Dutch crack down on marijuana tourism
And what's more, Dutch youth aren't even interested in smoking weed.
US, NATO want Dutch to stay in Afghanistan
After deriding the Dutch mission to Afghanistan, the US now holds it up as an example.
New world wines: now from the north
Is global warming to thank for the rise of wines from England, Belgium and Sweden?
Europe's airport security dilemma
Body scanners: You'll see them at US airports. But whether European airports will have them is up in the air.
Netherlands: Can Frisian make a comeback?
Just half-a-million people in the north of the Netherlands speak Frisian, or Fryslan, but its future looks bright.
Meet Herman "the gray mouse" van Rompuy
The EU's new president, Belgian Herman van Rompuy, faces challenges of his own and others' making.
Poland's economy bests its neighors'
Poland avoided recession in 2009 and forecasts growth for 2010.
8 wacky holiday traditions
Americans aren't the only ones whose traditions are a cause for raised eyebrows.
EU politics cause UK-France rift
The appointment of a new European Commission every five years sees countries jockey for key slots.
Is the end of Dutch ice skating near?
Could climate change wipe out the the Netherlands' Elfstedentocht.
Germany and France remain non-commital on Afghanistan
Many, but not all, European allies rally behind Obama after his speech.
Santa's little blackface helper
Is the Belgian and Dutch tradition of Black Peter racist?
Where the turkey is called chompipe and other Thanksgiving stories
Tales from Thanksgivings on four continents, not including North America.
The European School: a microcosm of EU integration
Czech and Slovak students don't dwell on their countries' communist past.
What feta and reindeer meat have in common
Serbs become the latest to worry that their ethnic cuisine will be registered by an EU country.
Opinion: How consumer choices can drive environmental change
When businesses realize that eco-friendly alternatives will help their bottom line, they take action.
Europe's capital studies China
For the next few months Brussels will teem with Chinese art and culture, with a tea house to boot.
It ain't over till Vaclav Klaus sings
The Irish have given their all-important "aye" to the Lisbon Treaty, but another obstacle exists: the anti-EU Czech president.
Boycotting mussels for a bigger cause
Belgium and the Netherlands tussle over a waterway vital to the port of Antwerp.
G20 Pittsburgh: They meet again
Opinion: The world does not hold its breath.
Belgium's unlikely patriots: Flemish pop stars
The Flemish group Clouseau's song "Long Live Belgium" rivals hits by the Pussycat Dolls and the Black Eyed Peas.
The black gold of beers
Beer lovers go to great lengths for a bottle of Westvleteren.
Need a haircut? Sorry, everyone is 'en vacances'
All employees in the EU get at least 20 vacation days. Why don't Americans get the same?
A summer of protest. Is anyone listening?
An Iranian exile worries his demonstrations against Iraq fall on deaf ears.
St. Petersburg takes on Amsterdam
As the world's premier museums go global, the Hermitage opens a branch in The Netherlands.
Marking 10 years of shipboard abortions
Women on Waves, launched in 1999 to give women abortions at sea under Dutch law, feels threatened.
Belgium's prison break problem
A convicted felon escapes from jail by helicopter. What is Belgium to do about all its escaping prisoners?
Man on a mission
Anders Fogh Rasmussen has laid out his priorities as head of the NATO alliance, and touched on his troubled past.
Reinventing a colonial-era Africa Museum
It will take almost $100 million to renovate Belgium's Royal Museum for Central Africa.
Where's the Belgian pride?
On National Day, Belgians barely lift a flag.
Flying the unfriendly skies
Indonesia's airlines are the scourge of the world. Or are they? Europe partially lifts an embarrassing ban.