The German government says it’s desperate to attract foreign talent to replenish its ageing workforce. But what's it really like to work here? Our readers weigh in.
Readly - the 'Spotify of magazines' - is offering readers of The Local a free month's worth of unlimited all-you-can-read magazines. All you need to do is answer one quick question.
Scientists tell us that older language learners will struggle against younger peers. But a German language teacher shares how - and why - his older students excel, sometimes ahead of classmates half their age.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Storms wreaked havoc across Germany, bringing with them a deluge of water, thunder and lightning – and even a tornado.
Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.
One person died and dozens of passengers were injured after a Flixbus overturned on an Autobahn near Leipzig, eastern Germany.
Did you know there are 3,200 different types of bread in Germany? To celebrate German Bread Day here are some of our favourites.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday ruled out taking on any political office in the EU or elsewhere after her planned departure as Germany's leader in 2021.
A total of 374,583 foreign students enrolled for higher education in German universities in the last semester of 2018. One recent international Master's graduate shares words of wisdom about how you can join the ranks.
The Local's #MyGermany series invites you to take over our Instagram account and show the world your Germany.
From extreme queues and inconsistent rules to frustrating bureaucracy, the Ausländerbehörde is unavoidable for many internationals in Germany. We spoke to readers to hear their experiences.
Answering emails during your 'Feierabend'? According to a European Court of Justice ruling on Tuesday, this time should be recorded and paid.
Being one of the most universal words in the German language, Zeug makes for a very useful word of the day.
The European elections are less than a month away and all EU citizens (probably even Brits) will have a chance to vote. We take a look at the German runners and riders.
The Brandenburg Gate is a military monument that has come to symbolize peace and unity. Here are a few facts about the iconic monument that you probably won't know.
Five jailed Catalan separatist leaders elected to the Spanish parliament last month were temporarily released from prison on Tuesday and escorted by police to the assembly to be sworn in as lawmakers.
Applying for jobs can feel overwhelming in a foreign country when you’re unfamiliar with the language and job market. The Local asked recruitment experts for their best tips on how to impress a potential German employer.
Whether you're bringing your furry friend from abroad or planning to adopt one, here are some key things you should know about having pets in Germany.