Stories about Western Europe
15 July 2016
"Please, today, let us just stay in the now. Let us respect grieving families and friends and in so doing, let us also pay tribute to the other tragedies before."
13 July 2016
A hot mic captured Cameron singing after he announced his resignation, inspiring a wave of remixes, memes and commentary.
6 July 2016
As the Greek summer intensifies, the refugees of Katsikas Camp—plus some 50,000 others stuck across Greece—wait in vain for some of the vague promises of the EU-Turkey deal to materialise.
5 July 2016
Iranian cinematic legend Abbas Kiarostami died after a battle with cancer. We asked some of his fans to share their favourite scenes from the filmmaker's body of work.
In the aftermath of Brexit, relations between the UK and EU are in a shambles. The Twitterverse, however, remains united in hilarious transnationality.
2 July 2016
When a Syrian refugee moved into the Jellinek family's home in Berlin, he got help with his German. And the Jewish family developed a new appreciation for their country.
30 June 2016
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
27 June 2016
"The important thing for the youth to understand is that you do not let them mute you, no matter what."
"European leaders must display serenity and begin to re-imagine a Union that is more peoples-based, reconnecting with the real people, less focused on the stifling Brussels-based bureaucrats."
26 June 2016
Economic fallout, a hostile view towards immigration, and a world where Donald Trump could be the next US President. Surprise: many Caribbean Internet users are not pleased about Brexit.
25 June 2016
While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of guarded concern for the EU after the Brexit, Europhobic representatives of right-wing parties expressed joy via social networks.
24 June 2016
23 June 2016
"It is unfortunate that one has to keep telling the world that we are not each other's enemies, but I am an optimistic person and I will hold onto hope."
19 June 2016
The Greek government is making an effort to support Muslim refugees during Ramadan, but for those stuck in limbo the holiday is also a painful reminder of better days.
15 June 2016
The civilian militias hunting refugees along the country's borders are a major manifestation of the rising tide of xenophobia in Bulgaria. Yet the authorities are mostly silent on the issue.
14 June 2016
They believe that peace and friendship is the best way to overcome problems and that art, especially photography, is a medium that can bring people closer together.
13 June 2016
11 June 2016
"It is an experience you would never want to go through unless you are truly desperate," Zozan Khaled Musa writers about her journey through Eastern Europe in search of refuge.
10 June 2016
"...when it happens, you don't know how to react. You're stunned. Frozen. Do you give him a slap? Everyone is looking at you. Why are you not laughing?"