In depth


The ICT sector is booming. But are women missing out?

Thursday 19 April 2018 | Catherine André
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa
VoxEurop

Job creation in the ICT sector could help address the gender divide in Europe's labour market - but current trends suggest more work needs to be done.


Białowieza: destructive logging in Polish Primeval Forest

Thursday 19 April 2018 | BiQdata

In 2017, the Polish government authorized the cutting of between 160,000 and 180,000 trees in the Białowieza Primeval Forest. A measure which the European Court of Justice considers an infringement of the EU’s Habitat Directive, requiring member states to take appropriate conservation measures for special areas.


The top 100 European places where Dieselgate kills the most

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Stefano Valentino
| MobileReporter

Excess diesel emissions produce a tiny portion of harmful dusts. Yet, they cause dozens of deaths in Europe’s highly populated road traffic hotspots.


How Brexit will impact study exchanges

Tuesday 27 March 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

Despite both the EU and the UK claiming they have made "decisive steps" in setting up the transitional period that will follow Brexit, there is still much uncertainty about the future of British participation in the Erasmus, the European exchange programme, beyond 2020.


Non-employment: an additional indicator for the labour market

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The unemployment rate as it is usually calculated provides an incomplete picture of the labour market situation and makes comparison between individual countries difficult. For a more accurate picture, the non-employment rate needs to be taken into account.


EU enlargement: a new strategy, with hands by the brakes

Wednesday 21 February 2018 | Francesco Martino
| OBC Transeuropa

The European Commission has renewed its strategy for the accession of the western Balkans as an essential geo-strategic investment for the EU. From Brussels, however, no concessions can be expected. For Serbia and Montenegro, accession could be achieved by 2025


Europeans at the cinema, from East to West

Wednesday 14 February 2018 | Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

European cinema-going habits vary significantly: a look at the current divide between Western and Eastern Europe.


EU Commissioner Andriukaitis: Health inequalities are economic issue

Thursday 25 January 2018 | Eric Maurice
| EUobserver

Social and geographical inequalities in Europeans' health are one of the main challenges for the EU, says health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis.


Diesel cars in the doghouse

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

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.