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Cartooning for Peace: The end of the 'party' for UK's Boris Johnson?

Cartooning for Peace: The end of the 'party' for UK's Boris...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused of organising several Downing...

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Cartooning for peace: The end of the 'party' for UK's Boris Johnson?

Cartooning for peace: The end of the 'party' for UK's Boris...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused of organising several Downing...

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What we know and don't know about Sweden's mystery drone sightings

What we know and don't know about Sweden's mystery drone...

The Swedish police and security police are investigating reports of drones spotted...

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EU Commissioner for migration & asylum urges 'clarity' from UK over Channel crossings

EU Commissioner for migration & asylum urges 'clarity'...

2022 is not yet one month old, but already around a thousand people have made "irregular" crossings...

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US, Russia promise to work to ease Ukraine tensions in high-stakes talks

US, Russia promise to work to ease Ukraine tensions in...

Washington and Moscow's top diplomats agreed Friday to keep working to ease tensions...

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France's Macron 'will implement' EU funding conditionality over rule of law degradations

France's Macron 'will implement' EU funding conditionality...

In a week when France has been at the forefront of EU news thanks to heated exchanges...

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Magic mushrooms: Sustainable allies

Magic mushrooms: Sustainable allies

Fungi are normally associated with the forest floor and, yes, mould. In reality,...

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After 'frank' talks on Ukraine, US to share 'ideas' with Russia next week

After 'frank' talks on Ukraine, US to share 'ideas' with...

Washington and Moscow's top diplomats agreed at high-stakes talks on Friday to keep...

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Nicolas Sarkozy's former chief of staff sentenced to jail for polling fraud

Nicolas Sarkozy's former chief of staff sentenced to jail...

The former chief of staff of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was handed...

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Russia's Lavrov says security dialogue with US not over, expects response next week

Russia's Lavrov says security dialogue with US not over,...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with the United States in...

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Top US, Russian diplomats to continue talks on de-escalating Ukraine tensions

Top US, Russian diplomats to continue talks on de-escalating...

Washington and Moscow's top diplomats agreed at high-stakes talks on Friday to keep...

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France’s Constitutional Council approves controversial vaccine pass with conditions

France’s Constitutional Council approves controversial...

France's Constitutional Council on Friday approved with conditions the government's...

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On the hunt for Syrian war criminals hiding out in Europe

On the hunt for Syrian war criminals hiding out in Europe

On January 13, in the first European trial against a high-ranking Syrian regime...

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Sweden's travel rules just changed again: A roundup of the new restrictions

Sweden's travel rules just changed again: A roundup of...

From January 21st, travellers to Sweden exempt from the entry ban must be able to...

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NAKED SHOCK! And the other unique tabloid words you'll see in Sweden

NAKED SHOCK! And the other unique tabloid words you'll...

You won't learn them in your Swedish for Immigrants class and you probably won't...

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Naked shock and the other unique tabloid words you'll see in Sweden

Naked shock and the other unique tabloid words you'll see...

You won't learn them in your Swedish for Immigrants class and you probably won't...

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Top US, Russian diplomats meet in Switzerland in hope of de-escalating tensions over Ukraine

Top US, Russian diplomats meet in Switzerland in hope of...

The top diplomats of Russia and the United States played down any prospect of quickly...

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Why The Local's IES story has caused such a stir in Sweden

Why The Local's IES story has caused such a stir in Sweden

An investigative article by The Local into what it's like to work as a foreign teacher...

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Can the party last? Johnson defies calls for leadership challenge

Can the party last? Johnson defies calls for leadership...

Is he living on borrowed time, or does Boris Johnson's brand of populism make the...

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Weekly protests against mandatory vaccination in Germany on the rise

Weekly protests against mandatory vaccination in Germany...

In Germany, more and more anti-vaxxers are joining an increasing number of demonstrations...

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US charges Belarusian officials with air piracy over forced landing of Ryanair jet

US charges Belarusian officials with air piracy over forced...

The US Justice department charged four Belarus officials with air piracy Thursday...

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Top US, Russian diplomats meet in Switzerland as tensions over Ukraine rise

Top US, Russian diplomats meet in Switzerland as tensions...

The top diplomats of Russia and the United States were to meet in Switzerland on...

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US charges Belarus officials with air piracy over forced landing of Ryanair jet

US charges Belarus officials with air piracy over forced...

The US Justice department charged four Belarus officials with air piracy Thursday...

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US charges Belarusian officials for diverting flight carrying dissident journalist

US charges Belarusian officials for diverting flight carrying...

United States federal prosecutors charged four Belarus officials with piracy-related...

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Is the Ukrainian military really a David against the Russian Goliath?

Is the Ukrainian military really a David against the Russian...

As tensions rise ahead of Friday’s crunch talks between US Secretary of State Antony...

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US warns Russia of grave consequences if 'any' troop crosses Ukraine border

US warns Russia of grave consequences if 'any' troop crosses...

The United States and its allies Thursday warned Moscow of grave consequences if...

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Austrian lawmakers pass Europe's strictest Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Austrian lawmakers pass Europe's strictest Covid-19 vaccine...

Austrian Parliament voted for European Union's strictest Covid-19 vaccine mandate...

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West seeks united front over mounting Russia-Ukraine tensions

West seeks united front over mounting Russia-Ukraine tensions

Western countries sought to project unity over Ukraine on Thursday, after U.S. President...

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Covid-19: Many people in Sweden 'risk becoming infected in coming weeks'

Covid-19: Many people in Sweden 'risk becoming infected...

Sweden's Public Health Agency on Thursday cut the quarantine period for those infected...

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The Hellenic Foundation: A Greek gateway into Paris

The Hellenic Foundation: A Greek gateway into Paris

The prestigious campus of the Cité Universitaire Internationale in Paris is a gateway...

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Blinken warns of ‘swift, severe’ response if Russia sends troops into Ukraine

Blinken warns of ‘swift, severe’ response if Russia sends...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Thursday that there would be a “swift,...

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Blinken warns of ‘swift, severe’ response if Russia sends troops to Ukraine

Blinken warns of ‘swift, severe’ response if Russia sends...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Thursday that there would be a “swift,...

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'Gruyère gate': A big stink over a cheese name

'Gruyère gate': A big stink over a cheese name

What makes gruyère unique? The mild, smooth and nutty cheese is a staple in Switzerland...

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Biden reveals an uncomfortable truth about NATO's divide on Russian aggression in Ukraine

Biden reveals an uncomfortable truth about NATO's divide...

US President Joe Biden's admission that Western allies are not entirely united on...

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Swedish court locks up man who burned down giant Christmas goat

Swedish court locks up man who burned down giant Christmas...

A man who set fire to Sweden's famous straw goat after drinking hand sanitiser has...

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Drugs companies sign deal to produce low-cost Covid drug for 105 countries

Drugs companies sign deal to produce low-cost Covid drug...

A U.N.-backed organization announced Thursday that it has signed agreements with...

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French lawmakers officially recognise China’s treatment of Uyghurs as ‘genocide’

French lawmakers officially recognise China’s treatment...

The lower house of France's parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday that denounced...

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Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted, days after royal loses military titles and charities

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted, days after royal...

Prince Andrew's Twitter account has been deleted, days after the Queen stripped...

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Czech anti-coronavirus vaccine folk singer dies after deliberately getting infected with Covid-19

Czech anti-coronavirus vaccine folk singer dies after deliberately...

A Czech folk singer who was opposed to having a coronavirus vaccine has died after...

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Swedish public sector crying out for IT talent

Swedish public sector crying out for IT talent

The Swedish public sector reports that it is getting more and more difficult to...

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Russia says it would welcome another presidential call with Biden over Ukraine

Russia says it would welcome another presidential call...

Russia would welcome another conversation between President Vladimir Putin and his...

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French appeals court rules Twitter must reveal measures for fighting hate speech

French appeals court rules Twitter must reveal measures...

A Paris court on Thursday ruled that Twitter must reveal its measures for fighting...

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Pope Benedict XVI knew of abusive priests when he ran Munich archdiocese, investigators say

Pope Benedict XVI knew of abusive priests when he ran Munich...

Pope Benedict XVI knew about priests who abused children when he was archbishop...

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Sweden's electricity rebate: Here's how much cash you'll get back on your bills

Sweden's electricity rebate: Here's how much cash you'll...

Here's our guide on how much compensation households in Sweden will get for their...

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Fighting endometriosis: ‘I don’t know what it means to be free from pain’

Fighting endometriosis: ‘I don’t know what it means to...

Widespread ignorance of endometriosis reflects an ingrained tendency to neglect...

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Powerless Europe? Soaring prices expose EU's energy dependence

Powerless Europe? Soaring prices expose EU's energy dependence

With prices at the pump surging and the showdown looming with major gas supplier...

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Boris Johnson likes to party...

Boris Johnson likes to party...

...but he liked to party before the pandemic too! Some misleading videos have been...

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UPDATED: Who will benefit from Sweden's compensation for high electricity bills?

UPDATED: Who will benefit from Sweden's compensation for...

Here's our guide on how much compensation households in Sweden will get for their...

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Blinken seeks united European front with key allies on Ukraine

Blinken seeks united European front with key allies on...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads Thursday to Berlin for meetings with...

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Former pope Benedict named in report over Church's handling of child sex abuse in Germany

Former pope Benedict named in report over Church's handling...

A potentially explosive report into the handling of child sex abuse in the Catholic...

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Former pope Benedict under scrutiny in German child sex abuse investigation

Former pope Benedict under scrutiny in German child sex...

A potentially explosive report into the handling of child sex abuse in the Catholic...

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Dutch museums and concert halls open as hair salons to protest Covid-19 rules

Dutch museums and concert halls open as hair salons to...

Museums and concert halls temporarily turned themselves into beauty salons and gyms...

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Woman narrowly survives push from platform in front of approaching train

Woman narrowly survives push from platform in front of...

A man who pushed a woman in front of an approaching train at a Brussels metro station...

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French women forced to travel to Spain to avail longer abortion deadline

French women forced to travel to Spain to avail longer...

With French lawmakers backtracking on a bill to extend the legal deadline for women...

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French women travel to Spain to seek longer window for abortion

French women travel to Spain to seek longer window for...

With French lawmakers backtracking on a bill to extend the legal deadline for women...

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'Ready to defend our values': Tensions rise in Sweden's Gotland amid Russian threat

'Ready to defend our values': Tensions rise in Sweden's...

The normally sleepy island of Gotland in Sweden has found itself caught up in the...

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Italian ‘anti-vax’ parents send children to clandestine schools over Covid-19 protocol

Italian ‘anti-vax’ parents send children to clandestine...

Italy may have reported more than 80,000 Covid-19 cases on Monday, but the anti-vax...

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What's going on with Covid testing in Sweden?

What's going on with Covid testing in Sweden?

With Omicron rates on the rise across Sweden, testing facilities are currently experiencing...

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French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after skiing accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after skiing accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who became world-known for playing Yves Saint Laurent...

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Foreign residents wrongly told to buy Covid tests before flying back to Sweden

Foreign residents wrongly told to buy Covid tests before...

Several readers have told The Local that their airlines refused to let them fly...

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French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies aged 37 after skiing accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies aged 37 after skiing accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who became world-known for playing Yves Saint Laurent...

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France's EU presidency: Macron calls for European 'collective security' pact, dialogue with Russia

France's EU presidency: Macron calls for European 'collective...

French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europe to invest in its own collective security...

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Belgian court jails trafficking gang leader over migrant lorry deaths

Belgian court jails trafficking gang leader over migrant...

A Belgian court sentenced a Vietnamese man to 15 years in prison on Wednesday after...

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Macron pushes for 'collective security' at European Parliament

Macron pushes for 'collective security' at European Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europe to invest in its collective security...

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France's EU presidency: Macron pushes for 'collective security' at European Parliament

France's EU presidency: Macron pushes for 'collective security'...

French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europe to invest in its collective security...

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Boris Johnson faces grilling over 'partygate' as Conservative MP defects to Labour

Boris Johnson faces grilling over 'partygate' as Conservative...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses MPs on Wednesday as he faces a revolt...

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What's it like to work as a foreign teacher at Swedish free school chain IES?

What's it like to work as a foreign teacher at Swedish...

Internationella Engelska Skolan, the free school chain that made its founder nearly...

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Paris unveils 'manifesto for beauty' to recapture lost charm

Paris unveils 'manifesto for beauty' to recapture lost...

Paris city authorities unveiled a "manifesto for beauty" on Tuesday containing plans...

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Paris unveils 'manifesto for beauty' to recapture lost charm after criticism

Paris unveils 'manifesto for beauty' to recapture lost...

Paris city authorities unveiled a "manifesto for beauty" on Tuesday containing plans...

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Macron presents his priorities to the European Parliament

Macron presents his priorities to the European Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the European Parliament on Wednesday, just...

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Blinken pledges US military aid on visit to Kyiv amid fears of Russian invasion

Blinken pledges US military aid on visit to Kyiv amid fears...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived Wednesday in Kyiv in a show of support...

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Emmanuel Macron to present priorities to the European Parliament

Emmanuel Macron to present priorities to the European Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron will address the European Parliament on Wednesday, just...

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If Russia did invade: How far would the West go to support Ukraine?

If Russia did invade: How far would the West go to support...

How strong is the West's resolve when it comes to Ukraine? A steady diet of diplomacy...

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Blinken arrives in Ukraine in show of solidarity amid fears of Russian invasion

Blinken arrives in Ukraine in show of solidarity amid fears...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived Wednesday in Ukraine in a show of support...

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Blinken arrives in Ukraine in show of solidarity as fears grow of Russian invasion

Blinken arrives in Ukraine in show of solidarity as fears...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived Wednesday in Ukraine in a show of support...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces leadership crisis over 'partygate'

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces leadership crisis...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the brink of facing a leadership challenge,...

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Ukraine warns Russia has 'almost completed' build-up of forces near border

Ukraine warns Russia has 'almost completed' build-up of...

Ukraine has warned that Russia has "almost completed" its build-up of forces that...

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US fears arrival of Russian troops could lead to nuclear weapons in Belarus

US fears arrival of Russian troops could lead to nuclear...

The United States is worried that the arrival of Russian troops in Belarus for exercises...

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Blinken, Lavrov to meet in Geneva on Friday to discuss Ukraine standoff

Blinken, Lavrov to meet in Geneva on Friday to discuss...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...

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The European Parliament's new President immediately faced questions on her views on abortion

The European Parliament's new President immediately faced...

Maltese center-right politician Roberta Metsola has been elected as the new European...

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Moscow demands answers on security guarantees as US top diplomat Blinken heads to Kyiv

Moscow demands answers on security guarantees as US top...

US President Joe Biden’s top diplomat will visit Kyiv this week after talks with...

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Russia demands answers on security guarantees before agreeing to Ukraine talks

Russia demands answers on security guarantees before agreeing...

Moscow on Tuesday rejected new talks on Ukraine unless the West responds to its...

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Russia needs US answers on security demands before continuing Ukraine talks, Lavrov says

Russia needs US answers on security demands before continuing...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that Moscow was waiting for...

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Sweden scraps negative Covid test for foreigners from some countries

Sweden scraps negative Covid test for foreigners from some...

Less than four weeks after it was introduced, Sweden will later this week scrap...

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Kazakhstan FM vows to share 'proof' that 'foreign terrorists' were involved in protests

Kazakhstan FM vows to share 'proof' that 'foreign terrorists'...

Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi granted an interview to FRANCE...

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When will you next get to see the Northern Lights in Sweden?

When will you next get to see the Northern Lights in Sweden?

Did you miss the Northern Lights the other day? Here's how to make sure you know...

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Analysis: Putin and Biden are caught in a high-stakes gamble over Ukraine

Analysis: Putin and Biden are caught in a high-stakes gamble...

It is a very bad idea -- for all concerned. Yet the drumbeat towards another war...

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Malta’s Roberta Metsola elected EU Parliament's third woman president

Malta’s Roberta Metsola elected EU Parliament's third woman...

The European Parliament elected conservative Maltese lawmaker Roberta Metsola as...

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Man suspected of betraying Anne Frank to Nazis identified after 77 years

Man suspected of betraying Anne Frank to Nazis identified...

A six-year cold case investigation into the betrayal of Anne Frank has identified...

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Malta’s Roberta Metsola set to become EU Parliament's third woman president

Malta’s Roberta Metsola set to become EU Parliament's third...

The European Parliament is widely expected to elect conservative Maltese lawmaker...

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France celebrates 25th unicorn in strong start to 2022 for tech sector

France celebrates 25th unicorn in strong start to 2022...

France triumphantly announced the country’s 25th unicorn on Monday, after the industrial...

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Ukraine prosecutors request $35 million bail for ex-leader

Ukraine prosecutors request $35 million bail for ex-leader

Ukrainian prosecutors on Monday requested 1 billion hryvnia ($35 million) in bail...

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'You are our champion': Deported Djokovic welcomed home to Serbia

'You are our champion': Deported Djokovic welcomed home...

Novak Djokovic arrived home in Serbia on Monday after Australia deported the world...

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Cold-case investigation names surprise suspect in Anne Frank's betrayal

Cold-case investigation names surprise suspect in Anne...

A six-year cold case investigation into the betrayal of Anne Frank has identified...

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Ukraine Fast Facts

Ukraine Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Ukraine and learn more about the second-largest European...

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Swedish security police investigate drone sightings at nuclear power plants

Swedish security police investigate drone sightings at...

Sweden's security police are investigating after several drones were spotted at...

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Which Swedish banks still let foreign citizens apply for a BankID?

Which Swedish banks still let foreign citizens apply for...

New BankID rules mean that foreign citizens may no longer be able to apply for the...

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Former Ukrainian president lands in Kyiv to face treason case

Former Ukrainian president lands in Kyiv to face treason...

Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko landed in Kyiv on Monday to face treason...

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French far-right presidential candidate Zemmour convicted for racist hate speech

French far-right presidential candidate Zemmour convicted...

A French court on Monday found far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour guilty...

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Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia

Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic arrived in his native Serbia on Monday after being deported from...

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Foreign citizens in Sweden blocked from BankID after several banks roll out new rules

Foreign citizens in Sweden blocked from BankID after several...

Several readers have got in touch with The Local after their bank implemented new...

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Italian police blush over supply of pink masks

Italian police blush over supply of pink masks

The Italian police, who sport some of the world's nattiest uniforms, are objecting...

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EXPLAINED: What Sweden's Covid travel restrictions mean for you

EXPLAINED: What Sweden's Covid travel restrictions mean...

Many foreign travellers need to show a negative Covid test to be allowed to enter...

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Foreign citizens in Sweden blocked from BankID after banks roll out new rules

Foreign citizens in Sweden blocked from BankID after banks...

Several readers have got in touch with The Local after their bank implemented new...

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Former Ukrainian president Poroshenko arrives back in Ukraine to face charges of treason

Former Ukrainian president Poroshenko arrives back in Ukraine...

"The court session is meant to determine whether Petro Poroshenko will be detained...

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Ukraine's former president Poroshenko arrives in Kyiv to face treason charges

Ukraine's former president Poroshenko arrives in Kyiv to...

Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko landed in Kyiv on Monday to face treason...

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Paris Fashion Week gets back on the catwalk after almost two years online

Paris Fashion Week gets back on the catwalk after almost...

The city may still be deep in the throes of the Omicron surge and adapting to the...

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KEY TIPS: How to take the best pictures of the Northern Lights

KEY TIPS: How to take the best pictures of the Northern...

The Northern Lights season is here. Taking these pictures is an art itself and requires...

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Pfizer announces €520 million investment in France to fight Covid-19

Pfizer announces €520 million investment in France to fight...

Albert Bourla, the chief executive of U.S. drugmaker company Pfizer, told French...

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French parliament approves more restrictive vaccine pass

French parliament approves more restrictive vaccine pass

France's parliament gave final approval on Sunday to the government's latest measures...

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‘A massacre’: Environmentalists fight Metro plan that threatens Parisian forest

‘A massacre’: Environmentalists fight Metro plan that threatens...

Proposals to extend Paris Metro Line 1 are meeting fierce pushback from a local...

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‘It’s a massacre’: Environmentalists fight metro line extension that threatens a Parisian forest

‘It’s a massacre’: Environmentalists fight metro line extension...

Proposals to extend Paris metro Line 1 are meeting fierce pushback from a local...

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Microsoft finds 'destructive' malware in Ukraine

Microsoft finds 'destructive' malware in Ukraine

Destructive malware capable of wiping data has appeared on dozens of computer systems...

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Vanessa Redgrave Fast Facts

Vanessa Redgrave Fast Facts

Read CNN Fast Facts about the life of award-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave.

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Valérie Pécresse: 'The Bulldozer' conservative who vows to restore French pride

Valérie Pécresse: 'The Bulldozer' conservative who vows...

On more than one occasion, Valérie Pécresse, the presidential candidate for the...

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Valérie Pécresse: A conservative who vows to restore French ‘unity and pride’

Valérie Pécresse: A conservative who vows to restore French...

On more than one occasion, Valérie Pécresse, the presidential candidate for the...

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Valérie Pécresse: A ‘bulldozer’ vowing to restore French ‘unity and pride’

Valérie Pécresse: A ‘bulldozer’ vowing to restore French...

On more than one occasion, Valérie Pécresse, the presidential candidate for the...

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Europe's loud, rule-breaking unvaccinated minority are falling out of society

Europe's loud, rule-breaking unvaccinated minority are...

The increasingly vast divide between Europe's two populations means that "underground...

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'Never have I seen so few old trees around': What's happening to Sweden's forests?

'Never have I seen so few old trees around': What's happening...

Sweden's natural forests, and those who are dependent on them, have come under high...

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MI5 warning about influence efforts of British-Chinese lawyer marks changed tone

MI5 warning about influence efforts of British-Chinese...

She has rubbed shoulders with Britain’s political elite – including former prime...

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MI5 warns that a British-Chinese lawyer is acting on behalf of Beijing at parliament

MI5 warns that a British-Chinese lawyer is acting on behalf...

She has rubbed shoulders with Britain’s political elite – including former prime...

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Former justice minister Christiane Taubira joins France's presidential race

Former justice minister Christiane Taubira joins France's...

France's former justice minister Christiane Taubira on Saturday launched her bid...

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Sweden rolls out tanks on Baltic island over Russia tensions

Sweden rolls out tanks on Baltic island over Russia tensions

In an unusual move, Sweden deployed armoured combat vehicles and armed soldiers...

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France celebrates 400 years of Molière, the nation's defining playwright

France celebrates 400 years of Molière, the nation's defining...

France on Saturday began a year of events to mark the 400th anniversary of Molière,...

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Christiane Taubira joins France's presidential race in bid to rally divided left

Christiane Taubira joins France's presidential race in...

France's well-liked former justice minister Christiane Taubira on Saturday launched...

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US says Russia is planning a 'false-flag operation' to justify invading Ukraine

US says Russia is planning a 'false-flag operation' to...

The United States on Friday accused Russia of sending saboteurs trained in explosives...

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US says Russia is planning sabotage to justify invasion of Ukraine

US says Russia is planning sabotage to justify invasion...

The United States on Friday accused Russia of sending saboteurs trained in explosives...

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The essential insurance many foreigners in Sweden forget to sign up for

The essential insurance many foreigners in Sweden forget...

When moving to Sweden, a lot of the paperwork is mercifully simpler than in many...

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Syrian torture survivors finally came face to face with their tormentor. But the reckoning took place far from home

Syrian torture survivors finally came face to face with...

When Anwar Raslan was sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity, he...

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Denmark's former defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

Denmark's former defense minister charged with leaking...

Denmark's former defense minister has been charged with leaking state secrets, he...

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'Be afraid': Cyberattack targets Ukraine as Russia moves more troops

'Be afraid': Cyberattack targets Ukraine as Russia moves...

Ukrainian government websites were splashed with a warning to "be afraid and expect...

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Illustrating the standoff between Russia and NATO on the Ukrainian border

Illustrating the standoff between Russia and NATO on the...

After a week of talks, the dialogue between Russia, NATO and the United States on...

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Sweden's Eurovision trials cancel live tour amid rising Covid numbers

Sweden's Eurovision trials cancel live tour amid rising...

Swedish television's flagship programme, Melodifestivalen, will not tour the country...

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Sexism in Italy: Sexual assaults fuel debate on gender violence

Sexism in Italy: Sexual assaults fuel debate on gender...

As media attention focuses on a group of women sexually assaulted in Milan on New...

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Turkey and Armenia welcome 'constructive' efforts to mend relations

Turkey and Armenia welcome 'constructive' efforts to mend...

Turkey and Armenia on Friday welcomed "constructive" talks between their special...

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'We should not be surprised' by Ukraine cyberattack: EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

'We should not be surprised' by Ukraine cyberattack: EU...

As EU ally Ukraine reels from a massive cyberattack on government websites, the...

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Turkey, Armenia welcome 'constructive' efforts to mend relations

Turkey, Armenia welcome 'constructive' efforts to mend...

Turkey and Armenia on Friday welcomed "constructive" talks between their special...

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Ukraine's government websites targeted in a hacking attack

Ukraine's government websites targeted in a hacking attack

A number of government websites in Ukraine were temporarily down on Friday after...

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Cyberattack hits Ukraine government websites

Cyberattack hits Ukraine government websites

A number of Ukrainian government websites were targeted in a cyberattack with threatening...

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East meets West: EU struggles to find common cause on China policy

East meets West: EU struggles to find common cause on China...

In just a few weeks' time, Covid permitting, the Winter Olympics will open in Beijing. A...

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Fucke no more – Swedish settlement applies for name change

Fucke no more – Swedish settlement applies for name change

The residents of the pretty little Swedish village of Fucke are in agreement: they...

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'Massive' cyber attack hits Ukraine government websites

'Massive' cyber attack hits Ukraine government websites

A number of Ukrainian government websites are currently down due to "a massive cyberattack"...

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Turkey, Armenia to hold talks in Moscow on normalising ties

Turkey, Armenia to hold talks in Moscow on normalising...

Envoys from Turkey and Armenia will hold a first round of talks aimed at normalising...

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Swedish Prime Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Swedish Prime Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson has tested positive for Covid-19, the...

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Strong winds across Sweden cause traffic chaos

Strong winds across Sweden cause traffic chaos

Many areas of Sweden are reporting strong winds, which have led to cancelled train...

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UK Royal Family removes Prince Andrew's military titles amid US sex abuse lawsuit

UK Royal Family removes Prince Andrew's military titles...

The Royal Family removed Prince Andrew’s military links and royal patronages on...

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UK Royal family removes Prince Andrew's military titles amid US sex abuse lawsuit

UK Royal family removes Prince Andrew's military titles...

The Royal Family removed Prince Andrew’s military links and royal patronages on...

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UK’s Johnson fights for survival after fresh revelations over Downing Street parties

UK’s Johnson fights for survival after fresh revelations...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting for his political future Friday as...

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In Ukraine's trenches, stray cats and dogs bring respite to Russia-wary troops

In Ukraine's trenches, stray cats and dogs bring respite...

Dozens of stray dogs and cats live with the Ukrainian troops since the start of...

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UK's Prince Andrew gives up royal patronages, military titles

UK's Prince Andrew gives up royal patronages, military...

Britain's Prince Andrew has renounced his military affiliations and royal patronages,...

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Man held over 2012 French Alps murder released without charges after police probe

Man held over 2012 French Alps murder released without...

French police on Thursday questioned a man arrested over the unsolved murder of...

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Why today was the last day of Christmas in Sweden

Why today was the last day of Christmas in Sweden

On the 20th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Wait, what? Yes Sweden's festive...

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Patience and chores: How to get on with your neighbours in Sweden

Patience and chores: How to get on with your neighbours...

Some joke that the best way to piss off a neighbour in Sweden is to try to start...

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Teachers in France stage massive walk-out over Covid confusion

Teachers in France stage massive walk-out over Covid confusion

Huge numbers of French teachers went on strike Thursday, with the biggest teachers'...

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Irish police launch murder investigation after woman killed while jogging

Irish police launch murder investigation after woman killed...

Irish police have launched a murder investigation after a 23-year-old school teacher...

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A Syrian colonel is jailed for life in a first torture trial for the Assad regime. It's one step in a 'long path to justice,' say victims' families

A Syrian colonel is jailed for life in a first torture...

A German court has sentenced a former Syrian army colonel to life in prison without...

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Russia sees no reason to restart talks on Ukraine crisis, threatens action after ‘dead end’

Russia sees no reason to restart talks on Ukraine crisis,...

Russia said on Thursday it was hitting a dead end in its efforts to persuade the...

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The magic of snow-cleaning: How to wash your woollen clothes in Sweden

The magic of snow-cleaning: How to wash your woollen clothes...

Thought snow was just for sledding, snowball fights, and cursing at while trudging...

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Two Swedish party leaders test positive for Covid-19

Two Swedish party leaders test positive for Covid-19

Centre Party Leader Annie Lööf and Green Party Leader Per Bolund, who both attended...

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Anti-vaccine protesters try to storm Bulgaria's parliament

Anti-vaccine protesters try to storm Bulgaria's parliament

Anti-vaccine protesters tried to storm the Bulgarian parliament on Wednesday and...

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Germany sentences Syrian ex-officer to life in prison for crimes against humanity

Germany sentences Syrian ex-officer to life in prison for...

A German court on Thursday sentenced a former Syrian colonel to life in jail for...

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French teachers and school personnel stage historic strike over inadequate Covid-19 rules

French teachers and school personnel stage historic strike...

An exceptionally united front of angry educators could see half of French primary...

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Breton culture thriving in Polish city of Poznan

Breton culture thriving in Polish city of Poznan

This week, we head to the Polish city of Poznan, where Breton culture is thriving....

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Swedish word of the day: slarva

Swedish word of the day: slarva

Here's how to tell your partner they've done a bad job of the washing up.

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Syrian colonel from Assad regime handed life sentence for crimes against humanity

Syrian colonel from Assad regime handed life sentence for...

A German court sentenced a Syrian army colonel to life in prison in the first-ever...

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The new Covid rules you need to follow in Sweden

The new Covid rules you need to follow in Sweden

A series of new Covid measures came into force in Sweden on December 12th. Here...

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Kazakhstan's changing of the guard: What next for former Soviet republic after crackdown?

Kazakhstan's changing of the guard: What next for former...

Order has been restored in Kazakhstan after protests turned to open revolt in clashes...

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Assad's regime is on trial for crimes against humanity. The court is about to rule on most senior official yet

Assad's regime is on trial for crimes against humanity....

A German court is set to rule on the case of a Syrian colonel accused of committing...

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French teachers and school personnel stage historic strike over confusing Covid-19 rules

French teachers and school personnel stage historic strike...

Half of French schools could close Thursday as up to three-quarters of teachers...

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Unions stage historic strike over France's Covid-19 school rules

Unions stage historic strike over France's Covid-19 school...

With Covid-19 cases skyrocketing among children in France, Prime Minister Jean Castex...

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French Senate passes amended bill transforming health pass into stricter ‘vaccine pass’

French Senate passes amended bill transforming health pass...

France’s Senate voted early Thursday morning to pass an amended version of a bill...

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Assad's regime on trial for crimes against humanity. The court is about to rule on most senior official yet

Assad's regime on trial for crimes against humanity. The...

A German court is set to rule on the case of a Syrian colonel accused of committing...

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French Senate passes curtailed version of ‘vaccine pass’ bill

French Senate passes curtailed version of ‘vaccine pass’...

France’s Senate voted early Thursday morning to pass an amended version of a bill...

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‘A tragic joke’: Master trickster Silvio Berlusconi eyes Italy’s top job

‘A tragic joke’: Master trickster Silvio Berlusconi eyes...

On paper, Rome’s Quirinale is too steep a hill to climb for Italy’s ageing tycoon-politician,...

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NATO offers arms talks as Russia warns situation is 'dangerous'

NATO offers arms talks as Russia warns situation is 'dangerous'

NATO said on Wednesday it was willing to talk to Russia about arms control and missile...

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UK's PM sorry for partygate scandal as calls to quit mount

UK's PM sorry for partygate scandal as calls to quit mount

Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologised Wednesday (January 12) for attending a garden...

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Sweden cuts recommended waiting period for Covid booster

Sweden cuts recommended waiting period for Covid booster

Swedens' Public Health Agency has given regions the go-ahead to shorten the interval...

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Who will benefit from Sweden's compensation for high electricity bills?

Who will benefit from Sweden's compensation for high electricity...

It is not yet clear exactly how much compensation every household in Sweden will...

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Suspect arrested in 2012 murder of British family in French Alps

Suspect arrested in 2012 murder of British family in French...

A man was arrested in the French Alps on Wednesday on suspicion of murdering four...

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US judge turns down Prince Andrew's plea to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit

US judge turns down Prince Andrew's plea to dismiss sex...

A U.S. judge has rejected a bid by Britain's Prince Andrew to dismiss Virginia Giuffre's...

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US says Russia made no commitments to de-escalate Ukraine crisis after latest round of talks

US says Russia made no commitments to de-escalate Ukraine...

Russia has not committed to de-escalate on the Ukrainian border after two rounds...

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UK PM Johnson offers apology for attending party during Covid-19 lockdown

UK PM Johnson offers apology for attending party during...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized Wednesday for attending a garden party during...

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Russia and NATO talks on Ukraine crisis were 'not an easy discussion,' NATO chief says

Russia and NATO talks on Ukraine crisis were 'not an easy...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the meeting between...

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Police arrest suspect in 2012 murder of British family in French Alps

Police arrest suspect in 2012 murder of British family...

French police on Wednesday detained a man over the 2012 killing of a British family...

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Deadly clashes break out once more at Armenia-Azerbaijan border

Deadly clashes break out once more at Armenia-Azerbaijan...

Armenia said Wednesday that the number of its soldiers killed in border clashes...

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'It's my party and I'll lie low if I want to': Papers pile pressure on UK PM

'It's my party and I'll lie low if I want to': Papers pile...

IN THE PRESS – Wednesday, 12.01.22: We begin by looking at how the US papers are...

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Four soldiers killed in new clashes at Armenia-Azerbaijan border

Four soldiers killed in new clashes at Armenia-Azerbaijan...

Armenia said Wednesday that the number of its soldiers killed in border clashes...

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Sweden pledges to compensate homeowners for record-high energy bills

Sweden pledges to compensate homeowners for record-high...

Swedish ministers have announced plans to offer compensation for December, January...

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Russia and NATO meet for make-or-break talks on Ukraine crisis

Russia and NATO meet for make-or-break talks on Ukraine...

Representatives from Russia and NATO are meeting in Brussels on Wednesday for high-stakes...

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Is Sweden about to shorten its waiting period for the Covid booster?

Is Sweden about to shorten its waiting period for the Covid...

Swedish radio reports that regions may get the go-ahead this week to shorten the...

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Unions poised for historic strike over France's Covid-19 school rules

Unions poised for historic strike over France's Covid-19...

With Covid-19 cases skyrocketing among children in France, Prime Minister Jean Castex...

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KEY POINTS: How Sweden's Covid rules change today

KEY POINTS: How Sweden's Covid rules change today

A series of new Covid measures come into force in Sweden today. Here is The Local's...

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US and EU allies coordinate stance ahead of NATO-Russia talks on Ukraine

US and EU allies coordinate stance ahead of NATO-Russia...

The United States and its European allies coordinated their position Tuesday ahead...

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US and EU allies coordinate their stance ahead of NATO-Russia talks on Ukraine

US and EU allies coordinate their stance ahead of NATO-Russia...

The United States and its European allies coordinated their position Tuesday ahead...

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US and EU allies coordinate their stance ahead of NATO-Russia talks

US and EU allies coordinate their stance ahead of NATO-Russia...

The United States and its European allies coordinated their position Tuesday ahead...

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France reports daily record of 368,149 new Covid-19 infections

France reports daily record of 368,149 new Covid-19 infections

France on Tuesday reported 368,149 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day...

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Italian Catholic, Jewish leaders condemn use of Nazi flag at church funeral

Italian Catholic, Jewish leaders condemn use of Nazi flag...

Italian Catholic and Jewish leaders on Tuesday condemned as outrageous an episode...

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Hungary sets a date for referendum on controversial LGBTQ law

Hungary sets a date for referendum on controversial LGBTQ...

Hungary will hold a referendum in April on its controversial law that bans educational...

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German power-hose company Karcher demands not to be dragged into French politics

German power-hose company Karcher demands not to be dragged...

A major German maker of pressure washers and other cleaning equipment on Tuesday...

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Covid variant or ‘scariant’? Experts warn a future ‘Deltacron’ is possible

Covid variant or ‘scariant’? Experts warn a future ‘Deltacron’...

Health experts have cast doubt on reports of a possible Covid-19 mutation combining...

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France backs regional sanctions against Mali as junta calls for protests

France backs regional sanctions against Mali as junta calls...

Mali's ruling junta has called for nationwide demonstrations on Friday to protest...

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France set to announce daily record of 350,000 new Covid-19 infections

France set to announce daily record of 350,000 new Covid-19...

France's health ministry will announce later on Tuesday a record of more than 350,000...

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France to announce daily record of 350,000 new Covid-19 infections

France to announce daily record of 350,000 new Covid-19...

France's health ministry will announce later on Tuesday a record of more than 350,000...

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Medieval horses were no bigger than modern-day ponies, study suggests

Medieval horses were no bigger than modern-day ponies,...

Horses from the Middle Ages were the size of ponies -- much smaller than horses...

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More than half of Europeans will be infected by Omicron in next two months, WHO says

More than half of Europeans will be infected by Omicron...

More than half of people in Europe are on track to contract the Omicron coronavirus...

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More than half of Europe could catch Covid-19 in two months, WHO expert warns

More than half of Europe could catch Covid-19 in two months,...

The Omicron variant is forecasted to infect more than half of all Europeans in the...

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How to use all your parental leave in Sweden before it expires

How to use all your parental leave in Sweden before it...

The parents of fully 70 percent of children in Sweden fail to take all the parental...

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Omicron on track to infect more than half of Europeans in next two months, WHO says

Omicron on track to infect more than half of Europeans in...

More than half of the European population are expected to be infected with the Omicron...

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Swedish word of the day: pålägg

Swedish word of the day: pålägg

Pålägg: A concept so integral to Swedish food culture that it has its own section...

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Police investigate allegations that Downing Street planned BYOB party for more than 100

Police investigate allegations that Downing Street planned...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was embroiled Tuesday in another scandal over...

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'Families suffer': Irish family held at Swedish airport over missing Covid tests

'Families suffer': Irish family held at Swedish airport...

An Irish woman told The Local she has "no confidence any more in travelling" after...

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On Putin's terms? From Ukraine escalation to US-Russia talks

On Putin's terms? From Ukraine escalation to US-Russia...

Better than Putin bargained for? Critics of Geneva talks between Cold War rivals...

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What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?

What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across...

The winter spike in Covid infections across Europe means another ski season will...

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School attack: Teen held on suspicion of injuring two in southern Sweden

School attack: Teen held on suspicion of injuring two in...

Swedish media report that a boy suspected of trying to kill a student and teacher...

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EU parliament president David Sassoli dies in Italian hospital

EU parliament president David Sassoli dies in Italian hospital

The president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, died early Tuesday in hospital...

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EU parliament president David Sassoli dies in hospital in Italy

EU parliament president David Sassoli dies in hospital...

The president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, died early Tuesday in hospital...

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EU parliament president David Sassoli dies after hospitalisation

EU parliament president David Sassoli dies after hospitalisation

The president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, died early Tuesday in hospital...

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Rebel, stateswoman and poet: Can Christiane Taubira fire up France’s moribund left?

Rebel, stateswoman and poet: Can Christiane Taubira fire...

In a presidential campaign dominated by a revanchist and nativistic far right, Christiane...

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France eases Covid-19 testing protocols for schoolchildren amid surge in infections

France eases Covid-19 testing protocols for schoolchildren...

French schoolchildren will be allowed to do self-tests instead of a PCR test if...

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France eases Covid-19 testing protocols for schoolchildren

France eases Covid-19 testing protocols for schoolchildren

French schoolchildren will be allowed to do self-tests instead of PCR tests, as...

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No breakthrough in Russia-US talks on troop build-up near Ukraine

No breakthrough in Russia-US talks on troop build-up near...

Russia and the United States gave no sign that they had narrowed their differences...

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French MP pelted with seaweed as cases of violence against politicians rise

French MP pelted with seaweed as cases of violence against...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday condemned an attack on a lawmaker from...

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Macron vows to put more police on streets as rivals criticise him on security

Macron vows to put more police on streets as rivals criticise...

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he will put thousands more police...

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IN BRIEF: The key things to know about Sweden's new Covid restrictions

IN BRIEF: The key things to know about Sweden's new Covid...

A series of new Covid measures will come into force in Sweden on Wednesday. Here...

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EU climate monitor reports last seven years were world’s hottest on record

EU climate monitor reports last seven years were world’s...

The last seven years have been the hottest on record globally "by a clear margin",...

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Sweden rolls out new Covid restrictions to curb 'record high' infection rate

Sweden rolls out new Covid restrictions to curb 'record...

Swedish restaurants will be forced to close at 11pm under a series of new Covid...

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Swedish government expected to announce new Covid restrictions

Swedish government expected to announce new Covid restrictions

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and the Public Health Agency are set...

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Cleaner working illegally in Sweden seized at PM's home

Cleaner working illegally in Sweden seized at PM's home

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Saturday night claimed to have been...

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No concessions, no breakthroughs: Russia, US start 'difficult' talks on Ukraine

No concessions, no breakthroughs: Russia, US start 'difficult'...

Russia said on Sunday it would not make concessions under U.S. pressure and warned...

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French presidential candidates fight for youth vote on TikTok

French presidential candidates fight for youth vote on...

The video sharing app has surged in popularity in France since 2020 especially among...

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Horned helmets predate Vikings by 3,000 years, originating in the Bronze Age, researchers say

Horned helmets predate Vikings by 3,000 years, originating...

From appearing in the Asterix comic book series, to inspiring an avatar on "The...

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Police seize illegal immigrant cleaner at Swedish PM's home

Police seize illegal immigrant cleaner at Swedish PM's...

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Saturday night claimed to have been...

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US warns Russia of ‘confrontation’ risks ahead of Ukraine talks

US warns Russia of ‘confrontation’ risks ahead of Ukraine...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday said Russia had to choose between...

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Police raid Swedish PM's house and seized illegal immigrant cleaner

Police raid Swedish PM's house and seized illegal immigrant...

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Saturday night claimed to have been...

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Blinken warns Russia of ‘confrontation’ risks ahead of Ukraine talks

Blinken warns Russia of ‘confrontation’ risks ahead of...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday said Russia had to choose between...

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Police raided Swedish PM's house and seized illegal immigrant cleaner

Police raided Swedish PM's house and seized illegal immigrant...

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Saturday night claimed to have been...

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Swedish Crown Princess and Prince catch Covid-19 for the second time

Swedish Crown Princess and Prince catch Covid-19 for the...

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel have both tested...

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Russia rules out any concession over Ukraine in talks with US

Russia rules out any concession over Ukraine in talks with...

Russia ruled out Sunday any concession at talks with the United States on soaring...

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Russia rules out any concession in talks with US over Ukraine crisis

Russia rules out any concession in talks with US over Ukraine...

Russia ruled out Sunday any concession at talks with the United States on soaring...

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'Tasty but deadly': Swedish lab eyes poisoned chalice in malaria fight

'Tasty but deadly': Swedish lab eyes poisoned chalice in...

Cages meshed over with women's tights and crawling with mosquitoes are stashed in...

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IN NUMBERS: Excess mortality in Sweden during pandemic now lower than most in Europe

IN NUMBERS: Excess mortality in Sweden during pandemic...

Sweden this week reported the highest daily number of confirmed cases so far. But...

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Russia rules out concessions in talks with US over Ukraine tensions

Russia rules out concessions in talks with US over Ukraine...

Russia ruled out Sunday any concession at talks with the United States on soaring...

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US, Russia launch high-stakes talks to avoid conflict in Ukraine

US, Russia launch high-stakes talks to avoid conflict in...

The United States and Russia open talks Sunday in Geneva on soaring tensions over...

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The West has a rare window to put Putin in his place

The West has a rare window to put Putin in his place

Next week may see one of the most defining moments in relations between the North...

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UK records more than 150,000 Covid-19 deaths

UK records more than 150,000 Covid-19 deaths

The United Kingdom's official death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic rose above 150,000...

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German killer who wanted to 'live out cannibalistic fantasies' faces life in prison

German killer who wanted to 'live out cannibalistic fantasies'...

A German man who carried out a murder with "cannibalistic motives" has been sentenced...

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Activist Ramy Shaath arrives in France after release from Egyptian detention

Activist Ramy Shaath arrives in France after release from...

Egyptian-Palestinian rights activist Ramy Shaath arrived in France Saturday after...

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IN NUMBERS: Excess deaths in Sweden during pandemic now lower than most in Europe

IN NUMBERS: Excess deaths in Sweden during pandemic now...

Sweden this week reported the highest daily number of confirmed cases so far. But...

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IN NUMBERS: Excess deaths in Sweden during pandemic now among lowest in Europe

IN NUMBERS: Excess deaths in Sweden during pandemic now...

Sweden this week reported the highest daily number of confirmed cases so far. But...

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Egypt frees activist Ramy Shaath after he renounces nationality, family expects arrival in Paris today

Egypt frees activist Ramy Shaath after he renounces nationality,...

Egyptian authorities have freed Egyptian-Palestinian rights activist Ramy Shaath...

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Acquittal of 'Colston Four' for toppling slave trader statue ignites UK culture wars

Acquittal of 'Colston Four' for toppling slave trader statue...

A British court ruling this week clearing four people of criminal damage for pulling...

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Three women brutally killed in one day in France, in 'unbearable' start to new year

Three women brutally killed in one day in France, in 'unbearable'...

On January 1, three women were killed in France, each allegedly by a partner or...

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The fall of the Soviet Union, 30 years on

The fall of the Soviet Union, 30 years on

The Soviet bloc officially collapsed in late December of 1991, leaving 14 independent...

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In the crystal ball: Coronavirus Year 2

In the crystal ball: Coronavirus Year 2

Another year starts with coronavirus grabbing headlines and restricting people yet...

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Acquittal of 'Colston Four' in slave trader statue case ignites UK culture wars

Acquittal of 'Colston Four' in slave trader statue case...

A British court ruling this week clearing four people of criminal damage for pulling...

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Mandatory vaccines: Austria first country in EU to make Covid jabs compulsory

Mandatory vaccines: Austria first country in EU to make...

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has brought a "tidal wave" of new cases, according...

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Acquittal of protesters who toppled slave trader statue ignites UK culture wars

Acquittal of protesters who toppled slave trader statue...

A British court ruling this week clearing four people of criminal damage for pulling...

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'Lockdowns breach human rights': EU Parliament committee head urges more vaccination

'Lockdowns breach human rights': EU Parliament committee...

As French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants to "piss off" the unvaccinated...

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Swedish doctor saves heart attack patient's life with defibrillator drone

Swedish doctor saves heart attack patient's life with defibrillator...

A doctor used a defibrillator delivered by drone to resuscitate a 71-year-old man...

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How to write the perfect Swedish CV and cover letter

How to write the perfect Swedish CV and cover letter

Personal networks account for a lot of career opportunities in Sweden, which makes...

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France's prophet of doom Houellebecq launches political thriller

France's prophet of doom Houellebecq launches political...

France's biggest literary star, Michel Houellebecq, was back in bookshops Friday,...

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Villa Medici, a French foothold in Italy for generations of artists

Villa Medici, a French foothold in Italy for generations...

Our first stop in our new show FrancEurope is the Italian capital Rome and the prestigious...

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Macron says he stands by remarks pledging to 'piss off' France's unvaccinated

Macron says he stands by remarks pledging to 'piss off'...

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that he fully stands by controversial...

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Macron, EU's von der Leyen call for end to Kazakhstan violence

Macron, EU's von der Leyen call for end to Kazakhstan violence

The French president and the head of the European Commission said they were concerned...

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ANALYSIS: Is Russia pushing Sweden towards Nato membership?

ANALYSIS: Is Russia pushing Sweden towards Nato membership?

Russia at the end of December proposed a security treaty with the US that would...

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Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia: A trial for the history books

Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia: A trial for the history books

It's the largest trial of organised crime to be held in Italy since that of the...

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Climate code red: The race to green steel

Climate code red: The race to green steel

From the construction industry to car manufacturing, steel is everywhere. It's the...

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Paris, Berlin 'agree to disagree' on French push to label nuclear energy green

Paris, Berlin 'agree to disagree' on French push to label...

Germany and France have "agreed to disagree" on the EU's move to label nuclear energy...

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Live: Macron hosts von der Leyen for start of French EU presidency

Live: Macron hosts von der Leyen for start of French EU...

The French president and the head of the European Commission give a joint press...

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Swedish word of the day: koja

Swedish word of the day: koja

Today's word of the day is the kind of place you want to curl up and hide in on...

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The 'anti-woke' crusade has come to Europe. Its effects could be chilling

The 'anti-woke' crusade has come to Europe. Its effects...

If 2020 renewed calls for racial equality as Black Lives Matter protests exploded...

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How claims of a French variant grabbed global headlines

How claims of a French variant grabbed global headlines

If French Professor Didier Raoult hadn’t already shot to global fame for his claims...

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Covid-19: How a controversial scientist grabbed headlines with claims of a French variant

Covid-19: How a controversial scientist grabbed headlines...

If French Professor Didier Raoult hadn’t already shot to global fame for his claims...

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Macron’s conservative challenger Pécresse vows to get tough on crime

Macron’s conservative challenger Pécresse vows to get tough...

French right-wing presidential candidate Valerie Pecresse promised Thursday to clean...

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Swedish PM insists on right to set alliances in defiance of Russia

Swedish PM insists on right to set alliances in defiance...

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson has pushed back against Russia's demand that...

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EXPLAINED: Is Russia pushing Sweden towards Nato membership?

EXPLAINED: Is Russia pushing Sweden towards Nato membership?

Russia at the end of December proposed a security treaty with the US that would...

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UK government to relax Covid testing rules for arrivals from Europe

UK government to relax Covid testing rules for arrivals...

People travelling to England will face a less strict Covid testing regime from Friday,...

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More European countries order mandatory vaccination to battle Omicron wave

More European countries order mandatory vaccination to...

Anyone over 50 living in Italy must be vaccinated against Covid-19, under strict...

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Pets' welfare will be considered in divorce battles in Spain

Pets' welfare will be considered in divorce battles in...

Spain will consider a pet's welfare when couples divorce or break-up from Wednesday...

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Swedish foreign minister in US to discuss Ukraine and Russia

Swedish foreign minister in US to discuss Ukraine and Russia

Sweden's foreign minister Anna Linde travelled to Washington on Wednesday for high-level...

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How likely is it that Sweden would ever legalise cannabis?

How likely is it that Sweden would ever legalise cannabis?

As Germany moves to legalise the sale of cannabis, The Local investigates if the...

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French lawmakers approve new ‘vaccine pass’ after fierce debate

French lawmakers approve new ‘vaccine pass’ after fierce...

After three days of tumultuous debates, fuelled by controversial remarks by President...

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One in 15 people infected with Covid-19 in England

One in 15 people infected with Covid-19 in England

Britain on Wednesday reported record COVID-19 prevalence for the last week of 2021,...

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UK government relaxes Covid testing rules for arrivals from Europe

UK government relaxes Covid testing rules for arrivals...

People travelling to England will face a less strict Covid testing regime from Friday,...

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Opting for pets over children is selfish and 'takes away our humanity,' says Pope Francis

Opting for pets over children is selfish and 'takes away...

Pope Francis has criticized couples who choose to have pets instead of children...

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Swedish word of the day: bajamaja

Swedish word of the day: bajamaja

Today's word of the day is fun to say, less fun to use.

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Swedish government gives green light to expanding vaccine pass scheme

Swedish government gives green light to expanding vaccine...

The government has granted the Public Health Agency the power to extend vaccine...

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Why does secular Sweden have so many religious public holidays?

Why does secular Sweden have so many religious public holidays?

Epiphany on January 6th is a public holiday in Sweden. Why does one of the world's...

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How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK...

Trips between the Europe and the UK and vice versa may well become more expensive...

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Unconfirmed report: Sweden to move closer to expanding vaccine pass scheme

Unconfirmed report: Sweden to move closer to expanding...

The government is expected to decide today to allow the Public Health Agency to...

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Swedish woman charged with helping IS recruit teenage son as child soldier

Swedish woman charged with helping IS recruit teenage son...

A Swedish woman is set to face trial for allegedly letting her young son fight for...

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Ex-CEO of Swedish bank to face trial over money-laundering scandal

Ex-CEO of Swedish bank to face trial over money-laundering...

The sacked CEO of Swedish banking giant Swedbank is set to face trial on fraud and...

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Record Covid cases in US and Europe as Omicron variant runs rampant

Record Covid cases in US and Europe as Omicron variant...

The US, Britain, France and Australia have all announced record numbers of daily...

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Abortion in Spain: Women struggle to access treatment despite it being legal

Abortion in Spain: Women struggle to access treatment despite...

Some 100,000 abortions take place every year in Spain. In theory, terminations are...

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Sweden records highest number of daily Covid cases since start of pandemic

Sweden records highest number of daily Covid cases since...

On December 30th, 11,507 new cases of Covid-19 were reported to the Public Health...

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King and Queen of Sweden test positive for Covid-19

King and Queen of Sweden test positive for Covid-19

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia have both tested positive for Covid-19, the...

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Covid-19 vaccine bookings: Stockholm opens boosters for all adults

Covid-19 vaccine bookings: Stockholm opens boosters for...

Starting today, all adults in Stockholm will be offered their Covid booster vaccine...

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French lawmakers hold up bill on new 'vaccine pass' in setback for Macron

French lawmakers hold up bill on new 'vaccine pass' in...

French President Emmanuel Macron's ruling centrist party was left red-faced on Tuesday...

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French lawmakers hold up vaccine pass bill in setback for government

French lawmakers hold up vaccine pass bill in setback for...

French President Emmanuel Macron's ruling centrist party was left red-faced on Tuesday...

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Schoolchildren face fraught return to class as Omicron runs amok in France

Schoolchildren face fraught return to class as Omicron...

Millions of French children headed back to school on Monday without the usual knock-on...

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How a child's kidnapping shone a light on an alleged plot to topple the French government

How a child's kidnapping shone a light on an alleged plot...

Armed with homemade explosives, fueled by conspiracy theories and fermented during...

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Six-week wait for Swedish Covid vaccine passes by post

Six-week wait for Swedish Covid vaccine passes by post

People who have to apply for their Covid vaccine passes by post can expect delays...

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Ten secrets to making your life in Sweden a little bit better

Ten secrets to making your life in Sweden a little bit...

How do you make friends with Swedes and what's the best kind of cheese in the supermarket?...

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French lawmakers suspend fractious vaccine pass debate in setback for government

French lawmakers suspend fractious vaccine pass debate...

France's lower house of parliament has suspended debates over a controversial bill...

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Turkish inflation soars to 36% as financial turmoil continues

Turkish inflation soars to 36% as financial turmoil continues

Turkey's annual inflation rate surged to its highest level since 2002, official...

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Record number of migrants crossed Channel from France to UK last year, says report

Record number of migrants crossed Channel from France to...

A record number of more than 28,000 migrants crossed the Channel from France to...

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Turkish inflation hits 36% nearing 20-year high as lira crisis continues

Turkish inflation hits 36% nearing 20-year high as lira...

Turkey's annual inflation rate surged to its highest level since 2002, official...

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French MPs draft vaccine pass law amid 'tidal wave' of Omicron cases

French MPs draft vaccine pass law amid 'tidal wave' of...

French MPs on Monday began debating draft legislation that would require most people...

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Europe tops 100 million Covid cases

Europe tops 100 million Covid cases

Europe has recorded over 100 million coronavirus cases, more than a third of all...

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IN NUMBERS: Covid patients increase in Sweden over New Year's period

IN NUMBERS: Covid patients increase in Sweden over New...

There are now more Covid-19 patients in Swedish hospitals than at any point since...

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Tensions are high on Ukraine's border with Russia. Here's what you need to know

Tensions are high on Ukraine's border with Russia. Here's...

Tensions between Ukraine and Russia are at their highest in years, as a Russian...

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Sweden's public holidays: How to maximise your annual leave in 2022

Sweden's public holidays: How to maximise your annual leave...

Here's a list of Sweden's "red days" in 2022 and the public holiday hacks you need...

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EU flag removed from Arc de Triomphe after causing stir

EU flag removed from Arc de Triomphe after causing stir

A large European Union flag attached to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Friday to...

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Dutch police disperse thousands protesting in Amsterdam against Covid lockdown

Dutch police disperse thousands protesting in Amsterdam...

Riot police with batons and shields tried to break up a crowd of several thousand...

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Moscow uses 'foreign agent' status to harass and persecute opponents

Moscow uses 'foreign agent' status to harass and persecute...

Russia’s recent designation of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a prominent member of feminist...

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Dutch police disperse thousands protesting against lockdown measures

Dutch police disperse thousands protesting against lockdown...

Riot police with batons and shields tried to break up a crowd of several thousand...

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Police hit by fireworks in Swedish New Year's Eve celebrations

Police hit by fireworks in Swedish New Year's Eve celebrations

Police in several cities in Sweden were hit, and in some cases, injured by fireworks...

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France cuts isolation times and plans crackdown on unvaccinated amid record surge in Covid cases

France cuts isolation times and plans crackdown on unvaccinated...

The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across France prompting the government...

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Europe tops 100 million Covid cases: AFP tally

Europe tops 100 million Covid cases: AFP tally

Europe has recorded over 100 million coronavirus cases, more than a third of all...

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France reduces isolation for fully vaccinated Covid-positive cases

France reduces isolation for fully vaccinated Covid-positive...

French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday the isolation period for fully...

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IN PICTURES: How Europe brought in the New Year in the face of Omicron

IN PICTURES: How Europe brought in the New Year in the...

In many capitals public celebrations were cancelled or curtailed, and in some even...

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France reduces isolation for Covid-positive cases from 10 to 7 days

France reduces isolation for Covid-positive cases from...

French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday the isolation period for fully...

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My first year in Sweden: 'It's OK to lighten up and like your country a little'

My first year in Sweden: 'It's OK to lighten up and like...

Learn Swedish. Get a personnummer. Go cashless. Moving to a new country means going...

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France reduces isolation for COVID-positive to 7 days from 10 days

France reduces isolation for COVID-positive to 7 days from...

French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday the isolation period for fully...

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2022 could be a make-or-break year for Europe

2022 could be a make-or-break year for Europe

In 2022, the European Union must confront some of the most difficult challenges...

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EU moves to label nuclear and gas energy as 'green'

EU moves to label nuclear and gas energy as 'green'

The EU is planning to label energy from nuclear power and natural gas as "green"...

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Sweden in 2022: Key dates for your calendar

Sweden in 2022: Key dates for your calendar

It's an election year in Sweden in 2022, but that's not the only important thing...

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874 cars were torched in France on New Year's Eve

874 cars were torched in France on New Year's Eve

A total of 874 vehicles were set ablaze across France on New Year's Eve as part...

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Health pass or vaccine pass: Europe eyes tighter Covid control measures

Health pass or vaccine pass: Europe eyes tighter Covid...

With the Omicron variant spreading rapidly in Europe, the French government is looking...

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Police hit by fireworks in Sweden in rowdy New Year's Eve celebrations

Police hit by fireworks in Sweden in rowdy New Year's Eve...

Police in several cities in Sweden were hit, and in some cases, injured by fireworks...

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EU plans to class nuclear power and natural gas as green energy sources

EU plans to class nuclear power and natural gas as green...

The EU is planning to label energy from nuclear power and natural gas as "green"...

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IN PICS: How Europe brought in the New Year in the face of Omicron

IN PICS: How Europe brought in the New Year in the face...

In many capitals public celebrations were cancelled or curtailed, and in some even...

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Why do the Swedes watch Ivanhoe on New Year's Day?

Why do the Swedes watch Ivanhoe on New Year's Day?

A lot of Sweden's holiday traditions centre around the TV, and one of the most baffling...

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Why I swim in Sweden's icy cold waters every New Year

Why I swim in Sweden's icy cold waters every New Year

A cold-water dip to start the new year might just give us the resilience to deal...

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Ten very Swedish New Year's resolutions for 2022

Ten very Swedish New Year's resolutions for 2022

Is this the year to do all those things you’ve been meaning to do since moving to...

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France takes over EU presidency as national election looms

France takes over EU presidency as national election looms

France takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union on Saturday, affording...

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Macron warns of 'difficult' weeks ahead but encourages 'optimism' in New Year's speech

Macron warns of 'difficult' weeks ahead but encourages...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said the next few weeks would be difficult...

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Paris jihadist attacks trial put on hold after main suspect catches Covid

Paris jihadist attacks trial put on hold after main suspect...

The trial of Salah Abdeslam, the main suspect in the November 2015 Islamist attack...

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France introduces free birth control for all women under 25

France introduces free birth control for all women under...

Free birth control for all women under 25 will be available in France from Saturday,...

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'Opt for cycling': French car ads required to back travel alternatives from 2022

'Opt for cycling': French car ads required to back travel...

Car advertisements in France will have to include messages encouraging people to...

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Germany backs France for 'more sovereign' Europe as Paris set for turn at EU presidency

Germany backs France for 'more sovereign' Europe as Paris...

France and Germany bear a "special responsibility" to make the European Union a...

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France temporarily lifts Covid transit ban on Britons entering the EU

France temporarily lifts Covid transit ban on Britons entering...

France on Thursday said it would show “tolerance” for Britons hoping to transit...

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Sweden's Ikea to hike prices by 9 percent due to supply chain woes

Sweden's Ikea to hike prices by 9 percent due to supply...

Ikea will hike its prices by an average of nine percent next year due to ongoing...

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Covid-19: Omicron is now the dominant variant in France

Covid-19: Omicron is now the dominant variant in France

Omicron has become the main coronavirus strain in France, where the number of new...

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COMPARE: How Europe is ending 2021 with record Covid rates and new restrictions

COMPARE: How Europe is ending 2021 with record Covid rates...

European countries are battling a huge spike in Covid infections driven by the Omicron...

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How to celebrate New Year's Eve like a Swede: six essential traditions

How to celebrate New Year's Eve like a Swede: six essential...

What on earth does Ivanhoe have to do with New Year's celebrations anyway?

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Covid-19: Omicron is now dominant variant in France

Covid-19: Omicron is now dominant variant in France

Omicron has become the main coronavirus strain in France where the number of infections...

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Covid:19: Omicron is now dominant variant in France

Covid:19: Omicron is now dominant variant in France

Omicron has become the main coronavirus strain in France where the number of infections...

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Wearing masks outdoors mandatory in Paris as new cases top 200,000

Wearing masks outdoors mandatory in Paris as new cases...

Wearing masks even outdoors will be mandatory in Paris starting on Friday, French...

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‘War footing’: UK builds temporary hospitals to prepare for Covid-19 surge

‘War footing’: UK builds temporary hospitals to prepare...

England is building temporary hospitals to help cope with rising coronavirus cases,...

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‘War footing’: UK’s NHS builds temporary hospitals, preparing for Covid-19 surge

‘War footing’: UK’s NHS builds temporary hospitals, preparing...

England is building temporary hospitals to help cope with rising coronavirus cases,...

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Russia lists Pussy Riot member, art collector and satirist as 'foreign agents'

Russia lists Pussy Riot member, art collector and satirist...

Russia on Thursday designated a member of the Pussy Riot punk band, a prominent...

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France temporarily lifts transit ban for EU-based Britons after uproar

France temporarily lifts transit ban for EU-based Britons...

France on Thursday said it would show “tolerance” for Britons hoping to transit...

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Prince Andrew in the spotlight after Ghislaine Maxwell conviction

Prince Andrew in the spotlight after Ghislaine Maxwell...

Prince Andrew was barely mentioned in the course of British socialite Ghislaine...

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Russia declares Pussy Riot member, art collector and satirist ‘foreign agents’

Russia declares Pussy Riot member, art collector and satirist...

Russia on Thursday declared a top member of the Pussy Riot band, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova,...

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Party or pyjamas? New Year’s celebrations in France to go ahead despite record Covid cases

Party or pyjamas? New Year’s celebrations in France to...

Will the French be spending New Year’s Eve in slippers this year? That was the headline...

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Party or pyjamas? New Year celebrations in France to go ahead despite record Covid cases

Party or pyjamas? New Year celebrations in France to go...

Will the French be spending New Year’s Eve in slippers this year? That was the headline...

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When can you buy alcohol in Sweden on New Year's Eve?

When can you buy alcohol in Sweden on New Year's Eve?

Before planning your alcohol shopping this New Year's Eve, here's everything you...

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Swedish word of the day: god fortsättning

Swedish word of the day: god fortsättning

Here's a word you can use to greet friends, neighbours and colleagues around this...

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Dinner for who? Sweden's weirdest New Year's Eve habit explained

Dinner for who? Sweden's weirdest New Year's Eve habit...

We've watched it so you don't have to. Just kidding, your Swedish hosts will make...

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Ten Swedish books to read in 2022

Ten Swedish books to read in 2022

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to read more? Here’s a list of book recommendations...

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Wearing masks outdoors to be mandatory in Paris as new cases top 200,000

Wearing masks outdoors to be mandatory in Paris as new...

Wearing masks even outdoors will be mandatory in Paris starting on Friday, French...

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Wearing masks outdoors mandatory in Paris starting Friday

Wearing masks outdoors mandatory in Paris starting Friday

Wearing masks even outdoors will be mandatory in Paris starting on Friday, French...

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Covid-19: France breaks European daily record again with 208,000 new cases

Covid-19: France breaks European daily record again with...

Global Covid-19 infections have hit a record high over the past seven-day period,...

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Hundreds of journeys delayed by new Swedish and Danish Covid-19 testing rules

Hundreds of journeys delayed by new Swedish and Danish...

At least 600 people travelling from Denmark have been denied entry to Sweden since...

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Covid-19 cases soar worldwide, France breaks European daily record again

Covid-19 cases soar worldwide, France breaks European daily...

Global Covid-19 infections have hit a record high over the past seven-day period,...

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IN NUMBERS: New Covid-19 infections continue to increase in Sweden

IN NUMBERS: New Covid-19 infections continue to increase...

The number of confirmed new Covid-19 cases increased 14 percent in the week of Christmas,...

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Covid-19 cases soar across world, France breaks European daily infection record again

Covid-19 cases soar across world, France breaks European...

Global Covid-19 infections have hit a record high over the past seven-day period,...

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NEW LAWS: Ten things that change about life in Sweden in 2022

NEW LAWS: Ten things that change about life in Sweden in...

From tax cuts to littering, these are some of the law changes you may want to be...

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France sets daily record with 208,000 new Covid-19 cases

France sets daily record with 208,000 new Covid-19 cases

France is seeing a tsunami of Covid-19 infections, with 208,000 new cases recorded...

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France sets daily record with 208,000 new Covid-19 cases (health minister)

France sets daily record with 208,000 new Covid-19 cases...

The French health ministry on Wednesday will report 208,000 new COVID-19 infections...

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Russian court shuts down Memorial Human Rights Center, day after sister group ordered closed

Russian court shuts down Memorial Human Rights Center,...

A court in Moscow ordered the closure of the Memorial Human Rights Center on Wednesday,...

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Northvolt hails 'milestone' after producing its first battery cell in northern Sweden

Northvolt hails 'milestone' after producing its first battery...

Swedish battery firm Northvolt has produced its first lithium-ion battery cell just...

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When will Sweden have daylight again? 

When will Sweden have daylight again? 

Congratulations, you survived the longest night of the year in one of the darkest...

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Moscow court orders closure of Memorial human rights centre

Moscow court orders closure of Memorial human rights centre

A Moscow court on Wednesday hit Russia's most prominent rights group, Memorial,...

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Russian court shuts down Memorial Human Rights Center, day after sister organization ordered to close

Russian court shuts down Memorial Human Rights Center,...

A court in Moscow ordered the closure of the Memorial Human Rights Center on Wednesday,...

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KEY POINTS: What Sweden's new Covid travel restrictions mean for you

KEY POINTS: What Sweden's new Covid travel restrictions...

As of December 28th, many foreign travellers need to show a negative Covid test...

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When can you buy alcohol in Sweden in the run-up to New Year's Eve?

When can you buy alcohol in Sweden in the run-up to New...

Before planning your alcohol shopping this New Year's Eve, here's everything you...

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Reader question: Which Covid tests are accepted for travel to Sweden?

Reader question: Which Covid tests are accepted for travel...

Sweden on December 28th updated its entry restrictions to make foreign nationals...

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Protests against Germany's Covid restrictions turn violent as Europe moves to stem Omicron

Protests against Germany's Covid restrictions turn violent...

Protesters tossed bottles and fireworks at police as they to voiced their opposition...

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More than 100 Covid patients in Swedish intensive care units

More than 100 Covid patients in Swedish intensive care...

The number of patients receiving intensive care for Covid-19 continued to rise in...

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COVID NEWS: The latest facts and figures about the pandemic in Sweden

COVID NEWS: The latest facts and figures about the pandemic...

Follow the latest news about how the coronavirus pandemic is developing in Sweden...

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KEY POINTS: How Sweden's Covid travel restrictions change today

KEY POINTS: How Sweden's Covid travel restrictions change...

As of December 28th, many foreign travellers need to show a negative Covid test...

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Russia's Supreme Court orders closure of top human rights group Memorial

Russia's Supreme Court orders closure of top human rights...

Russia's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the closure of Memorial, the country's...

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Russia's Supreme Court orders closure of Memorial, country's best known human rights group

Russia's Supreme Court orders closure of Memorial, country's...

Russia's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the closure of Memorial, the country's...

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France offers intensive care nurses €100 monthly bonus amid Covid-19 exhaustion

France offers intensive care nurses €100 monthly bonus...

France will pay intensive care nurses an extra 100 euros per month from January...

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Readers' best tips for travelling to and from Sweden during the holidays

Readers' best tips for travelling to and from Sweden during...

The Local's readers share their advice for travelling to and from Sweden over the...

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France closes mosque north of Paris after 'unacceptable' preaching

France closes mosque north of Paris after 'unacceptable'...

France has ordered the closure of a mosque in the north of the country because of...

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Drugs, violence and racism are creating a 'cocktail of neglect' in Marseille

Drugs, violence and racism are creating a 'cocktail of...

Ahead of the French presidential election early next year, Marseille looks set to...

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US, Russia to hold talks on arms control, Ukraine on January 10

US, Russia to hold talks on arms control, Ukraine on January...

The United States and Russia will hold much-anticipated talks in January, a White...

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Polish president vetoes controversial media law criticised by US and EU

Polish president vetoes controversial media law criticised...

Following pressure from the EU and US, Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday vetoed...

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French PM Castex announces new steps to slow Omicron, but schools to stay open

French PM Castex announces new steps to slow Omicron, but...

French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Monday that in response to a rapid spread...

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French PM Castex announces new measures to slow Omicron, but schools to reopen as planned

French PM Castex announces new measures to slow Omicron,...

French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Monday that in response to a rapid spread...

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French PM Castex announces schools to stay open, but public gatherings limited to slow Omicron

French PM Castex announces schools to stay open, but public...

French Prime Minister Jean Castex said that in response to a rapid spread of the...

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'Miracle at Gottröra': How 129 people survived a plane crash in Sweden

'Miracle at Gottröra': How 129 people survived a plane...

Thirty years ago, a passenger plane crash-landed in a field in central Sweden, with...

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Our top picks of the 36 'new' words that defined Sweden in 2021

Our top picks of the 36 'new' words that defined Sweden...

Unsurprisingly, the Covid-19 pandemic has dominated Swedish discourse in 2021. 

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UPDATED: How to book your Covid booster dose in each Swedish region

UPDATED: How to book your Covid booster dose in each Swedish...

Here is the latest information on how to book your Covid-19 booster vaccine in each...

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France considers new Covid restrictions ahead of expected Omicron surge

France considers new Covid restrictions ahead of expected...

French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce new Covid measures on Monday...

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Where to see fireworks this New Year's Eve in Sweden

Where to see fireworks this New Year's Eve in Sweden

Despite the pandemic causing restrictions to tighten again, some cities are still...