For many in former Soviet Bloc countries the desire to forget the communist past conflicts with the need to make money from dark tourism sites.
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.
The slaughtered tigers were not bred in zoos, yet their story should put captive breeding in general into question.
The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
The fact Jeremy Corbyn spoke to a Communist spy posing as a diplomat in the 1980s does not make him a Communist agent. Many politicians and diplomats were tricked into similar meetings.
The polls are leaning towards the Liberals holding power in Tasmania, but the unpopularity of the federal Coalition government could help Labor get over the line.
Miloš Zeman, who has been re-elected for a second five year term at the Czech president, is not a run of the mill national populist.
Racist stigmatisation of Roma as socially 'unadaptable' has a long history across Europe.
A lurch to the right in central Europe runs into a familiar obstacle: the tricky maths of coalition.
He's been charged with fraud and is under investigation by the EU, so how did this former finance minister become the most likely candidate for prime minister?
In some places, the dismal labour conditions of young academics have spurred them to unionise. Not so in the Czech Republic, where students and intellectuals lead lives of “state-ordered poverty”.
State-registered religions will now have to have 50,000 followers with permanent residency, making Islam unlikely to be approved.
While the citizens of the capital protest against their president, everyone else hails him as their saviour.
The UK's decision to leave the European Union has baffled many in Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania, where nostalgia for life before the EU is virtually non-existent.
The UK may have signed the UN drugs convention – with its emphasis on prohibition – but that doesn't mean it can't legalise the drug.
It might face an uphill battle for the world to adopt the proposed name change.
Confronted with skyrocketing IVF costs at home, North American couples are packing their bags, making an overseas trip and returning home with a special souvenir.
He's been a prime minister and a president but he's best-known now for his xenophobic interventions.
Nobody is doing a great job, but three countries say they have no part to play in the refugee crisis.
The Czech police were condemned for writing numbers on refugees' arms – but Central Europe's problem with outsiders goes much deeper.