Europe

A large crowd of people are shown with a woman in the center of the photograph cheering with her mouth open and an England flag draped on her shoulders.

Podcast host Roger Bennett on the joys of soccer

Co-host of the soccer podcast "Men in Blazers," Roger Bennett talks about moving to the United States from the UK and sharing the joys of soccer with the public.

Podcast host Roger Bennett on the joys of soccer
Then-National Security Adviser John Bolton listens as US President Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.

John Bolton: Trump doesn’t understand ‘the gravity of responsibility’

John Bolton: Trump doesn’t understand ‘the gravity of responsibility’
Luke DeBoer, left, and fiancée Ida Marie Rygg on a trip to Kjerag mountain in Norway. Closed borders during the coronavirus pandemic separated them for months.

'Love is essential': Some EU countries relax rules for separated cross-border couples

'Love is essential': Some EU countries relax rules for separated cross-border couples
Putin stands at a podium in front of a crowd and signage for May 9

Coronavirus postponed Russia’s Victory Day. That could be a problem for Putin.

Coronavirus postponed Russia’s Victory Day. That could be a problem for Putin.
European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium

Top scientist says he quit research council over poor European response to COVID-19

Top scientist says he quit research council over poor European response to COVID-19
Margrethe Vestager

Europe is not afraid to regulate Big Tech. EU Competition Commissioner Vestager explains why.

The struggle between tech companies and government regulators continues. In many ways, Europe is ahead of policing high-tech companies.

Europe is not afraid to regulate Big Tech. EU Competition Commissioner Vestager explains why.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan meets with Arsenal's soccer player Mesut Ozil

German soccer star's departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

The former president of the German football league called the resignation "a major setback for integration efforts beyond football in our country."

German soccer star's departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community
Yusra, played by Rhianna Merralls, struggles to fall asleep in the play, "Wherever I Lay My Head," performed in London City Hall.

Chronic insomnia plagues young migrants long after they reach their destination

A recent performance of a play in London highlighted the struggles that young migrants face after they reach the UK. Many of them toss and turn, unable to sleep.

Chronic insomnia plagues young migrants long after they reach their destination
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunified Germany, is dead at 87

Kohl served as chancellor from 1982 to 1998, guiding his country through the end of the Cold War and into reunification — but not without some pain.

Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunified Germany, is dead at 87
Theresa May Brexit

While May forms her Government, Brussels is impatient for Brexit negotiations

With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking away since March, EU officials have dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations.

While May forms her Government, Brussels is impatient for Brexit negotiations
Trump's dragon breath melts the earth ice cream cone

Trump asked, 'At what point do they start laughing at us as a country?' Um, right now.

President Trump thought pulling out of the Paris climate accord would make other countries stop laughing at America. It didn't work.

Trump asked, 'At what point do they start laughing at us as a country?' Um, right now.
Bartali used training as a cover for secret efforts to rescue Jews.

The incredible story of Italian cyclist Gino Bartali, who risked his life to rescue Jews during the Holocaust

The legendary three-time winner of the Giro d'Italia eluded Nazis by smuggling false documents in the frame of his bike during training runs.

The incredible story of Italian cyclist Gino Bartali, who risked his life to rescue Jews during the Holocaust
Le Pen Macron posters

Why French pollsters do it better

French pollsters have spent the past 15 years working out a strategy to get a more accurate picture of National Front supporters.

Why French pollsters do it better
Stockholm Sweden truck attack

Europe suffers another truck attack, this time in Sweden

"Everything points to a terror attack," said Prime Minister Stefan Lofven.

Europe suffers another truck attack, this time in Sweden
The financial district of Paris, La Defense, at dusk on January 5th 2017

French financial companies want a slice of London's business after Brexit

The financial services industry is one of the mainstays of the British economy. But now that the UK is on track to leave the European Union, London's competitors are angling for some of the business.

French financial companies want a slice of London's business after Brexit