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World Cup: Switzerland hold Brazil to 1-1 draw

Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday.

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Denmark

'I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected'

It is increasingly hard to become Danish. Even though I was born in Denmark to a Danish mother, have lived in Denmark for most of my life, and am married to a Dane and have two Danish children, my post-Brexit application for Danish citizenship was rejected.

6 days ago

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Germany

10 funny German medical words every expat should know

German is a tricky language to begin with, but things get really mind boggling when you need to see a doctor.

4 days ago

Sweden / International school

The Stockholm school where math is an international adventure

4 weeks ago

Sweden / Edge computing

Living life on the edge: Edge computing explained

1 month ago

Sweden / By stockholm university

Destination Stockholm: The university attracting top teaching talent

1 month ago

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Sweden

Opinion: 'Why do they go crazy about the summer in Sweden?'

The Local contributor Rupali Mehra explains why coming from Mumbai meant she took a while to understand why Swedes go crazy as soon as they see a hint of sun.

3 days ago
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Germany

5 key things you need to know about German working culture

If you’re keen on moving here for work and want a heads up on the cultural differences in the German workplace, we’ve spoken to an intercultural trainer to find out the pertinent things you should know – and how you can deal with them.

2 days ago

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France

Five tips for dealing with real estate agents in rural France

Here's how to succeed at house-hunting in rural France, according to a woman who's done it herself.

2 days ago
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France

Personal cellar of 'King of Pinot Noir' to fetch €13m at auction

The last batch of late legendary winemaker Henri Jayer's Burgundies -- which include some of the world's most expensive wines -- go on auction in Geneva Sunday and could rake in up to $13 million.

13 hours ago

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Sweden

Recipe: How to make delicious Swedish redcurrant jelly

This simple recipe from Swedish food writer John Duxbury is a great way to make use of Sweden's redcurrants.

2 days ago

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Germany

10 things you probably only know about Thuringia if you live there

Think you know Thuringia well? Here are some lesser known facts about the state which lies smack dab in the middle of Germany.

2 days ago

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France

French president to host EDM party at Elysée Palace

Hundreds of electronic music fans will be treated to a rare concert in the opulent courtyard of the presidential Elysée Palace on Thursday, part of France's Day of Music festival.

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