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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
Brazil arrests mafioso on the run since 1980s

Brazil arrests mafioso on the run since 1980s

A crime boss convicted of more than 20 murders and sentenced to life in prison in his native Italy was arrested in Brazil on Tuesday after nearly 30 years on the run, police said. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
10 super Spanish drinks everyone should try

10 super Spanish drinks everyone should try

While we've all been tempted by the Spanish holiday classic of a chilled glass of sangria, Spain has much more to offer when it comes to tantalizing tipples. Here's The Local's guide to some of the best. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
France to honour four French Resistance heros

France to honour four French Resistance heros

Four heros of the French Resistance will be honoured with a burial at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris on Wednesday. Although two of the coffins will remain empty after objections from family members. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
Merkel 'deceived' public on No-Spy treaty

Merkel 'deceived' public on No-Spy treaty

In the summer of 2013 Angela Merkel's government tricked the public into believing the USA was prepared to sign a so-called 'no-spy agreement' with the Federal Republic, claims a report in the Süddeutsche Zeitung. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
Sweden puffs up outdoor smoking ban plans

Sweden puffs up outdoor smoking ban plans

Plans for an outdoor smoking plan in Sweden are hotting up with reports that a majority of politicians in the Swedish parliament will back plans to stop people lighting up on terraces and in beer gardens. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Al Pacino pulls out of 'Nazi' Knut Hamsun play

Al Pacino pulls out of 'Nazi' Knut Hamsun play

American acting legend Al Pacino has pulled out of a stage adaptation of ’Hunger’, the dark psychological novel by Norway’s Knut Hamsun, because of the writer’s enthusiastic support for Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Police arrest Fifa officials in Zurich over 'bribes'

Police arrest Fifa officials in Zurich over 'bribes'

Six football officials were arrested in Zurich early Wednesday upon request from US authorities, suspected of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars, Swiss authorities said. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Landlord orders Israeli flag removal

Landlord orders Israeli flag removal

According to a report in Israeli International News, a Jewish resident of Vienna's second district was ordered to remove an Israeli flag that was shown inside the window of his apartment, or face eviction. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Danish PM to call for election: media reports

Danish PM to call for election: media reports

Helle Thorning-Schmidt will hold a press conference on Wednesday in which she will officially start Denmark's election cycle, several media have confirmed. READ »

 
 
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