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Trustworthy? 

Monday 22 January 2018 | Catherine André
| VoxEurop

Most readers want an objective coverage of political news


Meet the European Parliament's twittersphere 

Friday 19 January 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

This is the first in a series of posts on how members of the European Parliament (MEPs) appear on Twitter. This first post introduces the EP twittersphere, outlines limitations to the analysis, and points at some broad trends. The following posts will focus on specific aspects.


Diesel cars in the doghouse  in depth

Wednesday 17 January 2018 | Artur Włodarski
| BiQdata

Despite the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-fueled cars are still the most popular in Europe. A trend that is slowly changing, as governments and the public opinion are starting to grasp with their impact on public health.


Social democrats are having a hard time  in depth

Wednesday 10 January 2018 | Marcel Pauly
| Spiegel Online

All across Europe, social democratic parties are struggling to stay relevant. One of the oldest political ideologies is in crisis. An overview of the current situation.


Stagnations and wide discrepancies 

Wednesday 03 January 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Spending on social security in EU countries has seen a very slight increase since 2010, as the latest Eurostat study shows.


Lessons learned from 2017 and expectations for 2018  in depth

Friday 29 December 2017 | Cas Mudde
| VoxEurop

2017 was expected to see populist parties landsliding all over Europe, which did not happen. Will 2018 follow the same path? Most probably not, says expert Cas Mudde.


The Balkans barely exist for Italian TV news 

Thursday 21 December 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

A new study shows that South-East Europe is completely out of sight for the main TV newsrooms in Italy, except for Greece and Turkey


Turkey: The number of asylum requests has tripled over the last two years 

Monday 18 December 2017 | Fazıla Mat
| OBC Transeuropa

Following the attempted coup d'état, the number of asylum requests from Turkish citizens for countries in the EU, Germany in particular, continues to rise.


In an increasingly unequal world, Europe resists 

Monday 18 December 2017 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

The first World Inequalities Report shows a growing gap between the rich and the poor. Europe is an exception to this global trend.


The Eurozone seeks a post-Brexit balance 

Friday 15 December 2017 | Eric Maurice
| EUobserver

EU leaders gather on 15 December to discuss the future of the Eurozone, which will represent a much bigger share of the Union's economy after heavy-weight Britain will have left.