• Food waste: You’re gonna love eating expired food

    By 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 waste food products was an obvious move on his part. And he’s planning on making this a trend beyond Berlin, his hometown.

  • Meet My Hood: Nantes

    Voted Europe's green capital in 2013, the city that was once home to 15th century dukes from Brittany is now attracting more and more students. This is thanks to a strong youth culture, an abundance of green spaces and a high quality of life. Explore a city to which not only students but fleeing Parisians are starting to flock.

  • Bologna: Ganja paradise

    By on Oct. 9, 2017

    As Italy flirts with the idea of legalisation, the city of Bologna already seems to be laying the groundwork for cannabis to blossom. Mild weed shops, stressed students, street dealers... everyone seems to be benefitting from the herb whose trade can bring you out in a cold sweat. Report.

  • Populists in Germany: You shall not pass!

    By on Sept. 20, 2017

    On the 24th of September, Germans will choose their destiny by electing their next parliament. While the country has hindered the rise of the extreme right, Alternative Für Deutschland is still predicted to have about 10% of votes. But a group of motivated and imaginative young people have decided to make populism nothing more than a bad memory in their country. 

  • Harmonica Creams: When Japan meets Celtic blues

    By on Sept. 4, 2017

    From bodhráns to bagpipes, a Japanese band has dedicated themselves body and soul to Irish music. With four albums that settled down comfortably in the Japanese charts, Harmonica Creams has become something of a reference in the land of the rising sun. We sat down with the band’s leader in Paris to find out why. 

  • From Guinea to Hungary: Marcelo's catch-22

    By on Aug. 14, 2017

    Marcelo Cake-Baly is the lead actor in the Hungarian film The Citizen, released in January 2017. A child soldier in Guinea, a tram driver in Hungary, he narrates his struggle to become Hungarian and find his place between two cultures. 

  • Polo and Pan in wonderland

    By on June 28, 2017

    In troubled times, two French DJs got together to form Polo & Pan. They have now recorded their first album as a tribute to love and optimism. What did they find down the rabbit hole? An imaginary world of forest canopies, remote beaches and flying fish. 

  • UK Elections: Then and now

    By on June 16, 2017

    As Europe watched like a hawk, the results of the UK General Election turned out to be a damp squib. Theresa May’s gamble has not paid off, resulting in the Conservative Party being without a majority in Parliament. The Labour Party has achieved an unexpected breakthrough. The future political landscape in the UK is even more foggy, and the future of Brexit even more 'soft'.

  • [eng] The ordeal continues for Aleppo despite the ceasefire 

    By on Jan. 16, 2017

    Iranian Shiite militias targeted the convoy of civilians trying to leave Aleppo this morning, leaving one dead and four wounded. As the first convoy of buses set off out of the city, it was hit by a rocket attack fired by the Iranian Pasdaran who are coordinating operations to retake the city of Aleppo.