The Bolivian dream: lithium batteries included
Tapping into a vast lithium bounty, President Evo Morales envisions a smartphone and electric car battery-charged Bolivian revolution.
Dutch lesbian couple in hiding as foster son’s Turkish parents escalate complaints
The boy's biological parents told Turkish TV that the foster mothers are morally unfit to take care of their child.
On European menus: all creatures great and small.
How to cook your horse
Equine recipes from around Europe.
The $325,000 test tube burger is finally here. But will anyone eat it? (VIDEO)
Synthetic meat could feed the world and save the environment. But when it comes down to taste, will people be able to ditch traditional beef?
Microsoft hit with $731 million EU fine for breaking browser choice promise
European Union antitrust regulators say Microsoft failed to give users a web browser choice in Windows, violating commitment.
Renault Nissan CEO: European car market is collapsing
The gloom over the European car market is here to stay.
¿Como se dice R&D? South America’s still learning how
South America’s science and technology lag behind its breakneck economic growth, but some in the region are working to change that.
Syria: From IT to rebel commander
Ayachi Abdel Rahman never imagined he would become a military leader, much less branded a terrorist.
Amsterdam raises legal age for prostitution to 21
In a bid to protect sex workers, the city plans to raise the legal age of prostitutes.
Who won the drug war? Drugs did
The world — not just Colorado and Washington — embraces a more laissez faire approach to narcotics.
8 armed robbers steal millions in uncut diamonds from plane at Brussels airport
Armed robbers have pulled off a spectacular heist at Brussels airport, stealing millions of dollars worth of uncut diamonds from a plane.
Nestle recalls beef products after horsemeat found
In a statement released Monday the Swiss-based company said that it would be replacing the products with others that are 100 percent beef.
Marc Dutroux's mother opposes early release
The mother of convicted child killer Marc Dutroux told a French Magazine that she was opposed to his early release.
An African pope? Don't bet on it
Vatican watchers predict Italians or Latin Americans are most likely to claim St. Peter's throne.
Papuan tribal leaders to author Jared Diamond: 'Don’t call us warlike'
New book likens chimp warfare to that of traditional societies.
Horsemeat scandal: EU calls for DNA tests on beef products across Europe
EU ministers met in Brussels Wednesday to discuss solutions to the horsemeat crisis.
Innovation of the Day: Postage stamps that taste like chocolate
Sending snail mail just got a little sweeter. Thanks, Belgium.
Catholics everywhere have something to say
The world reacts to the pope's shocking announcement.
Pot, clogs and cheese: #AFridayIn Amsterdam
Follow along as GlobalPost's adventurous and witty Barry Neild tours Amsterdam.
Japan lifts bans on imports of beef from the US, France and the Netherlands
The Japanese government will permit imports of meat from US cattle aged 30 months or younger for the first time in 10 years.
From beer to water, Netherlands gets first king in a century
In a country where a third of the land is below sea level, a head of state familiar with the complexities of keeping nearly 17 million people dry can be a good thing.
Horse meat burgers saddle UK with menu of problems
Brits trade jokes after equine DNA found in beef products but serious concerns could ruin the punchline.
Sound reasons to fight Al Qaeda in Mali
Commentary: International action could forestall a protracted war.
Money can’t buy love for Europe’s scandal-hit royals
Sex, elephants and spending have hurt monarchs’ images. Except in Denmark.
Same-sex marriage: Liberte, egalite, fraternite — also for French gays?
President Francois Hollande's gay marriage bill revives bitter debate over the rights of same-sex couples in France.
Why Saab killed its griffin logo
Saab introduced its iconic griffin in 1949.
In Belgium, Gerard Depardieu gives Frenchmen a bad name
The movie star looked north of the border for tax breaks, and he's not the only one.
UPS withdraws $6.9B TNT Express takeover offer
United Parcel Service Inc. has dropped a $6.9 billion offer for Dutch company TNT Express NV.
Deaf Belgian twins euthanized after discovering that they are going blind
Euthanasia for adults has been legal in Belgium since 2002. This case marks first time two brothers have been permitted to die together.
Haze clears over Dutch cannabis law
Smoking pot in the Netherlands is now a city-by-city choice for tourists.