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These are Norway’s deadlines for sending international mail in time for Christmas

The Norwegian postal service Posten Norge has advised customers to send Christmas cards, letters and parcels in plenty of time if they want to be sure that shipments will arrive before Christmas Eve.

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Era of electric flight ready for takeoff in Sweden

Electric aircraft are preparing to take flight but first they need to undergo a period of rigorous testing. And Sweden’s largest airport operator is getting ready to provide the test arena - and airspace - required to get eco-friendly planes off the ground.

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'Remainer' Brits in EU can find their proxy voter with new Facebook group

Britons in the EU struggling to find a proxy voter in the constituency where they were last registered are being encouraged to use a new Facebook group. As long as they are against Brexit.

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In Numbers: What we know about Switzerland's foreign residents

Almost one in four Swiss residents are foreign born. From why they decided to move to Switzerland to how many learn the languages, we breakdown what you need to know about Switzerland’s foreign population.

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Foreign talents reveal: How we fought Sweden's work permit bureaucracy

Over the past few years, thousands of skilled international workers have been ordered to leave Sweden because of minor mistakes in their paperwork. So what happened next?

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Switzerland

How health insurance premiums in Switzerland will rise next year

Health insurance is set to cost more in the coming year, with a report estimating increases of more almost four percent from January 1st, 2020.

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Sweden

Swedbank accused of violating US sanctions against Russia

US authorities are investigating Swedish banking giant Swedbank over transactions that may have violated American sanctions against Russia, according to new reports.

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France

Government abandons efforts to persuade French not to drink in January

The French government has quietly abandoned a campaign urging people to refrain from drinking alcohol in January, after winemakers pushed President Emmanuel Macron to drop a plan they say promotes "total abstinence".

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Spain

Ernest Hemingway's favourite Spanish haunts

The Local takes a look at some of his favourite haunts in Spain.

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Germany

German word of the day: Die Meinungsfreiheit

Americans are known worldwide for loving the right to free expression and freedom of speech that are protected by the US Constitution. Meinungsfreiheit, or Meinungsäußerungsfreiheit, refers to the concept of freedom of speech, or freedom of expression in Germany.

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