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· November, 2013

Stories about Western Europe from November, 2013

25 November 2013

Story of a Democratic Blackout: Valencia's Public Television Shuts Down (Part 2)

In this second and final part of a series, we discuss the reactions and consequences on the shutdown of public television in Valencia, Spain.

22 November 2013

Racism, the United Nations, and the Dutch Saint Nicholas Tradition

While the children of Belgium, The Netherlands and other European countries prepare for the arrival of Saint Nicholas on December 6, the shadow of racism hangs over this tradition.

Story of a Democratic Blackout: Valencia's Public Television Shuts Down (Part 1)

The announcement by the Valencian government on the afternoon of November 5 fell like a bucket of cold water among television and public radio workers in Valencia, Spain.

More Transparency Needed in Uranium Negotiation in Niger

21 November 2013

PHOTOS: The Thrill and Agony of World Cup Qualifying Matches

While Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and France celebrated, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia saw their hopes of heading to Brazil vanish with the final whistle.

Reengineer the News! Global Voices Partners with Oximity

Oximity, a new website for news reading and writing, presents Global Voices stories to their readers in multiple languages.

Taiwan: Virgin Mary With an Aboriginal Face Tattoo

20 November 2013

“Catalan Independence” Explained in 16 Languages

No One Found Guilty of ‘Prestige’ Oil Disaster in Spain

After 10 years of investigation and a nine-month trial, Galicia's High Court of Justice has acquitted the three defendants of all crimes against the environment.

Unemployment, Poverty and Brain Drain: Italy's Crisis Deepens

More than 4.1 million poverty-stricken Italians have received food through non-profit food parcels or free meals.

16 November 2013

Business, Politics and the Revolving Door in the European Union

The so-called "revolving door", or when public sector officials move into private sector jobs and vice-versa, is becoming more of an issue in the European Union with every year.

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