EU leaders gather on 15 December to discuss the future of the Eurozone, which will represent a much bigger share of the Union's economy after heavy-weight Britain will have left.
According to the latest Index of public integrity freedom of the press and of trade is losing ground in most of the EU.
A large majority of European countries has improved poverty prevention and access to labour markets
On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe
Although journalists work in a relatively safe environment in Europe, they sometimes pay the highest price for doing their job
They are neither working nor studying. Their population exploded with the crisis, especially in Southern Europe
The concept of 'crisis' has been dominating the last decade, but this may no longer be the case
Europeans are more and more connected to internet, but there still are huge gaps between regions and countries
Every year, about 10,000 people across Europe die prematurely because of diesel car emissions exceeding limits
In tourist areas across Europe, the waste generated by tourism is managed by recycling and disposal systems that are often inefficient, as data collected in various European countries reveals