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El quidditch! Students in Spain are breathing life into a sport that many thought could never leave the pages of the bestselling Harry Potter books.

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Our video on the strangest sound in the Swedish language has almost hit three million views. Have you seen it? 

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Watch the robot that turns smileys into maniacal laughter. 

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Brrr. 

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How to dress when the sun never shines? 

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Probably the most heartwarming story you will read all week.

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The French city of Grenoble has become the first city in Europe to ban all commercial street advertising.

Good idea?

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has been advised to influence Europe through right-wing populist parties including Alternativ für Deutschland (AfD).

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Check out our newest site and keep up to date with Austria's news in English.

http://www.thelocal.at/

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French President Francois Hollande has endured a difficult few weeks, with a high-profile break-up and an alleged affair dominating the news agenda. 

Perhaps a three-day visit to the United States in the company of Barack Obama is just what the doctor ordered. 

But can closer ties with the US help put France's rocky economy back on course?
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