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Seven Swedish destinations that are at their best in summer

Summer is an excellent season to explore Sweden, with the long days allowing you to pack more into each one. If you're looking for ways to fill the long Swedish summer holiday, here are seven destinations worthy of a visit.

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The 10 most interesting cities to visit this year

Ditch the new year’s resolutions in favour of a new year’s travel wish list!

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Brexit & Europe

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Germany

'Painless process': The Berlin Brits who've been given residence permits ahead of Brexit

More than 2,000 Brits in Berlin have been given a residence permit ahead of Brexit, while thousands still haven’t applied.

2 days ago

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Italy

OPINION: What is it with Italians and sushi?

Italians are famously proud of their own cooking, but Japanese cuisine seems to succeed in Italy where so many other foreign foods fail. Contributor Liam OConnor, based in Milan, fishes for explanation.

4 days ago
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Why moving to Spain will improve your quality of life but not your career prospects

Spain is championed for mental wellbeing and family life in a global survey of expats, but isn’t the place to go if you want to advance your career.

1 week ago

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France

French workers are highly productive despite short working hours - but for how much longer?

The French working week is famously one of the shortest in Europe, but despite that the country regularly appears towards the top of worker productivity lists. However is all that about to change?

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Italy

The real cost of buying a house in Italy as a foreigner

How much does buying a home in Italy really cost? Here's our expert guide to the fees, taxes and charges involved.

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Switzerland

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese 'pharma spy' to US

Swiss authorities said on Tuesday they have agreed to extradite a Chinese national to the United States where he is wanted on charges of corporate espionage in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Sweden

Readers' tips: Where to find the best of Italian culture in Sweden

Have you ever found yourself wishing you could swap your daily bryggkaffe for a foamy cappuccino, and replace Swedish kebabpizza with, well, normal pizza? The good news is that there's a huge amount of Italian food, events, and more to be found across the country. Our readers helped us track down the very best.

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Germany

Chaos at Düsseldorf Airport as passengers forced to leave luggage behind

Passengers at Düsseldorf Airport had to fly without their luggage on board on Wednesday due to a major breakdown in the baggage system.

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France

French mayors threatened with legal action over ban on pesticides near schools

Five French mayors who brought in a ban on certain pesticides near schools are facing legal action by regional authorities - who say they have overstepped their powers.

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