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.
The latest instance of public xenophobia in Germany concerns the United States. Some 1,000 people congregated in Erfurt this weekend to voice their opposition to "American imperialism." DW takes a look.
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.
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.
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.
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