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Members of group "Colla Joves Xiquets de Valls" form a human tower called "castell" during a biannual human tower competition in Tarragona

Human Tower Builders in Catalonia Kick Off with Pro-Independence Protest

By Albert Gea and Pilar Suarez TARRAGONA, Spain (Reuters) Protesters calling for Catalan independence kicked off Spain's bi-annual human towers building competition on Sunday which...
Josephine Xuereb scoops salt into buckets at the salt pans at Xwejni, outside the village of Zebbug on the island of Gozo

Maltese Family Keeps Ancient Salt-Harvesting Tradition Alive

By Darrin Zammit Lupi ZEBBUG, Malta (Reuters) Under the scorching Maltese sun, Josephine Xuereb carefully sweeps salt originating from the Mediterranean Sea into small piles,...
A man paddles his giant pumpkin boat during the raditional pumpkin race in Lohmar

Paddle Your Own Pumpkin: German Racers Swap Boats for Vegetables

LOHMAR, Germany (Reuters) With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany...
Shepherd David Seamark holds onto one of his flock ahead of the annual London Sheep Drive, in London

Baaah! TV Gardener Titchmarsh Leads London Bridge Sheep Drive

LONDON (Reuters) British television gardener Alan Titchmarsh and men dressed in medieval costumes drove a flock of sheep across London Bridge on Sunday as...
Knights duel with swords during a medieval combat festival at Claregalway castle in Galway

Knight Fever! Irish Village Transformed into Medieval Battlefield

By Clodagh Kilcoyne CLAREGALWAY, Ireland (Reuters) Once the chief fortress of a powerful 15th century family descended from an English knight, the west of Ireland castle...
Visitors cheer with beers during the opening day of the 185th Oktoberfest in Munich

Annual Oktoberfest Kicks Off in Munich with Beer, Lederhosen, Sausages

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) Thousands of visitors, many of them dressed in traditional lederhosen or dirndl corseted dresses, descended on Munich on Saturday for the start...