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This European island has 'the best climate in the world'

This European island has 'the best climate in the world'

Malta’s up-and-coming capital took centre stage when it was crowned 2018’s Capital of Culture, but there’s much more to the enigmatic island than Valletta. The Local’s Commercial Editor took a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret.

 
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 ‘What I wish I’d known before I moved abroad’

‘What I wish I’d known before I moved abroad’

Moving is never easy but upping sticks for a new life abroad is even tougher. The Local caught up with two expats to find out about what they wish they’d known before the big move.

 
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French Expression of the Day: C'est pas terrible

French Expression of the Day: C'est pas terrible

This one of the most common -- and confusing -- French expressions around. Here, we take a look at what 'c'est pas terrible' really means.

Yoga or Pilates: Which is right for you?

Yoga or Pilates: Which is right for you?

This week, Urban Sports Club's fitness fan helps you decide whether you should take up yoga or Pilates.

 
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France launches the beginning of the end of the traditional TGV trains

France launches the beginning of the end of the traditional TGV trains

France's famous high speed TGV trains are on their way out but what does it all mean for rail passengers in France?

Change the world with a master’s degree from Sweden’s Linköping University

Change the world with a master’s degree from Sweden’s Linköping University

Master’s students at world-leading Linköping University (LiU) aren’t there simply to study. They solve real-world problems alongside experts in fields that can create a better tomorrow. Do you have what it takes to join them?

 
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Glance around France: Diesel now more expensive than petrol and snow tyres set to be obligatory in Alps

Glance around France: Diesel now more expensive than petrol and snow tyres set to be obligatory in Alps

Our round-up of the stories from around France on Tuesday includes rising diesel prices, snow tyres becoming obligatory in the Alps and drivers in the east being fined for ogling a road accident.

Is an MBA the trick to launching your international career?

Is an MBA the trick to launching your international career?

An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.

 
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PICTURE QUIZ: How well do you know the streets of Paris?

PICTURE QUIZ: How well do you know the streets of Paris?

Paris is full of streets that have their own unique charm, whether they're stunningly beautiful, played an important role in French history or have a quirky past of their own. But how many of them can you recognise? Take the quiz.

Studying in France? Sign up for half price membership of The Local

Studying in France? Sign up for half price membership of The Local

We want students to be able to read all the articles we produce about studying and living in France so have created a special half price membership offer. Read on for more information.

French Word of the Day: machin

French Word of the Day: machin

If you're reading this, chances are you already know a thing or two about French. And you might have noticed that the French word for thing - 'machin' - keeps cropping up. So how is it used and what does it mean exactly?

French Property of the Week: Charming stone house with outbuildings in the Brittany countryside

French Property of the Week: Charming stone house with outbuildings in the Brittany countryside

Can you see yourself settling in a historical home with its own mill surrounded by beautiful woods and fields in Brittany?

20 annoying English words that should be banished from French
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20 annoying English words that should be banished from French

What English words would you like to see the French ditch?

France prepares Channel Tunnel checks in case of no-deal Brexit

France prepares Channel Tunnel checks in case of no-deal Brexit

France is making urgent preparations for Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Australians in France: How many are there and where do they live?
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Australians in France: How many are there and where do they live?

There are a few thousand Australians in France and probably a few more we don't know about. Here's where you're most likely to find them.

Myth or reality: A Parisian tells the truth about those Paris clichés

Myth or reality: A Parisian tells the truth about those Paris clichés

Paris comedian Julie Collas sets the record straight about a few of the clichés around Parisians and the city they inhabit.

The one place to visit in France this weekend: Ile de Ré

The one place to visit in France this weekend: Ile de Ré

For this week's one place to visit in France this weekend, Stephanie Irwin explains why the stunning Ile de Ré deserves all the hype. Email us to share your own recommendations with readers.

Aznavour buried in family vault after intimate funeral

Aznavour buried in family vault after intimate funeral

French singer Charles Aznavour, who died Monday aged 94, was buried Saturday in the family vault outside Paris after a private funeral at the city's St John the Baptist Armenian cathedral.