The days of lighting up in Helsinki are numbered. Finland will become the first country in the world to introduce a total ban on smoking, which is expected to come into effect in 2030.
The Netherlands is going to the polls today, but young Dutch people are more interested in international politics than what's happening in their own backyard. In fact, as far as they're concerned, everything is just fine...
A group of young Hungarians just finished a successful campaign calling on the city of Budapest to drop its 2024 Olympic bid. The movement, which has long-term ambitions of becoming a political party, says that apart from protecting Budapest from the expenses of the games, it wants Hungarians to take back democratic control over their own lives. [OPINION]
Michael Gove, former UK Secretary of State for Justice, famously asserted that "people in this country have had enough of experts" in the run-up to the Brexit referendum. This strain of anti-intellectualism, which can be easily detected in Gove’s discharge of pundits, turned the spotlight on politicians and intellectuals alike.
51% of the world’s population is under the age of the 30, but only 2% of the world’s parliamentarians are from that age group. By lifting the veil on this number, we found out that we’re getting stuck in a vicious cycle. We spoke to two young potential parliamentarians to see what can be done about this discrepancy.
Emilia likes travel books and fruit-flavoured beers. She’s 26 years old and has curly hair, which she usually dyes red. For a year she worked for a Polish mental health helpline, convincing children and teenagers that a break-up is not the end of the world, and that it’s possible to do something about an abusive father.
In an open letter to Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), 26-year-old politician Jenna Behrends fights back against sexism in her own party - and also finds herself struggling against women within her own ranks. We speak with another victim of sexism in the Young Union - and look to France to see how accusations of sexism can play out.
The Italian Ministry of Health seems to think that rushing young people into having kids is a good way of combatting population decline. However, the issue for young people is not the act of conception, but the ability to raise their children - which is where the support from the state seems to dry up. [OPINION]
Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres, wrote Caesar - all of Gaul is divided in three parts. But when it comes to teaching classical languages, how many parts is Europe divided into? Is there any use to learning Latin? Could it be a panacea for the problems of young Europeans?
In 2013, a graphic designer selflessly created a plan of the tram network for his home city of Dnipro. This summer, he decided to renew the timetable of a park railway for children, design collector tickets and print them out at his own expense. What does the 25-year-old altruist have to say about his work?