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Danish politicians defy Trump by rejecting return of Isis fighters

Denmark’s three largest political parties have said they do not want to accept the return of citizens who have travelled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State (Isis) terror group.

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Germany

Preparing for Brexit: A breakdown for Brits in Germany

The UK is planning to leave the EU on March 29th. We don’t know if a withdrawal agreement will be in place then, or if there will be no deal. Here’s how you should prepare.

2 hours ago

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France

ANALYSIS: The yellow vests and France’s new wave of anti-Semitism

France has seen a worrying rise in anti-Semitic acts as well as the desecration of churches and attacks on politicians’ homes and offices and they may well all be linked to an extreme element of the yellow vest movement, writes John Lichfield.

5 days ago

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Sweden

PODCAST: How to measure gender equality in the workplace

"How can we in a specific situation make people feel at home, welcome, talk to each other in a more fair way, not stereotyping or excluding?”

1 week ago
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Spain

Ten golden rules for snagging a Spanish man

Spanish men are great at playing the dating game says Sally Fazakerley, a seasoned participant in Madrid's dating scene. Just watch out for their mothers - and their wives.

6 days ago

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Italy

These are the thousands of job vacancies that Italy can’t fill

A new survey reveals how many Italian businesses are struggling to recruit staff to fill eerything from tech jobs to more traditional roles like woodworking and weaving.

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Italy

How to swap your British driving licence for an Italian one

Brits living in Europe have been warned to exchange their driving licences before the UK leaves the EU in March. Here's how to get started in Italy.

3 days ago

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France

Seven essential tips for starting a business in France

Setting up a business in France can be a daunting prospect. Here are some handy tips from two people who have experience of launching their own company.

1 hour ago

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Germany

Salted, smoked or still wriggling: The best places in Germany to get your fish fix

As the weather warms up in Germany, maybe you're in the mood for buying - and eating -some seafood. We look at where to find the freshest options around.

3 days ago

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France

Chic and cheerful: The best budget hotels in Paris

Paris regularly tops the list as the most romantic city in the world, but there’s no reason to throw financial caution to the wind for a weekend in its embrace. Here are our favourite Parisian hotels that will make your pulse race – and not because you’ve seen the bill.

8 hours ago

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Germany

Germany seizes world Smurf record from Welsh students

A group of German friends claimed a world record on Saturday for the highest number of smurfs, gathered in one place.

1 day ago