The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual international songwriting competition between European states (and Australia). The competition’s popularity across Europe and beyond has made it a staple of European pop culture, where each country can showcase its cultural heritage through ...

Five years ago in October 2017, the long-standing separatist movement in the northeast Spanish region of Catalonia made a choice that shocked the international community. After hundreds of years of conflict between the Spanish government and the region, Catalonian voters ...

On Feb. 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. In the following months, Europe has fallen into an energy crisis resulting from Russia withholding its natural gas supply and European countries being unwilling to economically support Russia’s invasion by purchasing natural gas. ...

This article was originally published on March 8, 2014. Thomas D. Armstrong Recent op-eds have labeled Putin as a mastermind or a megalomaniac fool. I am of the opinion that Putin is a megalomaniac mastermind exploiting a disempowered US. However, ...

Earlier this week, Rishi Sunak, the newly elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, opted out of attending the 27th Conference of Parties, the climate conference that nearly 200 countries are attending this November. A spokesperson of Sunak stated that ...

A region whose presence in the Western media landscape has been close to nonexistent, the Caucasus rarely finds itself the subject of the U.S. entertainment industry. However, a rather unsettling surprise greets viewers upon viewing Netflix’s recent spy action film, ...

Rishi Sunak has made history as the first person of color to hold the office of the prime minister of the United Kingdom. This appointment comes following his consolidation of leadership in the Conversative Party formerly headed by Liz Truss.  ...

Let’s play a game of word association. What do you think of when you hear the word British? Could it be the late Queen Elizabeth II? Perhaps tea and crumpets? Or is it the picture of a well-dressed gentleman wearing ...

When The Killing began airing on BBC Four in 2011, international audiences were first introduced to “Nordic noir” — a genre of Scandinavian crime fiction characterized by gritty realism and acute social commentary. Although the genre traces its origins to ...

Within the last four months, the United Kingdom has mourned the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and witnessed the resignation of two prime ministers. Just two nights before her death, Queen Elizabeth II fulfilled what would be her last monarchical ...