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France

The hidden costs of moving to France you need to know about

The cost of setting a up a new life in France does not just add up to your new home and the ferry or flight tickets. There are many hidden expenses involved in the move to France that are worth factoring in to your budget.

9 hours ago

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Sweden told to brace for storm: 'Stay at home'

12 hours ago

Austria / Sebastian kurz

Austria leads push for new EU border guard plan

17 hours ago

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Opinion: Protectionism and nationalism won't stop startups

Swedish startups have a bright outlook and are keen to grow internationally, despite nationalist trade wars, write business chiefs Daniel Sonesson and Erik Olofsson.

2 days ago

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Sweden

'I knew that I would be fighting to come back to Sweden'

SI scholar Michał Zawadzki spent six months in Gothenburg in 2015 before returning to his native Poland. It didn't take long, however, until he found himself longing to return to the Nordics. Here, he tells his story and explains how Sweden stole his heart.

10 hours ago

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Sweden set to become global leader in artificial intelligence

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Switzerland

Nine things that are sure to surprise you about moving to Switzerland

From surprisingly warm summers to hidden set-up costs, moving to Switzerland can defy expectations. Read on to find out more.

2 weeks ago
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Germany

'I want to encourage people to leave the city and take their kids outside'

New Zealand-German wildlife director and editor talks with us about the inspiration for her breathtaking film Symphony on Skies, which airs on Saturday, September 22nd in Berlin.

1 day ago

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France

Insects in Orangina: French public warned of hidden animal traces in everyday foods

A leading European food watchdog has warned the French public to be aware of animal ingredients "gate crashing" everyday food and drink items, including traces of insects in Orangina, beef extracts in yoghurts and pork in sweets. In other words check the food labels on the packaging.

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Italy

Court acquits Italian energy giant Eni in corruption case

An Italian court on Wednesday September 19th acquitted energy major Eni and ex-CEO Paolo Scaroni of bribery in Algeria, but fined a subsidiary and jailed its former boss.

12 hours ago

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France

Knights of tripe: The French food cults defending local delicacies

Welcome to France's gastronomic brotherhoods who come together to defend local delicacies including the lining of a cow's stomach, calf's brains and stew from the unrelenting rise of junk food.

1 day ago

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Switzerland

These cool new Swiss road signs change depending on the time of day

The Swiss canton of Schwyz has come up with a new way to sell its tourist attractions: with road signs that change from day to night.

7 hours ago

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Italy

10 Italian events to experience as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

From ancient Roman ships in Pisa to a deeper understanding of Pompeii, via a cycle route in Siena, there's plenty still to look forward to in Italy as part of the EU28-wide celebration of culture.

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