• Brussels: The concrete heart of Europe

    By on April 28, 2017

    [SPONSORED CONTENT] As the European Union reaches a turning point, Brussels is trying to show off its European identity. We visit four symbolic places guaranteed to make you fall in love with the good Old Continent.

  • Breaking down the results of the Dutch elections

    By on March 16, 2017

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is breathing a sigh of relief after securing a third term in yesterday's elections. His party won 33 seats, and decisively saw off the Party for Freedom (PVV) led by Geert Wilders.

  • Around Europe in 5 expressions

    By on March 3, 2017

    There are lots of lovely European sayings about cities, involving chairs, owls, and oatmeal. This is what happened when we got some of our editors to try and pronounce them properly...

  • Behind the Numbers: Orbán's refugee referendum

    By on July 13, 2016

    The Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, is looking for a way to ignore the refugee crisis. That’s why, encouraged by his wariness of Brussels, he's called his own referendum on the 2nd of October. On this date, Hungarians will have their say on whether or not they want to host refugees within their borders.

  • Belgrad: Das Dubai des Balkans?

    By on June 22, 2016

    [Podcast] Bis 2019 soll an den Ufern des Save-Flusses eine futuristische Landschaft entstehen, finanziert von emiratischen Millionären: die Belgrade Waterfront. Das Projekt spaltet die Bewohner der serbischen Hauptstadt.

  • Behind the numbers: Basic income, who'd have it best?

    By on June 17, 2016

    On Sunday the 5th of June, the Swiss rejected the idea of an unconditional basic income, a concept is mired in controversy. While some see it as the first step on the way to a socialist utopia, others are sounding warning alarms. Meanwhile, The Economist has calculated how much citizens would get if a basic income was introduced in other countries.

  • Monténégro : nouvelle jeunesse, vieux pouvoir 

    By on June 16, 2016

    Le Monténégro est le seul pays des Balkans de l'ouest qui n'a pas connu la guerre civile - et ce, bien qu’il ait envoyé des troupes dans les zones frontalières et se soit livré à des crimes de guerre. Le pays est également une exception à d'autres égards : à la différence de la jeunesse des pays voisins, celle du Monténégro n'a en vingt-cinq ans jamais connu de changement de régime.

  • Montenegro: Der lange Schatten des Milo D.

    By on June 15, 2016

    Montenegro ist das einzige Land des westlichen Balkans, in dem der Bürgerkrieg nie stattgefunden hat – auch wenn Montenegro seinerseits Truppen in benachbarte Gebiete schickte und Kriegsverbrechen beging. Auch in anderer Hinsicht ist das Land ein Sonderfall: Anders als Gleichaltrige in den Nachbarländern hat die Jugend Montenegros in den letzten 25 Jahren keinen Regierungswechsel erlebt.

  • Map of the Week: Where can gay men give blood in Europe?

    By on June 14, 2016

    After the shooting that took place last Saturday night in an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, local authorities put out a call for blood donations to help those wounded in the attacks. Yet, in the US, sexual active gay men cannot give blood until one year after their last homosexual encounter. What’s the situation like in European countries?

  • Croatie : le train d'enfer des réfugiés

    By on June 10, 2016

    Pendant la guerre des Balkans, des milliers de réfugiés croates affluaient à la frontière serbo-croate. Aujourd'hui, la région est encore un hotspot clef dans la crise des réfugiés de l'UE : des milliers de réfugiés syriens fuient le Moyen-Orient en passant par le camp de Slavonski Brod. Là, Lorena Franjkić, ancienne réfugiée bosniaque, les aide dans leur voyage vers une nouvelle vie.