Temperatures are expected to spike significantly in the coming days.
Malta may be a small island but size can be deceiving. From an entire ‘village’ full of cats to a neolithic necropolis, there’s much more to Malta than meets the eye.
Germany's comprehensive rail system can be a challenge when you use it for the first time - or even 20th. Here is our guide to German trains including tips and useful vocabulary.
Forget flying! The best way to see Europe is via bus and rail. Oh, and it’s usually cheaper and often faster than taking to the skies. The Local rounds up some top tips for planning your next European adventure.
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Eleven German universities and university associations will in future be allowed to bear the coveted title of "Excellence University" - and receive more state funding as a result.
After 20 years in the works, the James Simon Gallery, which pays homage to the Jewish patron of Berlin museums, is getting ready to launch in the capital this weekend.
Behind on your taxes? Here’s how you can get caught up.
The state government in Berlin is taking over 670 apartments in the former East of the city from private ownership after an outcry over gentrification in the German capital.
Moving abroad offers an exciting opportunity to live a happier and healthier life. But how can you make sure that you’re enjoying the experience to its fullest? That’s where practising mindfulness can help.
As Angela Merkel celebrates her 65th birthday, we look back at some of the key moments and photos that have shaped her remarkable life in Germany.
Is your university on the list of the best places to study in Germany?
Every month, a new reader takes over The Local's Instagram for a week to show us their Germany. Jenna Davis, from Ontario, Canada, recently showed us her Düsseldorf.
Want to know the German cities where it’s easiest to find a craft-brewed beer, drink iced coffee and speak English? Probably the ones most influenced by their large American populations.
A new survey has found a third of employees in Germany are working over a year unpaid during their careers.
Don’t worry if someone calls you or something that you’re doing ‘geil’. It is not derogatory as it first appears.
Nearly 60 percent of Germans feel that Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of uncontrolled shaking are a personal matter, according to a survey published on Saturday.
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.
The Vatican will open crypts recently discovered under a trapdoor as it attempts to get to the bottom of a mystery involving two princesses and a missing teenager girl.
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.