Interview with Giacomo Lariccia, the Italian émigré singer-songwriter who has lived for the past 14 years in Brussels and who has just released his third album Sempre Avanti ("Ever Onwards").
As conservative political parties maintain their grip on politics in many European nations, Spain has once again proven itself as one of Europe's bastions of conservation. Behold the gag law, approved by Congrees, opposed by 82% of Spanish citizens. Welcome to a new Spanish order.
Grit your teeth and get it over with. This year was a nostalgic one. In general, it seemed, Europe preferred to look back than forward. The everyday life just looks so much better through a vintage filter. What Babelians are nostalgic about and what nostalgia of others gives them the creeps? We captured the mood of 2014.
The latest OECD data is clear: Italy doesn't invest enough in its young people. Although some big steps in social and economic development have been taken, youth continue to leave bella Italia for brighter horizons abroad.
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Who is capable of explaining what’s going on with the ruble in Russia and why this is so important for the international economy?
Bodo Ramelow became the first politician of the Left Party (Die Linke) to be elected premier of a German state on Friday. He won’t rule alone in Thuringia but together with the Greens and the SPD. So, it’s…
On November 29th, a couple of boys kissing in a Burger King in the Spanish capital were asked to leave the establishment. Days later, a crowd of same sex couples started kissing at the same time in that Burger King…