Germany: Young and committed political soldiers

By Mathilde Dorcadie on Oct. 16, 2017

They were born and/or grew up in Germany after the fall of the Berlin wall. They all work in politics. They come from different political backgrounds. They are involved in politics in their own way, each with their own vision of Germany and of their generation. Cafébabel spoke with them about today's youth and the Germany of tomorrow.

An Irish fisher's battle for another Europe

To reclaim his rights, an Irish salmon fisher spent eight years battling a bureaucratic nightmare between the coast of Donegal to the European institutions in Brussels. This investigation is the heart of the documentary "Des Lois Et Des Hommes", a film that shows how powerful one man’s voice can be in Europe. Interview with the director of the documentary, Loïc Jourdain.

Greece: A victory for the transgender community

By Safouane Abdessalem on Oct. 13, 2017

This week, Greece passed a law allowing citizens to choose their gender on their official identification documents. This reform sparked some outcries from the Orthodox church, who claimed that it was a “satanic act”. Who cares? We do, once again.

The future of young Cypriots in a Starbucks coffee cup

By George Tsangaris on Oct. 13, 2017

Before and even after the island was divided, Cyprus has had a strong folkloric history. From coffee reading, to burning olive leaves, to evil eye talismans; all kinds of traditions and superstitions are intricately woven in Cypriot culture. But what do these traditions mean to young Cypriots today?