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Migration crisis is one of mismanagement – The figures 

Wednesday 27 June 2018 | Nikolaj Nielsen
Damiano Bacci
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

Far fewer people are arriving by sea into Europe compared to the last years, yet the political debate appears to suggest a major migration crisis. The real crisis is about mismanagement and indecision by political leaders.


Palermo and Naples, the most difficult places to find a job according to their citizens 

Monday 25 June 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Only 3 percent of the people living in Palermo and 5 percent of those in Naples consider that it is easy to find a job in their city. 


Nationalists’ hostility over religious minorities on the rise in Europe 

Saturday 23 June 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, “2016 saw an uptick in nationalist activities around the globe”, and especially in Europe.


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.