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.
Gabrielle Deydier's book about being obese has ignited her native France. She tells Stefanie Marsh how her life has been a battle against "grossophobia," discrimination and verbal abuse — until now.
Byssus, or sea silk, is one of the most coveted materials in the world — but after more than 1,000 years in the same matrilineal family tree, this ancient thread may soon unravel.
Madsen was charged with murder, dismemberment and "sexual relations other than intercourse of a particularly dangerous nature."
In the eyes of the public, these bike crews are a menace. But for the cyclists, mass ride-outs are a means of survival.
For some 2,500 years, residents of this mountainous village have used an astonishing language that only they understand. But there are only six people left who can 'speak' it.
A national law reflects growing tensions over the use of public space in historic cities.
Swamp soccer. Wife carrying. Phone throwing. The country used to be formidable in traditional sports, but has pivoted hard to the bizarre side of competition.
Regulators are reviewing loans from Deutsche Bank, which is also expecting to have to share information with the authorities investigating campaign ties to Russia.
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