Ferris Wheel at the Ulmer Fest 2012

July Festivals In and Around Munich

Munich is of course known for the world famous Oktoberfest, but even in the middle of the summer very similar, yet mid-sized festivals are...
Munich to distribute Linux CDs to get people to ditch Windows XP

Munich to distribute Linux CDs to get people to ditch Windows XP

Next year, the Munich city council plans to distribute two thousand copies of Lubuntu to local residents who still own computers running Windows XP....
Munich film festival to present Farhadi’s latest film ‘Past

Munich film festival to present Farhadi’s latest film ‘Past’

Internationally renowned Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s Paris-set drama is programmed to be screened at the 2013 Munich International Film Festival. Farhadi’s latest drama The Past...
CSN will perform at Tollwood on 1 July 2013

Crosby, Stills, and Nash at the Tollwood Festival on 1 July

More than four decades since CSN first harmonized in Laurel Canyon, and played their first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival,...

The Clash to Release New Box Set of Remastered Albums and Rarities

Michael Hann guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 21 May 2013 08.01 BST Sound System set to be accompanied by best-of album, sequenced to copy a 1982 Brixton show The Clash...
You Can Vote in Your Home Country

Opinion: The Voting Commission and the View from Overseas

The Voting Commission and the View from Overseas Susan Dzeiduszycka-Suinat We are fresh from an election where the publicly aired voting problems, where they occurred, resulted...
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Munich, Salzburg unite to attract Chinese tourists

Munich joined hands with Salzburg to launch a road show in Shanghai on Friday as the German and Austrian cities united in their goal...
Bremen-based vocational training specialist, Felix Rauner

German students are poorly prepared for the job market

Almost one-in-four apprentices in Germany drop out of their training programs, and many intern and training positions remain open. Vocational training specialist Felix Rauner...
Marienplatz in Munich

Postcard from… Munich

From The Independent - by TONY PATERSON Queuing is something most Germans hate doing. It is associated with the miseries of inflation, war, defeat, occupation and...
Prosecutors cite "execution-style" murders at Munich trial

Prosecutors Cite “Execution-style” Murders at Munich Trial

Prosecutors at the Munich trial of five suspects accused over a neo-Nazi group's murder spree have cited "execution-style shootings." Defense lawyers sought more delay,...

Bavarian Parliament Faces Nepotism Charges

The Bavarian State Parliament is turning up the pressure on those accused of nepotism within the government branch. Barbara Stamm has called for the names...
Justin Bieber and Mally, the monkey

Justin Bieber’s Monkey, Mally, “Now the Property of Germany,” Munich Customs Spokesman Says

Mally is no longer Justin Bieber's pet monkey. Thomas Meister, spokesman for the Munich Customs office, exclusively tells E! News: "Mally is now the property...