Politics

The Greens are gaining support in Belgium

Wednesday 06 March 2019 | Newsworthy

In Belgium the green parties are up by 4.2 points, in contrast with the relative crise of the GUE/NGL parties across Europe. All the other Belgian parties are stable or losing ground.


EUfactcheck, bringing more facts to the European debate

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

EUfactcheck is an initiative developed by the European Journalism Training Association, bringing together more than twenty European journalism schools.


Liberalization of public services in Europe (GUE/NGL)

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Since the 1980s, the European Union and its Member States have pursued policies to liberalize public network services. 


Civil liberties and “bad apples”: who is questioning European values within the EP?

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | VoxEurop

A tracker based on data from the Poll of Polls project casts a new light on the clash between pro-EU and illiberal forces within the European Parliament.


MEPs on Twitter: glimpses of a transnational European debate

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

A study based on Twitter data highlights distinct levels of interaction between MEPs ahead of the European electoral campaign.


Yellow Vests: where, when and how violence occurred

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

An interactive map and a fact-checking analysis highlight the geography of violent acts against protesters in France since November 2018.


Does Hungary spend €18 million on campaign against Sargentini? 

Thursday 14 March 2019 | EUfactcheck

MEP Judith Sargentini stated: "The Hungarian government spends €18 million on campaign against me and against the European Parliament". Her claim is mostly true, even if the campaign targets other EU politicians as well.


Hungary and Serbia, "partly free" countries 

Thursday 14 February 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

The democratisation process in South East Europe is stagnating, or even going backwards. Serbia is now considered a “partly free” country, just like Hungary.


EUfactcheck

How much does the "travelling circus" of the European Parliament really cost? 

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | EUfactcheck

The monthly move of the European Parliament between Brussels and Strasbourg is an obvious target of criticism against the way EU institutions work. But the move costs way less than some parties argue.


A dashboard that forecasts the next European Parliament

Monday 12 November 2018 | VoxEurop

With the departure of the British, the European Parliament will have 705 deputies instead of the current 751. How many groups will they be divided into?