How parties court voters online
Analysis: German parties differ greatly in how they advertise on Facebook. The conservative CDU targets individual regions, the left-wing SPD tailors its adverts by gender. The far-right AfD has a totally different approach.
Europe and the anti-establishment parties
In the run-up to the European elections, populists are gaining ground in many countries. But their slogans are not winning through everywhere. Where are they successful, and what makes them dangerous?
Women in power
Sweden does it without a law, France does it with one. The proportion of women in European parliaments and cabinets is determined by a number of different factors. A comparison.
Free travel through Europe: the countries with the most young people competing for Interrail tickets
An Interrail ticket makes it possible to cross the whole of Europe by train, visiting up to 30 countries and staying at each stop for as long as you like. This summer, around 14,500 young Europeans will have the opportunity to do just that – free of charge.
Where temperatures in Germany are rising the fastest
Global warming has reached Germany: everywhere the temperature is rising. We reveal which regions have recorded the strongest increases.
Europe is getting warmer, and it’s not looking like it’s going to cool down anytime soon
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.
Here are the most successful films in Germany
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
Here’s how Europe’s biggest redistribution machine works
Farming subsidies form the largest slice of the EU’s expenditure: the Union distributes €58 billion each year to its farmers. How do these subsidies work and why are they so controversial?
Social democrats are having a hard time
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.