Romania: Teenage romance in a digital era

By Lorelei Mihala on Jan. 3, 2018

Romanian teenagers are living in a glass cube. In an age where teenage relationships start and end online and where it's easiest to hide behind a smartphone screen, it can be difficult to find refuge. Stories from the ground show just how complex the issue is. 

O'Naturel: Naked dinner in a Parisian bistro

By Are We Europe on Dec. 22, 2017

The waiters, at least, would be clothed. Public health requirements demanded as much. I knew that before walking up to the black-cloaked window of O’Naturel, the first ever nudist bistro in Paris. 

WTF Europe: European Parliament and the Sakharov Prize

By Matthieu Amaré on Dec. 19, 2017

Last week, we were at the European Parliament in Strasburg to attend the Sakharov Prize ceremony, awarded to the democratic opposition in Venezuela. Lost? Don’t panic, we went to ask our MEPs for help so that we could get to know the famous Russian dissident Andreï Sakharov. And guess what? Things got weird…

London calling for Schiele censorship

By Antinea Radomska on Dec. 8, 2017

“Sorry. 100 years old but still too daring today.” London and Berlin have suddenly become quite chaste. When Vienna wanted to advertise the anniversary of iconic painter Egon Schiele with four nude paintings in Germany and the UK, both cities suddenly decided to censor art that’s a 100 years old. Too sexy for 2018? Really?