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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.


All over Europe, housing has become all too expensive 

Thursday 14 December 2017 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

In most of EU countries rents and houses' price are growing faster than income. And finding a place to live has become an issue.


Public integrity loses momentum  in depth

Friday 08 December 2017 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

According to the latest Index of public integrity freedom of the press and of trade is losing ground in most of the EU.


Femicide in Europe is a widespread issue  in depth

Tuesday 28 November 2017 | Marzia Bona
Alberto Burba
| OBC Transeuropa

Regardless of the law, cases of femicide still fill the news: this worrying subject continues to arouse the interest of the media and international institutions, including those of Europe


Economy recovery is increasing social justice 

Monday 27 November 2017 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

A large majority of European countries has improved poverty prevention and access to labor markets


Xenophobia in European cities 

Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe