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EXPLAINED: What are the rules on winter and summer tyres in Austria?
Drivers in Austria are starting to get ready to change their winter tyres for summer ones by mid-April, when the…Read More »
A Week of Outfits: Irene de Klerk Wolters | Cup of Jo
“The way I think is in color,” says painter Irene de Klerk Wolters. “In the morning, I decide what color…Read More »
BONUS EPISODE: Why Germany is overhauling immigration laws
Paywall free GERMANY IN FOCUS This week we talk about Easter traditions, travel, the outlook on strikes, Berlin’s possible new…Read More »
‘Focus on your strengths’: Our readers’ top tips for learning German
The “awful German language,” as writer Mark Twain famously coined it almost 150 years ago, still pains many people to…Read More »
This Artist Paints for the World’s Best Hotels
Skift Take French artist Elizabeth Stenne has been producing artworks for famous hotels for more than 30 years — and…Read More »
Swedish pension fund fires top boss over multimillion US bank losses
The scale of the projects planned or under construction in the far north of Sweden puts the region at the…Read More »
‘Imserso’: What are the changes to Spain’s cheap holiday scheme for pensioners?
Imserso is a social scheme offering holidays to the elderly. It aims to offer subsidised trips to pensioners in order…Read More »
Swiss president says Credit Suisse rescue averted catastrophe
ECONOMY Swiss President Alain Berset told lawmakers Tuesday that letting banking giant Credit Suisse collapse would have triggered a catastrophe,…Read More »
Norway’s inflation up despite recent drop in food prices
There are two windows where supermarkets in Norway raise prices wholesale. One of these is in February. Given that food…Read More »
EXPLAINED: Why is the price of properties so high in Switzerland?
There is an obvious paradox in Switzerland: in a country that has one of the highest per-capita GDPs in the…Read More »