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book report: German Men Sit Down to Pee

I’m probably leaving Germany this autumn, so am reading all the books I bought and never opened, or the books people gave me as gifts. It will, I dare say, take quite a while but I’m hoping to get through as many as possible and then dump them somewhere, possibly in a lake since Germans don’t even read German-language books, except crime thrillers. 276 more words

Holidays 2019: How safe is it to travel to Germany? What’s the terrorism threat?

Germany holidays attract a huge number of Britons every summer looking for a short-haul getaway. The country boasts a rich cultural history, a diverse landscape featuring mountain ranges, forests and beaches, world-famous beer and more. 24 more words


Far-right sympathiser suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician

This content was published on June 17, 2019

By Joseph Nasr

BERLIN (Reuters) – A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathiser, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office said on Monday. 494 more words


What to do with a problem like Germany? Cut interest-rates further....

Over the past year there has been something of a sea change for the economy of Germany. After a period of what in these times was strong economic growth the engine of the Euro area has stuttered and coughed. 1,370 more words

General Economics

A trip down memory lane to Gutersloh, Germany

Now it wouldn’t have been right to take a motorhome tour of
Europe and go through Germany without going back and visiting Gutersloh; the
town that I lived in as a child. 556 more words


The level of air pollution, mostly due to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) emissions from traffic, has exceeded European limit values in 57 German cities in 2018, the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) has found.

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Air Quality


The Vans contest was LIT on the weekend. OurBMX just posted up their highlights from the Finals, and this is straight up bonkers. Click on this and watch the mayhem now… 21 more words

BMX Life