12 of Europe’s Best Spa Towns

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Europe’s glitziest 'Christmas tree' made of pure gold unveiled [PHOTO, VIDEO]

Ahead of the much-anticipated festive season German gold dealer Pro Aurum has erected the most expensive Christmas tree in all of Europe. The unusual decoration is made of gold coins worth €2.3 million ($ 2.6 million). According to the dealer, the tree could’ve been worth more, but gold’s value declined during the second half of […]

A stroll through the capital of Europe’s secret state

Joey Tyson November 26, 2018 Share this article Emerging from its Communist past, the Albanian capital of Tirana is one of Europe’s least known. Joey Tyson takes a stroll with a guide who’s looking forward to his country’s future. “I was late for school and I remember worrying about the trouble I’d be in,” recounts […]

For Europe’s stockmarkets to recover, bank shares need to rally

NOT SO LONG ago, a stockbroker trying to interest an American fund manager in European shares would be met with an eye-roll. But sentiment is fickle and attitudes change. These days the likely response is a hard stare. Over the years in which stockmarket returns in America pulled ahead of everywhere else, any residual feelings […]

Eastern Europe’s Surprising New Tech Hub

Racked with corruption, political troubles and a devastating war that’s claimed thousands of lives, this European country would probably be one of the last you’d expect to have a burgeoning information technology industry. Yet despite its challenges: Ukraine is a top global exporter of custom IT services. It’s also a startup incubator. According to the […]

Daredevil worker captures dazzling St. Pete skyline from spire of Europe’s tallest building (VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Aug, 2018 00:25 Hanging almost 500 meters in the air, one man with nerves of steel managed to capture the thrilling beauty of St. Petersburg and the Gulf of Finland from the spire of the Lakhta Center, the tallest building in Europe. Rising above the waterfront business complex at 462 meters, a […]