The 10 guidelines you might want to know…

This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here. Inform your employer before you go to the doctor Many people make the mistake of going to their doctor and only later…

Be part of us: why we’re asking you…

Regular readers of The Local might notice some differences on the site today. First, you'll see that we're publishing a new kind of article – premium articles – in which we take a deeper look…

How a uncommon fowl drove Ed Sheeran out…

It is something pop stars already know: When they visit a city for a big performance, there will be a lot of inconveniences for the local residents - traffic congestion, noise, chaos. This was exactly…

Flixbus to tackle Deutsche Bahn with low-cost trains…

German bus start-up Flixbus on Tuesday said it will begin running two long-distance train services, in a challenge to the dominance of state-owned rail behemoth Deutsche Bahn. The "Flixtrains", decked out in the trademark bright-green…