Weihnachten ist die Zeit der Festessen. Die Essgewohnheiten während der Feiertage sind in Europa von Land zu Land verschieden. Während in Deutschland Gänsebraten als Klassiker gilt, wird in Schweden ein Buffet mit kalten und warmen Speisen bereitet.
Many mothers in Eastern Europe leave their children behind to find work abroad and support their family financially. While their children have to take care of themselves, their mothers struggle with guilt and depression.
The search continues for a mystery submarine sighted over the weekend in Swedish waters. Russia has denied involvement and accused the Dutch. The Dutch, too, say it wasn't theirs. The region remains on edge.
French lawmakers have voted to call on the government to recognize Palestine as a state. This is the latest in a series of efforts from European countries to push forward peace efforts between Israel and Palestine.
Spotify has revolutionized the way people listen to music, but hasn't yet quelled all its critics. DW visits the streaming service's headquarters in Stockholm for a rare glimpse behind the digital curtain.
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