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59 posts, 14:17 hrs
Not sure if you got your answers already. Bollywood store in AugustenStr...20 meters from the UBahn stn...btw Ghee is Clarified Butter  you could also make ghee from butter.. by slowy heating it with…
3 posts, 11:57 hrs
A group (10 people) from my company is having an all-day workshop on February 22nd (a Monday), and is looking for some sort of evening group activity in Munich or Riem/Aschheim etc.. They cannot do…
227 posts, 08:22 hrs
grimmiger: The drift is understandable. All parts of Germany are affected by this Plague of crimes by Illegal Immigrants !!! I fear all of us are wasting time being keyboard warriors, seeing our huge…
18 posts, 19:58 yesterday
Hello Munich Hashers, the next hash run no 646 will be our Annual General Piss Up and Mismangement Erections you are entitled to vote/apply for Mismanagement positions at the upcuming AGPU. Now in…
11 posts, 19:00 yesterday
Hello! I am a 22 year old American student, studying Literature and Linguistics at LMU looking for a part time job as a babysitter, or conversational English tutor. Having past experience both in…
16 posts, 18:59 yesterday
Hello! I am a 22 year old American student, studying Literature and Linguistics at LMU looking for a part time job as a babysitter, or conversational English tutor. Having past experience both in…
2 posts, 13:42 yesterday
We're a German family who moved back from the US to Munich last summer. Since we haven't met any other English speaking families with older kids I thought I'd give it a try here. Our son would love…
278 posts, 13:21 yesterday
@MaggieQuigs This is great news! I am leaving today, will be back on Tuesday only. I will definitely up for Wednesday (or Thursday-Friday). How can I find you there? Regards to everyone =)
4 posts, 10:56 yesterday
A word to the wise!! If you do join a gym, make sure you understand the contract rules regarding cancellation down the road. You may have to give a few months' notice (like be charged for 3 months,…
28 posts, 09:18 yesterday
Hi guys! I would also like to join you. I am a publicly appointed and sworn translator for Spanish and German and I am looking foward to meeting new colleagues. Cheers! 1) crusoe 2)…
1 posts, 08:34 yesterday
Hi all, Greetings for the day. Valentine's Day special Bollywood night is coming again this year 馃槉 Last year it was successful and gave us the inspiration to do it again... This year we are planning…
441 posts, 4 February
Hi Lorraine, We meet every Wednesday and (right now) go on a walk or go to a Winterspielplatz, depending on the weather. I try to make a post every Sunday for the upcoming week, after looking at…
16 posts, 4 February
The winner is... Niederlassung, Butterme... 6, 80469 München (corner of this street and Klenzestrasse) Google Map. I'm on mobile now so I can't change the post subject. Can anyone do that?
4 posts, 4 February
Rehearsals for the Singers begin this coming Wednesday, Jan. 20, 19:15 at Stadtteilkultur 2411 e.V., Blodigstraße 4, Hasenbergl UBahn. Jan. 28 the big band starts -- and Feb. 1 the orchestra…
5 posts, 4 February
Bump. I need some help to put up lights in my bathroom, would be excellent to have an english speaking (german speaker are also ok) electrician for this matter. Any recommendations? Thanks
3 posts, 4 February
Just a reminder to RSVP on Facebook if you would like to join us! You don't need to be a Democrat (or super politically motivated) to attend! In fact, even if you aren't from the US, you are still…
561 posts, 4 February
Hi everyone! I am hosting a cocktail & Presidential debate watch get-together this Sunday afternoon at 4pm! It's an event for Young Democrats (part of Democrats Abroad), but you don't have to…
1 posts, 4 February
Anyone looking for a place in a German-English kindergarten in 2017? Chocolate Butterflies, a longtime parents initiative in Sendling, is hosting an Open House Day on Saturday, 20 February, 9.30 -…
35 posts, 4 February
Arise Old thread and be born again!!! Apparently the surveys are still going on.. A freshly setup sensor network is in place spanning from the Schwanthalerhohe area all the way down to…
11 posts, 4 February
Hi Toytown skiers! I'm hoping to do one or more long ski trips in March, at somewhere in the Alps in Austria or Germany that still has snow. However, I'm a poor master's student, so I'm looking…
2 posts, 3 February
Hello smoochkins It's cocktails in the Sappralott in Donnersberger Straße on Friday.  A cool bar serving Augustiner beer and cocktails with a great atmosphere in a nice part of town. And only a short…
12 posts, 3 February
Hi all - for those who messaged and couldn't make it last week, you're in luck! You have one more chance tomorrow night. Please PM me if you're interested. The session is free of charge and there…
1 posts, 3 February
Hi all, We are looking for recommendations for a lawyer who specializes in business partnership issues (nutshell: partner was asked to leave the company and now asking for too much money for his…
39 posts, 3 February
Anyone in need of a dog walker or sitter should contact Barry at mclavis35@gmail.com He is the best, and I have used him to watch my dog every time I go away. He also comes regularly to walk the…
109 posts, 3 February
Hi pet owners! I can highly recommend Barry, who watched my dog while I was away. He also takes the pup on a walk every day while I am at work, feeds him, and generally takes fantastic care! He is a…
7 posts, 2 February
Hi Beth! Not an expat (hubby grew up in Baldham) but we also just moved to Vaterstetten from Switzerland. I would love to meet up with you and other fellow english speakers. Sending you my contact…
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The Local Germany

German FA launches action against Beckenbauer

German football chiefs on Friday launched a lawsuit involving Franz Beckenbauer, world governing body FIFA, two former German federation (DFB) presidents as well as the former head of adidas as part of the 2006 World Cup scandal.

Auschwitz guard, 93, to face trial in April

A 93-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp will stand trial in April for accessory to murder, a German court said Friday.

Germany struggling under massive asylum backlog

German authorities are struggling to process hundreds of thousands of asylum applications, the head of the country's refugee office admitted Friday, even though a record influx of migrants was finally slowing.

None of 'Isis arrests' were for plotting terror attack: police

Police confirmed to The Local on Friday that none of the people taken into custody on Thursday were arrested for planning an act of terrorism.

Customs seize 'stinking' ape skull from traveller's luggage

Customers officers did a double-take at Munich airport last week when a suitcase belonging to a man arriving from Thailand turned out to contain the reeking skull of an unfortunate ape.

Journalist 'groped' in front of live camera in Cologne

A Belgian journalist has said she was groped while on live television at the Cologne Karneval.