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September 30, 2003: Google Local: Spain, Sweden, Italy

If you visit a localized Google site like or, you're now given three ways to search: the whole web, just pages in the common language, or pages from the country. The third option is new. (Thanks, Ronaldo.)

It other local news, Google is expanding into Spain, opening an office in Madrid, releasing a Spanish-language Google toolbar, and launching is also now available, although there are reports of some problems with preferences. Google News Italia also launched recently with 250 sources.

Posted by Aaron Swartz on September 30, 2003 06:09 AM