Food waste: You’re gonna love eating expired food

By Julie Tirard on Feb. 7, 2018

He spent five years living without money and co-founded a food exchange platform. In the war against food waste, Raphael Fellmer is no rookie. So running the first ever supermarket dedicated to selling wasted food products was an obvious move on his part. And he’s planning on making this a trend beyond Berlin, his hometown.

Britain appoints a Minister for Loneliness

By Lara Bullens on Feb. 2, 2018

On the 17th of January, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the British government would appoint a Minister for Loneliness. Her name? Tracey Crouch. While it may sound silly, more than 9 million people in the UK suffer from loneliness on a daily basis. With Brexit on the table, it’s just proof that no man is an island.

Austria: Who’s afraid of Sebastian Kurz?

By Viktoria Penz Martha Peters on Jan. 5, 2018

At the age of 31, he made history by becoming Europe’s youngest leader. On the 15th of October 2017, his party won the parliamentary elections in Austria. Two months later, he formed a coalition with the far-right Freedom party (FPO). But how did this hardliner get there so quickly?

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?