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Monday 18th October

Sweden launches bid to become world’s top tourism destination by 2030
Sweden

Sweden launches bid to become world’s top tourism destination by 2030

Forget the pyramids, the canals of Venice or the Eiffel Tower – the Swedish government has presented a plan to make Sweden the world's most attractive tourism destination by 2030 – but it's not yet clear how.

Kongsberg attacker killed victims with ‘sharp object’
Norway

Kongsberg attacker killed victims with ‘sharp object’

Booster shots: What Germany recommends for people who’ve had the J&J jab
Germany

Booster shots: What Germany recommends for people who’ve had the J&J jab

EXPLAINED: How Americans can retire in Switzerland
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: How Americans can retire in Switzerland

EXPLAINED: The new rules for travel from Spain to the US in November 2021
Spain

EXPLAINED: The new rules for travel from Spain to the US in November 2021

Italy’s ‘green pass’ workplace protests come to an end as police disperse crowd
Italy

Italy’s ‘green pass’ workplace protests come to an end as police disperse crowd

What are Salzburg’s current Covid-19 rules and restrictions?
Austria

What are Salzburg’s current Covid-19 rules and restrictions?

Denmark extends border controls into 2022
Denmark

Denmark extends border controls into 2022

Could Italy become the first European country to ban smoking while driving?
Italy

Could Italy become the first European country to ban smoking while driving?

French PM meets Pope as Catholic child abuse scandal rages
France

French PM meets Pope as Catholic child abuse scandal rages

Italian expression of the day: ‘Cercare il pelo nell’uovo’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Cercare il pelo nell’uovo’

How Brits can get a residence permit in Norway post-Brexit 
Norway

How Brits can get a residence permit in Norway post-Brexit 

The king shouldn’t be untouchable, says Spain’s PM
Spain

The king shouldn’t be untouchable, says Spain’s PM

Swiss residents crossing border to France for ‘cheaper Covid tests’

Swiss residents crossing border to France for ‘cheaper Covid tests’

Germany should make cannabis available at pharmacies not ‘coffee shops’, says FDP boss
Germany

Germany should make cannabis available at pharmacies not ‘coffee shops’, says FDP boss

What Germany’s coalition plans mean for immigration and citizenship
Germany

What Germany’s coalition plans mean for immigration and citizenship

French phrase of the day: Je dis ça, je dis rien
France

French phrase of the day: Je dis ça, je dis rien

Electric rental scooters back in Copenhagen: These are the new rules
Denmark

Electric rental scooters back in Copenhagen: These are the new rules

When and where to get the cheapest fuel in France
France

When and where to get the cheapest fuel in France

Asylum seekers to crime – busting French immigration myths
France

Asylum seekers to crime – busting French immigration myths

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

French-Austrian lab reports positive results from new Covid vaccine trials

French-Austrian lab reports positive results from new Covid vaccine trials

TV licence fees are about to get more expensive in Austria
Austria

TV licence fees are about to get more expensive in Austria

French health authority advises against Moderna’s Covid vaccine for booster shot
France

French health authority advises against Moderna’s Covid vaccine for booster shot

Covid-19: Why is Switzerland still stalling on booster shots?
Switzerland

Covid-19: Why is Switzerland still stalling on booster shots?

The five biggest hurdles for Germany’s coalition talks
Germany

The five biggest hurdles for Germany’s coalition talks

How easy is it to work as an English teacher in Norway?
Norway

How easy is it to work as an English teacher in Norway?

Drivers in Germany face record fuel costs
Germany

Drivers in Germany face record fuel costs

The rules on renting out French property on Airbnb
France

The rules on renting out French property on Airbnb

Getting the flu vaccine in Spain in 2021: What you need to know
Spain

Getting the flu vaccine in Spain in 2021: What you need to know

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday

Train link between Oslo and Gothenburg returns
Norway

Train link between Oslo and Gothenburg returns

Anmeldebescheinigung: How to get Austria’s crucial residence document
Austria

Anmeldebescheinigung: How to get Austria’s crucial residence document

This week in France: What you need to know
France

This week in France: What you need to know

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Monday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Monday 

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Australia could open to German tourists ‘by Christmas’, says minister
Germany

Australia could open to German tourists ‘by Christmas’, says minister

Who can get a Covid-19 booster shot in Germany?
Germany

Who can get a Covid-19 booster shot in Germany?

This week in Switzerland: What you need to know
Switzerland

This week in Switzerland: What you need to know

LATEST: Where in France masks in primary schools are no longer mandatory
France

LATEST: Where in France masks in primary schools are no longer mandatory

How does childcare work in Austria?
Austria

How does childcare work in Austria?

Which Italian regions have the highest Covid vaccination rates?
Italy

Which Italian regions have the highest Covid vaccination rates?

How to navigate the Austrian rental market
Austria

How to navigate the Austrian rental market

Swedish word of the day: vuxenpoäng
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: vuxenpoäng

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

‘Dagens’ lunch specials – an unexpected window into Swedish society
Sweden

‘Dagens’ lunch specials – an unexpected window into Swedish society

Sunday 17th October

Spanish PM vows to ‘abolish’ prostitution
Spain

Spanish PM vows to ‘abolish’ prostitution

Spain's leftist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez vowed Sunday to "abolish" prostitution in the country, saying it "enslaves" women.

Volcanic ash halts flights in Spain’s La Palma
Spain

Volcanic ash halts flights in Spain’s La Palma

One hurt in French nightclub shooting over Covid pass
France

One hurt in French nightclub shooting over Covid pass

Draft ‘Asterix’ story revealed by French author’s daughter
France

Draft ‘Asterix’ story revealed by French author’s daughter

French aerobatics champ makes emergency landing in field
France

French aerobatics champ makes emergency landing in field

Swedish foreign minister to visit Israel and Palestine
Sweden

Swedish foreign minister to visit Israel and Palestine

New skeleton find could reveal more about Vesuvius eruption
Italy

New skeleton find could reveal more about Vesuvius eruption

Key points: What does Austria’s 2022 budget mean for you?
Austria

Key points: What does Austria’s 2022 budget mean for you?

The five most essential pieces of paperwork you’ll need when moving to Italy
Italy

The five most essential pieces of paperwork you’ll need when moving to Italy

Brexit and Spain news roundup: visa problems, driving deadline and Gibraltar
Spain

Brexit and Spain news roundup: visa problems, driving deadline and Gibraltar

EXPLAINED: Germany’s long-standing love affair with homeopathy
Germany

EXPLAINED: Germany’s long-standing love affair with homeopathy

UPDATE: Should Brits living in France have passports stamped at borders?
France

UPDATE: Should Brits living in France have passports stamped at borders?

Taxes to TV: 6 essential articles about life in France
France

Taxes to TV: 6 essential articles about life in France

Viennale: What to expect from this year’s film festival
Austria

Viennale: What to expect from this year’s film festival

Rome holds run-off election for new mayor
Italy

Rome holds run-off election for new mayor

OPINION: How tourism could help save Italy’s coastline – instead of destroying it
Italy

OPINION: How tourism could help save Italy’s coastline – instead of destroying it

11 Alicante life hacks that will make you feel like a local
Spain

11 Alicante life hacks that will make you feel like a local

How Norway’s proposed state budget for 2022 could affect your finances
Norway

How Norway’s proposed state budget for 2022 could affect your finances

Are solar panels in Norway worth investing in for your home?
Norway

Are solar panels in Norway worth investing in for your home?

Why everything is suddenly getting so expensive in Germany
Germany

Why everything is suddenly getting so expensive in Germany

Will France have a normal ski season this year?
France

Will France have a normal ski season this year?

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded over Mohammed cartoons
France

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded over Mohammed cartoons

Macron condemns ‘inexcusable’ Paris Algeria protest massacre
France

Macron condemns ‘inexcusable’ Paris Algeria protest massacre

Saturday 16th October

Germany’s Merkel vows continuity on last visit to Erdogan in Turkey
Germany

Germany’s Merkel vows continuity on last visit to Erdogan in Turkey

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday vowed continuity in Germany's relations with Turkey that included both cooperation and criticism of Ankara as she paid her final visit to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Germany’s Laschet takes rap for CDU’s poll drubbing
Germany

Germany’s Laschet takes rap for CDU’s poll drubbing

Norway police query Kongsberg attacker’s Muslim faith
Norway

Norway police query Kongsberg attacker’s Muslim faith

Thousands protest in Rome against fascist groups after green pass riots
Italy

Thousands protest in Rome against fascist groups after green pass riots

Do I need a Covid health pass to travel between regions in Spain this autumn?
Spain

Do I need a Covid health pass to travel between regions in Spain this autumn?

EXPLAINED: The hidden costs of buying a house in Germany
Germany

EXPLAINED: The hidden costs of buying a house in Germany

What Americans in France can do if health pass doesn’t arrive in time
France

What Americans in France can do if health pass doesn’t arrive in time

Reader question: Can Brits living in France attend university in the UK?
France

Reader question: Can Brits living in France attend university in the UK?

200 frozen dormice: Italian police seize stash of prized mafia dish
Italy

200 frozen dormice: Italian police seize stash of prized mafia dish

Lausanne tackles toxic soil after shock discovery
Switzerland

Lausanne tackles toxic soil after shock discovery

Italy to spend billions on highways after Genoa disaster
Italy

Italy to spend billions on highways after Genoa disaster

Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre
France

Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre

What we know about the murder of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty
France

What we know about the murder of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty

Five essential words you need when applying for a job in Denmark
Denmark

Five essential words you need when applying for a job in Denmark

How can a non-EU citizen get a mortgage to buy property in Italy?
Italy

How can a non-EU citizen get a mortgage to buy property in Italy?

How to buy cheap train tickets in Spain 
Spain

How to buy cheap train tickets in Spain 

A foreigner’s guide to understanding Spanish politics in five minutes
Spain

A foreigner’s guide to understanding Spanish politics in five minutes

The key policies from Norway’s new government that you need to know about
Norway

The key policies from Norway’s new government that you need to know about

Why Germany could be on the brink of legalising cannabis
Germany

Why Germany could be on the brink of legalising cannabis

French supermarket opens store with no checkouts
France

French supermarket opens store with no checkouts

The hidden costs of owning property in France
France

The hidden costs of owning property in France

Friday 15th October

How Switzerland made this African country change its name (kind of)
Switzerland

How Switzerland made this African country change its name (kind of)

Constant confusion with Switzerland forced this African king to change his country's name (at least partially).

German Autobahns to remain speeders’ paradise as parties rule out limits
Germany

German Autobahns to remain speeders’ paradise as parties rule out limits

LATEST: Kongsberg attack may have been prompted by mental illness
Norway

LATEST: Kongsberg attack may have been prompted by mental illness

Mozzarella outsells camembert in France for the first time
France

Mozzarella outsells camembert in France for the first time

Is Switzerland set to hold a referendum on Netflix?
Switzerland

Is Switzerland set to hold a referendum on Netflix?

Denmark to give booster Covid-19 jab six months after vaccination
Denmark

Denmark to give booster Covid-19 jab six months after vaccination

Have your say: What are the best banks for foreigners in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Have your say: What are the best banks for foreigners in Switzerland?

Italy reports rise in Covid vaccine uptake ahead of green pass expansion
Italy

Italy reports rise in Covid vaccine uptake ahead of green pass expansion

KEY POINTS: What Germany’s three parties in coalition talks have agreed
Germany

KEY POINTS: What Germany’s three parties in coalition talks have agreed

Covid green pass: How are people in Italy reacting to the new law for workplaces?
Italy

Covid green pass: How are people in Italy reacting to the new law for workplaces?

Immigration in France: What are the real numbers?
France

Immigration in France: What are the real numbers?

Denmark says ‘non-Western’ immigrants cost state 31 billion kroner
Denmark

Denmark says ‘non-Western’ immigrants cost state 31 billion kroner

France pays tribute to murdered schoolteacher Samuel Paty
France

France pays tribute to murdered schoolteacher Samuel Paty

Salzburg tightens Covid measures after ‘very high risk’ classification
Austria

Salzburg tightens Covid measures after ‘very high risk’ classification

Germany’s Social Democrats, Greens and FDP aim to form new government
Germany

Germany’s Social Democrats, Greens and FDP aim to form new government

CONFIRMED: Spain’s self-employed workers to pay €8 more a month in 2022
Spain

CONFIRMED: Spain’s self-employed workers to pay €8 more a month in 2022

Why is Switzerland called Switzerland?
Switzerland

Why is Switzerland called Switzerland?

10 everyday terms that are more poetic in French
France

10 everyday terms that are more poetic in French

Sweden adds three new places to list of ‘vulnerable areas’
Sweden

Sweden adds three new places to list of ‘vulnerable areas’

World’s highest wind turbine to be built in Denmark
Denmark

World’s highest wind turbine to be built in Denmark

Winter tyres in Norway: Everything you need to know
Norway

Winter tyres in Norway: Everything you need to know

Have your say: What’s your experience of schools in Norway as a foreign parent?
Norway

Have your say: What’s your experience of schools in Norway as a foreign parent?

French trains ditch plastic water bottles
France

French trains ditch plastic water bottles

How to drink coffee like the Swiss
Switzerland

How to drink coffee like the Swiss

French phrase of the day: A cheval
France

French phrase of the day: A cheval

Is Germany seeing a high number of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisations?
Germany

Is Germany seeing a high number of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisations?

Airbnb removes all Viennese municipal apartments from its site
Austria

Airbnb removes all Viennese municipal apartments from its site

Germany slashes electricity levy as energy prices surge
Germany

Germany slashes electricity levy as energy prices surge

Supermarkets in German state of Hesse can now block entry to the unvaccinated
Germany

Supermarkets in German state of Hesse can now block entry to the unvaccinated

Penguin rescued after being ‘kidnapped’ from Salzburg zoo
Austria

Penguin rescued after being ‘kidnapped’ from Salzburg zoo

Giulio Regeni: Italian court stops trial of Egyptians over student’s murder
Italy

Giulio Regeni: Italian court stops trial of Egyptians over student’s murder

Norwegian expression of the day: Legge seg flat
Norway

Norwegian expression of the day: Legge seg flat

New Italian national airline ITA takes off amid Alitalia staff protests
Italy

New Italian national airline ITA takes off amid Alitalia staff protests

Swedish word of the day: fack
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: fack

Sweden issues first snow warning of the season
Sweden

Sweden issues first snow warning of the season

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Friday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Friday 

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday

Covid-19 case at Malmö conference: Handshakes were ‘avoided’
Sweden

Covid-19 case at Malmö conference: Handshakes were ‘avoided’

Why Frankfurt could have the biggest housing bubble in the world
Germany

Why Frankfurt could have the biggest housing bubble in the world

Greenpeace sounds alarm over Spain’s ‘poisonous mega farms’
Spain

Greenpeace sounds alarm over Spain’s ‘poisonous mega farms’

Covid green pass: Italy braces for protests as workplace requirement begins
Italy

Covid green pass: Italy braces for protests as workplace requirement begins

VIDEO: French president Macron pulls on boots for charity football game
France

VIDEO: French president Macron pulls on boots for charity football game

Paris mayor Hidalgo wins Socialists’ presidential nomination
France

Paris mayor Hidalgo wins Socialists’ presidential nomination

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Thursday 14th October

Alitalia prepares to touch down for the last time
Italy

Alitalia prepares to touch down for the last time

After more than seven decades in the skies, Alitalia will make its final voyage on Thursday with a late evening flight to Rome from Cagliari in Sardinia.

EXPLAINED: Why is German Twitter up in arms over a torch-light military parade?
Germany

EXPLAINED: Why is German Twitter up in arms over a torch-light military parade?

Danish government criticised for selling Covid-19 vaccines to Australia
Denmark

Danish government criticised for selling Covid-19 vaccines to Australia

Five essential words you need when paying taxes in Denmark
Denmark

Five essential words you need when paying taxes in Denmark

Households in Germany to get some relief on electricity bills
Germany

Households in Germany to get some relief on electricity bills

Just over half of Italians support green pass requirement for workers, says study
Italy

Just over half of Italians support green pass requirement for workers, says study

Inaugural Women’s Tour de France to start at Eiffel Tower
France

Inaugural Women’s Tour de France to start at Eiffel Tower

New Swedish Covid-19 guidelines from November: no tests for double vaccinated
Sweden

New Swedish Covid-19 guidelines from November: no tests for double vaccinated

EXPLAINED: How to find cheap train tickets in Switzerland

EXPLAINED: How to find cheap train tickets in Switzerland

What are the Covid-19 rules and restrictions in Vienna now?
Austria

What are the Covid-19 rules and restrictions in Vienna now?

Italy’s hospitalised vaccine sceptics urge others to get jabbed
Italy

Italy’s hospitalised vaccine sceptics urge others to get jabbed

Norway’s new cabinet includes majority women and Utøya survivors
Norway

Norway’s new cabinet includes majority women and Utøya survivors

Kongsberg attack appears to be ‘act of terror’
Norway

Kongsberg attack appears to be ‘act of terror’

Who is the Kongsberg attacker and what was his motive? 
Norway

Who is the Kongsberg attacker and what was his motive? 

Can Berlin ever overcome its image as Germany’s eternal problem child?
Germany

Can Berlin ever overcome its image as Germany’s eternal problem child?

MAP: Details of 2022 Tour de France (and Denmark) revealed

MAP: Details of 2022 Tour de France (and Denmark) revealed

PFOS: What you need to know about substance and pollution in Denmark
Denmark

PFOS: What you need to know about substance and pollution in Denmark

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions
Germany

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

Can I rent my apartment on Airbnb in Geneva and what are the rules?
Switzerland

Can I rent my apartment on Airbnb in Geneva and what are the rules?

Austria announces ‘post-crisis’ budget with major tax reforms
Austria

Austria announces ‘post-crisis’ budget with major tax reforms

Decapitated body of woman, 77, found in home in south of France
France

Decapitated body of woman, 77, found in home in south of France

Do I have to get a new Spanish residency card if I renew my passport?
Spain

Do I have to get a new Spanish residency card if I renew my passport?

French phrase of the day: Etre au taquet
France

French phrase of the day: Etre au taquet

EXPLAINED: What will Switzerland’s ‘vaccine week’ look like?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What will Switzerland’s ‘vaccine week’ look like?

Austria to launch SMS emergency alert system
Austria

Austria to launch SMS emergency alert system

EXPLAINED: How and why to get the flu jab in Germany in 2021
Germany

EXPLAINED: How and why to get the flu jab in Germany in 2021

Kongsberg attack: What we know so far
Norway

Kongsberg attack: What we know so far

How much does Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez earn?
Spain

How much does Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez earn?

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Thursday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Thursday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

La Palma’s volcanic eruption not close to ending, experts warn
Spain

La Palma’s volcanic eruption not close to ending, experts warn

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday 

Tour de France spectator on trial for causing crash
France

Tour de France spectator on trial for causing crash

Swedish word of the day: alltså
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: alltså

Danish citizen charged with deadly Kongsberg attack

Danish citizen charged with deadly Kongsberg attack

Sweden hosts international conference to fight anti-Semitism
Sweden

Sweden hosts international conference to fight anti-Semitism

Wednesday 13th October

‘Cruel and brutal’: Norway’s political leaders react to Kongsberg attack
Norway

‘Cruel and brutal’: Norway’s political leaders react to Kongsberg attack

Wednesday night's bow and arrow attack in Kongsberg, which left five dead and two wounded was slammed as cruel, brutal and horrible by Norway's political leaders.

Five killed in Norway bow and arrow attack
Norway

Five killed in Norway bow and arrow attack

EXPLAINED: How long will Switzerland keep the Covid certificate in place?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: How long will Switzerland keep the Covid certificate in place?

Fears of ‘chaos’ as Italy set to adopt tough Covid green pass regime
Italy

Fears of ‘chaos’ as Italy set to adopt tough Covid green pass regime

Swiss cantons reject 50-franc reward for Covid vaccination
Switzerland

Swiss cantons reject 50-franc reward for Covid vaccination

Italian property news roundup: 1 euro Sicily homes and how to get a mortgage in Italy
Italy

Italian property news roundup: 1 euro Sicily homes and how to get a mortgage in Italy

Sweden, word by word: How much can you learn about a country from its language?
Sweden

Sweden, word by word: How much can you learn about a country from its language?

Jobs news in Germany: Mini-jobbers lose out in Covid closures and VW layoffs
Germany

Jobs news in Germany: Mini-jobbers lose out in Covid closures and VW layoffs

Scandal over rapper’s saucy music video in Spanish cathedral rages on
Spain

Scandal over rapper’s saucy music video in Spanish cathedral rages on

Facebook eyes second Danish data centre after buying large plot
Denmark

Facebook eyes second Danish data centre after buying large plot

New Norwegian government outlines climate ambitions despite commitment to oil
Norway

New Norwegian government outlines climate ambitions despite commitment to oil

Property news in Spain: build-to-rent trend takes off and big opposition to new housing laws
Spain

Property news in Spain: build-to-rent trend takes off and big opposition to new housing laws

Why Covid cases remain high on the German border with Austria

Why Covid cases remain high on the German border with Austria

Covid pass may be ready for everyone vaccinated in Sweden ‘later in autumn’
Sweden

Covid pass may be ready for everyone vaccinated in Sweden ‘later in autumn’

Brexit: Why visiting Switzerland now costs 30 francs more for Brits
Switzerland

Brexit: Why visiting Switzerland now costs 30 francs more for Brits

How Denmark’s eased rules will affect travel to and from rest of the world
Denmark

How Denmark’s eased rules will affect travel to and from rest of the world

Why is France so obsessed with nuclear power?
France

Why is France so obsessed with nuclear power?

Finding English teachers in Italy now ‘virtually impossible’ after Brexit
Italy

Finding English teachers in Italy now ‘virtually impossible’ after Brexit

How can you save on your household energy bills in Switzerland?
Switzerland

How can you save on your household energy bills in Switzerland?

Jobs news in Norway: Proposed tax cuts and limits on temporary contracts
Norway

Jobs news in Norway: Proposed tax cuts and limits on temporary contracts

Denmark to end Covid-19 colour system in ‘normalisation’ of travel rules

Denmark to end Covid-19 colour system in ‘normalisation’ of travel rules

French word of the Day: Engueulade
France

French word of the Day: Engueulade

5 of Omar Sy’s best French-language films and TV series
France

5 of Omar Sy’s best French-language films and TV series

Outrage in Germany after remains of neo-Nazi buried in empty Jewish grave
Germany

Outrage in Germany after remains of neo-Nazi buried in empty Jewish grave

IN DETAIL: How to get your Meldezettel in Austria
Austria

IN DETAIL: How to get your Meldezettel in Austria

The 30 fruits and vegetables France is banning plastic packaging for
France

The 30 fruits and vegetables France is banning plastic packaging for

Germany’s vaccination rate row is ‘irrelevant’, says top virologist
Germany

Germany’s vaccination rate row is ‘irrelevant’, says top virologist

Omar Sy becomes first French actor to sign multi-year Netflix deal
France

Omar Sy becomes first French actor to sign multi-year Netflix deal

Volcano forces hundreds more to flee homes in La Palma
Spain

Volcano forces hundreds more to flee homes in La Palma

Switzerland: Who is eligible for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine?
Switzerland

Switzerland: Who is eligible for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine?

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday 

Researchers find dangerous new insect in south of France
France

Researchers find dangerous new insect in south of France

Can my boss in Germany sack me if I’m not vaccinated against Covid?
Germany

Can my boss in Germany sack me if I’m not vaccinated against Covid?

Spain lifts Covid restrictions on access to airport terminals 
Spain

Spain lifts Covid restrictions on access to airport terminals 

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday

Paris schools close 20 classes as families flee the city
France

Paris schools close 20 classes as families flee the city

How powerful is the German passport?
Germany

How powerful is the German passport?

Øresund Bridge to be closed during Holocaust conference in Malmö
Denmark

Øresund Bridge to be closed during Holocaust conference in Malmö

How you’ll be affected by public transport disruption in Malmö today
Sweden

How you’ll be affected by public transport disruption in Malmö today

The ‘forgotten’ Paris demo that ended in a massacre
France

The ‘forgotten’ Paris demo that ended in a massacre

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Tuesday 12th October

Will Norway have a normal ski season this winter? 
Norway

Will Norway have a normal ski season this winter? 

While the lifts remained open, last year's ski season was heavily disrupted by Covid-19. Here's what you need to know about this year's season. 

Was Christopher Columbus in fact Spanish and not Italian?
Spain

Was Christopher Columbus in fact Spanish and not Italian?

‘A miracle’: German girl found after two days missing in remote woods
Germany

‘A miracle’: German girl found after two days missing in remote woods

France’s last surviving WWII Resistance hero dies aged 101
France

France’s last surviving WWII Resistance hero dies aged 101

‘I am proud’: Erna Solberg formally resigns as Norway’s PM
Norway

‘I am proud’: Erna Solberg formally resigns as Norway’s PM

EXPLAINED: Who can actually get a Swedish Covid pass?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: Who can actually get a Swedish Covid pass?

Five essential words you need when renting a home in Denmark
Denmark

Five essential words you need when renting a home in Denmark

Why millions more German workers have to do a tax return this year
Germany

Why millions more German workers have to do a tax return this year

What are Austria’s media saying about the political crisis?
Austria

What are Austria’s media saying about the political crisis?

Why nicknames are a bad idea in France
France

Why nicknames are a bad idea in France

What to expect next in Austrian politics after Kurz resignation
Austria

What to expect next in Austrian politics after Kurz resignation

Passengers face chaos at German airports during autumn holidays
Germany

Passengers face chaos at German airports during autumn holidays

What are the Covid-19 rules and regulations in Austria now?
Austria

What are the Covid-19 rules and regulations in Austria now?

What’s being done to save Spain’s struggling news kiosks?
Spain

What’s being done to save Spain’s struggling news kiosks?

Denmark proposes affordable rental housing in Christiania enclave
Denmark

Denmark proposes affordable rental housing in Christiania enclave

KEY POINTS: How Macron plans to transform France by 2030
France

KEY POINTS: How Macron plans to transform France by 2030

French property roundup: €10k grants and getting a builder’s estimate
France

French property roundup: €10k grants and getting a builder’s estimate

How easy is it to get a mortgage in Norway as a foreign resident? 
Norway

How easy is it to get a mortgage in Norway as a foreign resident? 

First arrest made in Austrian government corruption probe
Austria

First arrest made in Austrian government corruption probe

How Italy’s foreign residents are fighting the growing problem with beach pollution
Italy

How Italy’s foreign residents are fighting the growing problem with beach pollution

EXPLAINED: The surprising parts of Germany where new businesses are blooming
Germany

EXPLAINED: The surprising parts of Germany where new businesses are blooming

How to get cash out in Spain when there are no ATMs
Spain

How to get cash out in Spain when there are no ATMs

How much do Covid tests now cost in Switzerland?
Switzerland

How much do Covid tests now cost in Switzerland?

Danish fuel prices at highest-ever level
Denmark

Danish fuel prices at highest-ever level

EXPLAINED: Which Covid-19 restrictions have been relaxed in Italy’s new decree?
Italy

EXPLAINED: Which Covid-19 restrictions have been relaxed in Italy’s new decree?

Swedish employers told not to let language be a barrier to hiring staff
Sweden

Swedish employers told not to let language be a barrier to hiring staff

French phrase of the day: Dialogue de sourds
France

French phrase of the day: Dialogue de sourds

Diesel prices in France reach record high
France

Diesel prices in France reach record high

Why customers can expect to pay more at Danish supermarkets
Denmark

Why customers can expect to pay more at Danish supermarkets

‘Sell ugly fruit’: How Spain plans to stamp out food waste
Spain

‘Sell ugly fruit’: How Spain plans to stamp out food waste

Covid-19: What will the ski season look like in Switzerland this year?
Switzerland

Covid-19: What will the ski season look like in Switzerland this year?

How long will Italy keep the Covid green pass requirement in place?
Italy

How long will Italy keep the Covid green pass requirement in place?

Vienna kindergartens partially closed as staff protest work conditions
Austria

Vienna kindergartens partially closed as staff protest work conditions

The essential documents you need to have in Norway 
Norway

The essential documents you need to have in Norway 

Three dead in south-western France after being hit by regional train
France

Three dead in south-western France after being hit by regional train

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Tuesday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Tuesday

Healthcare in Germany: How to get a faster appointment with a specialist doctor
Germany

Healthcare in Germany: How to get a faster appointment with a specialist doctor

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday 

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement works
Spain

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement works

Analysis: What’s behind Italy’s anti-vax protests and neo-fascist violence?
Italy

Analysis: What’s behind Italy’s anti-vax protests and neo-fascist violence?

Comeback Kurz? Why you shouldn’t count Austria’s ex-chancellor out just yet
Austria

Comeback Kurz? Why you shouldn’t count Austria’s ex-chancellor out just yet

Why are there not more women Nobel laureates?
Sweden

Why are there not more women Nobel laureates?

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday.
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday.

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

French blue cheese makers demand nutrition labelling exemption
France

French blue cheese makers demand nutrition labelling exemption

Monday 11th October

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Find out what's going on in Austria on Tuesday, with The Local's short roundup of today's news.

Five essential words you need when speaking to a doctor in Denmark
Denmark

Five essential words you need when speaking to a doctor in Denmark

Germany unveils first self-driving train
Germany

Germany unveils first self-driving train

Is Leipzig really Germany’s ‘ultimate travel destination’?
Germany

Is Leipzig really Germany’s ‘ultimate travel destination’?

Rule change: Swiss Covid certificate no longer free for US/UK visitors
Switzerland

Rule change: Swiss Covid certificate no longer free for US/UK visitors

Why is Spain called Spain?
Spain

Why is Spain called Spain?

Netflix hikes prices again in Spain – here are the best TV and streaming alternatives
Spain

Netflix hikes prices again in Spain – here are the best TV and streaming alternatives

Reader question: Can British-Swedish dual citizens apply for post-Brexit residency status?
Sweden

Reader question: Can British-Swedish dual citizens apply for post-Brexit residency status?

Riots put Italian government under pressure to ban neo-fascist groups
Italy

Riots put Italian government under pressure to ban neo-fascist groups

How France’s winemakers are setting prices after the pandemic
France

How France’s winemakers are setting prices after the pandemic

What you need to know about Sweden’s international Holocaust conference

What you need to know about Sweden’s international Holocaust conference

German lifestyles become ‘more sluggish’ due to pandemic
Germany

German lifestyles become ‘more sluggish’ due to pandemic

Spain starts evacuating Afghan employees via Pakistan
Spain

Spain starts evacuating Afghan employees via Pakistan

Germany’s centre-right CDU to elect new leadership by end of the year
Germany

Germany’s centre-right CDU to elect new leadership by end of the year

Reader question: Can I move into a French care home as a foreigner?
France

Reader question: Can I move into a French care home as a foreigner?

Lex Koller: What are Switzerland’s rules for foreigners buying property?
Switzerland

Lex Koller: What are Switzerland’s rules for foreigners buying property?

Do I need a permit to install solar panels in Spain?
Spain

Do I need a permit to install solar panels in Spain?

German far-right AfD co-chief quits after election disappointment
Germany

German far-right AfD co-chief quits after election disappointment

How Norway’s wind farms are harming reindeer herders
Norway

How Norway’s wind farms are harming reindeer herders

How travel across Norway could become cheaper under the next government 
Norway

How travel across Norway could become cheaper under the next government 

Austria’s new leader sworn in amid corruption scandal
Austria

Austria’s new leader sworn in amid corruption scandal

Strikes in Italy cause public transport misery and flight cancellations
Italy

Strikes in Italy cause public transport misery and flight cancellations

Explained: Why France is angry with Britain over migrant crossings
France

Explained: Why France is angry with Britain over migrant crossings

Trio share Economics Prize for ‘new insights about the labour market’

Trio share Economics Prize for ‘new insights about the labour market’

Money: How to build up a good credit score in Norway 
Norway

Money: How to build up a good credit score in Norway 

EXPLAINED: Why was Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz forced to resign?
Austria

EXPLAINED: Why was Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz forced to resign?

How high could electricity bills in Norway get this winter?
Norway

How high could electricity bills in Norway get this winter?

Covid-19: First Austrian state relaxes test and mask rules in schools
Austria

Covid-19: First Austrian state relaxes test and mask rules in schools

Danish Covid-19 treatment approved for human trials
Denmark

Danish Covid-19 treatment approved for human trials

French word of the day: Mater
France

French word of the day: Mater

Switzerland set to approve Covid vaccines for children
Switzerland

Switzerland set to approve Covid vaccines for children

Italian expression of the day: ‘Chi ha fatto trenta può fare trentuno’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Chi ha fatto trenta può fare trentuno’

Should Germany do more to support households with rising energy costs?
Germany

Should Germany do more to support households with rising energy costs?

Switzerland ends free Covid testing: Everything you need to know
Switzerland

Switzerland ends free Covid testing: Everything you need to know

The worst cities in France for traffic jams revealed
France

The worst cities in France for traffic jams revealed

The small coastal town that was Spain’s capital for a day
Spain

The small coastal town that was Spain’s capital for a day

Denmark’s energy prices hit highest level for nine years
Denmark

Denmark’s energy prices hit highest level for nine years

Health of immigrants in Norway disproportionately affected by Covid-19
Norway

Health of immigrants in Norway disproportionately affected by Covid-19

How people with migrant backgrounds remain underrepresented in German politics
Germany

How people with migrant backgrounds remain underrepresented in German politics

Will tests no longer be valid for Switzerland’s Covid certificate?
Switzerland

Will tests no longer be valid for Switzerland’s Covid certificate?

What is the fine for not filling out Switzerland’s Covid arrival form?
Switzerland

What is the fine for not filling out Switzerland’s Covid arrival form?

Mosques in Cologne to start broadcasting the call to prayer every Friday
Germany

Mosques in Cologne to start broadcasting the call to prayer every Friday

ANALYSIS: Why the risks for Macron’s re-election bid are mounting
France

ANALYSIS: Why the risks for Macron’s re-election bid are mounting

Germany ends free rapid Covid-19 tests for all
Germany

Germany ends free rapid Covid-19 tests for all

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday

EXPLAINED: Spain’s new €100 million mental health plan
Spain

EXPLAINED: Spain’s new €100 million mental health plan

Italy reaches target of fully vaccinating 80 percent of all over-12s
Italy

Italy reaches target of fully vaccinating 80 percent of all over-12s

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Monday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Monday 

This week in France: What you need to know
France

This week in France: What you need to know

Who can still get free Covid tests in Germany?
Germany

Who can still get free Covid tests in Germany?

EXPLAINED: How to get an Italian work visa
Italy

EXPLAINED: How to get an Italian work visa

Sweden’s new Covid rules for travel from the UK

Sweden’s new Covid rules for travel from the UK

Who is Alexander Schallenberg, Austria’s new leader?
Austria

Who is Alexander Schallenberg, Austria’s new leader?

Covid vaccines highly effective against Delta variant, French study shows
France

Covid vaccines highly effective against Delta variant, French study shows

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Sunday 10th October

‘Challenging task’: foreign minister to become Austrian leader after graft scandal
Austria

‘Challenging task’: foreign minister to become Austrian leader after graft scandal

Austria's top diplomat Alexander Schallenberg on Sunday said an "enormously challenging task" awaited him after embattled Chancellor Sebastian Kurz named him as his successor in a spectacular leadership change in the EU member.

‘A fair deal for taxpayer’: German health minister defends ending free Covid tests
Germany

‘A fair deal for taxpayer’: German health minister defends ending free Covid tests

Italian far-right group leaders arrested after violent clashes in Rome
Italy

Italian far-right group leaders arrested after violent clashes in Rome

UPDATE: How to access mental health services in France
France

UPDATE: How to access mental health services in France

Berlin police investigate ‘Havana syndrome’ sicknesses at US embassy
Germany

Berlin police investigate ‘Havana syndrome’ sicknesses at US embassy

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz: the fallen ‘Wunderkind’
Austria

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz: the fallen ‘Wunderkind’

IN PICTURES: Demonstrators and far right clash with police in Rome after green pass protest
Italy

IN PICTURES: Demonstrators and far right clash with police in Rome after green pass protest

Austria’s Kurz steps down as chancellor amid graft claims
Austria

Austria’s Kurz steps down as chancellor amid graft claims

How can I buy a second home in Austria?
Austria

How can I buy a second home in Austria?

Spanish banks’ ATMs are disappearing or being replaced: What you need to know
Spain

Spanish banks’ ATMs are disappearing or being replaced: What you need to know

EXPLAINED: What changes about life in Sweden in October?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: What changes about life in Sweden in October?

How Danish gastronomy reached dizzying heights
Denmark

How Danish gastronomy reached dizzying heights

Former Israeli soldier attacked on Berlin street
Germany

Former Israeli soldier attacked on Berlin street

Five signs you’ve settled into life in Switzerland
Switzerland

Five signs you’ve settled into life in Switzerland

Why is Switzerland divided into 26 cantons?
Switzerland

Why is Switzerland divided into 26 cantons?

50 francs: What is Switzerland’s new ‘vaccination bonus’?
Switzerland

50 francs: What is Switzerland’s new ‘vaccination bonus’?

How Brexit will affect the postal service between Spain and the UK over Christmas
Spain

How Brexit will affect the postal service between Spain and the UK over Christmas

How Oslo’s proposed parking reform could cost residents and visitors
Norway

How Oslo’s proposed parking reform could cost residents and visitors

8 quirks that foreigners will pick up while living in Germany
Germany

8 quirks that foreigners will pick up while living in Germany

EXPLAINED: How to find cheap train tickets in Germany
Germany

EXPLAINED: How to find cheap train tickets in Germany

Tell us: Can France have a successful ski season this year?
France

Tell us: Can France have a successful ski season this year?

Pas de Souci: Why French language experts are divided over ‘no worries’
France

Pas de Souci: Why French language experts are divided over ‘no worries’

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty
France

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty

Saturday 9th October

Anti-vax protesters in Rome target PM’s office and trade union headquarters
Italy

Anti-vax protesters in Rome target PM’s office and trade union headquarters

Protesters including members of far-right groups attacked the headquarters of Italy’s national trade union organisation and attempted to reach the prime minister's office on Saturday evening.

Airport on Spanish island of La Palma reopens as volcano destroys more buildings
Spain

Airport on Spanish island of La Palma reopens as volcano destroys more buildings

Experts split over whether Germany should extend Covid rules as case numbers stagnate
Germany

Experts split over whether Germany should extend Covid rules as case numbers stagnate

France marks 40 years since abolition of the death penalty
France

France marks 40 years since abolition of the death penalty

Reader question: How can people who cannot be vaccinated get Austria’s Covid green pass?
Austria

Reader question: How can people who cannot be vaccinated get Austria’s Covid green pass?

Anti-Semitism ‘massive problem’ in Germany, says Jewish leader on terror attack anniversary
Germany

Anti-Semitism ‘massive problem’ in Germany, says Jewish leader on terror attack anniversary

Spanish archbishop ‘deeply regrets’ raunchy music video shot in cathedral
Spain

Spanish archbishop ‘deeply regrets’ raunchy music video shot in cathedral

Living in Spain: Six essential articles to read
Spain

Living in Spain: Six essential articles to read

Tesla holds ‘Giga Fest’ at disputed German e-car factory
Germany

Tesla holds ‘Giga Fest’ at disputed German e-car factory

Living in France: Six essential articles to read
France

Living in France: Six essential articles to read

Rising energy prices: How to save money on bills in Austria
Austria

Rising energy prices: How to save money on bills in Austria

Swedish budget: Will the government be able to pass its proposals?
Sweden

Swedish budget: Will the government be able to pass its proposals?

IN NUMBERS: How freelance profits in Sweden compare to actual salaries
Sweden

IN NUMBERS: How freelance profits in Sweden compare to actual salaries

How households in Germany can tackle rising energy costs
Germany

How households in Germany can tackle rising energy costs

Why rent prices in major German cities are starting to fall
Germany

Why rent prices in major German cities are starting to fall

Reader question: Can second-home owners get a residence permit in Spain?
Spain

Reader question: Can second-home owners get a residence permit in Spain?

What events are happening across Spain in October 2021?
Spain

What events are happening across Spain in October 2021?

Friday 8th October

‘Move into this century’: How Germany could improve its banking system
Germany

‘Move into this century’: How Germany could improve its banking system

From speeding up transfers to getting rid of fees for taking out cash, here are the changes foreigners in Germany want to see to banking services.

Why Paris is scrapping hundreds of signposts
France

Why Paris is scrapping hundreds of signposts

13 local hacks to make life in Malmö even better
Sweden

13 local hacks to make life in Malmö even better

EXPLAINED: Just how much trouble is Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in? 
Austria

EXPLAINED: Just how much trouble is Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in? 

Denmark makes Sweden green in update to Covid-19 travel guidelines
Denmark

Denmark makes Sweden green in update to Covid-19 travel guidelines

French minister slams ‘sexist’ MPs in row over masculine job titles
France

French minister slams ‘sexist’ MPs in row over masculine job titles

What is Swiss liability insurance and do you need it?
Switzerland

What is Swiss liability insurance and do you need it?

How Brexit will affect the postal service between Italy and the UK over Christmas
Italy

How Brexit will affect the postal service between Italy and the UK over Christmas

Living in Sweden post Brexit: Who has to apply for residence status?
Sweden

Living in Sweden post Brexit: Who has to apply for residence status?

Why are electricity prices increasing in Denmark?
Denmark

Why are electricity prices increasing in Denmark?

France to pass law on minimum delivery charge to protect independent bookstores
France

France to pass law on minimum delivery charge to protect independent bookstores

What does Germany’s higher vaccination rate mean for winter?
Germany

What does Germany’s higher vaccination rate mean for winter?

German army suspends soldiers over far-right suspicions
Germany

German army suspends soldiers over far-right suspicions

What’s it like to set up a bed and breakfast in Spain?
Spain

What’s it like to set up a bed and breakfast in Spain?

Have Oslo’s new electric scooter rules reduced accidents?
Norway

Have Oslo’s new electric scooter rules reduced accidents?

Germany set to hike up fines for speeders and reckless drivers
Germany

Germany set to hike up fines for speeders and reckless drivers

Italian towns switch heating on early as temperatures plummet
Italy

Italian towns switch heating on early as temperatures plummet

Italian property news roundup: ‘Superbonus’ delays and tax rule changes
Italy

Italian property news roundup: ‘Superbonus’ delays and tax rule changes

Health authority says Denmark has not withdrawn Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from under-18s
Denmark

Health authority says Denmark has not withdrawn Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from under-18s

‘I am innocent’: former Nazi guard, 100, tells German court
Germany

‘I am innocent’: former Nazi guard, 100, tells German court

7 things about life in Switzerland you’ll probably never get used to
Switzerland

7 things about life in Switzerland you’ll probably never get used to

Italian word of the day: ‘Imperversare’
Italy

Italian word of the day: ‘Imperversare’

Turin chosen to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2022
Italy

Turin chosen to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2022

French word of the day: Mollo
France

French word of the day: Mollo

Glimmer of hope for Danish nurses’ conflict with committee set to scrutinise pay
Denmark

Glimmer of hope for Danish nurses’ conflict with committee set to scrutinise pay

The biggest culture shocks foreign students face in France
France

The biggest culture shocks foreign students face in France

How and when France’s health passport could be scrapped
France

How and when France’s health passport could be scrapped

France offers €10k grants to help people buy property
France

France offers €10k grants to help people buy property

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine now available from GPs and pharmacies in France
France

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine now available from GPs and pharmacies in France

Covid-19: Will Austria have a normal ski season this winter?
Austria

Covid-19: Will Austria have a normal ski season this winter?

How to drink your coffee in the French style
France

How to drink your coffee in the French style

France tells UK: ‘Starting a fishing feud won’t bring you turkeys for Christmas’
France

France tells UK: ‘Starting a fishing feud won’t bring you turkeys for Christmas’

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday

German schools and Kitas face higher number of Covid outbreaks
Germany

German schools and Kitas face higher number of Covid outbreaks

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Friday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Friday 

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Swedish word of the day: kattrappa
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: kattrappa

Laschet signals he’s ready to step down as Germany’s CDU leader
Germany

Laschet signals he’s ready to step down as Germany’s CDU leader

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Sunset over the Seine: How the French countryside inspired David Hockney
France

Sunset over the Seine: How the French countryside inspired David Hockney

What you need to know when sending a gift between Spain and the UK post-Brexit
Spain

What you need to know when sending a gift between Spain and the UK post-Brexit

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Thursday 7th October

How to send Christmas gifts between Germany and the UK after Brexit
Germany

How to send Christmas gifts between Germany and the UK after Brexit

Christmas may seem like a long way off, but if you're planning to send parcels between the UK and Germany, it's a good idea to plan ahead. Here's how to navigate the rules of international post in the first Christmas after Brexit.

Property in Austria: Building boom continues and businesses head back to Vienna offices
Austria

Property in Austria: Building boom continues and businesses head back to Vienna offices

Danish parliament again throws out lawmaker for bringing baby
Denmark

Danish parliament again throws out lawmaker for bringing baby

French government summons archbishop over ‘confession above law’ stance
France

French government summons archbishop over ‘confession above law’ stance

‘We’ll miss you’: Merkel gets fond farewell in Rome

‘We’ll miss you’: Merkel gets fond farewell in Rome

Denmark evacuates women and children from Syria: What happens next?
Denmark

Denmark evacuates women and children from Syria: What happens next?

Who gets a Covid vaccine booster shot in France
France

Who gets a Covid vaccine booster shot in France

EXPLAINED: Is it worth switching to solar power in Austria?
Austria

EXPLAINED: Is it worth switching to solar power in Austria?

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

How do I get my Covid booster shot in Austria?
Austria

How do I get my Covid booster shot in Austria?

Why Switzerland’s new Covid certificate rule could dissuade skiers
Switzerland

Why Switzerland’s new Covid certificate rule could dissuade skiers

Almost 80,000 Covid booster jabs already given in Austria
Austria

Almost 80,000 Covid booster jabs already given in Austria

Stockholm-Oslo train service set to resume
Sweden

Stockholm-Oslo train service set to resume

Why France’s raclette cheese season is starting earlier
France

Why France’s raclette cheese season is starting earlier

Missing the UK? Here’s the must-have app keeping you connected to the things you love

Missing the UK? Here’s the must-have app keeping you connected to the things you love

Swedish word of the day: precis

Swedish word of the day: precis

Train service between Oslo and Stockholm set to resume 
Norway

Train service between Oslo and Stockholm set to resume 

Is France really trying to ban speaking English in the EU?
France

Is France really trying to ban speaking English in the EU?

Volcanic ash closes airport on Spain’s La Palma again
Spain

Volcanic ash closes airport on Spain’s La Palma again

How Americans can retire in Spain
Spain

How Americans can retire in Spain

Could making the Swiss pay for Covid vaccine boost sluggish jab rates?
Switzerland

Could making the Swiss pay for Covid vaccine boost sluggish jab rates?

German rail operator promises no strikes until at least 2023
Germany

German rail operator promises no strikes until at least 2023

Danish politician target of racist abuse outside parliament
Denmark

Danish politician target of racist abuse outside parliament

Berlin makes exceptions to ‘vaccinated-only’ rule
Germany

Berlin makes exceptions to ‘vaccinated-only’ rule

Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Literature Prize
Sweden

Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Literature Prize

Italian expression of the day: ‘Prendere il sopravvento’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Prendere il sopravvento’

French police cause misery for migrants in Calais
France

French police cause misery for migrants in Calais

Senior doctor resigns from France’s anti-conspiracy theory commission
France

Senior doctor resigns from France’s anti-conspiracy theory commission

Germany’s Covid vaccination rate higher than official stats, says RKI
Germany

Germany’s Covid vaccination rate higher than official stats, says RKI

How to get the flu vaccine in France this winter
France

How to get the flu vaccine in France this winter

What Brits in Austria should know as Article 50 card deadline looms
Austria

What Brits in Austria should know as Article 50 card deadline looms

French word of the day: Poulain
France

French word of the day: Poulain

Why has Sweden paused Moderna vaccinations for under-30s?
Sweden

Why has Sweden paused Moderna vaccinations for under-30s?

How Brexit will affect sending Christmas parcels between Denmark and the UK
Denmark

How Brexit will affect sending Christmas parcels between Denmark and the UK

Spain’s vast supplies of untapped rare minerals pit environmentalists against high-tech
Spain

Spain’s vast supplies of untapped rare minerals pit environmentalists against high-tech

Jobs news in Norway: Labour shortages and the gender pay gap
Norway

Jobs news in Norway: Labour shortages and the gender pay gap

Property in Switzerland: Where are house prices rising the fastest?
Switzerland

Property in Switzerland: Where are house prices rising the fastest?

How second-home owners can access healthcare in France
France

How second-home owners can access healthcare in France

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Thursday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Thursday

Covid-19: US now advises against travel to Austria
Austria

Covid-19: US now advises against travel to Austria

German doctors warn of surge in common colds
Germany

German doctors warn of surge in common colds

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Spain announces €400 culture pass ‘birthday gift’ for teens turning 18
Spain

Spain announces €400 culture pass ‘birthday gift’ for teens turning 18

German hotel workers probed after singer’s anti-Semitism claim
Germany

German hotel workers probed after singer’s anti-Semitism claim

How to book a ‘Day Two’ Covid-19 test if you’re travelling from Italy to the UK
Italy

How to book a ‘Day Two’ Covid-19 test if you’re travelling from Italy to the UK

Paris exhibition celebrates 100 years of French Vogue
France

Paris exhibition celebrates 100 years of French Vogue

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Wednesday 6th October

What does Denmark’s new labour proposal say about foreign workers?
Denmark

What does Denmark’s new labour proposal say about foreign workers?

Proposed new rules affecting employment were announced on Wednesday following an agreement between the government and labour organisations.

Jobs in Germany roundup: Berlin teacher shortage and what to know about holiday pay
Germany

Jobs in Germany roundup: Berlin teacher shortage and what to know about holiday pay

Mar Menor dead fish fiasco: Ecologists launch EU complaint over Spain’s ‘continued failures’
Spain

Mar Menor dead fish fiasco: Ecologists launch EU complaint over Spain’s ‘continued failures’

Italy hit by 20 ‘severe weather events’ in a day as Liguria sees record rainfall
Italy

Italy hit by 20 ‘severe weather events’ in a day as Liguria sees record rainfall

Denmark stops offering Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to under-18s
Denmark

Denmark stops offering Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to under-18s

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for ‘ingenious tool for building molecules’
Sweden

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for ‘ingenious tool for building molecules’

EXPLAINED: What are Switzerland’s rules for Airbnb rentals?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What are Switzerland’s rules for Airbnb rentals?

Denmark wants to ban employers from asking age of applicants and squeeze rules on jobseekers
Denmark

Denmark wants to ban employers from asking age of applicants and squeeze rules on jobseekers

What the 2022 French budget means for your finances
France

What the 2022 French budget means for your finances

Gothenburg apartment blast suspect found dead
Sweden

Gothenburg apartment blast suspect found dead

France’s new winter tire rules: Drivers won’t face fines in first year
France

France’s new winter tire rules: Drivers won’t face fines in first year

Health insurance in France: What are the requirements for visitors and residents?
France

Health insurance in France: What are the requirements for visitors and residents?

On a tiny boat, elderly couple find safe haven from La Palma’s volcano
Spain

On a tiny boat, elderly couple find safe haven from La Palma’s volcano

Germany edges a step closer to a government led by the Social Democrats
Germany

Germany edges a step closer to a government led by the Social Democrats

How Brexit will affect sending Christmas parcels between France and the UK
France

How Brexit will affect sending Christmas parcels between France and the UK

French poll predicts Zemmour-Macron showdown in 2022 presidential election
France

French poll predicts Zemmour-Macron showdown in 2022 presidential election

EXPLAINED: How you can make the most of Germany’s 2022 public holidays
Germany

EXPLAINED: How you can make the most of Germany’s 2022 public holidays

Offices of Austrian Chancellor Kurz’s party raided in Vienna
Austria

Offices of Austrian Chancellor Kurz’s party raided in Vienna

Germany ‘doesn’t need a Covid exit strategy like UK’, says Health Minister
Germany

Germany ‘doesn’t need a Covid exit strategy like UK’, says Health Minister

How Germany is trying to convince Covid vaccine sceptics
Germany

How Germany is trying to convince Covid vaccine sceptics

Swiss restaurants, hotels and canteens push for separate areas for the unvaccinated
Switzerland

Swiss restaurants, hotels and canteens push for separate areas for the unvaccinated

French phrase of the day: Un chouïa
France

French phrase of the day: Un chouïa

SNCF opens ticket sales for Christmas train journeys in France
France

SNCF opens ticket sales for Christmas train journeys in France

How to vote by post as a foreign resident in Denmark’s local elections
Denmark

How to vote by post as a foreign resident in Denmark’s local elections

These Swiss companies now require Covid certificates from their employees
Switzerland

These Swiss companies now require Covid certificates from their employees

Spanish property news roundup: New laws, taxes and rental benefits
Spain

Spanish property news roundup: New laws, taxes and rental benefits

EXPLAINED: What is Austria’s Covid vaccination lottery?
Austria

EXPLAINED: What is Austria’s Covid vaccination lottery?

Mussolini’s granddaughter tops polls for Rome local election
Italy

Mussolini’s granddaughter tops polls for Rome local election

What are the best concerts in Sweden this autumn?
Sweden

What are the best concerts in Sweden this autumn?

Norwegian word of the day: Tøffelhelt
Norway

Norwegian word of the day: Tøffelhelt

What you need to know if you’re travelling from Germany to the UK
Germany

What you need to know if you’re travelling from Germany to the UK

Jobs in Switzerland roundup: Referendum calls for more nurses
Switzerland

Jobs in Switzerland roundup: Referendum calls for more nurses

Renting in Sweden: How to ace the apartment viewing
Sweden

Renting in Sweden: How to ace the apartment viewing

Norwegian road authority in hot water for dumping rocks near UNESCO-listed fjord
Norway

Norwegian road authority in hot water for dumping rocks near UNESCO-listed fjord

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France
France

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France

Spain approves third dose of Covid-19 vaccine for over-70s
Spain

Spain approves third dose of Covid-19 vaccine for over-70s

Spain’s greatest-ever basketball player Pau Gasol retires
Spain

Spain’s greatest-ever basketball player Pau Gasol retires

German words you need to know: Der Zappelphilipp
Germany

German words you need to know: Der Zappelphilipp

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday 

La Palma’s volcano evacuees face huge reconstruction challenges
Spain

La Palma’s volcano evacuees face huge reconstruction challenges

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Trials of aging Nazis a ‘reminder for the present’, says German prosecutor
Germany

Trials of aging Nazis a ‘reminder for the present’, says German prosecutor

Swedish word of the day: villa
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: villa

Here’s who qualifies for free breast cancer screening in France
France

Here’s who qualifies for free breast cancer screening in France

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Bad weather halves wine harvest in France’s Burgundy vineyards
France

Bad weather halves wine harvest in France’s Burgundy vineyards

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday

France’s oldest man dies aged 112
France

France’s oldest man dies aged 112

Tuesday 5th October

PROPERTY: Italy’s ‘superbonus’ renovation projects delayed by builder shortages and bureaucracy
Italy

PROPERTY: Italy’s ‘superbonus’ renovation projects delayed by builder shortages and bureaucracy

The popularity of Italy's so-called 'superbonus' and the complexity of accessing it has led to setbacks in renovation timescales, leaving some property owners worried about whether they'll actually complete their building jobs in time.

OPINION: Kiwi pizza and mozzarella sushi – why Italian food ‘innovation’ needs to stop
Italy

OPINION: Kiwi pizza and mozzarella sushi – why Italian food ‘innovation’ needs to stop

What will Angela Merkel do when she retires – and how much will she earn?
Germany

What will Angela Merkel do when she retires – and how much will she earn?

Denmark to offer booster jab for mixed Covid-19 vaccination
Denmark

Denmark to offer booster jab for mixed Covid-19 vaccination

Reader question: Does owning a second home in Austria give me the right to live there?
Austria

Reader question: Does owning a second home in Austria give me the right to live there?

Travel to UK: Covid recovered plus single dose still not considered ‘fully vaccinated’

Travel to UK: Covid recovered plus single dose still not considered ‘fully vaccinated’

ITA: Italy’s new national airline starts selling tickets for US flights
Italy

ITA: Italy’s new national airline starts selling tickets for US flights

French PM calls for ‘tough action’ from EU on post-Brexit fishing row
France

French PM calls for ‘tough action’ from EU on post-Brexit fishing row

Spain to give young mid-income earners €250 monthly rental allowance 
Spain

Spain to give young mid-income earners €250 monthly rental allowance 

New ranking: Sweden’s right-wing parties have social media edge ahead of election
Sweden

New ranking: Sweden’s right-wing parties have social media edge ahead of election

Covid vaccine pass: How Sweden’s e-Health Agency plans to roll out pass to more groups
Sweden

Covid vaccine pass: How Sweden’s e-Health Agency plans to roll out pass to more groups

Norway to offer Covid-19 booster jabs to over 65s 
Norway

Norway to offer Covid-19 booster jabs to over 65s 

Denmark reopens parliament: Who does what during annual custom?
Denmark

Denmark reopens parliament: Who does what during annual custom?

Hamburg says Covid masks must continue in schools after ‘superspreader’ investigation
Germany

Hamburg says Covid masks must continue in schools after ‘superspreader’ investigation

Italy’s Giorgio Parisi among winners of Nobel Prize for Physics
Italy

Italy’s Giorgio Parisi among winners of Nobel Prize for Physics

French word of the day: Salé
France

French word of the day: Salé

Nobel Physics prize goes to climate experts and disorder theorist
Sweden

Nobel Physics prize goes to climate experts and disorder theorist

French property roundup: Second-home tax increases and one-click moving website
France

French property roundup: Second-home tax increases and one-click moving website

Denmark wants to build 20,000 new affordable rental homes
Denmark

Denmark wants to build 20,000 new affordable rental homes

IN PICTURES: How floods and a bin strike left Marseille submerged in waste
France

IN PICTURES: How floods and a bin strike left Marseille submerged in waste

Should retailers in Germany be allowed to exclude unvaccinated people from entry?
Germany

Should retailers in Germany be allowed to exclude unvaccinated people from entry?

Have your say: What’s your experience of schools in Germany as a foreign parent?
Germany

Have your say: What’s your experience of schools in Germany as a foreign parent?

Spain starts to reap rewards of one Brexit benefit 
Spain

Spain starts to reap rewards of one Brexit benefit 

French Catholic Church inquiry finds 216,000 sex abuse victims dating back to 1950s
France

French Catholic Church inquiry finds 216,000 sex abuse victims dating back to 1950s

How Americans can get Switzerland’s Covid certificate with proof of US vaccination
Switzerland

How Americans can get Switzerland’s Covid certificate with proof of US vaccination

What can Norway do to cut your rising energy bills?
Norway

What can Norway do to cut your rising energy bills?

UPDATE: Earthquake hits Swiss canton of Valais
Switzerland

UPDATE: Earthquake hits Swiss canton of Valais

UPDATE: Switzerland confirms both Chinese vaccines accepted for Covid certificate

UPDATE: Switzerland confirms both Chinese vaccines accepted for Covid certificate

Can your boss in Norway make you take a Covid-19 test? 
Norway

Can your boss in Norway make you take a Covid-19 test? 

EXPLAINED: How British and other non-EU tourists can profit from tax-free shopping in Spain
Spain

EXPLAINED: How British and other non-EU tourists can profit from tax-free shopping in Spain

Why French unions are planning strikes on Tuesday and how it could affect you
France

Why French unions are planning strikes on Tuesday and how it could affect you

Swedish word of the day: jobbig
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: jobbig

Former Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt says France’s Giscard d’Estaing groped her

Former Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt says France’s Giscard d’Estaing groped her

Residence permits: How EU and EFTA citizens can live, work and stay in Switzerland

Residence permits: How EU and EFTA citizens can live, work and stay in Switzerland

From sunshine to snow: A week of cold weather forecast in Austria
Austria

From sunshine to snow: A week of cold weather forecast in Austria

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Tuesday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Tuesday

Germany’s first ‘green’ kerosene plant paves way for eco-friendly flights
Germany

Germany’s first ‘green’ kerosene plant paves way for eco-friendly flights

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday 

The French lose 340 million minutes per year due to avoidable train delays, says consumer group
France

The French lose 340 million minutes per year due to avoidable train delays, says consumer group

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Monday 4th October

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Find out what's going on in Austria on Tuesday, with The Local's short roundup of today's news.

Extinction Rebellion attempt central Zurich blockade
Switzerland

Extinction Rebellion attempt central Zurich blockade

What are the best banks for foreigners in Germany?
Germany

What are the best banks for foreigners in Germany?

Italy court suspends ex-Catalan leader case pending EU ruling
Spain

Italy court suspends ex-Catalan leader case pending EU ruling

EXPLAINED: Can second-home owners get an Italian residence permit?
Italy

EXPLAINED: Can second-home owners get an Italian residence permit?

Danish bank error caused up to 140,000 incorrect charges to customers
Denmark

Danish bank error caused up to 140,000 incorrect charges to customers

EU medicines agency approves Covid-19 booster vaccine for all adults

EU medicines agency approves Covid-19 booster vaccine for all adults

What is behind the diplomatic spat between France and Algeria?
France

What is behind the diplomatic spat between France and Algeria?

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Covid antibody testing in Switzerland
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Covid antibody testing in Switzerland

READERS REVEAL: The lesser-known parts of Denmark that are great to live in
Denmark

READERS REVEAL: The lesser-known parts of Denmark that are great to live in

Who was Swedish artist Lars Vilks, and what do we know about the accident that killed him?
Sweden

Who was Swedish artist Lars Vilks, and what do we know about the accident that killed him?

Self-employed in Spain: six must-visit websites to apply for grants and benefits
Spain

Self-employed in Spain: six must-visit websites to apply for grants and benefits

LATEST: Residents in southern France urged to stay home amid more torrential rain and floods
France

LATEST: Residents in southern France urged to stay home amid more torrential rain and floods

Drinking in Denmark: ‘Almost one in five’ people exceed recommended amount
Denmark

Drinking in Denmark: ‘Almost one in five’ people exceed recommended amount

Why Switzerland’s Covid certificate is ‘not discriminatory’
Switzerland

Why Switzerland’s Covid certificate is ‘not discriminatory’

French word of the day: Impec
France

French word of the day: Impec

Why Italy’s fuel prices are among the highest in Europe – and rising
Italy

Why Italy’s fuel prices are among the highest in Europe – and rising

Eight signs you’ve settled into life in Austria

Eight signs you’ve settled into life in Austria

US duo win Nobel for work on how heat and touch spark signals to the brain
Sweden

US duo win Nobel for work on how heat and touch spark signals to the brain

IN PICTURES: See how the deluge has left parts of France’s Mediterranean coast submerged
France

IN PICTURES: See how the deluge has left parts of France’s Mediterranean coast submerged

How likely is it France will scrap mandatory face masks in the workplace?
France

How likely is it France will scrap mandatory face masks in the workplace?

Champion Paris baguette maker allegedly shared extremist posts
France

Champion Paris baguette maker allegedly shared extremist posts

Denmark’s Jyske Bank accepted unusual Paraguayan fortune: Pandora papers
Denmark

Denmark’s Jyske Bank accepted unusual Paraguayan fortune: Pandora papers

Switzerland weather: Snow and rain forecast in various regions
Switzerland

Switzerland weather: Snow and rain forecast in various regions

German experts divided over state plans to relax Covid mask rules in schools
Germany

German experts divided over state plans to relax Covid mask rules in schools

Norwegian word of the day: Kjesken
Norway

Norwegian word of the day: Kjesken

Why Brits in Norway may need to get their post-Brexit residence cards changed
Norway

Why Brits in Norway may need to get their post-Brexit residence cards changed

Is the French Riviera better equipped to avoid more deadly floods?
France

Is the French Riviera better equipped to avoid more deadly floods?

The 10 départements in France where school classes will remain open even with a Covid case
France

The 10 départements in France where school classes will remain open even with a Covid case

Reader question: Does owning a second home in Switzerland give me the right to live there?
Switzerland

Reader question: Does owning a second home in Switzerland give me the right to live there?

Could Germany see a fuel supply crisis like the UK?
Germany

Could Germany see a fuel supply crisis like the UK?

What changes in October if you’re travelling from Denmark to the UK
Denmark

What changes in October if you’re travelling from Denmark to the UK

What changes from October if you’re travelling between Italy and the UK
Italy

What changes from October if you’re travelling between Italy and the UK

EXPLAINED: What are the rules for travel between Austria and the UK?

EXPLAINED: What are the rules for travel between Austria and the UK?

What are the rules for travel between Switzerland and the UK?
Switzerland

What are the rules for travel between Switzerland and the UK?

Today in Norway: a roundup of the latest news on Monday
Norway

Today in Norway: a roundup of the latest news on Monday

Swedish artist Lars Vilks, known for Muhammad cartoon, killed in car accident
Sweden

Swedish artist Lars Vilks, known for Muhammad cartoon, killed in car accident

Rome votes in mayoral election dominated by rubbish and wild boars
Italy

Rome votes in mayoral election dominated by rubbish and wild boars

Romanian billionaire and seven others die in Milan plane crash
Italy

Romanian billionaire and seven others die in Milan plane crash

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

MAP: The areas of France that are scrapping mask requirements in schools
France

MAP: The areas of France that are scrapping mask requirements in schools

What changes in October if you’re travelling from Norway to the UK 
Norway

What changes in October if you’re travelling from Norway to the UK 

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Sunday 3rd October

Merkel urges compromise at start of tough coalition talks
Germany

Merkel urges compromise at start of tough coalition talks

Outgoing German chancellor Angela Merkel made an implicit call on politicians to overcome their differences on Sunday, as talks between parties to choose her successor got underway following last week's close election.

Major fire damages historic bridge in Rome
Italy

Major fire damages historic bridge in Rome

‘This is my land’: Canary volcano zone residents flee danger but want to stay on
Spain

‘This is my land’: Canary volcano zone residents flee danger but want to stay on

Island of Vulcano in Sicily on alert for increased volcanic activity
Italy

Island of Vulcano in Sicily on alert for increased volcanic activity

Austrian government unveils ‘eco’ tax reform
Austria

Austrian government unveils ‘eco’ tax reform

IN NUMBERS: How does the Covid-19 situation look in Denmark three weeks after scrapping all curbs?
Denmark

IN NUMBERS: How does the Covid-19 situation look in Denmark three weeks after scrapping all curbs?

ANALYSIS: Two weeks after submarine ‘betrayal’ France weighs up whether to extract a price
France

ANALYSIS: Two weeks after submarine ‘betrayal’ France weighs up whether to extract a price

Fifteen gang suspects go to trial on Monday in Sweden’s biggest EncroChat case yet
Sweden

Fifteen gang suspects go to trial on Monday in Sweden’s biggest EncroChat case yet

La Palma volcano eruptions continue as number of destroyed houses rises to 946
Spain

La Palma volcano eruptions continue as number of destroyed houses rises to 946

Bernard Tapie obituary: Tycoon, politician, actor, rogue
France

Bernard Tapie obituary: Tycoon, politician, actor, rogue

Scandal-hit French tycoon Bernard Tapie dies aged 78
France

Scandal-hit French tycoon Bernard Tapie dies aged 78

From barking to cleaning: The culture shocks to expect if you own a dog in Italy
Italy

From barking to cleaning: The culture shocks to expect if you own a dog in Italy

Oysters, not hostias! How to ‘swear’ politely in Spanish
Spain

Oysters, not hostias! How to ‘swear’ politely in Spanish

German parties meet as coalition haggling begins
Germany

German parties meet as coalition haggling begins

Italy’s coronavirus infection rate remains low as Sicily set for return to ‘white’ zone
Italy

Italy’s coronavirus infection rate remains low as Sicily set for return to ‘white’ zone

Zlatan pulls out of Sweden’s World Cup qualifier with Achilles injury
Sweden

Zlatan pulls out of Sweden’s World Cup qualifier with Achilles injury

A Spanish architect’s step-by-step guide to building a home in Spain
Spain

A Spanish architect’s step-by-step guide to building a home in Spain

Everything that changes in Germany in October 2021
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in October 2021

At least 3,000 paedophiles active in French church since 1950: report
France

At least 3,000 paedophiles active in French church since 1950: report

Saturday 2nd October

What you need to know about installing solar panels on your home in Italy
Italy

What you need to know about installing solar panels on your home in Italy

Solar power is an increasingly popular choice in Italy, and the government is offering incentives to install solar panels in homes. Here's what you need to know if you're considering investing in photovoltaic panels for your own property.

EXPLAINED: Card, status, or permit? The different types of permanent residence document in Sweden
Sweden

EXPLAINED: Card, status, or permit? The different types of permanent residence document in Sweden

Sweden to let 15-year-olds get or refuse Covid jabs against parents’ will
Sweden

Sweden to let 15-year-olds get or refuse Covid jabs against parents’ will

How can Germany get more women into parliament?
Germany

How can Germany get more women into parliament?

Denmark to cut wait for family reunion after losing European court case
Denmark

Denmark to cut wait for family reunion after losing European court case

X-rays reveal hidden parts of Marie-Antoinette letters to suspected lover
France

X-rays reveal hidden parts of Marie-Antoinette letters to suspected lover

Twitter appeals French court ruling on hate speech transparency
France

Twitter appeals French court ruling on hate speech transparency

Austrian man jailed for gruesome killing of girlfriend
Austria

Austrian man jailed for gruesome killing of girlfriend

Everything that changes in Switzerland in October 2021
Switzerland

Everything that changes in Switzerland in October 2021

EXPLAINED: The hidden costs of owning a home in Switzerland
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: The hidden costs of owning a home in Switzerland

Everything you need to know about health insurance for freelancers in Austria
Austria

Everything you need to know about health insurance for freelancers in Austria

Everything that changes in Austria in October 2021
Austria

Everything that changes in Austria in October 2021

The schoolyard slang you will need to understand your half-Swedish kids
Sweden

The schoolyard slang you will need to understand your half-Swedish kids

EXPLAINED: Germany’s plans for tougher driving fines
Germany

EXPLAINED: Germany’s plans for tougher driving fines

Puigdemont arrest puts spotlight back on Catalan hardliners
Spain

Puigdemont arrest puts spotlight back on Catalan hardliners

Living in Italy: Six essential articles to read
Italy

Living in Italy: Six essential articles to read

Spain and Italy upgraded to ‘green’ in latest Danish travel guidelines
Denmark

Spain and Italy upgraded to ‘green’ in latest Danish travel guidelines

Ringside seat for fearful villagers as La Palma volcano spews fire
Spain

Ringside seat for fearful villagers as La Palma volcano spews fire

Nobel prize season returns on Monday with pandemic as backdrop

Nobel prize season returns on Monday with pandemic as backdrop

Catalan ex-leader seeks immunity ahead of extradition hearing in Italy
Spain

Catalan ex-leader seeks immunity ahead of extradition hearing in Italy

Fury after Israeli fans suffer anti-semitic abuse in Berlin
Germany

Fury after Israeli fans suffer anti-semitic abuse in Berlin

How often do volcanic eruptions happen in Spain and the Canary Islands?
Spain

How often do volcanic eruptions happen in Spain and the Canary Islands?

Alfred Nobel’s gunpowder factory is still in business in Sweden a century on
Sweden

Alfred Nobel’s gunpowder factory is still in business in Sweden a century on

OPINION: Why Milan is a much better city to live in than Rome
Italy

OPINION: Why Milan is a much better city to live in than Rome

Blinken seeks to patch up ties on France trip after submarine spat
France

Blinken seeks to patch up ties on France trip after submarine spat

Friday 1st October

Denmark’s central bank decreases interest rates in response to strong currency 
Denmark

Denmark’s central bank decreases interest rates in response to strong currency 

The central bank, Nationalbanken, has slightly lowered interest rates in response to the krone’s currently strong position against the euro.

Reader question: Can I exchange my UK drivers licence in Austria now that the deadline has passed?
Austria

Reader question: Can I exchange my UK drivers licence in Austria now that the deadline has passed?

Three Swedish ministers face grilling from MPs over Kabul evacuation
Sweden

Three Swedish ministers face grilling from MPs over Kabul evacuation

Respiratory virus: What parents in Norway need to know
Norway

Respiratory virus: What parents in Norway need to know

Sweden to investigate strengthening government crisis powers
Sweden

Sweden to investigate strengthening government crisis powers

Moving house in France is easier than you think
France

Moving house in France is easier than you think

Uppsala hospital faces record fine for ‘serious flaws’ in emergency department
Sweden

Uppsala hospital faces record fine for ‘serious flaws’ in emergency department

Why there are more mosquitoes in France this autumn
France

Why there are more mosquitoes in France this autumn

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn set to raise ticket prices
Germany

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn set to raise ticket prices

10 German words you need to know to keep up with the coalition talks
Germany

10 German words you need to know to keep up with the coalition talks

What is on the agenda for US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Paris?
France

What is on the agenda for US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Paris?

France to limit price hikes on gas and electricity
France

France to limit price hikes on gas and electricity

KEY POINTS: What changes about life in Denmark in October 2021
Denmark

KEY POINTS: What changes about life in Denmark in October 2021

2G and stricter mask rules: New Covid restrictions in Vienna from Friday
Austria

2G and stricter mask rules: New Covid restrictions in Vienna from Friday

Norway to provide renewable power to UK through underwater cable
Norway

Norway to provide renewable power to UK through underwater cable

‘Le Grêlé’: Who is the French serial killer suspect found dead after 35 years?
France

‘Le Grêlé’: Who is the French serial killer suspect found dead after 35 years?

Why some French cities are increasing taxes for second-home owners
France

Why some French cities are increasing taxes for second-home owners

‘Boars and cockroaches’: Rome’s rubbish and wildlife problem dominates local election
Italy

‘Boars and cockroaches’: Rome’s rubbish and wildlife problem dominates local election

EXPLAINED: What foreign parents should know about German schools
Germany

EXPLAINED: What foreign parents should know about German schools

How can I buy a second home in Switzerland?
Switzerland

How can I buy a second home in Switzerland?

How unemployment benefits in France are changing in October
France

How unemployment benefits in France are changing in October

Denmark warns Johnson & Johnson vaccinated over potential border refusals after booster
Denmark

Denmark warns Johnson & Johnson vaccinated over potential border refusals after booster

What changes about life in Italy in October 2021?
Italy

What changes about life in Italy in October 2021?

Snow business: How to find a job in winter sports in Switzerland
Switzerland

Snow business: How to find a job in winter sports in Switzerland

French phrase of the day: Et patati et patata
France

French phrase of the day: Et patati et patata

Driving: Spain drops proposed ban on surpassing speed limit by 20km/h when overtaking
Spain

Driving: Spain drops proposed ban on surpassing speed limit by 20km/h when overtaking

What’s the job market like in Sweden right now?
Sweden

What’s the job market like in Sweden right now?

Cash-strapped Nobel Institute asks Norway for government support

Cash-strapped Nobel Institute asks Norway for government support

Norwegian expression of the day: Hva er i veien?
Norway

Norwegian expression of the day: Hva er i veien?

Italian expression of the day: ‘Arrampicarsi sugli specchi’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Arrampicarsi sugli specchi’

What you need to know about Germany’s upcoming coalition talks
Germany

What you need to know about Germany’s upcoming coalition talks

Marks & Spencer closures in France: Which stores are affected and when?
France

Marks & Spencer closures in France: Which stores are affected and when?

KEY POINTS: What changes about life in Norway in October 2021 
Norway

KEY POINTS: What changes about life in Norway in October 2021 

Is Germany set for a spike in Covid cases this autumn?
Germany

Is Germany set for a spike in Covid cases this autumn?

Nightclubs and festivals to reopen in Bavaria after Covid shutdown
Germany

Nightclubs and festivals to reopen in Bavaria after Covid shutdown

How many of Italy’s British residents have successfully applied for a post-Brexit residency card?
Italy

How many of Italy’s British residents have successfully applied for a post-Brexit residency card?

European airlines pledge to refund costs of cancelled flight tickets in 7 days

European airlines pledge to refund costs of cancelled flight tickets in 7 days

EXPLAINED: When and how should you renew your Swiss residence permit?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: When and how should you renew your Swiss residence permit?

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

EXPLAINED: What changes about life in Spain in October 2021
Spain

EXPLAINED: What changes about life in Spain in October 2021

Electricity bills in Italy rise by almost 30 percent from Friday
Italy

Electricity bills in Italy rise by almost 30 percent from Friday

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Thursday 30th September

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Find out what's going on in Austria on Friday, with The Local's short roundup of today's news.

Tell us: What’s the best thing about your part of Denmark?
Denmark

Tell us: What’s the best thing about your part of Denmark?

Economically stable Denmark signals end of coronavirus help for businesses
Denmark

Economically stable Denmark signals end of coronavirus help for businesses

Travel: Do you need a Covid certificate to enter Switzerland?
Switzerland

Travel: Do you need a Covid certificate to enter Switzerland?

Italian mayor who helped migrants gets 13-year prison sentence
Italy

Italian mayor who helped migrants gets 13-year prison sentence

French film screenings with English subtitles not to miss in October
France

French film screenings with English subtitles not to miss in October

Denmark ‘protected’ by Covid-19 vaccines despite falling short of target
Denmark

Denmark ‘protected’ by Covid-19 vaccines despite falling short of target

What changes in France in October 2021?
France

What changes in France in October 2021?

ANALYSIS: Why Norway’s Socialist Left party withdrew from government talks
Norway

ANALYSIS: Why Norway’s Socialist Left party withdrew from government talks

French word of the day: Cash
France

French word of the day: Cash

Northern German city of Kiel hit by tornado
Germany

Northern German city of Kiel hit by tornado

Covid-19 vaccines: What are the rules for pregnant women in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Covid-19 vaccines: What are the rules for pregnant women in Switzerland?

Bunads: What you need to know about Norway’s national costume
Norway

Bunads: What you need to know about Norway’s national costume

Norway to shut its last Arctic coal mine in 2023
Norway

Norway to shut its last Arctic coal mine in 2023

Gothenburg blast: Police identify suspect with ‘no link to criminal gangs’
Sweden

Gothenburg blast: Police identify suspect with ‘no link to criminal gangs’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Finire a tarallucci e vino’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Finire a tarallucci e vino’

Why now is the ‘best’ time to buy property in Italy
Italy

Why now is the ‘best’ time to buy property in Italy

Vienna recommends booster jab for all Johnson and Johnson recipients
Austria

Vienna recommends booster jab for all Johnson and Johnson recipients

Lava from La Palma’s volcanic eruption already covers more than 100,000 sqm of sea
Spain

Lava from La Palma’s volcanic eruption already covers more than 100,000 sqm of sea

German state of North Rhine-Westphalia relaxes Covid testing rules
Germany

German state of North Rhine-Westphalia relaxes Covid testing rules

Hundreds of youth activists protest climate inaction ahead of Milan summit
Italy

Hundreds of youth activists protest climate inaction ahead of Milan summit

Austria’s nationwide public transport ‘climate ticket’ now available
Austria

Austria’s nationwide public transport ‘climate ticket’ now available

Why are critics calling Denmark’s new climate plan ‘unacceptable’?
Denmark

Why are critics calling Denmark’s new climate plan ‘unacceptable’?

‘Gypsy-style rice’: Swiss army renames ‘racist’ dish
Switzerland

‘Gypsy-style rice’: Swiss army renames ‘racist’ dish

Will Germany soon introduce an Autobahn speed limit?
Germany

Will Germany soon introduce an Autobahn speed limit?

EXPLAINED: Who will continue to get free Covid tests in Switzerland after October 10th?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Who will continue to get free Covid tests in Switzerland after October 10th?

EXPLAINED: How to register your address in Switzerland
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: How to register your address in Switzerland

Ex French president Sarkozy given one-year sentence for illegal campaign financing
France

Ex French president Sarkozy given one-year sentence for illegal campaign financing

Working in Austria: Longer notice periods for workers come into force
Austria

Working in Austria: Longer notice periods for workers come into force

Property in Switzerland roundup: Could foreigners be excluded from buying Swiss properties?
Switzerland

Property in Switzerland roundup: Could foreigners be excluded from buying Swiss properties?

Paris airports suspended departures over technical fault
France

Paris airports suspended departures over technical fault

French property roundup: Villages advertising for buyers and shared second-home schemes
France

French property roundup: Villages advertising for buyers and shared second-home schemes

UPDATE: Former Nazi concentration camp secretary, 96, caught after escape bid
Germany

UPDATE: Former Nazi concentration camp secretary, 96, caught after escape bid

Which common diseases have been most undiagnosed in Spain during the pandemic?
Spain

Which common diseases have been most undiagnosed in Spain during the pandemic?

Spain extends restrictions on non-essential travel from most non-EU countries until November
Spain

Spain extends restrictions on non-essential travel from most non-EU countries until November

French home renovation yields golden treasure of €1 million
France

French home renovation yields golden treasure of €1 million

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Thursday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Thursday

Covid-19: Madrid lifts all capacity restrictions for venues from October 4th
Spain

Covid-19: Madrid lifts all capacity restrictions for venues from October 4th

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday 

Algeria-Morocco standoff threatens Spain’s gas supplies
Spain

Algeria-Morocco standoff threatens Spain’s gas supplies

Three German states relax Covid mask rules in schools
Germany

Three German states relax Covid mask rules in schools

French health passport extended to all over 12s
France

French health passport extended to all over 12s

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Wednesday 29th September

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

Find out what's going on in Austria on Thursday, with The Local's short roundup of today's news.

Train strike in Spain: What you need to know
Spain

Train strike in Spain: What you need to know

‘It is very very tense’: French fishermen angered by UK and Jersey licence refusal
France

‘It is very very tense’: French fishermen angered by UK and Jersey licence refusal

Danish artist loaned banknotes for piece delivers blank canvas, keeps cash
Denmark

Danish artist loaned banknotes for piece delivers blank canvas, keeps cash

France to create a network of ‘safe consumption sites’ for drug addicts
France

France to create a network of ‘safe consumption sites’ for drug addicts

Italy and France extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers
Italy

Italy and France extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers

Germany’s Scholz gets Merkel boost in coalition battle
Germany

Germany’s Scholz gets Merkel boost in coalition battle

Brexit: Danish minister urges Denmark-based Brits to apply for new residency status
Denmark

Brexit: Danish minister urges Denmark-based Brits to apply for new residency status

Germany and France extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers
Germany

Germany and France extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers

Switzerland and France to extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers
Switzerland

Switzerland and France to extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers

How non-German residents might have voted in the election
Germany

How non-German residents might have voted in the election

France and neighbours to extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers
France

France and neighbours to extend Covid tax breaks for cross-border workers

Magdalena Andersson nominated as next party leader for Sweden’s Social Democrats
Sweden

Magdalena Andersson nominated as next party leader for Sweden’s Social Democrats

How France plans to tackle its lorry driver shortage
France

How France plans to tackle its lorry driver shortage

French experts say Mont Blanc has shrunk by almost 1 metre

French experts say Mont Blanc has shrunk by almost 1 metre

Spain to allow 100 percent capacity at sports stadiums again
Spain

Spain to allow 100 percent capacity at sports stadiums again

France health passport rules could extend into summer 2022
France

France health passport rules could extend into summer 2022

EXPLAINED: Who has to pay France’s TV licence?
France

EXPLAINED: Who has to pay France’s TV licence?

French phrase of the day: A la Saint-Glinglin
France

French phrase of the day: A la Saint-Glinglin

Jobs in Germany roundup: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for workers
Germany

Jobs in Germany roundup: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for workers

Italian expression of the day: ‘Non vedo l’ora’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Non vedo l’ora’

EXPLAINED: Why people in Germany are being charged to receive small parcels from outside the EU
Germany

EXPLAINED: Why people in Germany are being charged to receive small parcels from outside the EU

Jobs news in Norway: Unemployment down with more low-paid workers in private sector
Norway

Jobs news in Norway: Unemployment down with more low-paid workers in private sector

More people in Sweden to be offered a Covid-19 booster shot
Sweden

More people in Sweden to be offered a Covid-19 booster shot

Rising energy prices: How to save money on bills in France
France

Rising energy prices: How to save money on bills in France

Young Boys: The story behind the Swiss football team’s strange name
Switzerland

Young Boys: The story behind the Swiss football team’s strange name

Vodafone to close all its own shops in Spain by March 2022
Spain

Vodafone to close all its own shops in Spain by March 2022

Jobs in Switzerland roundup: Positive forecast for Swiss employment market
Switzerland

Jobs in Switzerland roundup: Positive forecast for Swiss employment market

Jamaica or Traffic Light: What’s next for Germany and what does it mean?
Germany

Jamaica or Traffic Light: What’s next for Germany and what does it mean?

The little-known French rule that gives employees the right to a wages advance
France

The little-known French rule that gives employees the right to a wages advance

Denmark government backs extension of ban on mink farming
Denmark

Denmark government backs extension of ban on mink farming

Covid resurgence likely to hit Germany in October, warns top virologist
Germany

Covid resurgence likely to hit Germany in October, warns top virologist

EXPLAINED: What are Norway’s new travel rules? 
Norway

EXPLAINED: What are Norway’s new travel rules? 

Gothenburg blast: Here’s what we do (and don’t) know so far
Sweden

Gothenburg blast: Here’s what we do (and don’t) know so far

French health system to offer free psychologist sessions
France

French health system to offer free psychologist sessions

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday 

La Palma volcano lava reaches sea, raising toxic gas fears
Spain

La Palma volcano lava reaches sea, raising toxic gas fears

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

French Green party selects MEP as candidate for presidential elections
France

French Green party selects MEP as candidate for presidential elections

French threaten retaliation over refusal of post-Brexit fishing licences
France

French threaten retaliation over refusal of post-Brexit fishing licences

Denmark strips dual national of citizenship after terror conviction

Denmark strips dual national of citizenship after terror conviction

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

French government to close six ‘radical’ mosques
France

French government to close six ‘radical’ mosques

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Tuesday 28th September

SPD has ‘first claim to form next German government’, say Bavarian conservatives
Germany

SPD has ‘first claim to form next German government’, say Bavarian conservatives

The Social Democrats (SPD) should be first in line to form the next German government after beating Angela Merkel's conservative alliance in Germany's election, Bavaria's CSU said on Tuesday.

CONFIRMED: Spain raises minimum wage by €15 with immediate effect
Spain

CONFIRMED: Spain raises minimum wage by €15 with immediate effect

Denmark appoints expert advisors after toxic chemical pollution
Denmark

Denmark appoints expert advisors after toxic chemical pollution

Will going to the dentist in Norway ever get cheaper? 
Norway

Will going to the dentist in Norway ever get cheaper? 

Denmark to offer Covid-19 booster jab to Johnson & Johnson vaccinated
Denmark

Denmark to offer Covid-19 booster jab to Johnson & Johnson vaccinated

Nearly three quarters of adults in Germany fully vaccinated against Covid
Germany

Nearly three quarters of adults in Germany fully vaccinated against Covid

Five things to know about France’s victory in the ‘World Cup of cooking’
France

Five things to know about France’s victory in the ‘World Cup of cooking’

UK introduces new car sticker requirement for driving in Austria
Austria

UK introduces new car sticker requirement for driving in Austria

EXPLAINED: This is how much more Swiss residents pay for medications
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: This is how much more Swiss residents pay for medications

Covid-19: Which regions in Italy have already met national vaccination targets?
Italy

Covid-19: Which regions in Italy have already met national vaccination targets?

Property in Austria: Real estate in high demand in Tyrol
Austria

Property in Austria: Real estate in high demand in Tyrol

‘We lost’: CDU’s Laschet faces calls to resign over German election disaster
Germany

‘We lost’: CDU’s Laschet faces calls to resign over German election disaster

Gothenburg blast: Explosion ‘not due to natural causes’, say police
Sweden

Gothenburg blast: Explosion ‘not due to natural causes’, say police

The most essential pieces of paperwork you’ll need in Switzerland
Switzerland

The most essential pieces of paperwork you’ll need in Switzerland

Will Denmark see the return of mink farms in 2022?

Will Denmark see the return of mink farms in 2022?

What Scholz’s Brexit comments tell us about Germany’s next potential leader
Germany

What Scholz’s Brexit comments tell us about Germany’s next potential leader

UPDATED: Switzerland extends free testing deadline
Switzerland

UPDATED: Switzerland extends free testing deadline

How is the race to form a new German government shaping up?
Germany

How is the race to form a new German government shaping up?

Lego profits tower to new heights as stores reopen
Denmark

Lego profits tower to new heights as stores reopen

Norwegian lenders raise interest rates after central bank hike
Norway

Norwegian lenders raise interest rates after central bank hike

French word of the day: Guéguerre
France

French word of the day: Guéguerre

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

France slashes visas for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia in migrant row
France

France slashes visas for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia in migrant row

Austrian Communist Party wins local election in Graz
Austria

Austrian Communist Party wins local election in Graz

Italy extends third doses of Covid vaccine to over-80s and care homes
Italy

Italy extends third doses of Covid vaccine to over-80s and care homes

Germany’s liberals hold strong cards in post-election haggling
Germany

Germany’s liberals hold strong cards in post-election haggling

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday 

‘Stop taking selfies with elk,’ police warn Stockholmers
Sweden

‘Stop taking selfies with elk,’ police warn Stockholmers

Merkel’s CDU seat held since 1990 snapped up by young SPD candidate
Germany

Merkel’s CDU seat held since 1990 snapped up by young SPD candidate

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Tuesday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Tuesday

France’s Sanofi halts work on anti-Covid vaccine
France

France’s Sanofi halts work on anti-Covid vaccine

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Martinique chef refused entry to dinner with Macron denounces discrimination
France

Martinique chef refused entry to dinner with Macron denounces discrimination

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Brits in France given extension to deadline for post-Brexit residency cards
France

Brits in France given extension to deadline for post-Brexit residency cards

Greenland foreign minister axed over independence remarks

Greenland foreign minister axed over independence remarks

Monday 27th September

AS IT HAPPENED: German politicians ready teams for post-election talks
Germany

AS IT HAPPENED: German politicians ready teams for post-election talks

The centre-left SPD has emerged as the strongest party in Germany - now the coalition talks begin. Here's how the day after the elections unfolded.

Five things you need to know about the German election
Germany

Five things you need to know about the German election

France to make tips paid by card tax free
France

France to make tips paid by card tax free

France to end free Covid tests for all in October
France

France to end free Covid tests for all in October

Q&A: Can foreigners become civil servants in Spain?
Spain

Q&A: Can foreigners become civil servants in Spain?

New Danish rules make it easier to compare mortgages
Denmark

New Danish rules make it easier to compare mortgages

EXPLAINED: Just how strict are France’s privacy laws?
France

EXPLAINED: Just how strict are France’s privacy laws?

Danish citizenship: What rules could cause your application to be denied?
Denmark

Danish citizenship: What rules could cause your application to be denied?

Berlin’s super election day: What does it mean for the city’s housing shortage?
Germany

Berlin’s super election day: What does it mean for the city’s housing shortage?

Why is Sweden’s Covid-19 response still so much slower than Denmark’s?
Sweden

Why is Sweden’s Covid-19 response still so much slower than Denmark’s?

Getting a French visa – what paperwork comes next?
France

Getting a French visa – what paperwork comes next?

10 of the most common Italian translation fails
Italy

10 of the most common Italian translation fails

EXPLAINED: Who will be in Germany’s next coalition government?
Germany

EXPLAINED: Who will be in Germany’s next coalition government?

Catalan separatist leader returns to Brussels with Spain’s extradition request hanging in the balance
Spain

Catalan separatist leader returns to Brussels with Spain’s extradition request hanging in the balance

‘Resurrection’: How the SPD bounced back to win German vote
Germany

‘Resurrection’: How the SPD bounced back to win German vote

Danish minority gets representation in German parliament
Denmark

Danish minority gets representation in German parliament

Spanish property news roundup: Home exchanges and village for sale in Galicia
Spain

Spanish property news roundup: Home exchanges and village for sale in Galicia

Lava flow from Spain’s La Palma volcano briefly stops as many remain confined over toxic gas fears
Spain

Lava flow from Spain’s La Palma volcano briefly stops as many remain confined over toxic gas fears

Fury over ‘wall of shame’ built to block Paris crack users
France

Fury over ‘wall of shame’ built to block Paris crack users

French police launch investigation into photo of Macron in swimming trunks
France

French police launch investigation into photo of Macron in swimming trunks

What rights will same-sex couples get in Switzerland after Sunday’s referendum?
Switzerland

What rights will same-sex couples get in Switzerland after Sunday’s referendum?

ANALYSIS: Who were the real winners and losers of Germany’s race to replace Merkel?
Germany

ANALYSIS: Who were the real winners and losers of Germany’s race to replace Merkel?

Which Palma? How to tell the difference between the places in Spain called Palma
Spain

Which Palma? How to tell the difference between the places in Spain called Palma

‘Disaster avoided’: How Bavaria voted in Germany’s federal election
Germany

‘Disaster avoided’: How Bavaria voted in Germany’s federal election

French phrase of the day: Le cœur y est
France

French phrase of the day: Le cœur y est

Why France’s Burgundy vineyards are more vulnerable to extreme weather
France

Why France’s Burgundy vineyards are more vulnerable to extreme weather

Snow tires compulsory for drivers in 48 areas of France this winter
France

Snow tires compulsory for drivers in 48 areas of France this winter

New Covid-sceptic party enters Austrian parliament
Austria

New Covid-sceptic party enters Austrian parliament

Stand-off takes place between Spanish Civil Guard and British Royal Navy boats near Gibraltar
Spain

Stand-off takes place between Spanish Civil Guard and British Royal Navy boats near Gibraltar

Macron announces creation of ‘centre of excellence’ for French cooking
France

Macron announces creation of ‘centre of excellence’ for French cooking

Centre-left SPD candidate Giffey wins Berlin mayoral race
Germany

Centre-left SPD candidate Giffey wins Berlin mayoral race

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Monday 
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Monday 

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Jersey to grant new licences to French fishermen after rights dispute
France

Jersey to grant new licences to French fishermen after rights dispute

San Marino votes to legalise abortion
Italy

San Marino votes to legalise abortion

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday
Denmark

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Monday

Germany’s Social Democrats win election but uncertainty beckons
Germany

Germany’s Social Democrats win election but uncertainty beckons

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Switzerland

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Cyclist dies after crashing into parked e-scooter in Swedish town
Sweden

Cyclist dies after crashing into parked e-scooter in Swedish town

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Monday
Sweden

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Monday