German Unemployment Numbers See New Record Low

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The latest German unemployment numbers for January were released on Tuesday and the results were well beyond what most economists were predicting, as the jobless rate declined to 6.2-percent, the lowest number since Germany reunified. When surveyed by Bloomberg, economists were predicting the drop in the number of people out of work to be only […]

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Former East Germany Sees First Migration Boost Since Fall of the Wall

When Germany reunified in 1990, the population trend in the country saw more people moving into former West German states as they said goodbye to the less desirable East. This trend continued well after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but a new study shows that things may be turning around. On Tuesday the Berlin Institute […]

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Aldi Putting Pressure on Whole Foods With Organic Push

ALDI Food Market

Most people wouldn’t even think to put Aldi and Whole Foods in the same category when it comes to grocery choices, but as the German discount chain continues to expand in the U.S., they are also stepping up their game when it comes to healthy and organic options. Aldi has been slowly introducing organic produce […]

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New Poll Ranks Germany Best Country In The World

US News & World Report set out to rank the top countries in the world, based on a number of key factors including quality of life, power, business and adventure, and asked more than 16,000 people around the world for their opinions. On Wednesday they released the results and the numbers showed that Germany is […]

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German Carpenter Invents On-Off Switch For Sperm

A carpenter in Germany has invented a device that he claims will offer a temporary vasectomy for males by implanting an on-off switch that controls the flow of sperm and he’s ready to test it out on subjects other than himself… any volunteers guys? (For all of our male readers, I apologize in advance, as this article […]

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Music Video Friday: January 15

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We love music at German Pulse and every Friday we will try to highlight one or two music videos from a German singer/band.  We’ll try to get the newest releases so you can check out the latest hits from Germany. If the song is available in the US at the time of posting, there will be […]

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Germany Looks To Help Integrate Refugees With An App

The news on Germany’s refugee ‘crisis’ has been quite negative so far, and with the recent mass attack on women in Cologne during New Years being blamed on some of these asylum seekers, it has only gotten worse. But the German government is still wanting to offer a helping hand to those looking for a […]

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Lidl Looks To Open One of its First US Stores Across Street From Rival Aldi

Lidl grocery bag

Germany’s popular discount grocer keeps making the news as it begins to ramp up its rollout into the United States, and it looks like one of its first stores will be making a statement as it is planned to be opened directly across the street from German rival Aldi. Lidl representatives presented their plans to […]

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German Government Remembers David Bowie For Helping Take Down Berlin Wall

The tributes honoring and remembering music legend David Bowie have spread far throughout the day as the news of the singer’s death on Sunday went public this morning, and Germany’s own Foreign Office added to that mix as they thanked Bowie for his contribution in helping bring down the Berlin Wall almost three decades ago. “Good-bye, […]

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Music Video Friday: January 8

music video friday

We love music at German Pulse and every Friday we will try to highlight one or two music videos from a German singer/band.  We’ll try to get the newest releases so you can check out the latest hits from Germany. If the song is available in the US at the time of posting, there will be […]

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