Canada has tariffs and quotas on imported cheese, which results in higher prices and limited availability. So some Canadians resort to cheese smuggling.
Using the social indicators revealed in the Brexit referendum, we did a test on key EU countries. Italy shared four characteristics that might drive people away from the EU.
If voters choose to depart from the EU, Britain will take a "leap into the unknown."
In Britain, a civil war between two old schoolmates and political rivals has broken out. A few months from now, Britons will go to the polls to vote on whether the country should exit the European Union, and go it alone.
The refugee crisis in Europe dominated the world's headlines for much of 2015. But it’s a challenge that’s likely to define 2016 as well.
Swiss voters approved by the narrowest of margins a measure to limit immigration into their country. That goes against the country's agreement with the European Union to allow the free movement of people across borders ... and could have serious consequences for the Swiss and their economy.
A Swiss vote to bring back strict immigration quotas for Europeans is drawing criticism from France, Germany, and others in the European Union. But it is being praised by nationalist parties in Europe, too.
Ukraine is backing away from its plan to join the EU and that has spurred mass demonstrations. Russia is against Ukraine having free trade relations with Europe, and Ukraine's president says his economically-struggling country needs to maintain its important trade ties with Russia.