Whether film festivals, vintage fairs or Oktoberfest parties, there’s lots going on throughout Germany this weekend, September 27th-29th.
The Local spoke to the co-founders of Monito, a money transfer comparison site that helps you find the best exchange rate on international money transfers.
Campaigners for British people living in the EU accused the UK government of a massive betrayal on Monday after it was announced the health costs of pensioners would only be covered for six months in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Germany's becoming more digital by the day. Here are four areas where it's been slow -- and when it will catch up.
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For years after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the mantra for millions of former East Germans was to "Go West" for better jobs and opportunities. But now the reverse is often the case.
For one American journalist, swimming in a Berlin lake proved to be the (at times comic) moment of liberation she had hoped for.
Berlin authorities barred a planned appearance by two rappers during a pro-Palestinian rally at the Brandenburg Gate on the grounds of "anti-Semitic messages" in their lyrics.
A 77-year-old patient has died and 72 people were injured at a fire in a Düsseldorf hospital.
The world's biggest beer festival attracts people from all over the world, meaning it can be expensive and packed. Luckily, Paul Wheatley has done it many times before and knows how to cut through the crowds.
Germany was an early pioneer in renewable energy and has massively boosted wind and solar power, so why is it bound to miss its self-imposed climate goals for next year?
According to the latest official data, international students now make up nearly 15 percent of Germany's student population. Who are they?
We regularly ask readers to take over The Local Germany's Instagram. Recently, July Rocha from Aracaju, northeastern Brazil, showed us her Hamburg.
As it’s the very spooky day of Friday the 13th, we thought we’d take a look at some German superstitions and show you how to save yourself from some very bad luck in the Bundesrepublik.
The Bavarian state government wants to make rules on rest and maximum working hours more flexible. Here's why.
Whether you're "settled down" or still figuring out what you want to do with your life, these distinctly German words shed some light on life in your 30s.
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.
An international city with a reputation for style, Berlin is a haven for shopaholics. Here's The Local's guide to some of the best places to shop in the capital city that reflect its range in styles, tastes and creative ideas.
An incisive Twitter thread took apart misunderstandings of the concept of hygge and its dubious grammatical usage in English. See whether you agree with the analysis.
Thousands of protesters, many on bicycles, gathered in the southern German city of Frankfurt Saturday to protest outside the city's motor show, part of a new wave of environmental activism.
Removed from their language and culture, many people who first arrive in Germany experience feelings of isolation. The Local has spoken to expats who have struggled with loneliness to find out how they overcame it.