Austria: Will a right-wing populist be President?

By euro topics on April 26, 2016

The FPÖ candidate Norbert Hofer won over 36 percent of the vote in the first round of Austria's presidential elections. This is the best result the right-wing party has ever achieved on the federal level. Commentators see the election above all as a vote against the established parties.

Behind the numbers: Queen Elizabeth II likes this

By Natalia Kuc on April 26, 2016

She’s just turned 90, and Her Majesty Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, “likes” this. She celebrated by offering 50,000 pounds a year to a “Head of Digital Engagement”.

Nowhere Line: What future for the Manus Island migrants?

By Lucrezia Lozza on April 20, 2016

Behrouz and Omar’s epic journey ends on Manus Island – a purgatory where they have no future. The stories of those fleeing violence and persecution converge on this Pacific Island. They hope to reach Australia, a country that is unlikely to ever welcome them. Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island is the new documentary from our partners at

Map of the Week: Netflix 'aint so chill

By Cafebabel ENG on April 19, 2016

Netflix has cracked down on the use of VPNs and other get-arounds to prevent users from viewing content not licensed in their country. As most places outside of the US get a raw deal when it comes to content, we ask which European countries get the best value for money from the service. Who gets the biggest House of Cards and who's left all on their Jessica Jones?