Data news


EU sets new – though insufficient – limits for cars’ greenhouse gas emissions 

Tuesday 16 October 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

The new caps for CO2 emissions approved by the member states are ambitious, though not enough to counter the current trend in global warming.


The end of the Swiss tax haven? 

Tuesday 02 October 2018 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

European banking activity is stalling in Switzerland, such that the country appears to be a less and less profitable financial centre.


Without EU quotas, sugar sector struggles with low prices  in depth

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

The outlook for the European sugar sector is not good at the moment, according to the director-general of the European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS).


Data show no direct correlation between number of refugees and populist vote 

Monday 24 September 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Post-vote analysis in Sweden show that there seems to be no direct correlation between the number of refugees living in a given city and the increase in the ballots casted for the Sweden Democrats


Europe is getting warmer, and it’s not looking like it’s going to cool down anytime soon 

Monday 24 September 2018 | Nicolas Kayser-Bril
| Journalism++
Pod črto
BiQdata
OBC Transeuropa
Alternatives Economiques
VoxEurop
Spiegel Online
MobileReporter

An exclusive analysis of over 100 million meteorological data points shows that every major city in Europe is warmer in the 21st century than it was in the 20th. Subarctic regions, Andalusia and southern Romania are most affected.


Why Portugal isn’t doing as well as you might think 

Thursday 13 September 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

While the economic turnaround is undeniable, Portugal’s recovery still conceals some grey areas.


The numbers behind Juncker’s words 

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | Giorgio Comai
Eric Maurice
| OBC Transeuropa
EUobserver

What do the most recurrent terms in the EU Commission president's annual speech at the European Parliament say about the present and future of the Union?


What brings Romanians to the streets 

Monday 10 September 2018 | Paula Baciu
| VoxEurop

On 10 August, more than 100,000 citizens rallied in Bucharest to protest against the rampant corruption that cripples the Social-Democrats-led government and makes thousands of educated young people flee the country in search for better opportunities.


Ten graphs to understand the Greek crisis 

Friday 24 August 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

On August 20th, Greece stepped out from under the supervision of the Troika. Its intervention will go down in history as a model of what not to do when you really want to help a nation recover.


When Europeans seek asylum 

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Every year, almost 100,000 Europeans seek asylum in EU countries, and the number of applications continues to grow. Yet this is a phenomenon which remains at the margins of the debate on asylum – and that on EU enlargement.