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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
Boy survives after 42 minutes under water

Boy survives after 42 minutes under water

A 14-year-old boy has survived after 42 minutes under water in the northern province of Milan, an "exceptional event" according to the child's doctor, Italian media has reported. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Air traffic controllers call June strike across Spain

Air traffic controllers call June strike across Spain

Spanish air traffic controllers have announced four days of strikes in June, threatening travel chaos during peak season for tourists visiting Spain. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
France: 43 percent say no to daily shower

France: 43 percent say no to daily shower

Over forty percent of French people don't take a shower every day, according to a new poll that took a closer look at French people's habits with all things water. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
Cologne's giant bomb successfully defused

Cologne's giant bomb successfully defused

Bomb disposal teams have successfully made a 1,000-kilo explosive dropped during the Second World War safe, allowing 20,000 evacuated people to return to their homes. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
Royal princess couple to quit Stockholm for UK

Royal princess couple to quit Stockholm for UK

Princess Madeleine of Sweden is set to leave her native country and move to London with her British-American banker husband Chris O'Neill, the Royal Court confirmed on Wednesday. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Norway jumps Sweden in 'global competitiveness'

Norway jumps Sweden in 'global competitiveness'

Norway has been crowned the best place to do business in Scandinavia by Switzerland’s IMD business school, leaping three places since last year’s ranking to overtake its rival Sweden. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Switzerland drops in 'global competitiveness'

Switzerland drops in 'global competitiveness'

Switzerland slipped in IMD’s 2015 World Competitiveness Ranking to fourth place from second a year earlier, the Lausanne-based business school said on Wednesday. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Driver in Purgstall train crash 'had no license'

Driver in Purgstall train crash 'had no license'

The 26-year-old driver of a car that was hit by a train at a level crossing on Friday evening in Purgstall an der Erlauf (Lower Austria) did not have a driving license, it has emerged. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Cameron cancels visit to Denmark due to election

Cameron cancels visit to Denmark due to election

Danish domestic politics have put a kink in the start of David Cameron's European tour, as the British PM cancels his planned visit to Copenhagen in deference to the newly-called election. READ »

 
 
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