Europe’s first underwater museum in Lanzarote

 

Divers are in for a treat with the opening of Europe's first underwater museum off Spain's Lanzarote island. The underwater wonder is called Museo Atlántico, featuring more than 300 sculptural works by British artist Jason deCaires Taylor.Museo Atlántico may be the first museum of i...

Germany: Down with Fake News of Facebook

 

Germany has taken a stand in placing responsibility on Facebook for the face news that appear on the platform. The authority also threatened to take measures if the platform doesn't curb the spread of face news through social media.Several countries have already urge Facebook to address the issue...

Ramsey puts leftovers on the menu

 

A new pop-restaurant in London - wastED - is gathering Europe's most acclaimed chefs to prepare delicacies fashioned from food waste. According to Bloomberg, some of the guest shows that will be serving up normally discarded ingredients without the customers knowing in advance will be Gordon Rams...

J. K. Rowling

 

Best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series, J. K. Rowling is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer. The series of books have become the best-selling book series in history, selling more than 400 million copies worldwide. The books have also been the inspiration for a...

Memorable moments in the European Cinema

 

Film buffs from Greece, Denmark, Russia, Lithuania, Sweden and Serbia pick some great quotes from films made in their countries.One of the most popular catchphrases in European cinema comes from a Greek comedy called “A Greek Girl in the Harem” starring Rena Vlahopoulou. The line is &...

Top-earning European Celebrities

 

Forbes released a 2017 celebrity 100 list of the World's highest-paid entertainers worldwide with Sean “Diddy” Combs at the top on $130 million in earnings. Then Beyoncé Knowles, then J.K Rowling.However as we're more interested in stuff in Europe we'll look back at the list of...

Rome opens a virtual tour of Nero’s palace

 

The “Golden House” or palace of the Roman Emperor Nero, “Domus Aurea” can now be admired in all its splendor thanks to a virtual reality tour highlighting some of the majestic rooms, after being buried for centuries.After a lengthy restoration project of the palace built f...

Emma Watson passed on La La Land

 

This film awards season all eyes were on La La Land. The film accumulated a number of awards in SAG Awards and the Golden Globe Awards. The film has also hit the record of nominations for the Oscars. With 14 nominations, La La Land ties with Titanic and All about Eve in nominations to the Oscars....

Eurovision Song Contest May 2017

 

2017's Eurovision was the 62nd edition of the contest. As Ukraine won the song contest last year in Stockholm, the eastern European country had the opportunity to host the Eurovision Song Contest this year. The contest consisted of two semi-finals that took place on 9 and 11 May; the final contes...

Russell Brand on Tour 2017

 

After a series of successful shows in 2016, Russell Brand is back for more. The English comedian, actor, radio host, author and activist announced a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland. The comedian hits the road again in April 2017 for an epic 71-date tour across the UK and Ireland until the end...

David Bowie Tribute Stamps Announced

 

The UK's Royal Mail has announced a new series of David Bowie stamps. Royal Mail introduced the next installment in their Music Giants Stamp series as a tribute to David Bowie, “one of the most influential music and culture figures of all time.” They marked the date for the release as...

European Capital of Culture 2023

 

Despite Brexit, the British government has launched a contest for UK cities interested in becoming European Capital of Culture 2023. So far, the cities that have announced their wish to get the title - which two European cities share every year - include Leeds, Dundee and Milton Keynes.The UK was...

Christmas Markets in Europe worth a visit

 

1. Jena, Germany: this traditional Christmas market offers a festive trumpet fanfare at 5pm from 25 November to 22 December.2. Birmingham, England: although German markets are more traditional, England also offers jolly and festive German Christmas markets you have to visit, such as the one in ...

Bestival, Isle of Wight

 

Chills, they're multiplying! Get ready to lose control because the power Bestival is supplying... it's electrifying! This is not a Grease re-enactment, but by the way people dress for this music festival, they might as well burn the whole mile.And it's just that Bestival is called that way for a ...

15 Fun Facts About Europe

 

You think you know everything about good old Europe. Well, here are some interesting facts that will surely surprise. For instance, did you know that the first croissant wasn't invented in France or Italy, but in Austria?However, what's most striking is that London's underground escalators travel...

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