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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.


Here’s how Europe’s biggest redistribution machine works 

Tuesday 05 June 2018 | Marcel Pauly
Maria Marquart
| Spiegel Online

Farming subsidies form the largest slice of the EU’s expenditure: the Union distributes €58 billion each year to its farmers. How do these subsidies work and why are they so controversial?


More than one in four young employed in Europe work on weekends  

Wednesday 30 May 2018 | Catherine André
| VoxEurop

Weekend work is daily business for 29 percent of Europeans aged 20 to 34.


EU budget: Where are the biggest cuts and increases? 

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
Eszter Zalan
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

After weeks of opacity, the European Parliament has released figures which show the differences between the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027 and the previous one for the 2014-2020 period.


Brexit causes flight of European health workers from the NHS 

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

A growing number of EU nationals working in the National Health Service are leaving England as a consequence of the referendum on British membership in the EU.


Even where abortion is legal, access is not granted  in depth

Thursday 24 May 2018 | Paola Tamma
| VoxEurop

In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.


MEPs have more to say about future of social media than Facebook CEO 

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Mark Zuckerberg had nothing new to say, while MEPs seemed determined to introduce new regulations. Those interested in the future of social media may do well to tune their antennas to Brussels rather than to Facebook headquarters.


Are European data watchdogs prepared for GDPR? 

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Nikolaj Nielsen
Peter Teffer
Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

European data protection authorities are conducting profoundly different recruitment policies to enforce the EU's upcoming new privacy rules.


In OECD countries, a quarter of the salary goes to taxes 

Friday 18 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

A new report shows disparities between the 40.5 percent in Belgium and the 7 percent paid in Chile. The analysis also offers detailed information according to the type of family.


LGBT rights in the Balkans: what is still missing 

Thursday 17 May 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

The last annual review of ILGA-Europe praises most Balkan countries for the laws that they have introduced – but implementation is still poor and further steps are needed.