Set amidst World War II, the story revolves around the British royal family -- which just so happens to be super-powered.
Paris and Venice are arguably the most romantic cities in the world. But are they?
The Nordic Model, as this set of laws is known, views the sex trade as irreconcilable with gender equality and refuses to consider prostitution as inevitable.
It is urgent for the ECB to understand that its very future requires a strategy, much bolder than its current timidity, saying that the decline of the euro against the US dollar would be good, that bringing inflation to under 4% is welcome, that Eurobond issuance would usefully complement the instruments already at its disposal.
Homesick for the city where I grew up, I am drawn back to Madrid from time to time for a brief weekend. I was pleased to notice more activity this time -- more people eating out, dancing and laughing. New shops have opened. Trendy restaurants are fully booked. No time for a siesta, it would seem. The cosmopolitan center of the capital of Spain may not be representative of the state of the nation, yet it was a lot quieter two years ago. Is the crisis over?
The point of testing the voter is not to favor a particular political party or political orientation. What matters is that voters have good knowledge of what (and who) they vote for so that political representatives are more likely to enact sound policies. If Europe can learn from China, the great Western political theorists of the past would also be cheering for Europe.
You're in a new city and new culture -- the sky is the limit in terms of how much you can take away from your trip! When you open yourself up to new experiences, you never know what situations you might find yourself in!
Think of this as your very own Valentine's Day bucket list of 14 candy kingdoms -- places where you can shop for sugar (and sweet treats) around the world.
In Sicily, the beautiful Baroque town of Acireale proudly promises "The Best Carnival in Sicily"; for two weeks, huge floats parade around the city on a regular basis and the entire population of Acireale (and many more) join the grand street party.
When land's got you locked and your surfboard is ready to go, there's no need to get your shorts in a knot because inner city rivers are the new waves...
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Exploring a Greek island, a Mexican colonial town, a biblical site or wherever can be a lot more fun if you put yourself in the sandals, boots and shoes of the historical superstars of those places.
It really is a mess here... so I am constantly wondering why I (who 'normally' can only stand messes of my own making!) love it so much... let me count (some of) the ways...
As protests become violent this week in Sarajevo, many residents across the region might be pondering whether the division of the country was really worth it. The vestigial states have taken many different paths.
Almost two decades after his departure from China, the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel expressed in his poem "Hong-Kong" a strong desire to return to the Far East, but on the imaginary map of his Chinese continent the capital city was Fuzhou, literally the "Land Of Happiness".
European Union officials were quick to chastise Switzerland for its decision over the weekend to limit the flow of workers across its borders. Switz...