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For the last six months, I’ve been trying to date Danes. Here’s what I found out

For the last six months, I’ve been trying to date Danes. Here’s what I found out

When I arrived in Denmark, my dating experience was nil.

VIDEO: Is this Sweden's craziest winter tradition?

VIDEO: Is this Sweden's craziest winter tradition?

Who says you have to bundle up for outdoor fun in Sweden during the winter?

 
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Unemployment insurance applicants in Denmark must provide proof of foreign address under new rules

Unemployment insurance applicants in Denmark must provide proof of foreign address under new rules

People applying for unemployment cover in Denmark who have lived abroad in recent years could see eligibility affected by incoming rules.

Five reasons to meet up in Geneva in 2019

Five reasons to meet up in Geneva in 2019

Together is a powerful word. It’s one that - no matter what - evokes feelings of love and joy. Geneva, a Swiss gem at the gateway to the Alps, is the ideal place to get together in 2019, and this is why.

 
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Opinion: Danish odds are stacked against skilled foreign workers

Opinion: Danish odds are stacked against skilled foreign workers

Danish rules for employment of non-EU citizens are preventing skilled foreign workers from entering the labour market, depriving the country of talent, argues The Local guest columnist Yater Dabbo.

This small Mediterranean capital is the perfect winter city break

This small Mediterranean capital is the perfect winter city break

Valletta, Malta’s small but mighty capital, still feels like one of the Med’s undiscovered gems. But it won’t stay that way for long. The Local’s commercial editor, Sophie Miskiw, explored 2018's Capital of Culture and can’t wait to go back.

 
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Denmark’s December to begin with cold, wet weather, but no snow

Denmark’s December to begin with cold, wet weather, but no snow

The first weekend in advent will be without snow, according to weather forecasts.

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Denmark still worst country in the Nordics for cancer

Denmark still worst country in the Nordics for cancer

Denmark has significantly trailed its neighbours for at least 20 years.

QUIZ: Which influential Icelander are you?

QUIZ: Which influential Icelander are you?

Iceland may have a population of just over 330,000 people (all with equally unpronounceable names) but that doesn't stop it churning out a stream of globally-renowned people. Take our quiz to discover your Icelandic spirit animal.

 
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Denmark's proposal to recruit skilled foreign labour falls apart

Denmark's proposal to recruit skilled foreign labour falls apart

A proposal presented earlier this month that would make it easier for Danish companies to recruit skilled workers from abroad looks doomed after the government on Monday failed to garner enough political support for its plan.

WATCH: Brexit is 'tragedy', Danish government will 'look after' Brits in Denmark: PM

WATCH: Brexit is 'tragedy', Danish government will 'look after' Brits in Denmark: PM

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has moved to reassure British nationals living in Denmark over their future status in the country.

LISTEN: Is this the strangest song ever written about Copenhagen?

LISTEN: Is this the strangest song ever written about Copenhagen?

Denmark and its lovely capital city have inspired numerous songs over the years and now a new and rather strange one can be added to the list.

Europe

French government to rush through €10 billion worth of concessions for 'yellow vests'

French government to rush through €10 billion worth of concessions for 'yellow vests'

The government is set to rush tax cuts and a rise in the minimum wage through parliament in a bid to end the "yellow vest" protests.

 

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