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· February, 2014

Stories about Western Europe from February, 2014

27 February 2014

How the Portuguese Influenced Indian Cuisine

During four centuries in India, the Portuguese left their mark on Indian cuisine. We look at just a few of the dishes that have Portuguese flavor.

26 February 2014

Mushrooms, France's Latest Food Trend

Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.

24 February 2014

A Day to Strengthen Portugal's Open Data Community

Technology for Transparency Network

International Open Data Day was celebrated in Porto with inspiring talks, hands-on activities and a face-to-face hangout between open data enthusiasts from different cities.

20 February 2014

Parlez-vous français? Learning French According to Global Voices Translators

The Bridge

Struggling with learning French? Don't despair! You are not alone, say Global Voices French translators.

Recap of the Blog Carnival ‘Do You Love the Internet?’

In this article recapping the participation in our recent Blog Carnival, with the theme "I Love the Internet," check out how bloggers are inspired by the Internet.

Spain's Love-Hate Relationship With The New York Times

The Bridge

A New York Times story about Spain has once again made headlines in Spain. Why does the country care so much about the American paper's coverage?

14 February 2014

“They Didn't Drown. They Were Murdered!” Immigrant Deaths in Ceuta, Spain

The Civil Guard has been condemned by immigrants and civil society organisations alike that argue that the security forces failed to assist the immigrants at sea or alert the coastguard...

“Another Face of Africa”: Call for Photos, Stories

GV Face: This Valentine's Day, Love and Courtship Across Borders

GV Face

Happy Valentine's Day! This February 14 we bring you GV's very own love story told by the beatiful couple Sylwia Presley and Dan Braghis.

12 February 2014

Opponents of France's School Gender Equality Initiative Wage Misinformation War

"This is a nightmare for those who remain faithful to an ethic of rationality, be it religious or political."

VIDEOS: Argentina's Melting Pot of Culinary Traditions

A large diversity of migrants in Argentina allows us to enjoy a wide array of international dishes often shared in feasts for the various immigrant communities throughout the country.

9 February 2014

Five of the Most Celebrated French-Language African Films

Five of the most celebrated French-language African films (award-winning or not) that have left their mark on an entire generation of movie-watchers.

8 February 2014

What Do the Streets Sound Like in Spain?

A documentary entitled “The sound of the streets” portrays the work and life philosophy of five street musicians in Spain.

7 February 2014

The French Expatriate Perspective on France's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

The immigration debate is taking center stage in the public conversation of France. French citizens living abroad have a different perspective on the issue.

When Genocide is, apparently, a Laughing Matter

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