European healthcare: how does your country rank?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

Most healthcare systems in Europe offer a good level of care. But which countries spend the most money on healthcare? Which do well in independent ratings? And which regions have the best life expectancy?

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How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Imagine it: You’re standing on a gently sloping hillside, looking out on a majestic snow-capped mountain ridge. The morning air is crisp, the subtle scent of heather mixing with the earthy peat. These are the Scottish Highlands - and you own a part of it, as a laird (lord) or lady.

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Registered partnerships: What are the rules in Austria?
FOR MEMBERS

Registered partnerships: What are the rules in Austria?

A registered partnership is an alternative option for couples that don’t want to get married but do want their union to be legally recognised. How does it work in Austria?

Posting Christmas presents from Austria? Here’s what you need to know

Posting Christmas presents from Austria? Here’s what you need to know

Austria’s best Christmas markets for 2021 (and the Covid rules in place)

Austria’s best Christmas markets for 2021 (and the Covid rules in place)

Why are property prices in Austria’s Tyrol region so high?

Why are property prices in Austria’s Tyrol region so high?

‘Unimaginable’ for Kurz to continue as Austria’s leader if convicted, says Vice Chancellor

‘Unimaginable’ for Kurz to continue as Austria’s leader if convicted, says Vice Chancellor

The future of Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in office would be "unimaginable" if he were convicted of corruption, the Vice Chancellor and leader of the Greens Werner Kogler said on Saturday.

Austria’s greens vote to join conservatives in coalition

Austria’s greens vote to join conservatives in coalition

Austria’s conservatives and greens enter coalition talks

Austria’s conservatives and greens enter coalition talks

Austria’s far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

Austria’s far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

How to swear like an Austrian
FOR MEMBERS

How to swear like an Austrian

We are certainly not advocating the use of these words, but they are important to know (in case anyone uses them against you). Here are some words you certainly shouldn’t use with the in-laws or around the kids.

German word of the day: Gell

German word of the day: Gell

10 German words with hilarious literal translations

10 German words with hilarious literal translations

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages