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Many believe that if a uniformed officer (or PCSO) knock at the door they have an automatic right to enter our homes. Or, if they ask to be let in and you refuse, you have committed an offence. The reality however is very different. Because by inviting a police officer into your home you are […]

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With Marine Le Pen’s National Front party achieving a historic victory in the European Elections on Sunday, questions have arisen about what it means for France, for Europe and for the future of French politics. For the first time in its history on Sunday France’s National Front Party topped the vote in a nationwide election. […]

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Just days before the EU elections, a poll found that Italians are falling out of love with Europe. From immigration to the economy, not to mention their own politicians, The Local looks at the reasons behind Italians’ growing Euroscepticism. Silvana Cela studied law but, for lack of legal jobs in Italy, runs a jewellery stall […]

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When one looks and listens to business, political and cultural leaders, we are most likely to see and hear speeches of African people that not only reinforce white supremacy but are rooted in European thinking. Our present orientation is not necessarily rooted in African thought, culture and heritage. This was prophesied by a young Black […]

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Now let’s be honest here German speakers, do we really need both the du and Sie forms of address when talking to Germans? In my experience it causes nothing but embarrassment, anger and confusion. Even if you are new to the German language or still struggling with the endless grammatical rules, you are probably aware […]

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