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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Irish...

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...

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...

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...

Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne

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

Raila Odinga - 5 intriguing facts you never knew

Raila Odinga
Raila Odinga is an outstanding personality in Kenyan politics, the party leader for Cord, and former Kenyan Prime...

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...

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...

Oktoberfest Season Is Here

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Karneval Universe
Munich's 183rd Ooktoberfest is fast approaching and many festival goers will be turning their attention to how best to...

Das Burnout: The Emotional Impact of Stress at Work

Burnout hits us all
Everyone has felt stress at work at some point, it's natural. Whether it be working to deadlines, an important meeting or...

The Geneva Motor Show 2016

86th Geneva International Motor Show
2016 marks the 86th Geneva International Motor Show. During this prestigious motor show, the Car of the Year is unveiled,...

Icelandic Seasons limited edition photobook available

Icelandic Seasons' breathtaking photography
The master photographer Martin Schulz is a true friend of Iceland. He has visited the country 15 times and he has...

Munich jobs fair for engineers

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

DB strike called off

Deutsche Bahn relief as union talks
Deutsche Bahn train drivers have suspended their latest strike and agreed to negotiations with their employer. Deutsche...

DB train drivers on strike for five days

DB strikes again
The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, but a new wall of trade unionism creeping up in the railroad sector is dividing...

Start Celebrating Halloween with the help of Micaela Schäfer and Horror-Shop!

Micaela Schäfer leads the naked zombie apocalypse
With Halloween just around the corner, Munich's own Horror-Shop has just the event to get you in to the spooky spirit....

Karneval Universe - Your One Stop Karneval Shop

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 of...

It's Halloween 365 days a year with Munich's Horror-Shop

Munich's Horror Shop - terror on tap!
Whether you are looking to throw a traditional Halloween party with pumpkins and ghouls aplenty, or if you want to plan a...

Pakistan goes to key elections

Pakistan elections can be violent affairs
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...

Amazon employees strike

Verdi calls Amazon workers out on strike
The major online store, Amazon, is on the receiving end of industrial action at two of its distribution centres, in...

Lufthansa strike - 3800 flights cancelled

Lufthansa Strike - 3800 Cancellations
For latest strike news, see The Germany Eye Strike News. The Germany Eye Strike LatestLufthansa pilots have agreed to a...

Germany Votes

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

Munich jobs boom hits accommodation

Work and Economics minister Dieter Reiter (SPD)
Since 2011, Munich has seen an impressive increase in the number of new jobs being created, says Work and Economics...

Police continue hunt for Isarvorstadt murderer

The cyclepath where the unprovoked attack took place on Erhardtstraße
Police are continuing their hunt for the murderer of a man who was stabbed to death on Erhardtstraße.  As the victim...

Rappers Give Local Residents A Scare

Guns and Gangstas --munichFOTO/Wiki
A group of rappers shooting a music video in Munich were arrested today. The musicians had brought several fake weapons to...

Uncertainty Over Taliban Office in Qatar

This tailoring outlet in Doha, called the Taliban Store, surprisingly has nothing to do with the Afghan militants. The word Taliban, in Arabic, means student. Residents say  the  decades-old store earlier used to tailor uniforms for school students. Now it has a diverse clientele.
Doha: Mark Johnson, who worked for an airline in Doha, applied for multiple 'exit permits' to go out of the country. When...

Man sues over Internet downtime

The Internet is now an essential service under German law
A German court has ruled that citizens have the right to claim compensation from ISP's (Internet Service Providers) if...

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...

Christmas Pudding Recipe

The perfect Christmas pudding
After a couple of Christmases here in Munich, I began to miss things from home that I'd never even particularly liked...

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...

UNIDO and PJSC Norilsk Nickel to Collaborate

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

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....

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...

Extinction Rebellion targets Potsdamer Platz

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

Airport S-Bahn Delays

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

Three benefits of automation in manufacturing

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indian Man Stabbed to Death

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

The benefits of caring for your teeth from a young age

It's advised that babies should have their teeth cleaned as soon as their first milk tooth breaks through. This begins...

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...

The Best Business Smartphones

A great smartphone can make your business life easier. We have been searching around for the best corporate smartphones...

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...

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...

Terror Attack Training Planned for Hauptbahnhof

Munich police will engage in a terrorist response training exercise during the night from Tuesday, 17 April 2018 to...
Wikipedia: Pbrundel

The Social Phobia that Stops People Going to the Toilet

Paruresis - colloquially, "bashful bladder syndrome" - is a psychological condition that prevents people from urinating...
BYUPPI @Pixabay

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...

SEO Tips 2018

Ranking high is very important in digital marketing. It allows you can stay relevant and gain competitive advantage. SEO...
Healthy Eating Tips

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...

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...
Gennadiy Butkevych

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...

Trading signals on Forex

Currency trading on the Forex market has its own important features and rules which each player should follow. The...
Munich engineering recruitment fair

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

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

Munich OEZ Mall Attack

HOTLINE for concerned relatives or enquiries about missing people: 0800 7766350 UPDATE (01:30): police issue statement...
Axe attack in Wurzburg

Axe attack on Wurzburg Train

Four people have been injured, three seriously, by an axe-wielding assiallant. The incident took place on a train...
Grafing station, scene of knife attack

Grafing S-Bahn Knife Attack

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

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...
Bad Aibling train collision

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...
Fasching with Karneval Universe

Karneval countdown

As the temperature dips below freeezing and Munich beds down for the long-avoided winter, Fasching season arrives and...
A very British Christmas indeed

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...
Triporia uses Streetview to help you decide

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...
Skype users  following the political line

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,...
Bahar Mustafa - diversity just got weird

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...
Healthcare tourism in Munich is growing

Healthcare tourism in Munich

Munich is famous for its beer festivals, culture, sporting heritage and countless other things. Yet most residents of...
Fasching with The Spider Murphy Gang

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...
German business confidence slips, yet again

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...
Eurozone exits recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction

Eurozone emerges from recession

The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...
Monte Rio Cottages, a refuge from city life

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...
Wirtshaus am Bavariapark's beer garden

Oktoberfest alternative, with class

Want all the thrills of the Oktoberfest without the over-crowding and extortionate beer prices?  Then you need to find...
Celebrate Oktoberfest with Karneval Universe

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...
InterNations prepares for 7th birthday party in Munich

InterNations Prepares for 7th Birthday

The 181st Oktoberfest isn't the only anticipated event in Germany this September. InterNations, the world's largest...
Bernie Ecclestone in Eur 75m settlement

Ecclestone trial ends

A Munich court has agreed to cancel bribery charges against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone after his defence offered a...
Finally, the chance to meet singles in Munich

Dating in Munich

They say that Munich is the singles capital of Germany, yet the experience of most is that it is actually quite difficult...
Antoine van Veldhuizen and his family were on flight MH17

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...
Cornelius Gurlitt, passed away aged 81

Cornelius Gurlitt dead at 81

Cornelius Gurlitt, the Munich resident who recently became infamous for his massive colection of Nazi art, has died aged...
Naked ambition knows no bounds

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...
Exciting and unusual job opportunity for expats

Exciting multicultural job opportunity

TME Recruitment is publicising a job opportunity which warrants closer inspection by the expatriate crowd here in Munich....
Cortisol extracted from hair reveals long-term stress.

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...
The Munich Readery hosts a scary Halloween reading hour

Spooky Halloween stories

The Munich Readery invites brave children to a special Halloween reading hour at its bookstore on Augustenstr, this...
eEurozone exits recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction

Eurozone emerges from recession

The eurozone has finally emerged from recession following an unprecedented 18 months of economic contraction. Its GDP grew...
More S-bahn disruptions planned

S-Bahn maintenance delays

More S-Bahn maintenance work is planned for the months ahead, ending in December.  The S-Bahn station...
The Little American Oktoberfest, Waldwirtschaft at Georg-Kalb-Str. 3, Pullach

Little American Oktoberfest

The Little American Oktoberfest runs this year from 4th July through to 7th July at the Waldwirtschaft near Pullach.  It...
Susanne Plassmann, founder of

Flirting with Deutsch

A company promoting a novel approach to learning the German language, have just launched their new business in Munich....
The river Isar is dangerously close to bursting its banks in certain parts of the city

Bavaria increases flood alerts

The unseasonally wet conditions persisted in recent days, leading to the river Isar rising dangerously amid flood alerts...
Another fire alert in Riestrasse. No injuries reported.

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...
Bashar Al-Assad, the President of Syria, remains defiant

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...
Ahmad Mouaz Al-Khatib Al-Hasani, the leader of the Syrian Revolutionary Forces

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...

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...
80th anniversary of Hitler's ascension to power

Hitler as chancellor, 80th anniversary

Today marks the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's appointment as chancellor of Germany. Events across the country will...
Lowest rate of smoking in 20 years

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...
Heavy snowfall continues to cause disruptions across Germany

No thaw in sight - Germany under snow

Germany has been hit by unusually heavy snowfall, causing traffic disruption and dangerous driving conditions....
The Isar once again shows its power

Heavy rain causes flooding

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

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...

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...

Toyota Recall

Toyota Motors said on Wednesday that it was recalling 2.77 million cars worldwide, this being its second major recall...