A new interactive map project from Edinburgh University charts the bloody wave of persecution directed at women accused of witchcraft in Scotland.
The U.K. capital has been struggling to boost the vitality of its nightlife. One new plan: Encourage entrepreneurs to open more late-closing businesses.
Officials hope to catch and fine real estate agents who discriminate on the basis of race, physical ability, sexuality, or other factors.
“Every missing tree is a missing comrade-in-arms against climate change,” agriculture minister Julia Klöckner says.
The French capital region just launched a bikeshare program for electric bicycles, and now it wants to help people buy e-bikes of their own.
With cheap flights and Airbnb at their fingertips, British travelers have branched out from the package beach vacations that were Thomas Cook’s specialty.
The recent loss of popular murals and local pubs is fueling a deeper angst over mass tourism, redevelopment and urban transformation in the Irish capital.
In a city where coal and wood are commonly used to heat homes, forcing change is a meaningful step to help clear the air—but more challenges remain.
Criminal gangs have prospered from the Netherlands’ ban against growing marijuana. Can city-approved cannabis freeze them out of a legalized trade?
The plan for a shopping-mall-like extension to the city’s 19th-century Gare du Nord is "inacceptable," a group of 19 architects say.
France has a long history of using official institutions to protect the French language from outside influence. Still, English keeps working its way in.
Cycling advocates have proposed a network of bicycle paths connecting the suburbs and city center, comparing their plan to the region’s rapid transit system.
Fifty years ago, the Beatles crossed Abbey Road. The iconic album cover created the world’s most famous crosswalk, and a traffic nuisance that endures today.
The German capital will experiment with banning cars on two popular retail streets—but it’s being notably more cautious than its European counterparts.
To reduce emissions from air travel, Germany’s Green Party wants to eliminate the need for domestic flights by making big investments in trains.
A French environmental group is suing the city over widespread lead dust contamination released in the historic cathedral fire on April 15.
As travelers overwhelm De Wallen—the neighborhood known for its sex industry—the city considers changing its appearance or moving it altogether.
A record-breaking heat wave across London, Paris, and Amsterdam is signaling an urgent need for design and cultural changes to combat climate change.
The building, designed by architect Nicholas Grimshaw, is the first-ever supermarket to appear on the National Heritage List for England.
A new mayor vowed to bring vehicles back to the city center. The strong citizen backlash suggests that European cities’ car bans are not, in fact, in peril.