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We now have conclusive proof that Europe is in an economic slump, and that two of its biggest economies are careering towards recession

Industrial production throughout the whole of the eurozone dropped sharply, pointing to only a glacial pace of growth at the end of 2018.
Taavet Hinrikus (l), founder of TransferWise and one of the letter's signatories, with his cofounder Kristo Käärmann.

500 European tech startups say they will never be able to compete for talent with Google or Facebook thanks to the muddle around employee stock option...

Europe has yet to produce its own Google or Facebook, and investors and CEOs believe fierce competition for talent is one reason why.
An acrobat sets himself on fire before diving into a swimming pool as part of a show.

Europe has made a political decision to go into recession

Europe lost an economy the size of Spain because of it — that's 19 million jobs.
The Three Towers of San Marino on Monte Titano.

6 reasons to visit San Marino, Europe’s fastest-growing tourist destination you’ve probably never heard of

The Republic of San Marino is the fifth smallest country in the world, yet its tourism industry is growing at a faster rate than the rest of Europe's.
A member of Battery C, 1-174 Air Defense Artillery Regiment with a Stinger missile during Combined Resolve XI at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, December 7, 2018.

The US Army is practicing to take down enemy aircraft in the skies over Europe

This month, Ohio National Guard soldiers in Europe practiced shooting down enemy aircraft — a skill that's gaining new value amid tension with Russia.
President Donald Trump attends a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium.

Here’s how Donald Trump took shots at NATO in 2018 — and it spurred Jim Mattis to quit in protest

A US president criticizing NATO members isn't new, but the way Trump has done it has damaged the transatlantic alliance.

While China and the US spar over trade, Europe quietly heads for its worst year since the financial crisis

European stocks have dropped three times more than the S&P 500, and are headed for their worst year since the financial crisis.

A large majority of Americans support current or increased levels of immigration, while most of Europe wants fewer migrants

A new poll found Americans more open to increased immigration than most Europeans. Worldwide, far more people would like to see immigration decrease.

The 20 most visited cities around the world in 2018

Mastercard has released its annual Global Destination Cities Index, which measures the rise and fall of travel to and within 162 cities around the world.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren cheers on protestors engaging in a sit-in.

One of Amazon’s most powerful tools is putting a target on its back, and it could turn into a problem for the company

Amazon acts as both a retailer and a marketplace. Some regulators are saying that might be unfair.