The mountain girls making bras for Europe's chests

The mountain girls making bras for Europe's chests

Image copyright Getty Images Few people give much thought to where what they wear beneath their clothes really comes from, and so it was for Elizabeth Gowing, until a recent visit to an underwear factory run by women in northern Albania. Bras slither from a table, a heap of knickers are piled in a corner. […]

German far-right leader: Bannon's Europe plan will fail

German far-right leader: Bannon's Europe plan will fail

Gualand’s Alternative for Germany party (AfD) hit a new high in polls earlier this month | Sean Gallup/Getty Images Alexander Gauland poured cold water on former Trump adviser’s plans ahead of 2019 Europe election. By Joshua Posaner 8/11/18, 12:13 PM CET Updated 8/11/18, 12:15 PM CET BERLIN — Plans to forge a united right-wing populist […]

What does falling pound mean for cost of holidays in Europe and US?

What does falling pound mean for cost of holidays in Europe and US?

The drop in the pound against the euro and US dollar is bad news for anyone heading to Europe or America this summer. In April £1 bought you around €1.15, or $1.43. Today it is closer to €1.11, or $1.28. It means America is now 10.4% more expensive to visit, while the cost of a […]

The top 10 Mexico internationals in Europe to watch in 2018-19

The top 10 Mexico internationals in Europe to watch in 2018-19

7:03 PM ET Eric GomezMexico writer Just a few years ago, the thought of 10 Mexican players roaming European pitches seemed like a pipe dream. Even after watershed performances from the likes of Hugo Sanchez and Rafa Marquez, Europe’s top leagues were slow to rely on players from the Latin American country in a more […]

Europe's biggest holiday rip-offs (and how to avoid them)

Europe's biggest holiday rip-offs (and how to avoid them)

From Venice’s “music surcharges” to the world’s most expensive club sandwich, we track down some of Europe’s biggest holiday rip-offs. The St Mark’s Square surcharges As one visitor to Venice discovered this week, the restaurants that line St Mark’s Square weren’t created with budget travellers in mind. He was charged £38 for two coffees and […]

German visa hurdle for Turks upheld by top Europe court

German visa hurdle for Turks upheld by top Europe court

The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that Stuttgart’s language prerequisite did not unnecessarily toughen a 1980 visa requirement for Turks entering Germany. The requirement is linked with the 1963 Association Treaty between Brussels and Ankara. A decision by the Luxembourg-based court referred the case back to Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig for it to re-examine […]

Welcome To The August Doldrums In Eastern Europe

Welcome To The August Doldrums In Eastern Europe

Being a native-born European, I decided to pack my bags in August, European style, and go visit my friends and family in my homeland of Bulgaria. August is the month when all of Europe (not just me) pack their bags and head for the beaches, so European markets are (at best) illiquid as trading volumes […]

Most European students are learning a foreign language in school while Americans lag

Most European students are learning a foreign language in school while Americans lag

Students throughout the United States and Europe face many similar tasks throughout their education, from preparing for exams to writing papers. But there are glaring differences when it comes to foreign language education – or lack thereof – and the result is that far lower shares of American students study a foreign language. Learning a […]