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BLOG: Stefan Löfven set to be Swedish PM again after Left Party gives go-ahead

Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven has enough votes to become prime minister after the Left Party on Wednesday said it would abstain in a parliamentary vote on Friday.

18 hours ago

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Italian word of the day: 'Forza'

10 hours ago

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Germany

Faced with Brexit, beloved British shop in Berlin to close doors

Broken English, a shop full of UK-grown delicacies, has had a presence in the German capital for 24 years. Yet with the unknown effect of Brexit looming, the curtain is falling on this much-loved store that relies on imported goods.

10 hours ago

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Spain

ANALYSIS: What will the new right-wing coalition government do with Andalusia after 40 years of socialism?

Traditional Catholic conservatives propose radical overhaul of regional government system while liberal reformists defend the status quo.

1 day ago

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Sweden

PODCAST: How to increase female representation in leadership positions

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6 days ago

Sweden / Gender equality

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1 month ago

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Accommodation 101: How to rent an apartment in Sweden

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Sweden

What's it like to swap the city for the countryside in Sweden?

Moving from a larger city to the countryside might seem appealing for many reasons: more affordable housing, easy access to nature, or a relaxed pace of life. But is the grass really always greener?

1 week ago

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France

Five quick tips for finding a job in France (from an expert)

Finding a job in France can be tough but there are a few rules you can follow that will help you land that perfect role. Founder of the Mister Bilingue employment agency Ludovic Martin tells us his five top tips for job hunting in France.

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France

Why has France's birth rate dropped for a fourth year in a row?

France's birth rate has dropped for the fourth year in a row, new statistics revealed on Tuesday, leaving a question hanging over how long the French can hold onto their title as the baby-making champions of Europe. *French language learner article.*

1 day ago

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Denmark

No-deal Brexit could cost Denmark billions, companies looking at alternative markets: ministry

The cost to Denmark’s food industry could stretch into billions of kroner if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on March 29th without a withdrawal agreement.

1 day ago

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Spain

Meet the Spaniard making morcilla with his very own blood!

You’ve heard the arguments over which of Spain’s blood sausage variety is the best. Some think it hails from Burgos, others believe the blend of pig’s blood, rice, onion and spices is better in Leon.

6 days ago

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France

15 towns in France that are perfect to visit in winter

Forget the big cities in France, winter offers the perfect opportunity to take in some of the country's many, many beautiful towns.

1 day ago

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Italy

D&G unveil Italian oomph at Milan after China fiasco

Dolce and Gabbana mixed checks, furry gloves and shimmering dressing gown-style coats on Saturday at Milan Fashion Week, branding it Italian oomph.

3 days ago