In depth


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.




How widespread is anti-Roma prejudice?

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.


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. 


Migration crisis is one of mismanagement – The figures

Wednesday 27 June 2018 | Nikolaj Nielsen
Damiano Bacci
| EUobserver
Voxeurop

Far fewer people are arriving by sea into Europe compared to the last years, yet the political debate appears to suggest a major migration crisis. The real crisis is about mismanagement and indecision by political leaders.


Diesel engines emissions exceed by far European limits

Monday 18 June 2018 | Stefano Valentino
| MobileReporter
Voxeurop

A new independent report reveals how harmful emissions from diesel engines have yet to fall, despite increasingly strict European regulations, and promises from manufacturers to follow the rules.


EU budget: Where are the biggest cuts and increases?

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
Eszter Zalan
| Voxeurop
EUobserver

After weeks of opacity, the European Parliament has released figures which show the differences between the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027 and the previous one for the 2014-2020 period.


Even where abortion is legal, access is not granted

Thursday 24 May 2018 | Paola Tamma
| Voxeurop

In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.