Topic: Europe

All Content

  • Gaza aid flotilla: Why Israel expects to lose the PR war

    Gaza aid flotilla: Why Israel expects to lose the PR war

    As a Gaza humanitarian flotilla carrying some 800 demonstrators and 10,000 tons of goods approaches its destination, Israeli officials are applying lessons learned from the previous eight Palestinian aid flotillas. But officials don't expect the Israeli message to win the media campaign.

  • Gas prices have fallen across the US, just in time for Memorial Day

    Gas prices have fallen across the US, just in time for Memorial Day

    AAA says gas prices across the US have fallen, as Americans head out by car to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend.

  • The Invisible Bridge

    The Invisible Bridge

    From Paris to Hungary, this epic novel follows the fates of a pair of lovers and their families as World War II sweeps across Europe.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Steel workers from the nearby ArcelorMittal plant take part in a demonstration in Marseille, France, on Thursday. Strikes across France delayed flights, closed schools, and frustrated commuters as workers protested government plans to raise the retirement age past 60, one of the lowest even in Europe. President Nicolas Sarkozy says retiring so young is now untenable given growing life spans, but unions see his planned reforms to France's over-stretched pension system as yet another blow to Europe's social model.

  • Gallery Best and worst cities to live in

    BAGHDAD: Mercer’s 2010 annual quality of life survey of 221 cites ranked the Iraqi capital as the worst place in the world to live, and the ongoing war and sectarian violence likely weighed heavily in this rating. A lack of security and political stability continue to undermine Baghdad’s quality of living, Mercer found. Iraqi people, seen here through a shrapnel hole, walk past the site of a car bomb in Baghdad on May 13 after an explosion ripped through a popular cafe the night before.

  • France, Germany at odds as euro continues to tumble

    France, Germany at odds as euro continues to tumble

    France and Germany disagree over the best way to handle Europe's sovereign debt crisis and their collapsing common currency, the euro. Some analysts think it could strain European unity.

  • Economic recovery? US must solve its debt problem first

    The Daily Reckoning Economic recovery? US must solve its debt problem first

    Three years after the crisis began there is no recovery, instead, there’s another crisis on the horizon.

  • Bringing up baby in baby-scarce Germany

    Editorial Board Blog Bringing up baby in baby-scarce Germany

    Germany reports its birthrate is at a historic low. To raise it, the country needs to make some practical changes, such as daycare that is more widely available. But it also needs to change attitudes.

  • Did horned dinosaurs island-hop to Europe?

    Did horned dinosaurs island-hop to Europe?

    The discovery of a horned dinosaur in Hungary suggests that these types of dinosaurs, which were once thought to be limited to Asia and North America, might have island-hopped their way to Europe.

  • Britain's new government has no plan to reform housing: why that's a good thing

    The Adam Smith Institute Blog Britain's new government has no plan to reform housing: why that's a good thing

    Unlike the US, where the housing bubble first burst, Britain’s housing sector needs a period of benign neglect to find its own equilibrium.