In depth


Diesel engines emissions exceed by far European limits

Monday 18 June 2018 | Stefano Valentino
| MobileReporter
VoxEurop

A new independent report reveals how harmful emissions from diesel engines have yet to fall, despite increasingly strict European regulations, and promises from manufacturers to follow the rules.


Mediterranean towns ready for EU-sponsored free wifi

Tuesday 15 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
Peter Teffer
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

The European Union's fund for free wireless internet connection hotspots is most popular in Belgium, Portugal, Bulgaria, Italy, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia. Check if your municipality pre-registered.


Animosity towards journalists is growing in Europe too

Friday 27 April 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

On the 25th of April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published their World Press Freedom Index for 2018. The situation in Europe is alarmingly worsening, says the Paris-based NGO.


The ICT sector is booming. But are women missing out?

Thursday 19 April 2018 | Catherine André
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa
VoxEurop

Job creation in the ICT sector could help address the gender divide in Europe's labour market - but current trends suggest more work needs to be done.


Białowieza: destructive logging in Polish Primeval Forest

Thursday 19 April 2018 | BiQdata

In 2017, the Polish government authorized the cutting of between 160,000 and 180,000 trees in the Białowieza Primeval Forest. A measure which the European Court of Justice considers an infringement of the EU’s Habitat Directive, requiring member states to take appropriate conservation measures for special areas.


Facebook's increasing PR job in Brussels

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

Starting in 2012, when it first entered the EU’s transparency register, Facebook has been steadily intensifying its lobbying efforts within European institutions.


The top 100 European places where Dieselgate kills the most

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Stefano Valentino
| MobileReporter

Excess diesel emissions produce a tiny portion of harmful dusts. Yet, they cause dozens of deaths in Europe’s highly populated road traffic hotspots.


Dutch mainstream media and politicians pander populists

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Cas Mudde
| VoxEurop

The 21 March local elections showed once again how out of touch mainstream media and politicians are, writes populism expert Cas Mudde.


How Brexit will impact study exchanges

Tuesday 27 March 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

Despite both the EU and the UK claiming they have made "decisive steps" in setting up the transitional period that will follow Brexit, there is still much uncertainty about the future of British participation in the Erasmus, the European exchange programme, beyond 2020.


Non-employment: an additional indicator for the labour market

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The unemployment rate as it is usually calculated provides an incomplete picture of the labour market situation and makes comparison between individual countries difficult. For a more accurate picture, the non-employment rate needs to be taken into account.