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Looking at life expectancy in European countries combined with retirement age, we see stark differences: Austrian women and Maltese men enjoy the longest retirement, while in Bulgaria this period is almost 10 years shorter for both women and men.
Too many fathers delegating childcare to their partner; mothers staying too long outside the workforce; an uneven range of rights and guarantees: how and why parental leave is changing in Europe.
Most non-Muslim adults in Western Europe favor at least some restrictions on the religious clothing of Muslim women who live in their country
Immigration still remains a top concern for many Western Europeans, but today a large majority says it is necessary for immigrants to integrate, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.
People refused asylum in Europe may be asked to get their own travel documents at embassies even during appeal, posing risks to themselves and their families.
Forecasts for 2023 show that across the EU, the median wealth per adult is on the rise. However, it is still unclear if the distribution of wealth will become more balanced in the future. Germany tops the ranking of EU countries with the highest number of millionaires holding more than $50 mln of wealth.
Due to pollution, the majority of European rivers, lakes, and estuaries fall below the minimum environmental standards, a report by the European Environment Agency reveals.
In contrast with other parts of the continent, life in rural areas in Eastern Europe is synonymous with poverty. The problem should be tackled during the current debate on the reform of the common agricultural policy, with particular emphasis on young people.
Erasmus, the end of roaming charges, the convenience of the euro: the rhetoric promoting the benefits of European integration only really addresses those citizens who regularly travel to other EU countries. In fact, 37 percent of EU citizens have never been outside their own country.
The new Bundestag is fairly average – at least as far as the proportion of women and young MPs is concerned. An international comparison shows that, elsewhere, things are done differently.