It's not just scrumptious cuisine and pretty photos in a book. Its pages won't just dunk you into Italy, Belgium or Germany, but inside Europe good and proper. Just as gastronomic traditions mix and merge, 'il Cavoletto di Bruxelles' constructs tastier realities
Greece’s 'creative accounting' has wreaked havoc. Whilst the EU examines ways in which to help the Greek economy during the European summit of 25 - 26 March, are the Greeks ready to overturn their state of mind in order to exit the crisis?
Italian illustrator and writer team Giuliano Cangiano and Gianluca Ferro decided to spend a different kind of summer in a van driving along the western coasts of the Mediterranean. The pictures from 'Europe 2009 A.D' address stereotypes, the Basque omertà and the flames of Marseille
Divorce is often the cause of financial meltdown, which can plunge ex-partners on the outskirts of society and into destitution. Often, he ends up poorer than her. ‘Single dads’ groups say that it’s a very Italian situation unequalled in the rest of the European Union
Essential but mistreated – that is the foot’s sad fate, more often than not used as a vehicle for negativity. It’s a destiny which unites all feet throughout Europe, even chiropodists from the Old Continent, who cannot make head nor tail of it all, and who start every day 'on the wrong foot'
The crisis is an opportunity of redeeming a more democratic economy, capable not only of satisfying the individual, but especially the community. Young people in Paris are finding solutions based on reciprocity and co-operation
You'd hardly believe that he was 57 if you saw his papers. Mor moved to France in 1982, then Germany four years later, to finally settle in Ravenna in 1990. He has a regular trading licence, has always been in work and has never had any trouble with the law. The story of his incredible 'near- extradition'
A cleaning operation will have to be completed by 25 December in Coccaglio, a small town in the province of Brescia. It does not involve getting the house in order for christmas dinner, but to evict all immigrants who cannot renew their residence permits by that date. A really nice Christmas present christened 'White Christmas' by the Brescia council
Cabbage is the prince of warming winter dishes. It's the main ingredient of choucroute, Milanese cassœula (stew), German sauerkraut and Polish bigos, chomped down with pork, sausages and/ or potatoes. Plus a cassœula recipe for six