And that might not be just a blip.
At least, that's how it feels to Europeans, according to a new survey.
It will call its last conscript this week, a tradition left over from the USSR.
EU ideas for reducing road freight-related congestion.
Non-Europeans seeking a fast-track route to the EU have a new option – buying cheap Southern European property.
France's 5 million Muslims say they often feel left out of mainstream society, as well as the job force.
Limiting excess is a hallmark of the country’s approach to sustainability, and it may explain Winfrey's unfortunate experience in Zurich.
An unlikely mix of state pruning and raw commercialism is taking hold in Spain's capital.
Milan bans ice cream after midnight, Madrid bans noise. Has the continent lost its taste for fun?
European rail travel is often more expensive and harder to book than cheap, no-frills plane tickets. But that's about to change.
London's waterfront has never quite managed the elegance of the Seine, but that's about to change, with the help of a little inspiration from New York.
The planning debate that sparked Turkey's recent protests is part of a larger, kind of weird architectural trend.
Inside ERT, where workers continue to broadcast news even though they've been shut down by the government.
An unsettling peek at the human toll of Europe's economic crisis.
Devastating photos of the massive floods, which have killed at least 8 people. Thousands more have been evacuated.
Officials are putting up sham businesses to try to prove austerity works.
On a continent with particularly soft international borders, the success (or failure) of cities in navigating the recession has remained largely unexamined.
A look at the health consequences of coal's rising popularity.
You don't need any statistics to fully grasp the depth of the economic crisis. You only need to know about the smoke.