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The ICT sector is booming. But are women missing out?  in depth

Thursday 19 April 2018 | Catherine André
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa
VoxEurop

Job creation in the ICT sector could help address the gender divide in Europe's labour market - but current trends suggest more work needs to be done.


Białowieza: destructive logging in Polish Primeval Forest   in depth

Thursday 19 April 2018 | BiQdata

In 2017, the Polish government authorized the cutting of between 160,000 and 180,000 trees in the Białowieza Primeval Forest. A measure which the European Court of Justice considers an infringement of the EU’s Habitat Directive, requiring member states to take appropriate conservation measures for special areas.


Who else is watching Romanian films? 

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Romanian New Wave keeps receiving international accolades at film festivals across Europe, yet it attracts relatively little public in its home country. A data-driven analysis


Pedal power wins over European cities 

Monday 16 April 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Using bicycles as a regular form of transport is growing as bike sharing infrastructure is put in place and cycle lanes are built.


Birds - collateral victims of intensive agriculture 

Wednesday 11 April 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The number and variety of bird species have dropped significantly over the last twenty years. The cause is a reduction of their food source due to the intensive use of pesticides in farming.


Facebook's increasing PR job in Brussels 

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

Starting in 2012, when it first entered the EU’s transparency register, Facebook has been steadily intensifying its lobbying efforts within European institutions.


Europeans at the cinema 

Monday 09 April 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

An interactive exploration of cinema-goers' habits in Europe based on twenty years of data (1996-2016) on 40996 films.


The top 100 European places where Dieselgate kills the most   in depth

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Stefano Valentino
| MobileReporter

Excess diesel emissions produce a tiny portion of harmful dusts. Yet, they cause dozens of deaths in Europe’s highly populated road traffic hotspots.


Dutch mainstream media and politicians pander populists 

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Cas Mudde
| VoxEurop

The 21 March local elections showed once again how out of touch mainstream media and politicians are, writes populism expert Cas Mudde.


Europe and microcredit 

Tuesday 27 March 2018 | Davide Sighele
| OBC Transeuropa

Ethical finance is no longer a niche phenomenon, and neither is microcredit. The characteristics of the latter, however, vary widely between eastern and western Europe.