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Sweden cracks down on black market rentals: what the new laws mean for you

A number of changes to Sweden's housing law will come into effect from October. Here's what the new rules mean for anyone subletting or renting out an apartment.

2 days ago

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Spain

Brit vows to walk from Gibraltar to Westminster in protest at Brexit

Anthony Hogan, an ex-pat working in Madrid likes to walk. Now he wants to set off on an epic walk starting at the Rock and ending 2,000 miles, over four months later at the doors of the British parliament.

5 days ago

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France

ANALYSIS: Political weakness, not yellow vests, killed off France's 80km/h limit

How did the 80 km/h speed limit on secondary roads go from a road safety initiative to a political nightmare, asks Political Science professor Fabrice Hamelin.

1 week ago

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How to make a health scare in Sweden less scary

There’s nothing scarier than a health scare. It’s even scarier if you’re living abroad and don’t speak the local language or understand how the healthcare system works.

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Germany

The 13 types of Americans you meet in Germany

Here's our list of the 13 different kinds of people from America you are likely to find in Germany. Which one are you?

4 days ago

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Germany

How a new technology is fighting workplace discrimination in Germany

After facing workplace discrimination herself, Lara von Petersdorff-Campen co-founded 'Lytt' to make reporting incidents easier and safer.

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France

In Pictures: Paris mayor unveils plan to create four 'urban forests' in city centre

Some of the French capital's most famous sites are set for a green makeover, with plans to create four 'urban forests' in the pipeline, the Paris mayor has revealed.

2 days ago

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Switzerland

How women artists are bringing #MeToo reckoning to Basel fair

Mannequins display inflatable, white airbag dresses created to protect women from workplace harassment, while nearby details of the alleged sexual misdeeds of 170 public figures cover four long walls, splashed in red.

3 days ago

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Italy

How to make authentic pasta all'Amatriciana

Too hot to spend much time in the kitchen? Luckily some of the best Italian food is quick and simple to make. Food writer Silvana Lanzetta gives us some inspiration.

2 days ago

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Sweden

#MySweden: 'I have found a little Budapest here – in terms of culture and art'

Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram. Today, Barbara Majsa shows us her Sweden.

2 days ago

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Italy

Art expert stakes reputation on 'lost' Caravaggio painting

France's leading authority on Old Masters paintings says Italian critics are wrong to doubt the authenticity of the controversial 'attic Caravaggio'.

2 days ago