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· July, 2014

Stories about Western Europe from July, 2014

Spanish Soldier Who Penned a Best-Selling Novel About Military Corruption Gets Jail Time

Luis Segura, a lieutenant in the Spanish army, is in prison for criticizing the military during interviews for his novel "Un paso al frente" (A step forward).

Russian Government IP Address Caught Editing German Wikipedia MH17 Article

Can France Catch Up With Internet of Things World Leader China?

The Internet of Things is permanently and fundamentally revolutionizing our consumption habits.

Spanish Congress Comission Approves AEDE Tax or Google Tax

Images of Air Algerie AH5017 Plane Wreckage in Mali Reveals Violent, Abrupt Crash

Spanish Football Club Presents Peculiar T-Shirt

Court Ruling Against Restaurant Reviewer Leaves French Bloggers Reeling

The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.

Football Analysis of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Meet Lourdes Sada, a Global Voices Volunteer Who Has Worked on More Than 400 Stories in Two Years

Learn a little bit more about Lourdes Sada, one of the volunteer translators and writers who keep Global Voices running.

A Leaked Document Casts A Shadow Over Tanzania's Bright Gas Extraction Outlook

Leaked to the public, a contract between Norway's Statoil and the Tanzanian government highlights how fraught the question of revenues from Tanzania’s gasfields—and who will benefit from them—has become.

Lucky 13: Tips for Protecting your Data on Public Computers

The 5 Most Insensitive Reactions to the MH17 Crash in Ukraine

With emotions running high following the plane crash in Ukraine, a handful of particularly calloused statements by figures in Moscow and Donetsk have attracted the RuNet's attention.

China's National Mahjong Team Loses To Japan

App Created by Global Voices Contributor Selected to be Developed Online

German Offensive Beated Argentinian Defense

Instagram as a Marketing Tool

A Plea to Pope Francis to Take Action Against African Dictators

A Summer Reading List from Global Voices French-Language Contributors

Need some summer reading material? Here's a reading list of mostly Francophone authors recommended by the GV community.

Recycling Fashion

The Irreplaceable Personal Student-Teacher Relationship

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