Europe

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
7.8.19
tech-science

Europe’s Deadly Heatwave Marked the Hottest June on Record

We can expect to more brutal heatwaves to come according to a pair of European climate reports.
Sarah Emerson
7.3.19
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
6.27.19
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
environment

European Billboards Call Out Canada’s Environmental Record

The satirical ads say "sorry" for Canada’s failure to adequately protect wildlife.
Patrick Maynard
6.3.19
White Nationalism

The Idaho GOP is helping an alt-right YouTube star marry her Austrian white nationalist boyfriend

Martin Sellner says he lost his travel privileges after being investigated for his ties to the mosque mass shooter in Christchurch.
Tess Owen
5.1.19
politics

I Asked Europeans What They Thought of Justin Trudeau’s SNC-Lavalin Scandal

On a recent Eurotrip, I chatted with locals across France, Italy, and Spain about our ghastly scandal and the damage it’s done to Canada’s reputation.
Ted Fraser
4.11.19
Germany

How the far-right is weaponizing Nazi history in Germany

The AfD is pushing to downplay the crimes the Nazi era, amid fears of a new wave of German nationalism.
Tim Hume
2.22.19
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
2.7.19
Culture

The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections

Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Tari Ngangura
1.25.19
migrants

The death rate for migrants crossing the Mediterranean has soared. Here’s why.

One in 18 people who attempted the crossing between January and July this year drowned.
Tim Hume
9.4.18
russia

The Huge Panic About the Trump-Putin Summit Is Great for Russia

Of course, just meeting with Trump (again) is a win for his favorite strongman.
Mark Galeotti
7.5.18
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