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Bye Bye, Obikes!

Obikes leave Munich
Rental bike provider Obike from Singapore has started to withdraw a large part of their fleet from Munich. From the end of...

Public Services on Strike - Verdi

The German labor union Verdi has announced a nationwide strike throughout Bavaria from Tuesday (March 20th 2018) to...

Munich Security Conference 2018 - City Center becomes a restricted area

Munich Security Conference 2018
This year's Munich Security Conference (MSC) will be held from February 16 - 18th, 2018 at the "Hotel Bayerischer Hof"...

DB Sprinter Hits Technical Issues

It should have been the glorious end of a long and expensive journey; after more than 25 years of planning, political...

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

Munich Engineering Jobs - accepting CVs
The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting its annual engineering recruitment fair on Thursday 16th November in...

Munich Top City for IT and Engineering

Munich top city for engineering jobs
Back in 2014, a study by the European Commission confirmed that Munich is the city that offers Information and...

Storm damage warning for Isar region

Heavy storms from last Friday caused huge damage to regions in southern Germany, especially in the forests of eastern...

Munich Jobs - a recruitment agency for engineers

Munich Jobs
Munich has long been an attractive destination for major companies to open a German or European branch. Many large and...

Municipal security guards for Munich

Munich Hauptbahnhof
Following a city council decision from 2016, the Kreisverwaltungsreferat (department of district administration) submitted...

Eisbach Claims Second Victim in two Weeks

Only two weeks after the drowning of a teenage girl, a 35-year-old male tourist from India has suffered the same fate....

Teenage girl drowns in Eisbach

The surfing-wave in English Garden is a popular highlight with both tourists and locals. A reminder of Munich's relaxed...

Cycling Survey Results for Munich

Munich Cyclists
Munich still has to improve a lot when it comes to bicycle friendliness. That is the result of a survey conducted by the...

Siemens to Cut 1700 Jobs

Siemens Jobs
As part of a major efficency drive, the German technology and engineering conglomerate Siemens, is to cut 1700 jobs over...

S-Bahn Weekend Maintenance Closures

SBahn weekend closures
Starting on Friday, May 12th 2017 at 10:45pm and ending on Monday, May 15th 2017 4.30am, the S-Bahn Stammstrecke (main...

Disney Store Rumours Abound

Munich Disney Store
The Disney entertainment group reportedly plans to come back to Munich after 15 years of absence. According to the...

Engineering Jobs Fair in Munich

Munich engineering recruitment fair
The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting an engineering recruitment fair on the 17th November in Munich. The...

Grafing S-Bahn Knife Attack

Grafing station, scene of knife attack
Shortly before 05:00 this morning at Grafing station, a knife-wielding assailant attacked a number of commuters, killing...

Ten killed as trains collide in Bavaria

Bad Aibling train collision
Two trains collided head-on killing ten people and injuring more than 100 near Bad Aibling, about 60 kilometres southeast...

Police Issue Terror Alert for Munich

Munich police issue terror alert
Munich: Bavarian Police have issued a terror alert, warning people to stay away from crowded spots on New Year eve. As...

Skype superimposes the French flag on its chat heart emoticon

Skype users  following the political line
In a blatant disregard for its users' right to express themselves without political interference or misrepresentation,...
Germany Airport Strike

Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne

Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and CologneVerdi, a major German union, is demanding a 6 percent...
S-Bahn Maintenance Schedule

S-Bahn Main Line Closures 2018

In 2018 a lot of inconveniences can be expected for passengers of the Deutsche Bahn and especially the S-Bahn, as the...

Institutionalist Ciudadanos won the election, but pro independence parties retain majority

Ines Arrimadas, leader of Ciudadanos with 37 seats obtained most of the support from voters (25,3), but it wasn´t...

Olympiaturm Turns 50

Munich's Olympic Tower was opened exactly 50 years ago - on February 22nd 1968 - for the first time. With its exactly...
Hillary the hawk at Stachus

Why Hillary Is Good For Your Health

Passing through the basement floor at Stachus these days you might not be sure if you can trust your eyes, as Hillary the...
Obike Muenchen

Oh dear, Obikes

So far since launch, 6800 Obikes bikes have been positioned in Munich. More and more of these bicycles-for-rent are being...
Tollwood Winter Festival

Winter Tollwood 2017

Tollwood Winter Festival 2017 is currently taking place at the Theresienwiese in Munich. This year's festival motto is:...
Chicago Booth MBA

Is an Executive MBA Worth it?

The Future of Business Education: Is an Executive MBA Worth it? Join Chicago Booth in Munich for a candid panel...

Rosenheimerplatz Knife Attack - multiple victims

UPDATE: Munich police have now confirmed the man being held is in fact their prime suspect and the emergency situation...
SBahn delays

Second S-Bahn weekend maintenance closures

For the second - and last - time of the year, the S-Bahn Stammstrecke (main line) will be out of service due to repair and...

Follow-Up on the Unterfoehring shooting

A 26-year-old female police officer was severely injured three months ago during a routine check at the Unterföhring...

Munich Students Win Hyperloop Contest

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and the aerospace company SpaceX, launched the "Hyperloop Pod Competition" in 2015. The...

Men Also Have Trouble Juggling Work and Family

According to research published online in the Journal of Applied Psychology by the American Psychological Association,...
Dachau Concentration Camp

Stolen Dachau KZ-gate Now on Display

The historic main gate of the former concentration camp at Dachau was stolen in November 2014 and recovered at the end of...
Oktoberfest 2017

Oktoberfest 2017 Updates Security

Safety precautions for the Wiesn are being further expanded in 2017. For the first time police will patrol the festivities...

Stammbach Crash leaves many dead

As many as eighteen people are reported missing after a coach crash on the A9 motorway near Stammbach. The tour bus was...

Unterföhring Shooting Update

Police and the public prosecutor's office are still investigating the details of the Unterföhring incident. According to...

Unterföhring Incident Leaves Four Injured

During a routine police check at Unterföhring S-Bahn station, a man snatched a policeman's gun and tired to push his male...
Airbus Munich jobs may be affected

Qatar Boycott worries Airbus and Boeing

Several Arabic countries have cut their connections with Qatar, accusing the emirate of supporting terrorism. Although...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Germany Looks to the East

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Germany on Wednesday evening, hours prior to Trump pulling out of the Paris Climate...
Anti-vaccine Movement to be fined

German Vaccinations to be Enforced

Recently, Italian legislators cracked down on parents who have deliberately refused to vaccinate their children, and next...
Coffee Cup Waster Munich

Coffee-to-No-Go Campaign

The municipal committee of Munich has unanimously voted for an extensive campaign against the usage of disposable paper...
FC bayern Munich City Hall

FC Bayern München Celebrates Victory

FC Bayern München is yet again the German championship Bundesliga winner for the 27th time - and the 5th time in a...
Munich Airport

Munich Airport 25th anniversary

25 years ago, on May 17th 1992, Munich's Franz Josef Strauss airport went into operation. The anniversary will be...

Amazon Lockers for Munich

Amazon plans to become more and more independent from the classical parcel services business model. Therefore the online...
Chinese Language in Bavaria

Chinese Finals is a First

For the first time ever seven Bavarian students are about to take their high school diplomas (Abitur) in Chinese. During...
Regionale Wohnungsbaukonferenz

Is Munich going to explode?

Munich is growing faster than expected. According to the newest demographic report, the number of inhabitants in the city...

British citizen dies in Maxvorstadt incident

A 24 year old British citizen has been found seriously injured on the pavement of Max-Joseph-Straße in the early hours of...
Munich OEZ Mall Attack

Munich OEZ Mall Attack: crazed gunman right-wing minded

According to the official inquiry report into the Munich OEZ mall attack on July 22nd 2016, the gunman - 18 year old David...
Tollwood 2016

Tollwood 2016

Artistics at its best with Cirque Eloize's "Saloon". The Tollwood Winter Festival takes place from 23rd of November to...

Munich OEZ Mall Attack

HOTLINE for concerned relatives or enquiries about missing people: 0800 7766350 UPDATE (01:30): police issue statement...
Axe attack in Wurzburg

Axe attack on Wurzburg Train

Four people have been injured, three seriously, by an axe-wielding assiallant. The incident took place on a train...

UK tax avoidance suspects in the spotlight

Tax avoidance in the UK is big news in recent weeks, with Google managing to avoid paying a huge amount of back payments...
86th Geneva International Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show 2016

2016 marks the 86th Geneva International Motor Show. During this prestigious motor show, the Car of the Year is unveiled,...
Bad Aibling train collision

Bad Aibling fatal train collision

Two passenger trains have crashed near Bad Aibling, south east of Munich, with police claiming at least four people have...
Fasching with Karneval Universe

Karneval countdown

As the temperature dips below freeezing and Munich beds down for the long-avoided winter, Fasching season arrives and...
German fans proud of their colours

New Data Proves German Soccer Fans Are Amongst The Most Patriotic In Europe

Germans have never been famous for their patriotism, perhaps only outdone by the English in their unwillingness to fly the...
The Association of German Engineers' Recruitment Day

Munich jobs fair for engineers

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is hosting an engineering recruitment fair on the 19th November in Munich.  The...
John Kasich fits the bill

Republican Party needs a Compassionate Conservative

A strong but unexpected conservative victory in the recently concluded UK general elections was preceded by a rapid surge...
Deutsche Bahn relief as union talks

DB strike called off

Deutsche Bahn train drivers have suspended their latest strike and agreed to negotiations with their employer. Deutsche...