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· January, 2014

Stories about Western Europe from January, 2014

30 January 2014

New Spanish Cardinal Believes that Homosexuality is a “Defect”

"With all respect I am saying that homosexuality is a defective way of expressing sexuality," said the Spanish cardinal Fernando Sebastián Aguilar.

Château-Rouge: A Prominent African Food Market in Paris

According to Google Autocomplete ‘Colombia is Passion’ and ‘Mexico is Culture’

23 January 2014

On Love, Politics and the Francophone Culture

France seemed to shrug at the news of French President François Hollande's affair with actress Julie Gayet. Are other French-speaking countries as relaxed in matters of love?

From Barcelona to Madrid for the Love of a Candidate

14 January 2014

30 People in Greece Have a New Job, Thanks to a Twitter Hashtag

#aggeliesergasias (jobadverts) was created by user @dimitrischrid in the beginning of October to help social media users share information about job opportunities in Greece and abroad.

13 January 2014

Spain's Princess Cristina Charged with Money Laundering and Tax Evasion

Although it is technically possible, few people in Spain expect to see the Infanta Cristina on trial.

8 January 2014

Brazil's ‘Silent Revolution’ in Education, Inspired by Portugal

Imagine a school without classrooms, schedules or exams. A curriculum which is decided upon by the children, through consensus, and which includes subjects such as circus and meditation.

1 January 2014

10 Stories and Photos That Capture 2013 in Spain

A list of ten news stories which have provoked indignation, mobilisation and even outbursts of laughter, which sum up the year 2013 in Spain.

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