Democracy

When it comes to news media, populist views make more difference than political side

Monday 14 May 2018 | VoxEurop

A new survey shows that “those who hold populist views value and trust the news media less, and they also give the media lower marks for coverage of major issues, such as immigration, the economy and crime”.


The four Italies

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Italy’s general election on March 4th left the country allegedly split along the North-South divide, but differences are not so wide when looking at the local level, as Il Sole 24Ore shows.


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. 


Turkey: The number of asylum requests has tripled over the last two years 

Monday 18 December 2017 | Fazıla Mat
| OBC Transeuropa

Following the attempted coup d'état, the number of asylum requests from Turkish citizens for countries in the EU, Germany in particular, continues to rise.


The “migrant crisis”: sorting the true from the false 

Wednesday 27 June 2018 | Guillaume Duval
Xavier Molénat
| Alternatives Economiques

The discourse of the European hard right concerning the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean or the Alps doesn’t hold water when met with the facts.


Why Italy is fed up with Europe 

Monday 11 June 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The rise to government of Eurosceptic parties is the consequence of austerity policies made in the name of cleaner public finances and of the euro convergence criteria.


Brexit causes flight of European health workers from the NHS 

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

A growing number of EU nationals working in the National Health Service are leaving England as a consequence of the referendum on British membership in the EU.


The EU Integrity Watch

Tuesday 03 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

A user-friendly interactive database developed by Transparency International, providing a unique overview of the lobby organisations registered in the EU Transparency Register – the register of Brussels lobbyists.


How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

Monday 11 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Which countries experienced the most dramatic rise in populist, right-wing political forces in recent elections across Europe?


FT Germany’s election results in charts and maps

Thursday 28 September 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Following the stunning results of German federal election on September 24th, the Financial Times released a series of graphs highlighting key aspects in voters’ behaviour.