Amsterdam drops ban on tourists in cannabis cafes
The mayor of Amsterdam says he will not ban foreign tourists from smoking a big fat one at the city's famous "coffee shops," aka cannabis cafes.
Venus, Steve Jobs' yacht, unveiled in the Netherlands (VIDEO)
Venus, the late Apple CEO's 250-foot yacht, was in the works for six years.
Dutch elections: coalition government formed
The Liberal party announced today that it will form a coalition government with the Labour party that is pro-austerity and pro-Europe.
Don't call them French fries
Belgium celebrates its love affair with the humble frite.
Ford plans closure of Belgian plant to curtail European losses
Ford is also in talks about closing its last UK plant.
Jobs ease Europe's bad conscience over arms sales
Europeans juggle concern over the impact of small arms sales with the need to generate employment.
Royal wedding, Royal hats
It just wouldn't be a royal wedding in Luxembourg without the string of royals rocking elaborate headpieces.
Royal wedding fever spreads to Luxembourg
Prince Guillame of Luxembourg is marrying Countess Stephanie de Lannoy in the region's first royal wedding in decades.
Sylvia Kristel dead: 'Emmanuelle' actress dies aged 60
Sylvia Kristel, the Dutch star of '70s erotic movie 'Emmanuelle,' died Wednesday night in her sleep.
The Balkanization of Europe?
Do sweeping election victories for Belgian separatists mean Belgium, Britain and Spain are headed for history’s scrap heap?
Niger Delta oil spills: Nigerian villagers sue Shell over pollution
Four Nigerian villagers are taking Shell to court to claim compensation for oil spills that they say have destroyed their region and its crops.
Honeymoon over for Hollande
Collapsing support for Hollande and Rajoy underscore the crisis pressure on Europe's political mainstream.
The 20 most expensive cities on the planet
UBS financial firm recently did a survey of the cities with the highest cost of living.
At China-EU summit, Wen Jiabao demands end to arms embargo
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, at a one-day EU-China summit in Brussels, asks European leaders to lift a longstanding arms embargo on Beijing.
Cambodia tries to solve its baby-stealing problem
On Jan. 1, the country will resume foreign adoptions. Critics fear that hustlers will profit.
Dutch to vote amid austerity angst
Anti-Islamists, Akin apologists, and an animal rights party tempt Dutch voters, but euro zone economic fears raise hopes for centrists to seal victory.
The latest comments that have everyone worried the ECB won't deliver
A Belgian banker's comments point to conflict inside the ECB.
Belgium releases Michelle Martin, ex-wife of pedophile killer, to convent
Belgian court rules that Michelle Martin, ex-wife and accomplice of the pedophile killer Marc Dutroux, can live in a convent.
Two foreign journalists freed by rebel fighters in Syria
Two European photographers are freed after being held hostage for a week in Syria.
Dutch suspend aid to Rwanda over DRC rebel allegations
The Netherlands says Rwanda must immediately end its support for DRC rebels before aid can continue.
Tour de France rider Frank Schleck quits after drug test
Team withdraws rider rather than appeal finding.
EU summit is a watershed moment for Europe
EU leaders have finally pulled it together to save the economy for the time being.
Belgium beer maker InBev acquires Mexico Grupo Modelo in $20.1BN deal
Belgium beer maker InBev has agreed to pay $20.1 billion for the rest of Mexico brewer Grupo Modelo that it doesn't already own.
Euro zone leaders agree to directly recapitalize banks
European leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to use euro zone bailout funds to directly recapitalize struggling banks.
Europe's summit to end all summits
As the euro zone holds its 19th debt crisis summit, GlobalPost reports the latest from Brussels.
German 'Forest Boy' identified: He's a 20-year-old Dutch man
Robin van Helsum, 20, claimed to live in the woods near Berlin and have no idea who he was.
Gambia's Fatou Bensouda sworn in as new ICC chief prosecutor
Fatou Bensouda, born in the Gambia, is the first African to be chief prosecutor for the Hague-based International Criminal Court.
Macro chatter: Another day, lots more downgrades for Europe
Around the world in business: A whole bunch of European banks get downgraded and so does France and a Texas-sized prison sentence for R. Allen Stanford.
The European Commission issues a euro zone report card
The European Commission preaches pain for France and empathy for Spain. Oh, and Germans should be more flexible.
Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia, sentenced to 50 years
Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia convicted in April of aiding rebels in Sierra Leone during the 1990s, has been sentenced to 50 years in jail.
1,000-year-old mummies found at Peru's Temple of Pachacamac
The 60-foot-long, oval tomb contains more than 80 skeletons and mummies, many of them infants.