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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
Italy to teach school subjects in English

Italy to teach school subjects in English

Pupils at Italian primary schools will soon be able to learn subjects in English, Education Minister Stefania Giannini has said. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Spain uses stem cells to repair damaged hearts

Spain uses stem cells to repair damaged hearts

A Spanish hospital has successfully used stem cells culled from healthy donors to treat seven heart attack victims, in what officials said was a world first. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
When French tourists behave badly abroad

When French tourists behave badly abroad

The French aren’t known to be a particularly rowdy bunch, but they have been known to misbehave while abroad. From an orgy in the Pompeii brothel to scaling an American landmark, we've made a countdown of some of their most mischievous exploits. And the prize for the naughtiest goes to… READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
Pegida spinoff rally sees low turnout

Pegida spinoff rally sees low turnout

A march by an emergent anti-Islamisation group in the German city of Leipzig on Friday failed to drum up much support, with first estimates showing turnout at below 1,000. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
Beggars 'objectified' at Malmö exhibition

Beggars 'objectified' at Malmö exhibition

Two Roma beggars have been paid to take part in a controversial art installation that has seen them sitting and standing in silence with a paper cup in front of them in a Malmö art gallery. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Jay Z set to buy Norway's Wimp

Jay Z set to buy Norway's Wimp

US rap star Jay Z made a $56-million foray into the music streaming business Friday, buying Norway's Wimp in a bid to compete with giants like Spotify and Apple. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Pilot dies after small plane crashes in Geneva

Pilot dies after small plane crashes in Geneva

A 59-year-old man flying a small Piper aircraft died after the plane crashed on Friday in a field in Bernex, a municipality in the canton of Geneva, according to media reports. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Cop seriously injured in right-wing ball protest

Cop seriously injured in right-wing ball protest

A series of protests saw thousands of police on the streets of Vienna, with one police officer hospitalized with serious injuries by a firework thrown by a protestor on Friday evening. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
Denmark launches 'most ambitious' organic plan

Denmark launches 'most ambitious' organic plan

The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries is behind a new strategy to double organic farming and serve more organic food in the nation's public institutions. READ »

 
 
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