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· July, 2005

Stories about Western Europe from July, 2005

Spain: Leaking leakers

United Kingdom: IRA Announcement

Ireland: IRA Disarms

Denmark: Canada occupies Denmark

Sweden & Denmark: Swedes take time to learn Danish

Italy: Italians targeted in Egypt?

England: More on the death of Jean Charles de Menezes

United Kingdom: Muslims, Terrorism and Conspiracy Theories

France: The well known clothing brand Celio starts its blog

England: Liveblogging London

Bombings, what bombings?

London gasped in horrified anticipation, then shrugged collectively as four more bombing attempts fizzled out harmlessly today.

Skypecast: Andrea Monti of ICTlex

Lawyer Andrea Monti, who blogs in Italian at ICTlex, is winner in the Europe category of this year's RSF Freedom Blog Awards. Monti is concerned that people in Western democracies...

Germany: Life Expectancy in East and West Germany

France: Fête nationale/Bastille day

Germany: Ebay's German success story by Heiko Hebig |


Is it a Muslim Problem?

After the London blasts, Jeff Jarvis said he is not sure if the Western world is dealing with the problem of terrorism directly. However, he thinks that Tom Friedman has...

Western Europe Friday Blog Roundup

Zaid Hassan's response to the London bombings

Our friend Zaid Hassan – one of the folks behind the Pioneers of Change social entrepreneurship project – posts his reflections as a Londoner and a Muslim on the July...

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