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120 posts, 27 August
In the meantime, I'm pretty sure you will be extending to everyone you meet that good old heart warming feeling that the person they are talking to is a pompous jackass who doesn't know his place.
2 posts, 22 August
I was there most of today as part of a small team looking after our exhibit - full in the sunshine, getting roasted. At least no rain.   "Looking After" ranges from talking to interested persons to…
30 posts, 22 August
a dream. In Berlin they just shove past as if it's your fault (in my case, I often notice the person and intend to let them through just as soon as I'm able, and still get shoved by a person too…
2 posts, 21 August
Hi Bernie,   Steve here, we spoke yesterday regarding your event and the setting up of a hurling team... I'll write up here a bit of information about hurling and hopefullly some people will be…
2 posts, 20 August
Hey all, this new group is just for you if you'd like to meet like-minded people in Hamburg. Join to be a part of meet-up events, advice exchange and lots more. facebook.com/groups/1469...   See…
1 posts, 15 August
Top Notch Comedy Club presents, Sat 5th Sep 2015 >>>>>>... Dane Baptiste & Eshaan Akbar @ Motte for one day only !!!! Dane Baptiste is right now on the verge of becoming one of…
33 posts, 14 August
Hot (+25C at the moment) & very sticky here. Not a breath of wind.   So far today all rain showers have passed us by to the West but according to WetterRadar we will get a load soon.
3 posts, 13 August
With 20 months, he's old enough for a nursery. Every child older than 12 months living in Hamburg is entitled to a place either in KiTa or with Tagesmutter, up to 5h/day free of charge.   But if…
7 posts, 13 August
Recently, I have done my practical lessons & was able to clear up. *(Conversion of Indian DL to German Driving License)   Its highly recommended to go for Driving school & take practical…
7 posts, 9 August
Hi,   I'm also new to HAM, I'm intermediate level and looking for people who would like to play regularly tennis. I have a place where to play very central in Hamburg.    If you are up to burn some…
2 posts, 8 August
Do we have in Hamburg an advocacy service that helps non German speakers with insurance company and bank correspondence etc and could guide you through the bureaucracy?   I hate to keep asking…
29 posts, 6 August
I would not recommend Kabel Deutschland at ALL! They are thieves and dishonest people. The customer service sucks. I relocated to the UK and cancelled and returned my router in March. They had me pay…
1 posts, 4 August
Hello,   My application has been shortlisted for telephonic round of interview, as a process of taking admission in Executive MBA Course   Can anyone advise how are these interviews and what…
1 posts, 1 August
Hello all as I work in the container/ shipping industry, was wondering if anyone working in the same field up for coffee after work anytime during August as sort of social and professional…
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'No limit to refugees Germany can take in'

'No limit to refugees Germany can take in'

Germany's top official dealing with refugees said on Monday that there was 'no upper limit' to Germany's capacity for taking in people in need of asylum.

Berlin orchestra's Tehran concert blocked by Iran

Berlin orchestra's Tehran concert blocked by Iran

Iran has barred famed conductor Daniel Barenboim from entering the Islamic republic because of his Israeli citizenship, thwarting his plan to lead a performance in Tehran, media reported Sunday.

Dortmund reclaim top spot with Hertha win

Dortmund reclaim top spot with Hertha win

Borussia Dortmund reclaimed top spot in the Bundesliga from Bayern Munich on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Hertha Berlin -- their eighth straight win under new coach Thomas Tuchel.

Germany's friendship vow to Afghanistan

Germany's friendship vow to Afghanistan

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that German friendship with Afghanistan had "no end date" as he visited Kabul under tight security on Sunday.

German media and celebs rally for refugees

German media and celebs rally for refugees

Germany may have witnessed violent anti-refugee protests this week -- but the message from the country's media and celebrities is a loud and determined welcome for people fleeing the horrors of war.