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Our choice of data-driven coverage on European affairs, useful apps and online tools

Who would win the Eurovision song contest if Google was to decide?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | VoxEurop

What countries would make the final and “who would cry victory” if Google searches reflect each country’s voting patterns were used to award points in the Eurovision Song Contest?


Spaniards are now wealthier than Italians – are they?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | VoxEurop

According to the latest data published by the International Monetary Fund, by 2017 Spaniards’ per capita wealth would be higher than the Italians’.


Spaniards more optimistic than the French in their perception of the EU

Wednesday 02 May 2018 | VoxEurop

According to a latest survey, the fact that Spaniards belong to the EU is positive for 62 percent of the population, while it is positive for only 40 percent for the French. 


Member states not committing enough to fight biodiversity loss

Sunday 29 April 2018 | VoxEurop

A new report published on 26 April by BirdLife Europe, WWF, European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Friends of the Earth Europe, shows that 18 European governments assessed are not implementing nature protection rules as they should. 


The corrupt, the most pardoned

Tuesday 24 April 2018 | VoxEurop

Transparency of public administrations is a demand and a right of civil society. Fundación Civio, based in Spain, wants to satisfy this demand through data journalism.


How transports might jeopardize decarbonation in Europe

Monday 23 April 2018 | VoxEurop

Emissions have significantly decreased between 1990 and 2015 in the main carbon emitting sectors, electricity and heating. Meanwhile, transport saw an increase of 23 percent of its emissions.


Mapping the distance from urban centres

Monday 23 April 2018 | VoxEurop

This new global map developed by the Oxford University with the support of the JRC RoadLess Forest project shows how accessible cities are to people living around the world.


How China Is Buying Its Way Into Europe

Monday 23 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Based on data for mergers and acquisitions, investment and joint-venture deals, Bloomberg looks at China’s diffuse but expanding footprint in Europe in the last ten years.


No Place for Foreigners

Monday 16 April 2018 | VoxEurop

If you have a foreign name and you are looking for an apartment, you will significantly less likely to be contacted by landlords than a German applicant.


The most comprehensive overview of the gender pay gap in the UK

Friday 30 March 2018 | VoxEurop

With the deadline to submit salary details for male and female staff in the UK just days away, early findings show that almost 90 per cent of women still work for companies that pay them less than male colleagues