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.
Europe’s Deadly Heatwave Marked the Hottest June on Record
We can expect more brutal heatwaves to come according to a pair of European climate reports.
Fossils of a 12-Foot-Tall, 1000-Pound Bird Found in Crimea
Pachystruthio dmanisensis was three times the size of modern ostriches.
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.
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.”
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.