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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
Italy's Ebola patient is getting better

Italy's Ebola patient is getting better

An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola in west Africa is recovering but is still in an isolation unit, the specialist clinic in Rome treating him said on Monday. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Court launches case against Catalan leader

Court launches case against Catalan leader

Catalonia's president Artur Mas was placed under investigation on Monday for holding a banned vote on whether his region should be independent from Spain. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
French towns allowed to welcome Baby Jesus

French towns allowed to welcome Baby Jesus

Traditionalists won another victory on Monday in France's annual nativity wars as a court allowed a town hall south of Paris to keep its display on the birth of Jesus Christ that has angered secularists. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
'50 Shades of Grey' to premiere in Berlin

'50 Shades of Grey' to premiere in Berlin

Smut sensation "50 Shades Of Grey" will receive its international premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, it was announced Monday. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
More Swedes take to the skies for Christmas 2014

More Swedes take to the skies for Christmas 2014

Swedes have shown a massively increased interest in travel this year, with up to 300,000 more people taking a flight over the Christmas period compared to last year. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Breivik's letters seized over terror fears

Breivik's letters seized over terror fears

Norway's prison authorities said Monday they had seized over 200 letters from mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik to prevent him from setting up a network outside jail. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

The lack of snow in many Swiss ski resorts has had a beneficial effect on the shops, with many people shopping rather than skiing on the Sundays leading up to Christmas. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Obituary for Udo Jürgens

Obituary for Udo Jürgens

The German-speaking world was in mourning Monday for Austrian crooner and composer Udo Juergens who died suddenly in his adopted Swiss homeland -- in the middle of a tour -- aged 80. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Denmark’s oldest town even older than thought

Denmark’s oldest town even older than thought

The town of Ribe on Denmark's west coast was a vital trading point in the early 700s but archeologists didn't think it was permanently inhabited until much later. A new study challenges that conventional wisdom. READ »

 
 
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