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Social democrats and the People's Party are gaining some support in Europe 

Tuesday 02 April 2019 | Newsworthy

Polls from across the European Union show a slight decline in support for the parties belonging to ALDE, EFDD, and GUE/NGL groups in the European Parliament in the past two months.


Europe needs to focus on tax harmonisation to curb inequality  in depth

Tuesday 02 April 2019 | Zoé Durand
| VoxEurop

According to a new report by the World Inequality Lab, inequality in Europe has declined slightly since 1980, but remains significant, particularly between the east and west of the continent.


Europe set to achieve its education target for 2020 

Tuesday 02 April 2019 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The European Union (EU) is close to achieving both of its targets in the education sector which are a part of the Europe 2020 strategy.


Are speed cameras saving lives, and are old cars dangerous?  

Wednesday 10 April 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

The number of fatal accidents in the European Union is steadily decreasing, with the exception of Malta. However, the data shows a high degree of variation: while in Romania, 98 victims die on roads for every million inhabitants, in Sweden, that rate is only 25.


The Balkans (and Europe) are choking on coal pollution 

Friday 29 March 2019 | Maria Giulia Anceschi
| OBC Transeuropa

The 16 coal power plants in the western Balkans cause as much pollution as the 250 plants active within the European Union. The health impact is severe, and not just within the region.


How gender balanced will the next European Parliament be? 

Tuesday 26 March 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

Will parties run enough women, and will they be placed in electable positions on electoral lists? Besides electoral systems, determination and concrete action are required to incentivise female representation. Let’s take a look at where we are now, with the numbers in hand.


Fewer antibiotics in European livestock farming  in depth

Wednesday 27 March 2019 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

The improper use of antibiotics for animals contributes to the emergence of resistant bacteria. While their use in the EU is declining, this phenomenon remains a threat to human health.


Free trade as a scapesheep  in depth

Wednesday 20 March 2019 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

Romania has emerged as one of the targets of dairy farmers' protests in Sardinia. But the figures show that Romanian exports are not to blame for the sheep milk crisis.


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Hard Brexit could cost citizens billions euro annually 

Thursday 21 March 2019 | Yuliana Romanyshyn
| VoxEurop

If the United Kingdom were to leave the European Union without a new deal, it could lead to billions of euro in losses to the European Union and British citizens.


WeEuropeans: a look into the policy-priorities of European citizens 

Wednesday 20 March 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

The non-for profit European association Civico Europa, carried out a large citizens consultation in partnership with Make.org to give substance to the idea of the “future of Europe”.