Tourism in Venice is booming. But as a result, the city's population has dwindled to less than 60,000, driven away by millions of tourists who mob the piazzas and drive up the cost of living.
Some Russian activists are drawing parallels between a potential 'mega trial' for leftist leader Sergei Udaltsov and Stalin's show trials in the 1930s. But the comparison remains controversial.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands announced today that his Liberal party and the Social Democrats have agreed on a new coalition, the third Mr. Rutte has headed.
The results, which keep the ruling party in power with a still-strong opposition, show the divide between the country's Europe-leaning west, moderate center, and Moscow-oriented east.
The 'home of the comic book,' Belgium wielded outsized influence in the comics industry until the 1980s. Now it's trying to regain that sway via government-supported innovation.
Europe's biggest crisis in the postwar era is not just about the economy. It's about a search for identity – and a rationale for staying unified.
In the Parisian suburb of Le Chesnay, plans to build the first Mormon temple in mainland France has revealed insecurities about the minority status of Catholics in France.
Ukraine's Sunday polls look set to reinstall a government that has aligned the country more closely with Russia. But at least three opposition parties are poised to establish a counterbalance.
Germany is 'strong and growing' more than almost any other Western economic power, thanks in large part to the country's dedication to its small- and mid-sized manufacturing companies.
Rocked by accusations it sat on an investigation alleging that former star presenter Jimmy Savile was a serial sexual offender, the BBC is seeing close scrutiny of its much-valued independence.
An Italian court found a group of Italian scientists guilty of manslaughter for failing to give adequate warnings of a massive earthquake.
The Tour de France announced this year’s route today. Despite the revelations about Lance Armstrong's now-vacated victories, organizers believe that the event will retain its appeal.
Although Ireland received nary a mention in last night's foreign policy debate in the US, the country by and large prefers the Democratic US President to his rival in the GOP.
Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, who met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow yesterday, may have no option but to warm to Russia despite being aggravated over high Russian gas prices.
Prime Minister Rajoy's ruling, pro-austerity party was a winner in Spain's regional elections this weekend, but so were independence-minded parties that could hurt his economic measures.
Analysts worry that Leonid Razvozzhayev's alleged kidnapping from a Kiev street and subsequent imprisoning is start of a full-scale, no-holds-barred crackdown by Putin's Kremlin.
Communist Poland tried to stamp out Wroclaw's history – as the once-German city of Breslau – upon taking control of the city after World War II. But Wroclaw now is embracing its past.
Before leaving for the summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for the EU to be given veto power over national budgets. But European leaders remain divided on the idea.
As its captain waits to hear whether he will face charges after capsizing, the Costa Concordia still lies off Giglio Island. Now, hundreds of workers are preparing to float the wreckage.
Malala Yousufzai's arrival in the UK to receive treatment after being shot by the Taliban reminds that resistance to the education of girls remains an issue among pockets of the country's Pakistani community.
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