This oft-overlooked city played a key role in European power for several centuries - and is still well worth a visit.
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.
Who's going to be the big winners and losers of the Euro elections in Germany? What do voters care about? Our analysis breaks the important points down for you.
Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday took note of the decision by British Prime Minister Theresa May to resign "with respect", saying that they shared a "good and trusting" working relationship.
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.
A police officer’s response to drivers who slowed down and tried to photograph a fatal car accident in Bavaria has gone viral. The officer said he was illustrating the "bitter reality" of traffic fatalities.
Did you know there are 3,200 different types of bread in Germany? To celebrate German Bread Day here are some of our favourites.
A YouTube video calling out the German government for “gross incompetence” has gone viral – and provoked angry responses from leading politicians.
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.
The Local has just launched a new site offering thousands of job opportunities for international talent in Germany.
Today’s phrase of the day might seem like an arbitrary number – but it is far more than that.
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.
Journalist Stefano Origone told of being brutally beaten by riot police while reporting in Genova.
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.