Our pick

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

A+Ω: data analysis made easy

Wednesday 12 February 2020 | Voxeurop

A+Ω (Alpha + Omega) is a new tool developed by Oiko Media which aims at making statistical data-analysis for journalists an easy task.

UK 2019 elections: the importance of being earnestly tactical

Monday 09 December 2019 | Voxeurop

This week, almost three and a half years after the EU referendum, UK voters are called to the ballot boxes to renew the Parliament and, therefore, define the ultimate destiny of the Brexit saga. Tactical voting might well make the difference. 

Understanding the rise of Spain’s far-right

Tuesday 19 November 2019 | Voxeurop

In the aftermath of the latest Spanish elections, media in the country focus on the rise of the far-right party, Vox.

About electoral systems

Tuesday 12 November 2019 | Voxeurop

In the light of yet another deadlock-looking-outcome for Spain, an article in ElPaìs highlights the role electoral systems play in shaping electoral results. 

From wealth to well-being: the SEDA 2019 report

Tuesday 29 October 2019 | Voxeurop

Every year the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) releases its Sustainable economic development assessment (SEDA) report. A coefficient points at which countries are able to transform economic wealth into well-being.

30 years on, the divide between Eastern and Western Germany is still relevant

Tuesday 22 October 2019 | Voxeurop

On November 9, Germany will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Pew Research Centre recently published an analysis focusing on the East-West divide three decades after the reunification process kicked-off.

The most innovative square kilometers in Europe

Thursday 22 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

A spatial analysis of where patents come from, which combines different datasets and sheds light on both hyper-local and continental phenomena, by Topi Tjukanov.

It takes some time to become a government

Tuesday 30 July 2019 | Voxeurop

As Pedro Sanchez failed in its second attempt to become Prime Minister of Spain, we take a look at an infographic which uncovers how long it takes, on average and across Europe, to form a government.

The French pesticides buyers club

Saturday 06 July 2019 | Voxeurop

Mediapart dug into newly released data from the French Agency for Biodiversity to understand where pesticides end up in France at a local level.

Macron’s rule comes without Parliamentary debates

Wednesday 19 June 2019 | Voxeurop

In the light of a historical comparison with previous governments, the current French executive comes second in the use of a legislative tool that limits Parliamentary prerogatives.