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Germany's Nightclubs Get Called Out for Racism

Munich's bouncers are allegedly turning away people of color without reason. Can a handful of lawsuits make that stop?

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The Uber Wars Are Shaping Up to Be Even More Heated in Europe

The ride-hailing company faces legal challenges across the continent.

Your Road Trip, Reimagined as a Glorious 16th Century Map

Connie Brown will translate your personal adventure into a wall-sized keepsake worthy of Magellan.

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Madrid's Mayor Wants to Ban City Center Protests

Ana Botella says demonstrations like the ones over the weekend are a detriment to the city's image.

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A €1 Billion Construction Site Famous for Its Graffiti

The street art surrounding Frankfurt's nearly-finished European Central Bank headquarters is an international draw.

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The Changing Face of Italy, As Seen in One Small Town

A pro-immigration mayor has made Riace a symbol of Southern Italy's future.

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A Spellbinding Look at 24 Hours of European Flight Paths

Europe's airplane activity in this visualization looks like a hive of angry, electrified bees.

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This Woman Took a Picture of Every Prague Subway Station in Just One Day

What Kate Seabrook learned from her crazy 13-hour jaunt through Prague's public transit.

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9 Reasons the U.S. Ended Up So Much More Car-Dependent Than Europe

Understanding mistakes of the past can help guide U.S. transportation policy in the future.

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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?

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In Madrid, Street Performers Worry They'll Be Regulated Out of Existence

New rules limiting busking have not gone over well at all with the city's struggling arts community.

Mika Wist

Europe Gets Struck by Urban-Generated 'Light Pillars'

Looking like laser lights from a Metallica concert, this is not your typical aurora borealis.

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The Disastrous Consequences of Europe's Huge Bee Deficit

"We face a catastrophe in future years unless we act now."

Reuters

German Cities Fear a Fresh Immigration Wave

Citizens of Romania and Bulgaria will get full access to Western Europe's job market and welfare systems next year.

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Across Europe, a Growing Sense That Legalized Prostitution Isn't Working

France has just made buying sex illegal, and the rest of the continent will be watching.

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Watch People Act Out Paris's Subway Station Names

Photographer Janol Apin shoots playful scenes along the platforms.

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A Quest to Expose the Forgotten Spaces of Europe

Like a church tower used for hiding from the Nazis, and a paved-over river full of colossal spiderwebs.

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Falling Profits Are Forcing Ryanair to Stop Being Such a Cheapskate

What happens when a no-frills airline adds a couple frills?

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Putting a Face to Spain's Crippling Unemployment

In 2012, Jose Manuel Abel moved to Munich in desperate search of a job. One year later, he's employed, but without his family.