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December 12th, 2018 - 6:54 pm § in Europe

Gilets Jaunes in Nice: What a City’s Protests Can Reveal About its Identity

The violent protests by the gilets jaunes, or “yellow vests,” happening in Paris are not happening in Nice, France’s fifth largest city. This begged a question: How much you can infer about a city based on the protests that occur within it?

January 30th, 2014 - 2:34 pm § in Europe, Photo Essays

10 Photos: The Workers of La Sagrada Familia

While most visitors are gazing up to the heavens, something else is happening at Gaudí's soaring La Sagrada Familia. Teams of workers are busy building the basilica.