A 34-year-old Norwegian man has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison for travelling to Syria to fight for the banned terror group Islamic State.
As Ikea opens its first store in India on Thursday following years of delays, here are five challenges the Swedish furniture giant will face while trying to navigate a difficult local market.
The Local talked to two international students who explained why there’s no other city in the world where they would rather study. Their advice? Expect the unexpected.
On Swiss National Day, guest contributor Nina Green looks at the Swiss community that has established itself more than 18,000 kilometres from its origins – in New Zealand.
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Switzerland's low jobless rate has been something for the authorities to crow about in recent times but new figures suggest the real story may be a fair bit gloomier.
In many countries, breaking away from the Church is easy. But in Germany, unless you have formally revoked your religious affiliation, you may still be liable for church tax.
Swiss insurance Baloise has come up with a novel way to try and reduce payouts for hail damage – by using a plane to attack ice-containing clouds.
French consumers have been warned about ten products which have been labelled "summer food scams" due to their misleading packaging. These are the items you should watch out for.
Legambiente's Goletta Verde ship, which has travelled the length of Italy's coastline every year for the last three decades taking samples of seawater to test for pollution, completed its journey on August 12th. The results show that levels of pollution in Italy's coastline waters are rising.
The first previews of a new TVE drama series have been met with a less than enthusiastic response as Spaniards accused it of being a 'cheap copy' of hit show Peaky Blinders.