Belarus’s Leader, ‘Europe’s Last Dictator,’ Burnishes Links to Russia

In the weeks before Russia invaded Ukraine, it held joint military drills with its neighbor and ally Belarus, massing tens of thousands of soldiers along the Ukrainian border even as…

Austria tops list of Europe’s cleanest bathing waters

(CNN) — The quality of Europe’s bathing waters has improved dramatically in recent decades, and a new report released this week by the European Environment Agency (EEA) reveals that almost…

Slovenia Election: Europe’s Far-Right Populists Suffer Another Setback

Europe’s once surging movement of nationalist populists suffered a significant setback in Slovenia on Sunday, in the formerly communist east, on the same day French voters rejected the far-right candidate…

Europe’s most beautiful train journeys

(CNN) — It’s where the “flight shame” movement was born and no wonder — Europe is home to a superb rail network, including some truly spectacular journeys which are a…

Alpine ski resorts: Europe’s 10 most beautiful

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January transfer window – Grading every big signing from Europe’s top clubs

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact football’s finances, but unlike recent times, the January window is open as normal for Europe’s top leagues. (Find out when each league’s window opens…