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What kind of school in France is best for my kids?

Choosing what kind of education you want your kids to have in France is a tough decision international parents will have to make. It's important to know the pros and cons of each option. Please share your views and experience with other readers.

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Norway sets new May temperature record

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How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world

Sweden is home to some of the world's most liberal abortion legislation, but the right for women to choose what happens to their bodies is not something to take for granted. The current laws have been in place for just over 40 years, before which thousands of women risked illegal, often unsafe abortions – which for many women around the world remain the only option. As Ireland gears up for a vote on whether to repeal its restrictive eighth amendment, The Local reflects on the history of abortion in Sweden.

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The Stockholm school where math is an international adventure

How do you inspire gifted mathematics students to become even more excited about the subject? Turning it into an international event and throwing in the word ‘quest’ is a good place to start.

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Denmark

Moving to Denmark: The link between international relocation and depression

People busy settling into lives in new countries – including Denmark – often experience an increased psychological burden, writes psychologist and The Local guest columnist Edita Petojevic.

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Denmark’s internationals have 'world’s best' work-life balance: survey

Internationals working in Denmark are more satisfied with their work-life balance than in any other country, according to a survey.

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France

How to make friends with your French neighbours in rural France

One of the biggest challenges of moving to rural France is the task of making friends with the French locals, something seen as essential to helping new arrivals settle. Here are some tips from those who have done it.

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Germany

British investment in Germany leaps as UK firms ‘prepare for hard Brexit’

The number of British foreign direct investments (FDI) in Germany jumped by a fifth in 2017, figures released by the German government showed.

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Germany

The surprising global cities where German food is considered a treat

German cuisine doesn’t really have the reputation that countries like Italy or Japan enjoy when it comes to catering to a global palate. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t cities where Bratwurst and Sauerkraut sell like hot potatoes.

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Sweden

These are 2018's best places to have fika in Sweden

Fikasugen? Here are the best cafes of 2018 according to the White Guide, which lists the best places to eat and drink in the country.

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France

Fête des Voisins: All you need to know about France's neighbours day

Friday marks France's Fête des Voisins or Neighbours festival, a celebration that has spread across the world after it was created in France. Find out how the discovery of a dead woman's body prompted the movement, and how you're expected to take part.

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