Since the end of 2015, relations between the European Union and the Polish government have been fraught with tensions concerning Warsaw's breach of the rule of law and fundamental European values. To bring some clarity to the issue, Biqdata provides the background.
Due to pollution, the majority of European rivers, lakes, and estuaries fall below the minimum environmental standards, a report by the European Environment Agency reveals.
Almost half of European students depend on their families in order to meet their costs, and more than a third live with their parents. This phenomenon is particularly acute in the South, though certainly not unique to the region.
The European Union has long been part of various agreements concerning the fight against climate change, with the main goal of limiting global warming by reducing its share of greenhouse gas emissions.
European cinema regains ground
Thursday 05 July 2018 |
Against the total domination of Hollywood films, one in three films seen in Europe is a European production.
| Alternatives Economiques
The discourse of the European hard right concerning the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean or the Alps doesn’t hold water when met with the facts.
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.
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.
According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, “2016 saw an uptick in nationalist activities around the globe”, and especially in Europe.
| 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.