In depth

EU enlargement: a new strategy, with hands by the brakes

Wednesday 21 February 2018 | Francesco Martino
| OBC Transeuropa

The European Commission has renewed its strategy for the accession of the western Balkans as an essential geo-strategic investment for the EU. From Brussels, however, no concessions can be expected. For Serbia and Montenegro, accession could be achieved by 2025

Europeans at the cinema, from East to West

Wednesday 14 February 2018 | Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

European cinema-going habits vary significantly: a look at the current divide between Western and Eastern Europe.

EU Commissioner Andriukaitis: Health inequalities are economic issue

Thursday 25 January 2018 | Eric Maurice
| EUobserver

Social and geographical inequalities in Europeans' health are one of the main challenges for the EU, says health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis.

Diesel cars in the doghouse

Wednesday 17 January 2018 | Artur Włodarski
| BiQdata

Despite the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-fueled cars are still the most popular in Europe. A trend that is slowly changing, as governments and the public opinion are starting to grasp with their impact on public health.

Social democrats are having a hard time

Wednesday 10 January 2018 | Marcel Pauly
| Spiegel Online

All across Europe, social democratic parties are struggling to stay relevant. One of the oldest political ideologies is in crisis. An overview of the current situation.

Femicide in Europe is a widespread issue

Tuesday 28 November 2017 | Marzia Bona
Alberto Burba
| OBC Transeuropa

Regardless of the law, cases of femicide still fill the news: this worrying subject continues to arouse the interest of the media and international institutions, including those of Europe

In Europe, too, equality starts at the kindergarten

Friday 17 November 2017 | Xavier Molénat
| Alternatives Economiques

Crèche or grandparents? Forms of daycare vary between countries, with major implications for equality.

Go East: home is where joy is

Wednesday 25 October 2017 | Lidija Pisker
| OBC Transeuropa

More and more professionals from the Western Balkans choose to seek a better life by going east – opting for countries such as the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland

Not only Erasmus. Where and why European students move abroad

Friday 13 October 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

Many South-East European students enroll in foreign universities, but for most of them leaving the region remains only a dream

European football: ever richer…and more unequal

Wednesday 04 October 2017 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

An increasingly large ball that ends up more and more often in the same goal. That’s the new face of European football