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Topic: Europe

Norway's 12-Year-Old Bride Has a Secret: She's Not Actually Real

But 39,000 other children are forced to marry daily

This Saturday was supposed to be a big day for 12-year-old Thea, as she finally walked down the aisle to marry her 37-year-old fiance. However, the festivities may be hampered…

The BBC Rolls Out a Galaxy of Stars (and a Tiger) in This Lavish Cover of 'God Only Knows'

Launch of music initiative is also a charity effort

Does Brian Wilson know who Lorde is? Or why there's a tiger on his piano? This lavish video boasts an array of stars performing Wilson's 1966 Beach Boys classic "God Only…

Another Subway Ad Blows a Woman's Hair Around as Trains Arrive, but There's a Twist

Worthy follow-up to a hit idea

A Swedish subway ad got a lot of attention earlier this year by showing a woman's hair blowing beautifully in the wind whenever a train arrived. And now it has…

When a Competitor Was Caught Upselling, This Grocery Chain Had the Perfect Response

A quick-thinking coup for Lidl U.K.

British supermarket chain Sainsbury's had a bit of an awkward social media moment this week, when a customer noticed a sign encouraging employees to squeeze patrons for more money. The sign,…

Volvo Trucks Returns to Elaborately Prank This Poor Guy on His First Day at Work

Fake crowd, fake paparazzi, real valet

Volvo Trucks, the surprising brand behind YouTube's most watched ad of all time, is back with a new video. And this time, instead of Jean-Claude Van Damme, it's an unsuspecting…

This Dog's Road Trip Stretching Routine Might Be the Best Reason to Buy a Citroen

Well, or maybe the fuel efficiency

Citroen puts on the dog once again in this commercial with an anthropomorphized mutt who charmingly works out the muscle kinks and stiffness of a long drive when its owner…

This Brilliantly Designed Alarm Clock Wakes You by Brewing a Cup of Coffee

And looks damn good doing it

Tired of being awoken by talk radio or the dulcet default chimes of your smartphone? Maybe you'd like a nice cup of Ethiopia Yirgacheffe instead? The Barisieur is here to help.…

French Resistance Crumbles in Netflix Debut

But company still faces stiff cable competition

Netflix broke through some heavy French telecom resistance today as it debuted its video-on-demand service in six more European countries. One of France's major telecom companies, Bouygues, announced that it…

When Irish People Describe Their First Time, It Gets Pretty Weird Pretty Fast

Good luck guessing where this one's headed

Sure, the old "they're not really talking about sex" gag is an ancient red herring, but we still enjoyed this bit of low-budget advertising from Cork, Ireland. Obviously we won't spoil…

Ad of the Day: Grab KFC for Lunch, and You'll Quickly Meet and Marry the Love of Your Life

A truly whirlwind romance from BBH London

The KFC toasted burrito is all about getting more from your lunch break. Like, say, meeting, courting and marrying the love of your life. In a new spot from BBH London,…

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