Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday dismissed ratings agency Moody's decision to downgrade Italy's credit standing because of the government's controversial budget plans and said the country's outlook was "stable."
David Sparks, 78, moved from his native Bedfordshire in the UK to Murcia in southern Spain 12 years ago to enjoy what he hoped would be a peaceful worry-free retirement in the sun. More than two years after Britain voted for Brexit in June 2016 and with the March 29th deadline approaching fast, The Local asked how Brexit was affecting him and those around him.
The words ‘boarding’ and ‘school’ often summon images of strict teachers, drab dormitories and downcast children. That image couldn’t be further from reality at Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket (SSHL), where boarders describe the ‘fairytale’ school as a home away from home.
How many English-speaking folk live in Spain and where all they all? Here's what you need to know about where all the Australians, Canadians, Irish, Brits, Indians, New Zealanders, South Africans and Americans live in Spain.
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If you travel for professional reasons, you can have your travel time remunerated like working hours - yet you must pay for detours yourself, ruled Federal Labour Court.
When it comes to children's literature, Germany has been a world leader since the 19th century. But what challenges has it faced and how is it embracing the future? Nehal Johri takes a look at the big issues, past and present.
Moody's cut Italy's credit rating by a notch on Friday over concerns about government plans for larger deficits and the high public debt load.
Luis Valerio from Spanishcuisine.com tells The Local how to make the Spanish classic.
We look at the historical spa city of Wiesbaden and modern-day seat of Hesse's parliament. Find out why it's the ideal day-trip from Frankfurt, and why you just might want to stay longer.
French rocker Johnny Hallyday's posthumous album sold 300,000 copies on Friday after going on sale at midnight, the late star's record company Warner Music France told AFP.