Belfast is the birthplace of the Titanic and a host of other attractions. For years, the Northern Ireland conflict known as "the Troubles" kept visitors at bay. Tourism has picked up since the 1998 peace deal.
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that Brexit should not be used to create more bureaucracy. He was reacting to the British government's white paper on future relations with the bloc.
The British government has said it is preparing to impose a budget on Northern Ireland after its main parties failed to form a power-sharing government. The move has raised concerns that London may impose direct rule.
For decades, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has been the dominant political force in north Belfast. But as Northern Ireland goes to the polls on Thursday, change is in the air. Peter Geoghegan reports from Belfast.
Basil from "Nemo's Garden" - an underwater biosphere off Italy's Mediterranean coast. Plus: Oktoberfest dirndls designed by Harald Glööckler. And: Berlin's spy museum.
For decades, Berlin was a city of spies. Several Hollywod spy films were shot here. It 's a good place for an espionage museum. Some of the gadgets on display seem to come straight out of a James Bond film.
A tour of Hamburg's Alster River canals - with a rowing club, and the city's only gondolier. The day ends with a beautiful sunset over the water, and a meal at a stylish restaurant.
Swedish architect Ia Hjärre has used her apartment in Stockholm to make a statement against modern black-and-white architecture. She lives there with her husband, two children, and a dog.
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