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Readers tips: Here's what you told us about making friends in Switzerland

We asked our readers for advice on meeting new people in Switzerland. This is what you said.

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Spain / Pedro Sanchez

IN PICS: Spanish PM meets Canadian PM

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Sweden

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.

6 days ago

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Germany

Get out into the wild: The bilingual schools where nature becomes the classroom

Some of the teachers at Phorms, a network of seven bilingual schools in Germany, are taking lessons out of the classroom to increase children’s engagement with both learning and the natural world.

5 days ago

Sweden / Artificial intelligence

Sweden set to become global leader in artificial intelligence

2 weeks ago

Sweden / Language course

The professional approach to learning Swedish

3 weeks ago

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Denmark

Denmark must be better at selling itself to foreign talents: CEO

The biggest challenge to Denmark’s economy is the labour shortage, and business and politicians must be better at working together to promote Denmark’s qualities, says the chairperson of a major corporate interest group.

13 hours ago
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Sweden

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden

MY SWEDISH CAREER: Danni Askini, 36, has been in Sweden since July 9th, but she has visited the country 'some 20 times' previously. This time however, Askini hopes to stay: she has had to flee the United States after her work as a human rights defender has become too dangerous there.

10 hours ago

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France

How to dress like a French woman: Five tips to remember (and five to forget)

Magazines and blogs are full of advice on how to get the French look, but some of them are guilty in indulging in more than a few outdated ideas about Gallic style. So how do you really dress like a French woman?

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Italy

Versace for sale? Italy's family fashion house rumoured to be bought out

Italian fashion giant Versace is about to be sold, the country's biggest-selling newspaper said on Monday, citing anonymous sources who suggested the deal could come in the next few hours.

15 hours ago

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France

Real d'olive? Half of olive oils sold in France are not what the label says

Nearly half of the olive oils sold in France are falsely labelled, with many claiming to be of higher quality than they really are, according to a new report by a leading consumer group.

14 hours ago

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Italy

PHOTOS: The best shots from this year's Italian Instagram meet-up in Sardinia

Sardinia was the setting for this year's Igersitalia Assembly, an annual Instagram meet-up that aims to showcase lesser-known corners of Italy to followers far and wide.

15 hours ago

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Sweden

Archaeologists find medieval seal on Swedish island

During the construction of new pipelines, archaeologists uncovered an unusual find on a small island in central Sweden.

3 days ago