Belarus' messed up punk scene

By Noah Groves on June 19, 2017

When speaking of Belarus, we don’t often address their punk rock scene. It’s a country that has been largely scrutinised across the continent, and sometimes even referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship. But the all-girl punk band Messed Up have been reshaping the country’s music scene since 2015.

[VIDEO] What the fuck Europe: Papillons de Nuit

Europe doesn’t belong in music festivals, said no one ever. During Papillons de Nuit, we decided to ask juicy questions on a multi-speed Europe and JC Juncker to beautifully drunk and young festivalgoers. Weird? Nahhhh.

The end of roaming charges

By euro topics on June 15, 2017

"Roam like at home" will apply across the EU starting today, Thursday. Those who travel abroad will no longer have to pay additional charges to use their mobile phones for normal calls. Most users and consumer protection agencies see this as good news, but there are also others rubbing their hands in glee, Europe's commentators point out.

Cool Britannia, Calm Britannia? 

By Lara Bullens on June 1, 2017

A sharp and catchy font, a crown to match the royal poise of the words below, and a striking red back-drop: the Keep Calm and Carry On poster is dripping in Britishness. But how did these five words come to be emblematic of British culture, and do they really reflect a common mindset?