In Europe, vacation days stay

May 27, 2013
One in four Americans get no vacation days while the average European gets 25 days off.

All jokes aside, a comedian may lead Italy

Feb 26, 2013
Italians get close to electing a comedian to run their country.

What's up, Europe? Greece, Spain and the fiscal cliff

Jan 1, 2013
Fiscal cliff drama is playing out on American airwaves, but are Europeans paying attention? And what advice can the cash-strapped nations of Greece and Spain offer American lawmakers?

What's up, Europe? Christmas in Scotland

Dec 25, 2012
Matt Smith, an ex-pat living in Edinburgh, Scotland, talks about what Christmas -- and holiday shopping -- is like away from the States.

What's up, Europe? The expat's Thanksgiving edition

Nov 22, 2012
Americans may be stuffing themselves with turkey on Thanksgiving, but what about Americans on the other side of the pond?

Europeans 'would like to thank' the Nobel committee

Oct 12, 2012
The Nobel Prize committee announces their pick for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The winner? The European Union.

Greece reacts with protests to a visit from Germany's Merkel

Oct 9, 2012
What are Greeks thinking about after a visit from Germany's Chancellor Merkel? Anger, frustration -- and some merriment.

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What’s up, Europe? Mass protests in Greece and Spain

Sep 26, 2012
Markets are shaken by the mass protests against austerity measures in Greece and Spain. Investors are questioning their earlier optimism over the prospects of recovery in Europe.

What's up, Europe? Germany affirms bailouts

Sep 12, 2012
A German high court rejected a petition to block Germany's participation in the eurozone rescue fund. What does that mean for Europe going forward?

What's Up Europe? Smiles in Brussels

Sep 11, 2012
In Brussels, people are smiling over a new bailout plan to save the euro. Meanwhile in Greece, summer sun and good food are taking the edge off harsh reality.