Culture and leisure

European cinema regains ground  in depth

Thursday 05 July 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Against the total domination of Hollywood films, one in three films seen in Europe is a European production. 


World cup: Nearly one-third of players in European teams are of migrant descent

Friday 29 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Facing rising hostility in Western Europe, migrants are massively overrepresented in the region's World Cup's teams, compared with the overall population.


Here are the most successful films in Germany 

Thursday 02 August 2018 | Giorgio Comai
Louise Sprengelmeyer
| Spiegel Online

With smaller audiences and blockbuster successes a thing of the past, it feels as if Germany has fallen out of love with cinema. But is that really true? Which is the most film-loving region? And which films are the biggest hits? An overview


More vacant jobs in arts, entertainment and other services in Portugal

Friday 29 June 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows an increase in the number of vacant jobs in arts, entertainment, recreation and other services in Portugal. In the first quarter of 2018 the country reported a seasonally adjusted job vacancy rate of 1.1 percent, corresponding to 957 vacant jobs.


Televisions and VOD

Tuesday 26 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

A database provides data on all television channels and on-demand audiovisual services in Europe.


Who would win the Eurovision song contest if Google was to decide?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | VoxEurop

What countries would make the final and “who would cry victory” if Google searches reflect each country’s voting patterns were used to award points in the Eurovision Song Contest?


MEPs have more to say about future of social media than Facebook CEO

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Mark Zuckerberg had nothing new to say, while MEPs seemed determined to introduce new regulations. Those interested in the future of social media may do well to tune their antennas to Brussels rather than to Facebook headquarters.


Why France or Denmark will win the World Cup 

Thursday 14 June 2018 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

The statistics speak for themselves: countries with higher taxation levels have a greater chance of winning in international football tournaments.


European football: ever richer…and more unequal  in depth

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


Not only Erasmus. Where and why European students move abroad  in depth

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