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Merkel stresses need for 'humane' Europe on Iron Curtain anniversary

Merkel stresses need for 'humane' Europe on Iron Curtain anniversary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel recalled the importance of a "humane" Europe Monday as she took part in commemorations in Hungary to mark the 30th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989.

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

Game of Thrones has ended but it lives on in Malta! Find out how and learn two more unexpected facts about this little archipelago in the middle of the Med.

 
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Five mindfulness practices for expats

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Moving abroad offers an exciting opportunity to live a happier and healthier life. But how can you make sure that you’re enjoying the experience to its fullest? That’s where practising mindfulness can help.

 
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More than just a Carlsberg: Denmark’s beer culture microbrew revolution

More than just a Carlsberg: Denmark’s beer culture microbrew revolution

In this long-read article, we delve into Denmark’s evolving beer culture and how the upstarts and giants are offering more choice than ever, to the benefit of foodies and pubgoers alike.

 

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Austria to shut down Saudi-backed interfaith centre

Austria to shut down Saudi-backed interfaith centre

The centre founded to facilitate religious dialogue has faced backlash in the midst of controversy surrounding Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

The Austrian train company ÖBB has denied reports that it is considering extending its Vienna-Hamburg night train route on to Malmö, telling The Local that the roughly 17-hour journey would be too long.

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.

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

The "treasure chamber" at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum takes on a new meaning this week thanks to an exhibition curated by American filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner, illustrator and author Juman Malouf.