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The Greek Economic Crisis Could Turn Athens Into a Major Beach Destination

Desperate for cash and jobs, the city just sold off a chunk of waterfront land bigger than Central Park.

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Londoners Like High Rises, But They Don't Want to Live in Them

Luckily, most couldn't afford the rent anyway.

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Berlin's Newest Plan to Curb Rising Rents: Build Higher

The city is considering a big new project around the old Tempelhof Airport, now an enormous stretch of parkland.

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A Bicycle-Powered Moving Company's Sales Pitch: We're Just Faster

And it seems to be working in Sweden's three largest cities.

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London's Century-Old Idea to Address Its Affordable Housing Crisis

The Garden City is back.

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Air Quality Woes May Finally Force Paris to Rethink Its Love of Diesel Fuel

The city banned half of all cars from the roads on Monday. Will it be enough?

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Western Europe's Mild March Has Led to an Air Quality Crisis in France

The entire Paris region's public transportation system will be free this weekend in an effort to stem the early spring smog.

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London's Current Obsession: Its Own Identity Crisis

A melodrama with roots in reality.

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London's Plan to Move Cyclists to Side Streets

This may actually make sense, thanks to the city's unique street design.

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No One Is Happier About Berlin Being 'Over' Than Berlin

North American media have proclaimed the city is no longer the apogee of cool, and that's just fine.

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Why the Mayor of Copenhagen Wants to Get Into the Marijuana Business

He sees it as the only way for the Danish capital to get a grip on its huge Cannabis trade.

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In Paris, Every Mayoral Candidate Has an Extravagant Plan to Revamp the City

Swimming pools in the Seine, restaurants in old metro stations, and more.

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Portugal's Bid to Fight Tax Evasion With Free Cars

The country is launching a lottery that recipients can enter every time they make a purchase.

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Spain's Latest Housing Crisis: Criminals Posing as Fake Landlords

They're getting away with it because the scale of the country's real estate problems is just so big.

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How Istanbul Will Define This Decade

Istanbul is on pace to become Europe's most populous metro between 2017 and 2018. How will the city handle it?

Swedish Trade Unions Are Making Fun of Your Sad, Non-Swedish Lifestyle

A tongue-in-cheek video makes the case that even an average Swede is better off than an upper-class American.

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Hating Paris Is So Hot Right Now

The world's most beautiful city just keeps getting attacked in the English language press.

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Plans For a Bike-Friendly Boulevard Are Met With Anger, Protests in Spain

Outcry over irresponsible spending on a beautification project have led to 40 arrests in the city of Burgos already.

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One of Spain's Biggest Architectural Boondoggles Just Keeps Getting Worse

Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences was built to lure visitors. Instead, it's caused nothing but problems.