After a century of dispute, the German alphabet just got a new character

Jörg Luyken | Germany | 11 July 2017


Norwegian anti-immigrant Facebook group confuses empty bus seats with 'terrorists'

The Local | Norway | 31 July 2017


17 things about the French language you won't know until you live in France

The Local | France | 21 July 2017


Ten golden rules for cooking pasta like the Italians, from an artisan pasta maker

The Local | Italy | 17 July 2017


What exactly is Sweden doing in North Korea?

Lee Roden | Sweden | 14 August 2017


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