EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has sparked demands for an apology in Belgium after claims he made to local media about observing a decrease in linguistic tolerance in towns on the country's coastline.
Director Vaclav Marhoul said he specifically chose an invented language for the villagers' dialect. "I didn't want the villagers (speaking) Ukrainian or Polish or Russian or something like that because those people are really bad people," he said.
Euronews spoke to speakers of Indigenous languages in Latin America about their languages and how they struggle not to lose them.
The tiny fishing village of Kumzar lies in the northern tip of Oman at the strategic trade artery called the Strait of Hormuz, and as a result, has developed an uncommon identity.
UAE-based researchers are exploring how switching between languages affects the body and brain.
Judges overturn earlier ruling that banned parents from officially naming their child Fañch.
A new report says France has the lowest level of English proficiency of any European Union country, while Swedes were ranked the best internationally.
An Italian publishing house is using street graffiti in a bid to save lesser-used words from extinction and help bring them into popular discourse.
On the European Day of Languages, a new report has found just eleven EU countries are teaching 90% or more of their students in lower secondary education a second language.
What a piece of seafood tells us about the EU's shared identity.
European students are learning more languages than their American counterparts, according to a new study.
The event sought to offer a “creative way instead of a violent way” of responding to the controversial law, which declared Hebrew the language of the state and gave Arabic a “special status”.
We need new ways of resisting the rhetoric of power addicts in the 21st century.
Less than half of English pupils choose to learn a modern foreign language at school, a new report has found.
Going to the World Cup, or are you just looking to shout at the TV in your best Russian? Here are all the phrases you need to know in under a minute, including how to order vodka...
French President Emmanuel Macron made a gaffe when he was talking about the wife of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
The “critical period” for learning a new language is much longer than scientists had previously thought, according to a new study.
From Klingon to Dothraki, invented languages have gained popularity in recent years. One German student has created his own language called Garadálava — and he tells Euronews how it’s done.
Euronews speaks with the men behind a new Klingon language course.
'Delicacy and prettiness' are both used in the English definition of the word 'feminine,' whereas in Russian 'readiness for a sacrifice' is employed. How do other Euronews languages define femininity?
Discover how many languages are endangered — or dead — in Europe, as UNESCO reveals its latest findings.
Widely condemned by many for "dehumanising" migrants, the US president is walking along a well-trodded path, says sociologist Ulrike Vieten.
Euronews journalists try their hand at pronouncing Hungarian words - one of the most difficult languages to learn if you're a native English speaker.
Édouard Philippe’s move follows complaints that a drive for equality is putting the French language in ‘mortal danger’.
Fans have developed the fictional 'Star Trek' language since the 1960s into a coherent syntax-based means of communication between Klingon-speakers.
Varadkar earned a "bravo" from Macron for speaking in French