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Sweden's Left Party drops 'Swexit' policy ahead of EU vote

Sweden's Left Party on Saturday voted to drop a longstanding pledge for Sweden to leave the European Union from its manifesto ahead of May's EU elections.

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Spain

ANALYSIS: What the snap election could mean for Spain, Catalonia and Brexit

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez has called a snap national election for April. Matthew Bennett explores what the possible outcomes could be for Spain and the impact that Brexit could have on the election campaign.

1 day ago

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France

ANALYSIS: The yellow vests and France’s new wave of anti-Semitism

France has seen a worrying rise in anti-Semitic acts as well as the desecration of churches and attacks on politicians’ homes and offices and they may well all be linked to an extreme element of the yellow vest movement, writes John Lichfield.

3 days ago

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Spain

Ten golden rules for snagging a Spanish man

Spanish men are great at playing the dating game says Sally Fazakerley, a seasoned participant in Madrid's dating scene. Just watch out for their mothers - and their wives.

4 days ago

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Sweden

Award-winning Australian coffee entrepreneur told to leave Sweden

Australian coffee entrepreneur Steve Moloney has three times been named Sweden's best barista and has set up a successful business in his six years in the country. But now he has been told he may have to leave Sweden by the Migration Agency.

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Switzerland

Uber Eats food delivery service to launch in Zurich

People in Zurich will soon be able to use Uber's food delivery service, Uber Eats, the California-based company has confirmed.

2 days ago

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Switzerland

Credit Suisse returns to profit for first time since 2014

Credit Suisse returned to profit last year for the first time since 2014, the Swiss banking giant said Thursday, crediting the recovery to the completion of a massive restructuring programme.

2 days ago

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Germany

Salted, smoked or still wriggling: The best places in Germany to get your fish fix

As the weather warms up in Germany, maybe you're in the mood for buying - and eating -some seafood. We look at where to find the freshest options around.

1 day ago

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Italy

Weekend Wanderlust: The perfect 24 hours in Milan

Milan once had a reputation for finance, industry, unaffordable fashion and not much else, but more and more visitors are discovering the charm of Italy's second city. Local travel writer Rachael Martin shares her tips for the perfect Milanese minibreak.

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Germany

Germany seizes world Smurf record from Welsh students

A group of German friends claimed a world record on Saturday for the highest number of smurfs, gathered in one place.

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