Daily Archives: March 1, 2013

The Week in Germany: Borders, horses, and the Berlin Wall

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Opening the border

Non EU citizens with a vocational skill can now be fast-tracked in the German visa process.

“Until now, only workers with vocational skills from inside the EU had easy access to jobs in Germany, whereas non-EU citizens generally had a hard time getting visas and work permits.

‘The new regulation will throw 40 percent of the old clauses overboard and open the door wide for sought-after, trained employees, who can move the country forward,’ said the minister.”

Read the entire article here.

Photo (cc) flickr user Leo Reynolds

Photo (cc) flickr user Leo Reynolds

Cascade a copy?

Germany’s song for the 2013 Eurovision contest has, in what seems to be becoming fashionable these days, been accused of plagiarism.

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