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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
Rapper Snoop Dogg held by Italian customs

Rapper Snoop Dogg held by Italian customs

Rap star Snoop Dogg has been stopped by police in Italy while carrying $422,000 (€384,000) in cash, authorities say. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Spanish public workers to get pay rise

Spanish public workers to get pay rise

Spanish public workers will get a one-percent pay rise next year, the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday, trumpeting the country’s economic recovery a few months ahead of a general election. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
Eurotunnel migrant activity down overnight

Eurotunnel migrant activity down overnight

French police said on Saturday some 300 migrants in Calais attempted to reach Britain via the cross-Channel tunnel overnight, a significant drop from previous nights as the security presence is beefed up. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
July asylum applications hit 'all-time record'

July asylum applications hit 'all-time record'

More people applied for asylum in Germany in July than in any previous month on record, the Ministry for Immigration and Refugees announced on Friday. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
Older Swedes 'see the benefits of immigration'

Older Swedes 'see the benefits of immigration'

Swedish pensioners are significantly more positive about immigration than other older people in Europe, according to a new study from the World Bank. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Norway's Søl beer in war with Mexican giant

Norway's Søl beer in war with Mexican giant

A tiny microbrewery in far northern Norway has entered a trademark war with global brewing company Heineken, because its name and logo Søl is too close to that of its Mexican beer brand Sol. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Lausanne gets 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Lausanne gets 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

The Swiss city of Lausanne will host the third Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Mary Vetsera's suicide letters found

Mary Vetsera's suicide letters found

Suicide letters believed to have been written by the mistress of Austria’s Crown Prince Rudolf, 17-year-old Mary Vetsera, before her untimely death have been found in an archive of the private Schoeller bank. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Danes: Spend more on elderly care

Danes: Spend more on elderly care

According to a new poll, a majority of Danes would like to see better care for the elderly, even if it is at the expense of other vital welfare services. READ »

 
 
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