This Week's European News Headlines

Monday, September 29

Air France pilots end long strike (BBC)

A run along England’s oldest footpath (The Guardian)

Author Hannah Kent on north Iceland (The Guardian)

Constant phone calls allowed on European flights (Star-Telegram)

Luggage that kills bed bugs (LA Times)

Video: Acrobats create human pyramid at Barcelona festival (Telegraph)


Friday, September 26

A Swedish eco-resort that’s rugged and refreshing (Wall Street Journal)

36 hours in Florence, Italy (New York Times)

Six things you need to know about passports, visas, and the state department (Frugal Travel Guy)

Slideshow: The Palio di Asti festival in Northern Italy (Telegraph)

Riding London’s murder mystery express (CNN)

Italy by water (Independent)


Thursday, September 25

Air France resumes talk with pilots (BBC)

How to order the perfect coffee around the world—at the best cafés (The Guardian)

Giving the Paris café scene a jolt (New York Times)

Vincent van Gogh…the musical (Telegraph)

Top 10 hotels in Wales for walkers (The Guardian)

In Paris, selfies are in, love locks are out (Budget Travel)


Wednesday, September 24

Striking Air France pilots protest in Paris (BBC)

Swiss hostel turns on “five-spa” treatment for budget travelers (The Guardian)

In France, artifacts of America’s role in WWI (New York Times)

Top 10 budget restaurants in York (The Guardian)

London’s “Night Tube” gets 2015 launch date (Telegraph)

Interactive: Norway the slow way (New York Times)


Tuesday, September 23

Strike could snarl Air France flights for 2nd week (USA Today)

Norwegian trio sets world record for most countries visited in single day (Telegraph)

The lure of the Loire: where to stay, eat, and drink (The Guardian)

10 telltale signs your hotel is a disaster (Budget Travel)

The recline of civilization aboard flights (Seattle Times)

Slideshow: Photos of unseen London (Telegraph)


Monday, September 22

Air France pilots reject offer to end eight-day-old strike (BBC)

Top 10 family-friendly city apartments in Europe (The Guardian)

When commoners call on Buckingham Palace (Seattle Times)

Bernini’s restored fountain to reopen at base of Spanish Steps (ANSA)

Greeks captivated by Alexander-era tomb at Amphipolis (BBC)

Slideshow: Munich’s Oktoberfest 2014 kicks off (Telegraph)


Friday, September 19

Scots spurn independence in historic vote (Reuters)

In Rotterdam, produce real and digital (New York Times)

At Buckingham Palace, a dancing guard throws decorum to the wind (New York Times)

Art and the Berlin wall: 8 places to visit (CNN)

10 books to read before you go to Paris (Huffington Post)

Top 10 fall things to do in Ireland (National Geographic)


Thursday, September 18

Live updates on Scottish independence referendum (The Guardian)

Scottish vote weighs pride against risk (New York Times)

Air France pilots threaten to extend strike (Reuters)

Dutch town honors US soldiers’ wartime bravery (New York Times)

Video: Spanish flamenco: Is this the last of the castanet makers? (BBC)

Slideshow: The hidden Scottish Highlands (BBC)


Wednesday, September 17

Massive rallies mark Scottish referendum climax; vote is Sept 18 (BBC)

Air France strike stretches into third day (The Local)

Matisse exhibit is Tate’s most successful show (BBC)

Caminito del Rey, Spain: One of the world’s scariest hikes to reopen (The Guardian)

Seven easy tips for packing light (Budget Travel)

Villy: A travel-planning site that cuts to the chase (New York Times)