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Time is running out for a world at risk

By Denis McClean GENEVA, 15 May, 2019 – The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction opened in G..

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Labour seeks to reframe the European elections as a fight against the far right

Can anything arrest the fall in Labour's polling numbers ahead of next week's European Par..

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Fans reaction to Game of Thrones is a reminder that no one owes you the story you want

This article contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season eight. Once upon a time, American telev..

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“That is Wales, isnt it?” Nigel Farage struggles on the campaign trail

On the European elections campaign trail, leader of the Brexit Party and eternal ballot box botherer..

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Sweden urged to recruit police officers from Norway

Could these Norwegian police officers soon be fighting crime in Sweden. Photo: Gorm Kallestad / NTB ..

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Reader voices: Where to find the best of British culture in Sweden

In a new series, The Local is looking into the best places to find food, events, and cultural associ..

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British tourist dies swimming off the Costa del Sol

A British tourist has died after being recovered from the sea in Fuengirola (Picture: Solarpix.com) ..

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Swedish word of the day: trotsåldern

Trotsåldern is the age of toddler tantrums; what in English-speaking countries is known as 'the..

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Brits cleared of kidnapping missing Latvian waitress in Costa del Sol

Westley Capper, 41, has been cleared of kidnapping Agnese Klavina, 30 (Picture: Solarpix) Two Brit..

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Three in four child casualties in worlds deadliest conflicts caused by explosive weapons

Suicide bombs, landmines, unexploded ordinance, air strikes and other forms of explosives account fo..

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