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EU's 'no-deal' Brexit plan spells out bad news for British travellers

EU's 'no-deal' Brexit plan spells out bad news for British travellers

Driving licences, pet passports, credit card charges, no compensation for cancelled flights, mobile phone roaming charges... A no-deal Brexit spells bad news for Brits travelling to the EU.

'What I learned from a week in Silicon Valley'

'What I learned from a week in Silicon Valley'

There’s nowhere in the world quite like Silicon Valley. Birthplace of the world’s most iconic tech companies, the region in Northern California is a gold mine of talent and innovation. It’s for this reason Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) sends its Executive MBA cohort on an annual field trip to the world’s premier tech hub.

 
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Austrian president warns against 'politics of scapegoating' on anniversary of Nazi pogrom

Austrian president warns against 'politics of scapegoating' on anniversary of Nazi pogrom

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen warned against "the politics of scapegoating" on Thursday as his country marked the 80th anniversary of the Nazis' anti-Semitic Kristallnacht pogrom.

Too much screen time? This German school has the answer

Too much screen time? This German school has the answer

Some of the teachers at Phorms, a network of seven bilingual schools in Germany, are taking lessons out of the classroom to increase children’s engagement with both learning and the natural world.

 
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The master’s programmes that make you more employable

The master’s programmes that make you more employable

Committing to a master’s degree could feel like delaying the start of your career. That’s not the case at Linköping University (LiU), where the rigorous master’s programmes are designed to prepare students for life after graduation.

 
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Danish chef fined for money laundering after taking cash payment

Danish chef fined for money laundering after taking cash payment

The district court in Herning has fined a restaurant manager 5,000 kroner after he accepted a large cash payment for catering services at a wedding anniversary celebration.

 

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Not just a pretty place: 10 extraordinary facts about Sweden's dazzling High Coast

Not just a pretty place: 10 extraordinary facts about Sweden's dazzling High Coast

The Swedes know a thing or two about beauty. After all, they live in one of the most captivating countries on the planet. They have the cosmopolitan allure of water-surrounded Stockholm; the vast sweeping beaches of Skåne; the skyscraping white sierras of Lapland and much, much more. Yet, when they were asked in a survey which part of Sweden was most beautiful they chose none of these celebrated places.

 
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The South Tyrol question, explained

The South Tyrol question, explained

South Tyrol, known to Italians as Alto Adige, has been a bone of contention between Austria and Italy for decades. Here's what you need to know about the latest dispute.

'How I landed my dream job working at an international NGO'

'How I landed my dream job working at an international NGO'

Two MBA graduates from EMLYON Business School explain how their studies helped them to land their dream jobs working for international organisations.

 
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EU ministers battle over proposed tax on 'big tech'

EU ministers battle over proposed tax on 'big tech'

EU finance ministers battled Saturday over a controversial proposal to slap a European tax on US tech giants amid rising worries that it is ineffective and protectionist.

Salt of the Alps: ancient Austrian mine holds Bronze Age secrets

Salt of the Alps: ancient Austrian mine holds Bronze Age secrets

All mines need regular reinforcement against collapse, and Hallstatt, the world's oldest salt mine perched in the Austrian Alps, is no exception.

Here comes Santa Claus (with his satanic sidekicks)

Here comes Santa Claus (with his satanic sidekicks)

Austrian financial adviser Ernst Eigner is ugly and scary. But only in his "Krampus" costume with red glowing eyes and horns to frighten naughty children and "evil spirits".