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Spanish authorities under fire over cup final yellow ban

Spanish authorities are facing a backlash after Barcelona supporters were forced to ditch yellow T-shirts ahead of the club's Spanish Cup final victory over Sevilla.

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Switzerland and Swaziland: how they compare

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Denmark

Why moving to Denmark can cause feelings of loneliness – and what you can do to feel better

Relocating to a new country can present a definable set of emotional challenges, and Danish culture can give rise to its own version of these. But there are plenty of ways newcomers can recognize and cope, writes The Local guest columnist Peter MacFarlane, Ph.D.

3 days ago

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Sweden / Boarding school

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Spain

12 signs you've totally nailed the Spanish language

How do you know when you've really mastered the Spanish language? If you can tick off most of the signs on this list, then you'll be well on your way.

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Italy

The best companies to work for in Italy, according to Italians

Working-age Italians were asked to rate what they look for in an employer, and which companies offer it. Here's what they said.

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Spain

Ten delicious Spanish dishes you must try before you die

If you thought Spanish food was all paella and pinchos then think again. Get ready as The Local takes you on a mouth-watering tour of some of the country's lesser known but equally fabulous culinary highlights.

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France

The Local reaches 2000 Members - will you be next?

Today 2,000 readers of our sites in France, Germany and Sweden have become paying Members – and half that number has joined in the past month.

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France

France to ban 'misleading' veggie steaks and sausages

Soya steaks, vegan sausages and other vegetable-based products marketed as meat substitutes have been skewered by French lawmakers, who agreed Thursday to ban them for "misleading" consumers.

2 days ago

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Denmark

International business travellers are a lucrative segment for Denmark

A business tourist from abroad spends almost double as much money as a Danish leisure tourist, but the competition to attract them is tough, shows a new analysis.

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Italy

It's Rome's birthday: 17 facts about the Eternal City

On April 21st in 753 BC, the legend goes, Rome was first founded. On its 2771st birthday, we look at some of the most weird and wonderful facts about what is often called the Eternal City.

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