For years a 9-meter-high monument in Paris by Jewish sculptor Clara Halter has been the subject of dispute. On the Mur pour la Paix, the word "peace" is written in 49 languages. Local residents and the district mayor want it dismantled.
Over 80,000 people attended a concert under the Eiffel Tower, as France opened a massive fan zone ahead of the European Championship. With crowds pouring to Paris, organizers worry about strikes and security.
Germany celebrates its beer, Britain honors Shakespeare and France hosts the UEFA Euro 2016. An overview of what people traveling to Europe will get to see in the new year.
Walls can secure, preserve, divide. Sometimes they’re insurmountable. Some are made of stone and barbed wire, others just form in people's minds. Walls and the stories behind them - a new series in Focus on Europe.
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