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10 Paris Metro lines to close: How the strikes will hit transport in France on Thursday

As French mass strike action reaches the one-week mark, unions prepare for another 'day of protest' - here's what is happening on the roads and railways and in the air.

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How Stockholm is engaging locals to build a more inclusive city

Projects calling on locals to give their two cents are sprouting up across Stockholm in an effort to make the city more secure and inclusive for all its residents.

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France

'We must move quickly': Macron wants to get Brexit sorted after UK election

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he hoped things could "move forward quickly" on Brexit after Britain's general elections, the results of which are expected during a European summit this week.

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France

ANALYSIS: Pension concessions will not end French strikes, but they could now run out of steam

Simpler, you said, simpler? France’s byzantine pension system may eventually become simpler but the revised and delayed reforms tabled today are befuddling in their complexity, writes John Lichfield.

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France

From Provence to Paris: Where do all the Americans live in France?

Americans have been leaving the US for a fresh start in France for a long time now. So to mark Thanksgiving here's a look at where they all live.

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Switzerland

Have your say: What worries you the most about living in Switzerland?

Switzerland's annual worry barometer has been released - but what are your major concerns at the moment? Let us know.

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Germany

Tell us: What German habits have you picked up?

Which local habits have you picked up since moving to Germany?

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Germany

'It's going to be a difficult year': What German economists predict for 2020

Economists are saying that 2020 will not be an easy year for Germany, Europe’s largest economy. We take a look at what the downturn means for consumers and businesses.

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Sweden

WATCH: How to make Lucia saffron buns like a pro

In Sweden, Lucia Day on December 13th is celebrated with music, candles, and sweet saffron buns. The Local visited bakery Gateau to get a hands-on lesson in making the perfect golden bun. Watch the video to learn from an expert baker.

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Germany

'I'm surprised nothing's happened yet': How planes in Germany are flying dangerously close to each other

Aircraft are repeatedly flying too close to each other in German airspace and increasing the chance of collisions, a new report has found.

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Italy

The illnesses that only seem to strike Italians

Those of you living in Italy will no doubt be familiar with maladies that only Italians seem to suffer from. Anna Pujol-Mazzini, whose mum is Italian, shares some insight into growing up being taught how to avoid Italian-only ailments.

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