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Hashish raids: Scores of police officers swoop on smugglers in southern Spain

Over 300 police officers swooped on Wednesday against hashish smuggling in southern Spain, the main gateway into Europe for the drug, the latest in a string of police stings in the region.

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OPINION: How Brexit has changed our lives

"Do you remember those innocent, peaceful days three years ago, before our daily existence was dominated by Brexit?" Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain recalls.

3 days ago

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Spain

Brits in Spain: 'We pay our taxes and we want to integrate'

The Spanish Costas might have a reputation for being "Little Britain" in the sun given the number of UK nationals living there but some British residents argue the stereotype is unfair and that many Brits are well integrated in the Spanish way of life.

7 hours ago

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Sweden

Why international investors look to Stockholm for cleantech innovations

Swedish companies were such pioneers in the clean technology sector, they were arguably too early by nearly a decade.

1 day ago
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Germany

Germany orders online bank N26 to take new steps against money-laundering

German financial markets watchdog Bafin said Wednesday it had ordered online bank N26 to tackle gaps in its measures against financial crime, including in its systems for verifying clients' identities.

1 day ago

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Sweden

Deported work permit holders may have to wait years before returning to Sweden

If a foreign worker's permanent residence in Sweden is rejected, they could face several years of waiting before they are allowed to return to Sweden on a new work permit, according to new guidelines by the Migration Agency.

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Sweden

Secret romance! Fire inferno! The story of Stockholm's Gröna Lund

In the 1930s, a devastating fire and a secretly kindled romance threatened to permanently engulf Gröna Lund Tivoli in Stockholm.

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Italy

Prada becomes latest Italian fashion house to give up fur

Luxury fashion house Prada said on Wednesday it will remove animal fur from its collections, joining a lengthening list of designers to make that choice.

8 hours ago

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Denmark

Denmark's fabulous food journey: from hearty fare to haute cuisine

Long known for their hearty meat-and-potatoes fare, Danish chefs have now carved out a name for themselves in the culinary world with trailblazing dishes at star-studded restaurants.

4 days ago

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Sweden

What's on: 10 Swedish festivals you shouldn't miss this summer

Wondering what to do in Sweden this summer? Here's our selection of ten great festivals across the country.

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Switzerland

In pics: Historic photos taken by US bombers show changing face of Switzerland

The Swiss government has just published a remarkable archive of historical photos taken from the air which reveal how much the country has changed in the last 70 years.

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Switzerland

Italian word of the day: 'Magari'

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