Europe

mars rovers

A Rover Named After DNA Pioneer Rosalind Franklin is Headed for Mars in 2020

“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
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.
Tarisai Ngangura
1.25.19
Gender

Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents

Its parliament just approved an option for gender non-conforming, intersex, or non-binary people on birth certificates.
Sirin Kale
12.14.18
Right to Repair

Protesters Are Slowly Winning Electronics Right-to-Repair Battles in Europe

Activists brought a busted refrigerator to a protest and successfully agitated for their right to repair.
Matthew Gault
12.14.18
FRANCE

Burgundy's Last Independent Mustard Factory Will Make Your Eyes Water

The Maison Fallot, in the French city of Beaune, is holding on in the face of food industry giants.
Robin Jafflin
10.8.18
f2p

15 European Gambling Regulators Agree to Investigate If Loot Boxes Harm Children

Authorities from Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Austria, Poland, Latvia and others signed the declaration.
Matthew Gault
9.17.18
gdpr

How to Use GDPR To Stop Data Breaches Screwing You Over

You may just think of the GDPR as a privacy law. But you can use it to remove your sensitive data from company servers in anticipation of a hack.
Joseph Cox
7.16.18
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
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Watch This Very Good Boy Give His Human Friend CPR

Dogs may be the only pure things left in this world.
River Donaghey
6.26.18
Content ID

The EU’s Terrible, Internet-Wrecking Copyright Plan Lurches Forward

While not yet a law, the EU’s plan for unreliable internet filters and expensive link taxes continues to make progress.
Karl Bode
6.20.18
Opinion

Europe's New Copyright Rules Are Like YouTube's Content ID System—for the Entire Internet

The European Union wants to take the upload filters that make no one happy and apply them to all content on the internet.
Cory Doctorow
6.14.18
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