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EXPLAINED: What are Italy’s new coronavirus ‘white zones’?

As the Italian government has declared its first coronavirus 'white' zone from Monday, here's a look at what that means.

15 hours ago

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A cultural exchange programme for the ‘forgotten Spanish colony’

The people from Western Sahara have been fighting for their independence for decades. Under the control of Spain for over a century until 1974, Western Sahrawis were able to have a Spanish National ID and passport, to serve as public servants and in the army, with the western Sahara declared by fascist dictator Francisco Franco as the 53rd province of Spain.

1 month ago

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Stockholm's 'secret formula': what makes the city unique?

Every city has its own distinct DNA, a unique combination of traits that attract visitors and permanent residents alike. The Swedish capital, Stockholm, has developed an unmistakable atmosphere, where creativity, innovation and openness thrive.

1 month ago

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'What I learned when I applied for the Brexit residence card for Brits in Italy'

Italy has introduced a new card for British residents that shows they have the right to remain even after Brexit. But there's still some confusion over what exactly it is, and how to get it.

4 days ago
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ANALYSIS: Does Spain really want to welcome back tourists soon?

Spain's economy may need foreign holidaymakers to rescue its ailing tourism industry, but not everyone is convinced this should happen until most Spaniards have been vaccinated against Covid-19, writes Graham Keeley.

3 days ago

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'Smart working'? Here's what you need to know about going self-employed in Italy

The pandemic has triggered a shift in how businesses operate, priming the culture for a freelance boom and with it, creating new living and working opportunities. Is now the time to set up as a freelancer in Italy?

10 hours ago
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Spain to maintain restrictions on travel from outside EU until March 31st

Spain has extended its restrictions on non-essential journeys from countries outside the EU and Schengen Area to March 31st.

14 hours ago