On the first day the European Union's new data protection laws went into effect, An Austrian lawyer and privacy advocate wasted no time filing complaints against several tech giants, arguing they were acting illegally.
Europe's abortion laws vary from country to country, creating a patchwork that can be more difficult to navigate than in the US. But at the same time, Europe is often more accommodating to those seeking abortion thanks to ubiquitous healthcare.
In response to increasing housing costs and homelessness in Britain, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have named a national homelessness charity called Crisis as one of seven organizations selected to received official wedding gift donations.
While the West's sanctions against Russia have been in place for four years now, it's easy to lose sight of just how effective they are. In fact, Russia has largely handled them. But the latest round of US sanctions and a set of new Russian "counter-sanctions" may be about to make the sanctions war much more costly.
From the death of a fighter pilot to a flag planted on an lonely islet, the relationship between Greece and Turkey is deteriorating over both symbols and substance. Watchers warn that a miscalculation could lead to serious conflict.
Kosovo has done little to help the victims of sexual violence during its 1998-99 conflict, but with new legislation that is changing. However, the effort to provide recognition and restitution to survivors is marred by deep problems.
The upcoming marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, who is a divorced, biracial American actress, has been heralded as proof that Britain has become more egalitarian, inclusive, and diverse. But others say one pretty face won't change entrenched racism in British society.
The artists, students, and laborers who brought mass protests to France in 1968 have had a profound effect on the social and economic composition of the country. Today demonstrators evoke the past in protests against the president's policies.