As a researcher in Ceausescu's Romania, Katherine Verdery did not suspect how profoundly the secret police interfered in her life.
Sweden's literary elite has been thrown into disarray by allegations of sexual harassment and corruption.
Young Norwegians have enjoyed a 13% rise in disposable household income, bucking a downward trend in other strong economies. Will this golden age last?
While some Americans get the superiority of mayo, there is still a lot of work to be done. Many Americans still seem to be as behind in this matter as in many other important issues.
Despite its embrace of renewable energy, Denmark's emissions are expected to rise as tech companies locate data centers there.
The factors behind why roughly 3,500 Swedes have had microchips implanted in them are more complex than you might expect.
Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change its constitution so that abortion can be legalized, according to an exit poll conducted for the Irish Times.
The election—a test of the Catholic Church’s grip on the country—will determine whether Irish women will continue to be shamed and coerced if they don’t want to carry their pregnancies to term.
Americans especially love to claim macaroni and cheese as their own, but a trail of clues points to the Swiss Alps.
Think public awareness campaigns don't work? An environmental group got Norway to cut its palm oil consumption by two-thirds, just by educating people about it.
Then selling "genuine fakes" of paintings made him legit. Let's remember Konrad Kujau.
A new law could see the city's cycling infrastructure completely transformed.
Ah, Sweden, where kindly older men on their morning constitutionals disentangle distressed elks as a matter of course.
My husband's parents live in Spain, where ham is part of the culture — so when I turn it down, they take it as a symbol of bigger issues.
Carles Puigdemont and his former cabinet have been charged with sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds, and could face sentences of up to 30 years in prison.
Austrian front-runner Sebastian Kurz, 31, who would become the EU's youngest leader, is expected to attempt to form a coalition with a far-right populist party that was long ostracized for its extreme nationalism.
On Sunday, Spanish police brutally cracked down on Catalans attempting to vote on whether to remain in Spain or form an independent country. Catalans have responded with massive protests against the central government's suppression.
Barcelona's mayor says at least 460 people have been injured as police have used force to try to prevent voting in Catalonia's independence referendum.
Laura Kuenssberg, one of the public broadcaster's top correspondents, was assigned protection during a Labour Party gathering after a series of threats.
The explosion sowed panic, disrupted service and drew a heavy police response; at least 22 people were hospitalized.
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