Europe's migration 'fixes' trigger disgusting humanitarian crises

Europe's migration 'fixes' trigger disgusting humanitarian crises

Children play inside the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece. The jammed camp serves as a sober reminder to European leaders that their statistical success in curbing migration into the continent has spawned what the U.N. and others condemn as massive humanitarian failures.  (AP) European leaders are changing their course […]

Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe's first pedestrianised street

Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe's first pedestrianised street

A decade after the historic centre of Rotterdam was largely destroyed by bombing during the German invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940, the city set about building a replacement. The old centre had its faults: narrow streets, alleys and canals that hindered the passage of traffic. The postwar city council seized the opportunity to […]

'Show must go on:' Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

'Show must go on:' Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album “Songs in the Key of A” — as in airport, abandoned and Amsterdam. The renowned orchestra very nearly missed the last stop on its 12-concert, eight-city European tour when it got stuck in Paris en route to the Dutch capital. […]

$250 to Paris? Amazing flight deals to Europe this fall

$250 to Paris? Amazing flight deals to Europe this fall

Rick Seaney, FareCompare.com Published 5:00 a.m. ET Sept. 18, 2018 Amazing deals to Europe are available for fall travel right now.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) In the world of airfares, there are no absolute guarantees, but this trend seems clear: It could well be the best time to fly to Europe this decade. Check out the historical […]

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France may have conquered the world but PSG find Europe a little harder

France may have conquered the world but PSG find Europe a little harder

What jolly scenes those were in the Stade de France last week as Les Bleus’ World Cup-winning squad and 80,000 fans serenaded N’Golo Kanté, football’s most self-effacing superstar and, apparently, its most adorable card cheat. Yes, it’s been all whoops and giggles in France since Didier Deschamps’ team added a second gold star to the […]

UN Official to Europe: Find Consensus on Migrants

UN Official to Europe: Find Consensus on Migrants

ROME —  The top U.N. refugee official says Europe has to agree on how to deal with migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. After two days of talks with government officials in Italy, Filippo Grandi, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, said Friday that European countries have to unite on addressing migrants arriving in Europe. […]

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