6 must-watch movies from Berlinale 2017

By cafébabel FR on Feb. 17, 2017

The Berlin International Film Festival comes to an end this weekend. While we wait for the jury to decide who gets the big prizes, here's a selection of films from the festival we think you should keep an eye out for.

What does CETA mean for the European Union?

By euro topics on Feb. 17, 2017

On Wednesday, the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement with Canada. Some commentators argue that this represents a major stand against populism in the EU, while others fear it will only make populism in Europe stronger.

The man with a Bachelor's degree in magic

By Phil W. Bayles on Feb. 16, 2017

Anyone who grew up reading the Harry Potter books probably spent hours dreaming about becoming a real witch or wizard. But you don’t need to go to Hogwarts to learn how to use magic - you can do it in Dublin.

Anger in Europe over Trump's "Muslim Ban"

By euro topics on Jan. 31, 2017

US companies are considering lawsuits after Donald Trump's travel ban for citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries. Angela Merkel also criticised the order on Monday, while Italy's Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano advised the EU not to criticise Trump in view of its own migration policy. But commentators demand that politicians and businesses must protest the ban more vigorously.