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The Top Ten Small European Cities You Must Visit

Planning your vacation trip to Europe already? How about you leave the big destinations and take on a more adventurous approach? Certainly, there is …

Europe's most overcrowded beaches - and their unspoiled alternatives

12 creative resources to bookmark now

As content editor of image-sourcing platform ImageBrief, Avril Delaney spends a lot of her time scouring the web for creative content. Here she …

How to Create a Successful E-Learning Knowledge Check - E-Learning Heroes

Knowledge checks give learners an opportunity to gauge how well they’re grasping material. They’re typically not graded or tracked, so they’re a less …

Europe's worst countries for tourist scams

Spain is the worst country in Europe for tourist scams, according to new research.<p>More than one in five UK holidaymakers who visited the country in the last year became victims of misdemeanours from pickpockets to over-charging taxi drivers, a survey by financial comparison website money.co.uk …

July 18, 1936: The Spanish Civil War Begins

<b>T</b>he Spanish Civil War began with a military uprising in Spanish-held Morocco against the leftist Spanish Republican government. It ultimately became …

11 Places to Visit in Spain Before You Die

We have noticed that you are using <b>an ad blocker software</b>.<p>Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly …

Top ten: Spain's craziest building fails

Spain’s building bonanza has left us with a vast array of half-finished monstrosities and pointless prestige projects.<p>From an airport described as …

Exposing Companies That Pay Women Less Than Men

How the British government is addressing a global problem<p>It’s often considered gauche to ask people about their salaries, but the British government is planning to do just that. In a bid to combat the gender pay gap, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday that his government will …

Spain's €1bn airport sells for bargain €10,000

The aptly named Don Quixote airport cost an estimated €1,000 million when it opened in late 2008 but was closed three years later when its parent …

Flight Deals

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10 things you shouldn’t do in Paris (and what to do instead)

Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn.<p>But with expectations running so high, Paris can—yes, it's true—occasionally disappoint.<p>When you …

The Chinese Heroine of Belgium in WWII

In 1929 at the age of 16, Qian Xiuling and her brother traveled from China to Belgium’s University of Leuven, where she earned her Ph.D. in …

6 Summer Projects for Your Graphic Design Portfolio

As the only web & interactive design conference that puts the emphasis squarely on design and the design process, the HOW Interactive Design …

Graphic Design

Greece and China — 5 things to know today

Hello friends and Fortune readers.<p>Wall Street stock futures are set to open sharply higher in reaction to further signs of market stabilization in …

At first glance, it looks like Greece got nothing

On Thursday, Greece submitted its latest bailout proposal to its European creditors, and it looks an awful lot like what they rejected back on June 26 when Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras called a surprise referendum on the issue.<p>This decision led to last Sunday's referendum that saw Greece …

As it happened: Greece crisis July 9 - Germans cause rift over Greece proposals

Greece's last ditch attempt for a deal are leaked and could be ratified by parliament as early as tomorrow after Brussels concedes need for debt relief<p><b>• Greek proposal concedes tough VAT and pension reforms</b> <b><br>• Seek commitment to debt relief after 2022</b> <b><br>• Rebel energy minister and junior coalition</b> …

​Ireland is no model for Greece

Acquiescing to the troika template of austerity has resigned the Celtic Tiger to long-term damage to the economy and to repeat mistakes. Athens take note<p>Throughout Europe, Ireland is held up as an example for Greece: we took the pain, engaged with the troika, and worked our way out of crisis to …

Economics

Why Greece Meant 'Yes' When Voting 'No' to European Bailout

Emilio Morenatti—AP<p>Christopher Furlong—Getty Images<p>Michael Debets—Demotix/Corbis<p>Armando Babani—EPA<p>Petr David Josek—AP<p>Alexandros …

Greece is a victim of its own cronyism and corruption

Postwar Greece never established welfare systems or open institutions - now it's paying the price<p>Why is Greece so different and why does the government of Alexis Tsipras send such mixed messages towards Europe? Many people believe that the origins of Greece’s problems lie in its four-century …

Europe

Is China's Financial Crisis Really Bigger Than Greece's?

Why the numbers aren’t everything<p>Days since a referendum in Greece helped push the country closer to a painful exit from the euro zone, another financial crisis is competing for the world’s attention in China, where stock markets have tumbled in the last month.<p>“Instead of focusing on Athens, …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books

Nude Beaches Near Amsterdam

01 of 05<p>The first nudist beach in the Netherlands, Callantsoog became official in 1973. The 2,300 meter stretch of coastline allotted to nudists is …

Owen Jones addresses Spanish Civil War commemoration

On the first Saturday of July a ceremony of remembrance is held at the International Brigades memorial in Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank.<p>The …

Overcome Creative Block Like an Artist: How Pollock, Picasso, O’Keefe, and 5 Others Found Inspiration and Broke Through

In 1951, Jackson Pollock was at his peak. A landmark 1949 article in <i>Life</i> magazine had asked whether he was “the greatest living painter in the United …

Art

Illustrated Portraits by Florian Nicolle

Inspiring Illustrations.<p>Experimental portraits of distinctive faces by Florian Nicolle, an illustrator and graphic designer from Caen, France. The …