Brunori Sas, the indie accountant

By Marta Gentilucci on April 17, 2015

We shared four angel wing pastries with Dario Brunori, a.k.a Brunori Sas, an icon of the Italian indie scene, who presented his latest, iconoclastic show: "Brunori Srl - a limited liability company" at Palermo's Teatro Biondo.

Irish people against Irish Water: the fight against more charges

By Niall Lane on April 16, 2015

Housing crises, bank guarantees, hidden borrowing: southern Europe was hit hard by the raging economic storm of 2008. From this critical juncture, member states took very different approaches to rectify their financial woes. 

In Ireland, the fight against austerity has centred on the privatisation of water.

Görlitz, Back From the Dead

By Christina Heuschen Emilia Wanat on April 16, 2015

Over the last two decades, Görlitz and Zgorzelec, like many Polish cities post-1989, have undergone rapid changes. On the German side of the border, parts of the city are derelict. Now, young people are figuring out what to do with all the empty spaces.

Map of the week: Europe's glass ceiling

By Viral Shah on April 14, 2015

Across the EU, women earn, on average, 16% less than men per hour. The situation varies across Europe, with some countries having a huge gender wage gap, while others are getting closer to equality. 

And this is despite the fact that women do better at school and university than men. Here's how the situation breaks down across Europe: