Official records say that Coca Cola was invented in Atlanta, but a small town in Spain claim that the soft drink was actually invented there.
The government in Turkey is turning more conservative, as officials try to stamp out obscenity in real life and on the internet.
Residents of Barnsley, England, can be fined up to $130 for swearing on the street.
Europeans are in the grip of E. Coli fear. The bacteria have killed 16 people, all but one in Germany.
Spain's youth is rising up in protest over unemployment. But the protests are different from those in Cairo and around the Arab world.
A mix of chess and boxing, chessboxing mixes physical and mental prowess, and it's starting to catch on.
The success of Scandinavian crime novels by the likes of Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell has prompted a flood of books in the same mold.
Celebrity weddings make people sick, but when Prince William marries Kate Middleton, many in Great Britain are welcoming the distraction.
The webzine Hijab and the City defies stereotypes of hijab-wearing women in France, and takes the fight against anti-Muslim sentiment online.
The crisis in Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has European lawmakers rethinking their nuclear power future.