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190 million Europeans have never been abroad 

Thursday 21 June 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Erasmus, the end of roaming charges, the convenience of the euro: the rhetoric promoting the benefits of European integration only really addresses those citizens who regularly travel to other EU countries. In fact, 37 percent of EU citizens have never been outside their own country.


Diesel engines emissions exceed by far European limits  in depth

Monday 18 June 2018 | Stefano Valentino
| MobileReporter
VoxEurop

A new independent report reveals how harmful emissions from diesel engines have yet to fall, despite increasingly strict European regulations, and promises from manufacturers to follow the rules.


Why France or Denmark will win the World Cup 

Thursday 14 June 2018 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

The statistics speak for themselves: countries with higher taxation levels have a greater chance of winning in international football tournaments.


Europe drifts from its goals 

Thursday 14 June 2018 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Despite setting ambitious targets for reducing CO2 emissions, the EU’s carbon footprint increased last year.


Copyright reform: the forthcoming EU directive we'll all be worrying about in a few years time 

Wednesday 13 June 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

On June 20, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposed directive for Copyright reform. Sounds obscure? It is actually a hotly debated topic: the new directive may well shape how the internet will look like in a few years, among other things changing how linking and uploading of contents works.


Why Italy is fed up with Europe 

Monday 11 June 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The rise to government of Eurosceptic parties is the consequence of austerity policies made in the name of cleaner public finances and of the euro convergence criteria.


Lung cancer deaths on the rise in two thirds of European countries 

Monday 11 June 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

The number of deaths caused by cancer of trachea, bronchus and lung has increased in two thirds of the European countries between 2011 and 2015.


Ireland and Switzerland, the European “globalisation champions” 

Friday 08 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Ireland is the most globalised European country and Switzerland is the one that gained the most from the economy’s globalisation since 1990.


One in four Spaniards and Poles has a temporary job 

Thursday 07 June 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

Spain and Poland are leaders in temporary employment in the EU, while the Baltic states and Romania lead on permanent jobs.


The green challenge for European cities 

Tuesday 05 June 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Regulating CO2 emissions and creating liveable urban spaces is a challenge for the future of the EU.