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Why Portugal isn’t doing as well as you might think 

Thursday 13 September 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

While the economic turnaround is undeniable, Portugal’s recovery still conceals some grey areas.


A busy day at the European Parliament: SOTEU, copyright, and Hungary 

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The big debates on the EU's future that traditionally follow the State of the Union address (also known as SOTEU) by EC Commission President Juncker at the European Parliament did not grab all the attention of Brussels-watchers today.


The numbers behind Juncker’s words  in depth

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | Giorgio Comai
Eric Maurice
| OBC Transeuropa
EUobserver

What do the most recurrent terms in the EU Commission president's annual speech at the European Parliament say about the present and future of the Union?


What brings Romanians to the streets  in depth

Monday 10 September 2018 | Paula Baciu
| VoxEurop

On 10 August, more than 100,000 citizens rallied in Bucharest to protest against the rampant corruption that cripples the Social-Democrats-led government and makes thousands of educated young people flee the country in search for better opportunities.


Ten graphs to understand the Greek crisis 

Friday 24 August 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

On August 20th, Greece stepped out from under the supervision of the Troika. Its intervention will go down in history as a model of what not to do when you really want to help a nation recover.


When Europeans seek asylum  in depth

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Every year, almost 100,000 Europeans seek asylum in EU countries, and the number of applications continues to grow. Yet this is a phenomenon which remains at the margins of the debate on asylum – and that on EU enlargement.


Greece exits bailout, but no quick recovery ahead  in depth

Monday 20 August 2018 | Damiano Bacci
Eric Maurice
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

On 20 August, Greece officially exited the three-year EU bailout plan it accepted when it was on the verge of bankruptcy and close to be pushed out of the eurozone. While it marks the end of eight years of financial crisis and austerity, the exit from international aid doesn't mean a quick recovery.




Romania, the only EU country consuming less earthly resources than the world’s average 

Tuesday 07 August 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

In all of EU countries Earth Overshoot Day – the date when all of the inhabitants have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year – falls before 1 August, except for Romania.


Here are the most successful films in Germany 

Thursday 02 August 2018 | Giorgio Comai
Louise Sprengelmeyer
| Der Spiegel

With smaller audiences and blockbuster successes a thing of the past, it feels as if Germany has fallen out of love with cinema. But is that really true? Which is the most film-loving region? And which films are the biggest hits? An overview


How widespread is anti-Roma prejudice?  in depth

Thursday 02 August 2018 | Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

The controversial eviction of a camping near Rome has once again brought attention to the Roma presence in Italy, which remains small in proportion to many European countries but is nevertheless the target of intense discrimination.