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IMPRESSIONS: Is Brussels a den for European elites or the democratic melting pot of Europe?

The heart of the European project affirms the most extreme and opposite views of the EU, depending on which perspective one takes. Our Brexit correspondent Alex Macbeth offers his impression after 48 hours observing the European project’s core infrastructure in the Belgian capital Brussels.

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Spain

Brexit: An open letter from UK ambassador to British nationals in Spain

British ambassador to Spain Simon Manley sheds lights on the situation for Britons living in the country after the approval of the United Kingdom’s Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union.

6 days ago

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France

ANALYSIS: The yellow rebellion is threatening to engulf France - Macron must act

As a collective hysteria threatens to engulf the country, John Lichfield looks at what happens next in France. Will Christmas and the cold come to Macron's aid or will the violent insurrection against the president and the whole political class spiral into something very sinister and dangerous?

6 days ago

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Accommodation 101: How to rent an apartment in Sweden

To describe it as ‘difficult’ to find a rental apartment in Sweden would be an understatement. In fact, it can be such a pain that some people give up altogether and move elsewhere. Don’t be one of them, here are some tips to help you navigate the Swedish rental market.

1 week ago
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Switzerland

Parenting: should you raise independent children the 'Swiss' way?

When a ten-year-old boy went missing for a couple of hours in Basel in November his mother was quick to post a photo and a plea for help on the Basel Expat Facebook page.

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Revealed: The 'best companies' to work for in France in 2019

Thousands of employees in France have taken part in a new survey that reveals which companies are the best to work for. So, if you're looking for a job at a company in France, no doubt you will want to take note.

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#SwedishChristmas: How a folklore tomte became Sweden's Santa

Every day until Christmas Eve, The Local explains the unique history behind Swedish Christmas traditions in our own Advent calendar.

5 days ago

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Switzerland

Swiss Post to use drones for lab sample deliveries in Zurich

A new project carried out by Swiss Post will see drones deliver laboratory samples between University Hospital Zurich (USZ) and the Irchel Campus of the University of Zurich (UZH).

6 days ago

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Sweden

#SwedishChristmas: How glögg sends Swedish wine consumption through the roof

Every day until Christmas Eve, The Local explains the unique history behind Swedish Christmas traditions in our own Advent calendar.

1 week ago

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Italy

Six delightful day trips within easy reach of Milan

It’s no secret that Milan is one of the busiest and most bustling of Italy’s large cities. It’s an industrial capital, a fashion hub and international haven – but what about those days when it all feels a little much?

6 days ago

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Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?

Italy's highest court has rejected an appeal by the Getty Museum to hold on to a contested bronze sculpture of a young man, attributed to famed Greek artist Lysippos and lost for millennia before being fished out of the Adriatic by Italian fishermen.

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