In depth


Revealed: Link between MEPs CO2 votes and domestic car jobs

Thursday 08 November 2018 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

Members of the European Parliament from countries where there are significant number of jobs in the automotive industry were less likely to support stronger climate measures than those where car jobs are less important, according to an analysis of voting patterns.


Parenting in Europe: who’s staying at home with the kids?

Thursday 08 November 2018 | Laura Filios
| OBC Transeuropa

Too many fathers delegating childcare to their partner; mothers staying too long outside the workforce; an uneven range of rights and guarantees: how and why parental leave is changing in Europe.


The end of the Swiss tax haven?

Tuesday 02 October 2018 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

European banking activity is stalling in Switzerland, such that the country appears to be a less and less profitable financial centre.


Without EU quotas, sugar sector struggles with low prices

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

The outlook for the European sugar sector is not good at the moment, according to the director-general of the European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS).


What brings Romanians to the streets

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.


Greece exits bailout, but no quick recovery ahead

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.




Plastic recycling: uneven progress in Europe

Monday 23 July 2018 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

The “European plastic strategy” is moving forward in Brussels. While certain member states are already doing well, many trail behind.


Poland's quarrel with the European Union

Monday 23 July 2018 | Danuta Pawłowska
| BiQdata

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.


To what extent do European students depend on their families?

Tuesday 17 July 2018 | Samuel Silva
| Público

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.


European cinema regains ground

Thursday 05 July 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Against the total domination of Hollywood films, one in three films seen in Europe is a European production.