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Europe

Finding Home

Crisis in Syria sent millions fleeing to Europe. This is the journey of one family TIME followed for a year as they left their homeland behind to begin a new life.

Wind Turbines or Reindeer—Do We Have to Choose?

Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help address climate change — a big wind farm, being built right through their herding grounds.

Health, Wealth, and Wine

Field reporting can lead to surprising discoveries. But Scales wasn't expecting to find a possible link between Lyme, mushroom foraging, and a medieval wine cellar below a French hospital.

They Are Here Because You Were There

For at-risk LGBT asylum seekers from former British protectorates, the UK is an ideal and obvious destination. But what happens when the British government won't allow them to stay?

Poland: Coal’s Deadly Toll

Poland gets 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal, one of the dirtiest of fuels. The consequences for Poles' health are severe, and one polluted city is now pushing back

Health and Obesity in the UK

Half the population of the United Kingdom may be obese by 2050. What are the causes and what is being done?

The Black Sea: An Environmental Crisis

The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.

Venetian Artisanship and Climate Change

Robert Eric Shoemaker presents a multimedia excavation of the artisans of Venice through the lens of climate change: a conversation between art and science.

France: The Integration of the Roma

To escape poverty and social exclusion in their countries of origin, many Roma seek refuge in France. Often they face the same discrimination in their new home.

The Catholic Church and the Modern Era

The Catholic Church stands at a crossroads—church attendance in Europe has decreased and the millennial generation is becoming detached. Can Pope Francis and the Church adapt to the modern era?

Do Bans on Buying Sex Work?

There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?

This Week: Identity In Flames

The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.