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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
'Italian FA must probe racism': Fifa

'Italian FA must probe racism': Fifa

Fifa on Monday called for an investigation into alleged racist comments made by the front runner in the race for the top job in Italian football. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Spain's gays biggest target of hate crimes

Spain's gays biggest target of hate crimes

Spanish police have warned that the country's LGBT community have been the victim of more hate crimes than any other minority group, despite Spain being rated one of the world's most gay-friendly countries. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
France weighs medicine sales at supermarkets

France weighs medicine sales at supermarkets

France’s top financial watchdog says it’s time to end the monopoly pharmacies have on selling over-the-counter medicines like paracetamol as well as cold and flu remedies. The watchdog believes introducing competition will bring down prices. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
Woodcarving champions - in pictures

Woodcarving champions - in pictures

Chainsaws, wood planes and sand paper were out over the weekend in Saxony-Anhalt where more than 30 artists competed in the International Woodcarving Championships. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
Swedish expert slams Norway terror alert

Swedish expert slams Norway terror alert

A Swedish terrorism expert has come forward criticizing the way Norway has handled its recent terror threat, saying the day the threat began was a "total problem in intelligence". READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Swedish terror expert slams Norway terror alert

Swedish terror expert slams Norway terror alert

A Swedish terrorism researcher has blasted Norway's handling of its recent terror threat, saying the day the threat began was a "total intelligence failure". READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Swiss researchers seek prehistoric Greek village

Swiss researchers seek prehistoric Greek village

The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, organizers in Switzerland said on Monday. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Bank payments accept only IBAN from 1 August

Bank payments accept only IBAN from 1 August

From 1 August, Austrian banks will no longer accept the use of an account number and routing codes for payments within Europe. Instead, use of the IBAN is required as part of the Single European Payments Area (SEPA.) READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Swedish expert praises Danish terror approach

Swedish expert praises Danish terror approach

A Swedish terrorism researcher who blasted Norway's handling of a recent threat said that the Danes are more proactive and better with their messaging. READ »

 
 
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