Weapons exports from German factories have decreased for the third consecutive year. Behind the continued trend has been a shift in the attitude of the German government.
The Local's editor Rachel Stern writes about her experience living in Germany with a common German word as an uncommon surname.
Test your knowledge of healthcare costs around the globe. You might be surprised by how much even a routine procedure like a root canal could set you back!
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned a wave of bombings against Sri Lankan churches and tourist spots, urging that "religious hate and intolerance must not win".
Meet three High Coasters who moved to the region and started living the ‘Swedish dream'.
Party organizers in Frankfurt who ignore German laws that forbid dancing in public on Good Friday risk a €1000 fine.
Be honest, who hasn't dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you've got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.
Have lingering questions about Brexit? A series of upcoming events give Brits in Germany the chance to cast their concerns and questions to the UK government directly.
London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world's most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.
Finding a place to live in Germany is “extremely difficult”, often "discriminatory" and one city in particular stood out. Here's what internationals had to say.
Greece's parliament on Wednesday began a debate on a resolution to demand the payment of German war crime reparations, an issue long disputed by Berlin.
From 'academic knocking' to funny formalities, the Local guides you through some of the strangest German academic traditions.
The Local's #MyGermany series invites you to take over our Instagram account and show the world your Germany.
The majority of states in Germany have a ban on dancing in public on Good Friday, and even Berlin will be a dance-free zone for most of the day out of respect for the religious holiday.
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.
As we get closer to the Easter weekend, let's have a look at today's word of the day, which describes a sad time when Christians look back and remember.
The British government's offer to cover the health costs of UK pensioners in Europe was meant to provide reassurance to elderly British citizens. The time-limited offer has been met with scorn however by rights groups that represent British nationals in the EU.
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.
Wind, rain, hail and thunderstorms: the weather across Italy has taken a dramatic turn for the worse.
German car behemoth Volkswagen said on Friday it had secured 10 years' worth of lithium for electric car batteries from Chinese manufacturer Ganfeng, ensuring supply of a key ingredient for the vital components.
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.