Opens

A little less than a year after construction began, the Hyperloop test track in Ottobrunn near Munich is now complete. The...

Munich Introduces Fixed Prices for Pre-Booked Taxis, a First in Germany

Munich has become the first city in Germany to implement fixed prices for taxi rides. The approval for this new system was...

Chinese Automobile Industry Expands to Germany

The Chinese automobile industry is rapidly expanding and aims to become a global automotive leader. In recent years, China...

Israeli Companies and the German market

Navigating the German market can indeed unlock significant opportunities for Israeli companies due to the strong economic...

Germany Sees The Most Naturalizations in Two Decades

Germany witnessed a notable surge in naturalizations during 2022, with a remarkable 28 percent increase compared to the...

Nineteen parties to compete in Bavarian election

On October 8th 2023, the state elections will take place in Bavaria. 19 parties are allowed to run in the elections. In...
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Synthesia reaches unicorn status

Synthesia, a software company co-founded by Prof. Matthias Niessner, has reached unicorn status with a valuation exceeding...
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Munich Heatwave: A Sizzling Week in the Bavarian Capital

As the summer season reaches its peak, cities across Europe are experiencing soaring temperatures, and the city of Munich...

Applying for a Work Permit and Visa as an Engineer Moving to Munich

Moving to Munich, Germany, for work as an engineer is an exciting opportunity, but it also comes with a few bureaucratic...

Tesla to Make a Grand Appearance at IAA Mobility 2023

Tesla, the renowned electric vehicle manufacturer, has achieved remarkable success primarily through word-of-mouth...

FlyOne Commences Munich-Chisinau Flights Twice a Week

In a landmark development, FLYONE, the Moldovan airline, made its inaugural landing at Munich Airport on the 13th July,...
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Suspected Lioness Roams Berlin Suburbs

In a startling development, Berlin's southern suburbs are on high alert as authorities warn residents about a potentially...

Munich and Berlin: Among the Top 10 Best Student Cities in the World

Germany's vibrant academic landscape continues to attract international attention, with two of its cities, Munich and...

The Munich Synagogue: A Tale of Double Destruction

In 1938, the Nazis orchestrated the demolition of the magnificent Munich Synagogue located in the city's old town. The...
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RKI COVID-19 Weekly Report, June 2023

In the weekly report released by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in June 2023, the epidemiological situation of COVID-19...

Free travel for top students

After the corona-related restrictions of the past few years, the time has finally come again this year: Bavarian...

New method improves measurement of brain activity

Measuring the activity of the human brain on a cell-by-cell basis was previously only possible to a very limited extent....
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LabCampus at airport officially opened

In the presence of numerous guests from politics and business, LabCampus, the new innovation center at Munich Airport, was...

Last Generation irk all generations with disruption campaign

After the airport blockades on Thursday, members of the "Last Generation" disrupted road traffic nationwide on Friday....

An Overview of Munich's Ruling Political Party: CSU

As with any major city, Munich's governance plays a crucial role in shaping the growth and development of the region. In...

Swimming in Germany, Top Marks for Bavarian Lakes

Bavarian Prime Minister Söder, together with Health Minister Klaus Holetschek (both CSU) and the President of the State...

E-Scooter Laws in Germany

E-scooters have rapidly gained popularity as a convenient alternative to traditional modes of transportation in many...

Severe Storms hit Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Saarland

In Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, and Saarland, violent thunderstorms resulted in numerous injuries, some of which were...

Start-up company growth resumes in Germany

After the terrible year for founders in 2022, significantly more start-ups have emerged in Germany. In the first half of...

EU and US Data Security A Prime Concern

In times of megacrises, this atmosphere was really good: optimism and harmony characterized the 7th German-American Data...
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Fernride raises $31M in Series A funding

Fernride, a local and leading German autonomous, electric trucking company, has secured $31 million in Series A funding to...

German Private Health Insurance

With a focus on efficiency, accessibility, and quality, Munich's healthcare landscape stands as a model for the world. In...

Exploring Student Life in Munich

Beyond its iconic landmarks, the Bavarian capital offers a thriving student life that blends academic pursuits with...

Exciting Events in Munich This Weekend!

This weekend, the city is all set to offer an array of exciting events that will captivate locals and tourists alike. From...
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Former Munich synagogue debris discovered in Isar

During work on the Isar weir near the Großhesseloher Bridge, remnants of the former main synagogue in Munich were...

Top 10 Best Private Health Insurers for Expatriates in Germany

Living abroad as an expatriate comes with its own set of challenges, one of which is ensuring access to high-quality...

Audi recruitment in overdrive

Audi has advertised 500 new jobs for the production of the Q6-etron electric car at its main plant in Ingolstadt. In the...

Landing Your Dream Engineering Job in Germany: A Guide to Submitting Your CV

WhoNeedsEngineers.com, a leading online platform connecting talented engineers with top employers in Germany, offers an...

The Essential Oktoberfest Anthems: 7 Songs to Know by Heart

Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival, is synonymous with lively celebrations, colorful costumes, and, of course,...

Unlocking Opportunities: Munich's Appeal for International Engineers

With its robust economy, technological advancements, and thriving engineering sector, Munich has emerged as an attractive...

Technological innovations propel sustainable energy solutions

In the pursuit of a greener and more sustainable future, technological innovations are playing a pivotal role in...
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Brainlab and AO Collaborate on Future of Medical Training

During the annual AO Trustees Meeting, which was held this year in Sydney, Australia, the digital medical technology...

Solar energy expansion for Munich

The City Council's Committee for Climate and Environmental Protection today approved the Munich's solar strategy, which...
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From IceCube to Milky Way

For the first time, the scientists of the international IceCube Collaboration have succeeded in detecting neutrinos from...
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Flix updates 2023 summer timetable

Flix announces the summer timetable for FlixBus and FlixTrain. The company is presenting the largest FlixBus network in...
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Funding project "Mitanand" started by TUM, ride2go, goFLUX and MVV

On April 1, 2023, the Technical University of Munich, ride2go GmbH, goFLUX Mobility GmbH and MVV GmbH started the joint...

Security at Bavarian airports to deploy 3D tech

Munich Airport's passenger and baggage checkpoints are becoming safer, faster, and more practical. Bavaria will activate...

Lab Campus at Munich Airport takes flight

The area at the airport, on which an innovation center is to be gradually built, is 70 football pitches in size. The first...

Munich startups aid employment

The first "Munich Startup Employment Report" shows: Munich startups have had an impressive impact on the job market. Over...

Microsoft opens new Experience Center EMEA

Microsoft this week inaugurated its brand-new Experience Center EMEA in Munich. Here, customers and partners can learn...

Labor is German chip sector's biggest challenge

Behind the Iron Curtain, chip development was centered in the former East German city of Dresden. Both in Dresden and the...

Germany desperately in need of engineers

Engineers from other countries are drawn to the greater Munich area, but these professionals are extremely uncommon in...

Reform to German immigration laws

The German parliament recently approved a new law that will simplify the employment search process for non-EU nationals...
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Deutschland-Ticket continues its success

The Germany ticket for 49 euros turns out to be an ongoing success. After the big rush in May, the Munich transport...

Rabbis move headquarters to Munich

It has been seventy years since the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) first established its London headquarters. The...

Austria's sixth place in Ukrainian investments a good example of how our business can cooperate after war

Interview with Vitaly Kropachov, Ukrainian businessman and owner of the Ukrdoninvest group of companies, for the Austrian...

Cryptocurrency for everyone, or why WhiteBIT created trading pairs with Eurocurrency

The main reason why I once decided to deal with cryptocurrencies is my belief that blockchain technologies will change the...
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Bavarian siren tests at 11am today

At 11 a.m. today, sirens and warning apps in Bavaria will be tested for one minute to ensure they are working properly....

Global expansion: how companies plan to enter the international market

In the last two years, people and enterprises worldwide have been subjected to COVID-19 restrictions, and home...

The FPIC procedure of UN principles applied for the very first time in Russia

Residents of the Tukhard settlement located in the Russian part of the Arctic (in the Taimyr Dolgano-Nenets District of...

Europe's Largest Economy Election Looms: What Europeans Should Expect Post German Election 2021

September 26, 2021, will mark the 20th postwar era election of the German parliament. Ordinarily, people do not turn to...

Norilsk is no longer at the top of the pollutant ratings

As Norilsk Nickel intensifies its efforts to protect the environment, Norilsk Nickel falls out of the pollution ratings. In...

Three people die in knife attack in Würzburg

A man apparently attacked passers-by indiscriminately in the city centre of Würzburg, killing three people. According...

Will Litecoin set a new all-time high?

The crypto market recently saw the most significant crash in all of 2021, taking Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin down 50%...

Laschet, not Söder, CDU candidate for Chancellor

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

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...

Lockdown in Bavaria until mid-April

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

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...

Latest Corona lockdown easing

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

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...

Increased rights proposed for vaccinated people

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

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...

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...

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...

Nursing home at center of vaccination fraud

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

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...

Corona rates continue to improve

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

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....

Germany authorises autonomous driving

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

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...

Bavaria's economy falls victim to Corona

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

Federal government and Google move blocked

The Munich Regional Court has temporarily banned a cooperation between the federal government and Internet company Google...

Road bike lanes are coming back

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

Debate about schools reopening

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

Spahn and Soder aim to continue lockdown

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

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...

Germany virus latest

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

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...

Billions for Europe's chip industry

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

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...

India farmers' protests raised by celebrities

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

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...

Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof under investigation

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

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...

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 latest for Bavaria

What follows is a breakdown of the most recent Corona news as the Bavarian state parliament convenes to discuss the latest...

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....

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...

Corona news latest in Germany

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

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...

Corona vaccination passport gains traction

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

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...

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...

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...

Social media companies in the spotlight

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

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...

Tighter lockdown for Germany

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

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...

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...

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...

Russia extends entry bans on Germans

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

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...

Politicians try to legislate for train windows to remain open

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

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...

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...

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...

How will covid vaccinations be rolled out in Germany

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

Controversial Indian Farm Bills Explained

In light of the increasingly destabilising protests by farmers in India, theConsulate General of India in Munich, has...

Christmas Corona Lockdown in Bavaria

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

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...

Extended lockdown in December

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

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...

Coalition agrees on quota for women in the boardroom

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

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...

Fireworks on New Year's Eve still allowed

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

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...

RKI optimistic despite high number of new infections

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

Biontech Covid-19 vaccine a step closer

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Germany and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Extinction Rebellion targets Potsdamer Platz

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

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...

Three benefits of automation in manufacturing

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indian Man Stabbed to Death

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

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...

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 Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne

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

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 - 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...

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...

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...

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 S-Bahn Knife Attack

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

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 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 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 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...

Munich jobs fair for engineers

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting an engineering recruitment fair on the 19th November in Munich....

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,...

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

Munich is famous for its beer festivals, culture, sporting heritage and countless other things. Yet most residents of...

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...

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...

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....

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

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

With Munich's traditional beerfest now less than two weeks away, many festival goers will be turning their attention to...

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...

Ecclestone trial ends

A Munich court has agreed to cancel bribery charges against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone after his defence offered a...

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...

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...

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 flights cancelled

For latest strike news, see The Germany Eye Strike News. The Germany Eye Strike LatestLufthansa pilots have agreed to a...

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 Votes

With a middle finger gesture of Chancellor Angela Merkel's rival for the Chancellery stirring up the campaign, the largest...

Eurozone emerges from recession

The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...

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...

Little American Oktoberfest

The Little American Oktoberfest runs this year from 4th July through to 7th July at the Waldwirtschaft near Pullach....

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...

Bavaria increases flood alerts

The unseasonally wet conditions persisted in recent days, leading to the river Isar rising dangerously amid flood alerts...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Heavy rain causes flooding

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

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...