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7 posts, 25 July
I stand corrected, you *have* posted several ranty things about lecherous men lurking outside the Damen Umkleide. "Lurking outside" is not "in" though. Perhaps you could deal with your problem in the…
1 posts, 23 July
Hi everybody! I am selling all my furniture as I will leave Hamburg at the end of August. Everything is in perfect shape, excellent condition at great prices! All will be given away on the 29th of…
1 posts, 21 July
I have a Commerzbank account in Munich and am in Hamburg at the moment. For getting a schufa statement from Postbank, is it mandatory that the account should be from Postbank or are everyone allowed…
63 posts, 20 July
Hi, I am looking for an English speaking playgroup in and around Eppendorf. My daughter is 1.5 right now. I work till about 15:30 everyday, so it would be great in the afternoon. Thanks for any tips!
74 posts, 13 July
Amt für Fluchtlinge? - They must be very p...ed off with our brand of weather. When they all came last year it was warm & sunny! We glider pilots are seeing the season slipping away with any…
3 posts, 13 July
Hi G.White Do these teams still exist? I used to play Womens and mixed lacross at school and university and although I haven't played for a while I would be keen to get involved if this is still…
64 posts, 13 July
Hi Mrs_Hambleton I have just moved here from London and I used to play netball there weekly. I know this post goes back a long way but I was wondering if there were still any netball teams that…
3 posts, 11 July
I'm doing my course here fahrschule-weber-h... there are good so far, but they will take too long. also my personal experience is, in Germany you shouldn't do rash. keep calm and continue.
11 posts, 11 July
I think, here in germany submitting tax return is not so complecated. rather simple than USA. I don't why you pay more than 100 euro. I did my first year with a help of advisor. she took only 100…
1 posts, 4 July
Hi all, I'm writing my master thesis and has found a great job which will start in August 1. The HR needs the work permit from me before I can start working, so I went to the Ausländerbehörder to…
11 posts, 4 July
If anyone has books or magazines to donate, in Hamburg near Uni Hamburg let me know. Because I'm thinking of starting a small book lending closet for adults. Non-English books also welcome. Since the…
5 posts, 3 July
Hi Hamburgcyclist If you're still looking, I go out most weekends for a 60 or so km ride in the Vierland area, similar speed. Let me know if you wanna meet. This weekend's been a bit dodgy so…
10 posts, 30 June
Hi drone enthusiasts! sorry taking so long to respond. Flying in Germany is tightly regulated, especially around airports, train stations, ports, autobahns and public gatherings . . . but you…
14 posts, 28 June
Did the landlord sign an "Übergabeprotokoll" (of which you have a copy) saying that everything was satisfactory, in which case he doesn't have a leg to stand on. If this is the case remind him firmly…
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The Local Germany
Rights experts call for calm after string of violent attacks

Rights experts call for calm after string of violent attacks

Human rights groups and legal experts are warning the government to react responsibly to the attacks and rampages which have taken place in Germany in recent days.

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany

As details come to light about the men who killed a priest in an attack on a small-town church in France on Tuesday, it has emerged that at least one of them was well-known to authorities.

Dutch join hunt for German terrorists-turned-outlaws

Dutch join hunt for German terrorists-turned-outlaws

Dutch police on Tuesday told people to be on the lookout for three German far-left militants, at large for decades and suspected of a string of recent heists.

German Olympic champion savages 'pro-doping' IOC

German Olympic champion savages 'pro-doping' IOC

Olympic discus champion Robert Harting on Tuesday launched a venomous verbal attack on compatriot Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, for the IOC's stance on state-run Russian doping.

Man gets life in jail for murder of two young children

Man gets life in jail for murder of two young children

A former security guard was handed a life sentence Tuesday for murdering two children, one of them a four-year-old Bosnian boy snatched from a crowded migrant registration centre last year.

German Turks mourn Munich shooting victims

German Turks mourn Munich shooting victims

Several hundred people remembered the nine victims of Friday’s shooting at a commemoration in Munich on Tuesday, organized by local Turkish Muslims.