Europe

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Gujarat Is the New ‘Favourite’ Route for Pakistani Cartels Smuggling Drugs to the West

“If a fisherman brings five kgs of heroin along with 500 kgs of fish in his boat, it is very difficult to catch him.”
Pallavi Pundir
3 days ago
tech-science

How the Black Plague Left Traces in Arctic Ice

Charlemagne’s iconic silver currency increased industrial lead pollution, while the Black Death caused it to plummet.
Becky Ferreira
7.9.19
climate change

It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now

A global heat wave is hitting Alaska, Europe, and Asia.
Alex Lubben
7.8.19
tech-science

Fossils of a 12-Foot-Tall, 1000-Pound Bird Found in Crimea

Pachystruthio dmanisensis was three times the size of modern ostriches.
Becky Ferreira
6.28.19
Drugs

The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State

A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
Monty Reed
6.6.19
Europe

Europe Faces a Populist Takeover at the Next EU Election

The Brussels bubble is on a collision course with the part of Europe's electorate that hates it.
Gavin Haynes
4.15.19
Brexit

Wales Is Stockpiling Literal Tonnes of Baked Beans to Prepare for a No-Deal Brexit

Only the essentials then, lads.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
4.8.19
Germany

How the Far Right Is Weaponizing Nazi History in Germany

The AfD is pushing to downplay the crimes of the Nazi era, amid fears of a new wave of German nationalism.
Tim Hume
2.25.19
Drugs

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis

Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
Max Daly
2.11.19
Abandoned

Here Are the Remnants of a 20th Century Human Zoo

Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale stands as an eerie reminder of Europe's dark colonial past.
Laura Woods
12.26.18
Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guides

We Reviewed All 43 Eurovision Songs

From Dutch outlaw country to Albanian hard rock to whatever Moldova are doing, here's an exhaustive guide to everything you'll hear from Lisbon this week.
Alex Robert Ross
5.10.18
Photography

This Photographer Spent Nearly Ten Years with Europe’s Graffiti Youth

Marco Mendia shares his grainy snapshots of rebellious graffiti youth in metro tunnels and abandoned warehouses.
Beckett Mufson
4.12.18
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