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PROFILE: Italy's PM Conte, the 'Mr Nobody' who found his voice

Who is the Italian prime minister we've heard so little from until recently?

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Four ways to lower your rent in Germany

It’s often expats in Germany who find themselves paying unduly high rent, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a better deal - even if you’ve already signed your tenancy agreement.

11 hours ago

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France

Tell us: What questions do you have about no-deal Brexit?

We are of course all still hoping that the UK does not leave the European Union without a deal, but just in case we are aiming to provide as much practical information as possible for British people living in France.

10 hours ago

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Italy

Italy's political crisis: what's going to happen next?

Here's everything we know so far about Italy's unfolding political crisis.

9 hours ago
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What are the main reasons internationals in Germany turn to therapy?

From culture clashes in the workplace to loneliness, these are the issues that impact internationals living in Germany.

1 month ago

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Switzerland

Boom in job ads after rules favouring Swiss-based workers launched

New Swiss labour rules introduced last year in a bid to give Swiss-based workers in certain industries preference over workers from other parts of the EU have led to a much higher than expected number of job ads.

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France

Why are French cities full of bins with questions on them?

Springing up across French cities in recent months are bins posing burning questions such as - 'working out or eating cheese?' or'Star Wars or Star Trek?'

6 hours ago

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Italy

What's wrong with the Italian property market?

New figures show that while property prices across most of Europe are rising, the Italian market seems to be lagging behind. But it's a bit more complicated than that.

1 day ago

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France

From sushi to satay: Where to find the best Asian food in Paris

When we think about the restaurant scene in Paris, our mind naturally goes to the hearty boeuf bourguignon or coq au vin of French gastronomy. But in fact the city also has a vibrant Asian food scene, as Diana Liu explains.

10 hours ago

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Italy

Tourists face jail after trying to take 40kg of Sardinia's sand home

A French couple are facing up to six years in prison after being caught leaving the island with 40kg of sand from Sardinia's beaches stashed in their car.

12 hours ago

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Switzerland

Swiss wrestling: The most famous sport you've never heard of

Switzerland's hugely popular national schwingen (Swiss wrestling) carnival is just days away. Here, Zug-based sports writer Charlie Inglefield gives us the lowdown on a sport which is very much on the up.

11 hours ago