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WATCH: 'Fog avalanche' rolls over mountain ridge in Swiss Jura

A new video taken by cross-country skiers shows beautiful fog waves cresting a ridge in the Jura mountains of western Switzerland.

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France

No-deal Brexit: New government guidance won't reassure pensioners in France

The UK government released more "no-deal" Brexit guidance on Tuesday aimed at reassuring those citizens living in the France who receive pensions and benefits but the information is unlikely to ease their worries.

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Denmark

Two Danes climbed a pyramid. Why is Egypt mad?

Last week, a sexually-charged video and photos emerged on social media of two Danes climbing the Great Pyramid at Giza. Egyptian journalist Farah Bahgat explains the reaction in Cairo.

11 hours ago

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Sweden

10 biggest Stockholm tech stories of 2018

The Swedish capital retained its title as one of the world’s leading tech hubs, with established players making major moves and up-and-comers positioning themselves as forces to be reckoned with.

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Accommodation 101: How to rent an apartment in Sweden

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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.

2 weeks ago

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Switzerland

EU hands Switzerland six months to agree to new deal on bilateral relations

The European Union said on Monday Switzerland's stock exchange should be granted access to the single market until the middle of the next year – effectively giving Bern six months to agree to a new deal on bilateral relations with Brussels.

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France

The language you'll need for a Christmas in France

If you're in France for the festive season then there are few words, phrases and expressions that will come in handy. Joyeux Noël is a decent start.

9 hours ago

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Switzerland

Disaster-linked losses in 2018 hit $155 billion: Swiss Re

Losses from natural and man-made disasters are estimated to total $155 billion (€136 billion) this year, down sharply from a hurricane-plagued 2017, the reinsurance giant Swiss Re said on Tuesday.

3 hours ago

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Italy

Good curry in Italy? It exists, and it's in Florence

As the winter nights draw in and temperatures plummet, the prospect of a warm plate of Indian food is an appealing one for many. Finding a decent curry in Italy, though, is easier said than done.

6 hours ago

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Sweden

Smaller Gävle goat set on fire but big sibling unscathed

A small straw Christmas goat has been set alight in the Swedish city of Gävle, but the larger version — long the target of yuletide arsonists — remains untouched with just over a week to go.

2 days ago

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Sweden

Hipster barber for mice opens in Malmö

Rodent realtors AnonyMouse have returned to Malmö, this time with Hair and Furever, a mouse-sized addition to of the city’s ever growing cadre of hipster barber shops.

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