Spain's party island faces an uncertain summer

Jun 26, 2020
Ibiza usually welcomes 3 million tourists to its beaches and clubs in summertime. What now with COVID-19 restrictions?
A nearly empty boardwalk in Ibiza in May. Normally, tourists would swarm the island this time of year.
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As Europe emerges from lockdown, drive-in movies spring up

Jun 22, 2020
Social distancing rules revive interest in an old American form of entertainment.
"Grease" is screened at a drive-in movie in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 13.
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Long lines at London stores mark reopenings after COVID-19 lockdown

Jun 15, 2020
Nonessential businesses across England are opening their doors to shoppers for the first time since March.
With nonessential stores reopening in England on Monday, people will have to get used to shopping in the age of the coronavirus.
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Trump suspends travel from Europe to U.S. for 30 days

Mar 12, 2020
Trump says the restrictions won't apply to the United Kingdom, and the U.S. will monitor the situation to determine if travel can be reopened earlier.
President Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office about the widening COVID-19 crisis on March 11, 2020 in Washington.
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Spain to hold a general election — again

Nov 8, 2019
The continuing political stalemate could hamper economic growth.
A rally for the far-right party Vox during the last general election in April in Granada, Spain.
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As the U.S.-China trade war rages, an even bigger battle with Europe is brewing

Aug 12, 2019
Europe braces for renewed hostilities with the United States over import tariffs.
A worker fits a part to a wing of an Airbus passenger plane in Hamburg, Germany in 2017.
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It's getting more expensive to emit carbon pollution in Europe

Jul 12, 2019
In Europe's cap-and-trade market to limit emissions of carbon dioxide, the price of an allowance to pollute has increased to an 11-year high.
Steam and exhaust rise from a power plant in Oberhausen, Germany, in 2017.
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Voting begins to determine future of European Union

May 24, 2019
A clash between rival visions for the European Union serves as the backdrop for voters.
A trompe l'oeil shows two workers painting the European Union flag on the side of a building in the French capital Paris on May 23, 2019. - Europe kicked off voting across the continent in a contest in which rising populist forces are hoping to make significant gains, threatening closer EU integration.
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Cheese in the age of Brexit

Mar 25, 2019
A crumbly cheese, Yorkshire Wensleydale, can teach us something about life in the U.K. after Brexit.
Wensleydale cheese, including a 5.5 pound wheel, at the London cheese shop La Fromagerie. This style of cheese is imported from the town of Bedale in North Yorkshire, England.
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Brexit: What do you want to know?

Mar 12, 2019
Kai Ryssdal and the team are headed for the U.K. as the country navigates its exit from the European Union.
An anti-Brexit demonstrator waves a Union flag alongside a European Union flag outside the Houses of Parliament in London on March 28, 2018.
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