Featured stories about Western Europe
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- On the Kingdoms of Spain 28 October 2013
- After Lampedusa Shipwreck, Italy Considers Decriminalizing Illegal Immigration 24 October 2013
- 363 Coffins Close, Reopening the Debate on Illegal Immigration in Europe 20 October 2013
Latest stories about Western Europe
5 December 2013
It was an unprecedented headline in Iceland this week — a man shot to death by police. "The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country..."
2 December 2013
Global Voices speaks with Emmanuel Chila, the founder of new French community blog X, Y & Z.
25 November 2013
In this second and final part of a series, we discuss the reactions and consequences on the shutdown of public television in Valencia, Spain.
22 November 2013
While the children of Belgium, The Netherlands and other European countries prepare for the arrival of Saint Nicholas on December 6, the shadow of racism hangs over this tradition.
The announcement by the Valencian government on the afternoon of November 5 fell like a bucket of cold water among television and public radio workers in Valencia, Spain.
21 November 2013
Oximity, a new website for news reading and writing, presents Global Voices stories to their readers in multiple languages.
20 November 2013
More than 4.1 million poverty-stricken Italians have received food through non-profit food parcels or free meals.
16 November 2013
The so-called "revolving door", or when public sector officials move into private sector jobs and vice-versa, is becoming more of an issue in the European Union with every year.
12 November 2013
Constanza Miriano, a journalist and married and mother of four, first published her book in Italy in 2011 where it sold 70 000 copies.
When "making progress" during nuclear negotiations still means no deal, Iranians on Twitter share jokes about the comical side of things.