Tens of millions of dollars worth of art was stolen from a Rotterdam art museum last week and now signs are emerging that the entire thing may have been connected to illegal drugs. But a security expert says it also likely was done by someone with inside knowledge.
Denmark has enacted strict immigration laws that prevent Danes who marry foreigners from living in their home country. For many, that's meant moving to nearby Sweden and often commuting back and forth every day for work.
There's not previously been a legal abortion clinic on the Irish island. But this week, a new clinic opened in Belfast, Northern Ireland. While it won't provide surgical abortions, women who meet strict criteria can go there and get the abortion pill. The whole episode marks a change in Irish culture, but has still ignited protests.
Earlier this year, a well-meaning parishioner took it on herself to try and restore a 19th-century fresco of Jesus Christ at a church in northeastern Spain. But she botched the painting restoration and created an image so comical, now known as the Monkey Boy of Borja, tourists are flocking.
Pakistan's 14-year-old women's advocate, Malala Yousufzai, was gravely wounded in a Taliban assassination attempt. After receiving treatment in Pakistan in recent days, the government decided to transfer her to a U.K. hospital where she can get "integrated" treatment.
Late last week, the European Union was awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize — an award that celebrates individuals and organizations that move the world toward a more peaceful state. But the award comes at a time of upheaval in the EU, with financial troubles fracturing the unifying force.
Belgium is celebrated by comic artists as the birthplace of modern comics. Some of its most celebrated features and characters were first used by Belgian artists.
A group of French scientists are raising questions about the safety of genetically modified corn. The scientists say, specifically, that Roundup Ready corn causes tumors in rats, and therefore isn't safe in humans -- a claim wholly rejected by Roundup producer Monsanto.
Africans have flocked to Europe for years, in search of a better life and to make money they could send back home. Now, as Europe's economy struggles, many Africans are ready to pack up and head back home, where the economy is better.
In the world of Markus Will, the euro is gone and Germany is returning to the deutschmark. Though the book is fictional, it takes a scenario that is possible and plays it out to perhaps it's most shocking extreme.