Hundreds of Spanish villages practice a cruel tradition at their fairs. In what’s known as becerradas, bull calves are tormented in the arena and pierced with barbed lances or banderillas, often to death.
More and more Poles are settling in eastern Germany. Since the fall of communism 30 years ago, rural areas in the east have been depopulated. Now, Polish families are taking advantage of the low real estate prices.
Buying real estate worth at least €2,000,000 will get foreigners citizenship in Cyprus. An EU passport allows visa-free travel in over 140 countries. The Republic of Cyprus’ naturalization policies are controversial.
Thousands of Romanians toil daily on Italy’s construction sites, often illegally and for starvation wages. With no prospects in Romania, they make use of the freedom of movement in the EU. Their families stay behind.