October 25, 2013 At a summit in Brussels, European leaders issued a statement saying alleged snooping could damage relations with the U.S. and that "a lack of trust could prejudice the necessary cooperation in the field of intelligence-gathering."
October 24, 2013 For the first time on record, bicycles outsold cars in Spain. More bikes than cars were sold in Italy for the first time since World War II. Indeed, bicycle sales have outpaced new-car sales across the Continent. Is it a long-term trend or just a reflection of the recession in much of Europe?
October 24, 2013 The stories are from a cross-section of news organizations around the world. Thursday's headlines range from more fallout over the NSA's surveillance of U.S. allies to Canadian interest rates.
October 23, 2013 Rjukan's 3,500 residents, tucked in a shadowed valley, have finally realized the dream of one of the town's founders: giant mirrors to focus the warmth of the sun.
October 23, 2013 The stories are from a cross section of news organizations around the world. Wednesday's stories range from a border defense agreement between India and China to curtailed mail delivery in New Zealand.
October 22, 2013 In a daring move, the mayor of Paris recently shut off a major vehicle thoroughfare through the city, the highway along the Seine River. The effort is part of his plan to reduce city traffic. The move delighted Parisians and tourists this summer, but many wonder if it'll be such a hot idea during the cold winter months.
October 22, 2013 Chocoholics, take note: Fashion designers are crafting dresses — and purses, hats, even bikinis — to drool for. But don't expect to find these edible outfits on a ready-to-wear rack: They're really just high-concept eye candy for now, part of the world's largest chocolate fair open to the public.
October 22, 2013 France, Mexico and Brazil are also among the U.S. allies that have expressed their displeasure following reports of NSA spying activities in their countries.
October 22, 2013 Greek officials have received thousands of calls about a young blond girl found living in a Roma settlement. Some callers offer information; others say the girl may be their child.