Finland: Take a break from your oppressor on this women-only island

By cafébabel FR on Feb. 20, 2018

A Finnish billionaire created a women-only resort on an island along the edges of Helsinki. As a single-sex symbol, this initiative echoes similar practices that are carried out by afro-feminist groups in Europe. By why, according to them, are non-mixed events so necessary?

Meet My Hood: La Belle de Mai, Marseille

By Hélène Pillon on Feb. 20, 2018

For many years, la Belle de Mai has had a bad reputation. Still, the neighbourhood has attracted a vast amount of people engaged Marseille’s culture, leaving its inhabitants proud of the area's friendly atmosphere.

[VIDEO] Macedonia vs Greece: One name, many histories

Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands of Greeks took to the streets to protest the name of their neighbour's country: Macedonia. This may seem absurd, but the conflict has been around for centuries, and the histories of Alexander the Great, Yugoslavia and the European Union are resurfacing all at once. Our 'Who Cares' of the week.

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?