Data news


How many hot days do your kids face compared to your childhood?  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Antonio Hernández
Antonio Villarreal
Daniele Grasso
| El Confidencial

Climate change doesn’t only affect polar bears. The rise in temperatures affects academic performances and hospital admissions, and many Spanish cities suffer more than any others in Europe.


Where temperatures in Germany are rising the fastest  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Marcel Pauly
| Spiegel Online

Global warming has reached Germany: everywhere the temperature is rising. We reveal which regions have recorded the strongest increases.


EU sets new – though insufficient – limits for cars’ greenhouse gas emissions 

Tuesday 16 October 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

The new caps for CO2 emissions approved by the member states are ambitious, though not enough to counter the current trend in global warming.


The end of the Swiss tax haven?  in depth

Tuesday 02 October 2018 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

European banking activity is stalling in Switzerland, such that the country appears to be a less and less profitable financial centre.


Without EU quotas, sugar sector struggles with low prices  in depth

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

The outlook for the European sugar sector is not good at the moment, according to the director-general of the European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS).


Data show no direct correlation between number of refugees and populist vote 

Monday 24 September 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Post-vote analysis in Sweden show that there seems to be no direct correlation between the number of refugees living in a given city and the increase in the ballots casted for the Sweden Democrats


Europe is getting warmer, and it’s not looking like it’s going to cool down anytime soon  Large investigation

Monday 24 September 2018 | Nicolas Kayser-Bril
| Journalism++
Pod črto
BiQdata
OBC Transeuropa
Alternatives Economiques
VoxEurop
Spiegel Online
MobileReporter

An exclusive analysis of over 100 million meteorological data points shows that every major city in Europe is warmer in the 21st century than it was in the 20th. Subarctic regions, Andalusia and southern Romania are most affected.


Why Portugal isn’t doing as well as you might think 

Thursday 13 September 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

While the economic turnaround is undeniable, Portugal’s recovery still conceals some grey areas.


A busy day at the European Parliament: SOTEU, copyright, and Hungary 

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The big debates on the EU's future that traditionally follow the State of the Union address (also known as SOTEU) by EC Commission President Juncker at the European Parliament did not grab all the attention of Brussels-watchers today.


The numbers behind Juncker’s words 

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | Giorgio Comai
Eric Maurice
| OBC Transeuropa
EUobserver

What do the most recurrent terms in the EU Commission president's annual speech at the European Parliament say about the present and future of the Union?