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Geico Commercial 2015 - Countdown Ft. Europe It's What You Do (Video!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: Europe, Final Countdown, funny, GEICO, commercial, video )

- 3 days ago -
''The Final Countdown'' was first released by the group Europe back in 1986; now fast forward 19 years to the very funny Geico commercial....
VIDEO: Arabic Speaking European Woman Tells What the Immigrants Are REALLY Saying About Infidels When They Think Nobody Understa
Offbeat  (tags: Muslims, Immigrants, refugees, migrants, Islam, hijrab, crime, culture, safety, society, Europe )

- 8 days ago -
A European woman who speaks Arabic translates what the Muslim migrants were saying when they thought she didnâEUR(TM)t understand their language.
The Patients Subjected to Intimate Examinations - Without Consent
Offbeat  (tags: health care, consent, Law of trespass, gynaecologist, doctor and patient relationship, France, Europe )

- 9 days ago -
After one woman in France was subjected to a painful examination at the hands of her gynaecologist, she went online to investigate patient consent - and a huge medical scandal unravelled after a single tweet.
Incredible Before-and-After Video Shows What Happened When Paris Banned Cars
Offbeat  (tags: environment, french, habitat, GoodNews, humans, activists, culture, environment, ethics, humans, interesting, news, society, world, europe, world, news, interesting, environment, bizarre, interesting, off-beat, photos, unusual )

- 12 days ago -
From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. all traffic, except for emergency vehicles and taxis, was banned in four districts and around major landmarks. As a result, thousands of Parisians took to the streets, walking, jogging, biking, or skateboarding against a backdrop of
Muslims in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, Europe, Islam, Muslims, research, culture, government, safety, society, violence )

- 18 days ago -
While West European leaders try to convince the Europeans that the many refugees and illegal migrants will integrate, some scientists decided to ask the Muslim migrants themselves what they think of Islam, integration, democracy and Western values.
Dalai Lama Says It's Impossible for Everyone to Come to Europe
Offbeat  (tags: Dalai Lama, Europe, refugees, Oxford, England, UK, your )

- 28 days ago -
The Dalai Lama today said it is 'impossible' for all refugees to come to Europe as he called a 'practical' and 'moral' response to the Syrian crisis.
It Was Supposed to Be the First Step on Their Journey to Western Europe. But Now Thousands of Migrants Are Mired in Despair, Ang
Offbeat  (tags: Lesbos, migrants, Greece, Europe )

- 34 days ago -
It was supposed to be the first step on their journey to Western Europe. But now thousands of migrants are mired in despair, anger and frustration on the scenic Greek island of Lesbos.
Migrant Crisis: Germany 'Can Take 500,000 Asylum-Seekers a Year'
Offbeat  (tags: Migrant crisis, asylum-seekers, refugees, UNHCR, Germany, Europe )

- 34 days ago -
Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum-seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said
Migrant Crisis: Drowned Boy's Father Speaks of Heartbreak
Offbeat  (tags: Migrant crisis, boy's father, heartbreak, Europe )

- 36 days ago -
The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy found drowned on a beach in Turkey has told the BBC of the harrowing circumstances of his death.
Europe in Disarray Over Migrants
Offbeat  (tags: Disarray, Migrants, Europe )

- 39 days ago -
For much of the past five years, Europe has been on edge; the crisis in the eurozone was seen as threatening the entire European project.
WorldâEUR(TM)s Oldest Message in Bottle Washes Ashore
Offbeat  (tags: Message I'm the Bottle, Germany, Europe )

- 49 days ago -
A message in a bottle thought to be the oldest in the world has been discovered off the coast of Germany after spending more than a century lost at sea.
Is FranceâEUR(TM)s Supermarket Waste Law Heading for Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Unsold Food, Law, France, Supermarkets, Court, Europe )

- 56 days ago -
A French law that bans supermarkets from destroying unsold food and obliges them to give it to charity is irritating retailers who say they already make a big effort to fight waste.
What Happens to Failed Asylum Seekers?
Offbeat  (tags: asylum seekers, failed asylum seekers, Europe, UK )

- 61 days ago -
Thousands of migrants are camped around Calais in northern France. Many will risk their lives smuggling themselves across the Channel into the UK. What happens to those that get through?
100 Extremists a Year Lecture at Universities
Offbeat  (tags: education, extremism, Islam, Muslims, protection, safety, society, UK, Europe )

- 92 days ago -
100 extremists a year lecture at universities: Fanatics given a platform to spread hatred of the West despite ministers demanding crackdown on radicalism
Waterloo Anniversary: France Steers Clear of Napoleonics
Offbeat  (tags: Waterloo anniversary, Napoleonics, France, Europe )

- 116 days ago -
Before too many jokes do the rounds about France sulking over the Waterloo commemorations, let me add a couple of correctives.

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