Saxony - Page 2

From Syria to Chemnitz: lessons to learn

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"[I am] shocked by the fact that Germans have so much access to democracy and law, and nevertheless, people here still turn to violence and discrimination. I always thought that these were the problems of countries dealing with tyranny and dictatorship."

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A guide to scuba diving in our local lakes

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"In this post, I want to tell you about what it takes to become a scuba diver, and about what you can discover underneath the surface of Leipzig’s lakes."

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Love, bureaucracy & despair in the city

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Coming to Leipzig is rather easy – staying, not so much. A heartbreaking story involving an intercultural couple, unpaid pension fund fees and the Ausländerbehörde.

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Saving the historic Bockau Arch Bridge

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Saxony's Bockau Arch Bridge, around since 1872, became the site of key events in German and European history. As a new bridge is put in place, the older structure is scheduled to be removed completely. The Friends of the Bockau Arch Bridge are asking for support to save this historic gem, with an important meeting

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Flowerpower bouncers block foreigners

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I'd leave Flowerpower at daybreak, and never felt disrespected or unwelcome there as a foreigner. That is, until the wee hours of last Sunday.

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German elections: shadow-boxing in Sachsen

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A story is brewing locally with possible national and international consequences.

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