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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
Nesting flamingos a first for Sicily

Nesting flamingos a first for Sicily

Last spring, a flock of 220 greater flamingos arrived at the Saline di Priolo nature reserve in Sicily. Just over a year later, 36 newborn chicks have hatched – the first documented time the majestic birds have bred in Sicily. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Nadal doubts future after Wimbledon thrashing

Nadal doubts future after Wimbledon thrashing

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal has hinted at retirement after his shock second-round defeat by German 102 seed, Dustin Brown. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
Uber suspends UberPop service in France

Uber suspends UberPop service in France

Uber announced on Friday that it will be suspending its UberPop in France a week after the government and taxi drivers declared war on the controversial service. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
Environment minister blasts Merkel, colleagues

Environment minister blasts Merkel, colleagues

Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks loosed a broadside against her cabinet colleagues on Friday in a guest article for Die Welt, saying that they had decided to do too little to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in a way that would cost too much. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
LIVE: Sweden's political power forum - Day Six

LIVE: Sweden's political power forum - Day Six

This time last year the Moderate Party was in government. Friday sees what is now Sweden's biggest opposition party dominate the agenda at Almedalen, the country's huge week-long politics forum. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
 Norway town breaks book domino record

Norway town breaks book domino record

A small town in Norway has broken the Guinness world record for the longest chain of books toppled as dominos. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Sponsors will flee Fifa without reforms: lawyer

Sponsors will flee Fifa without reforms: lawyer

A former top Fifa official who left after criticizing its president Sepp Blatter has warned that big sponsors will start leaving world football's Zurich-based governing body unless major reforms are undertaken. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Nazi basement man sentenced

Nazi basement man sentenced

A man who appeared in an Austrian documentary film in a scene filmed in his basement filled with Nazi memorabilia has been sentenced to ten months conditional imprisonment. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Former Danish PM lied about Iraq war plans

Former Danish PM lied about Iraq war plans

A new document reveals that Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who was Prime Minister of Denmark in the period leading up to and during the Iraq war, intended to join the US invasion much earlier than he had previously indicated. READ »

 
 
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