Today Greek people are going to the polls
Fourty years since the fall of the Junta, the Greek people is once again called to the polls to vote in the eigthth referendum of the country. This is a historic moment not just for Greece, but for the whole of Europe.
“We hope to give a new strategy and a new vision for Europe, based more on growth than bureaucracy”, said the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi yesterday morning, on July 1, at the Humboldt Universität during his conference.
Looking Ahead How Do You Envisage Your Transition to Retirement?
According to the Pew Research Center, we have 13 European countries with national laws at the moment which allowed same-sex couples to marry. This list includes following countries: Netherlands (2000), Belgium (2003), Spain (2005), Norway (2009), Sweden (2009), Iceland (2010), Portugal (2010), Denmark (2012), France (2013), Luxembourg (2014), Scotland (2014), Finland (2015), Ireland (2015).
Grexit, Brexit, Hungexit: the European Union goes through its first serious proof test. We should do our best to keep every member of the Union – but not at any price.
eHealth and Ageing
Home to one of the most dangerous mafia clans in Italy, Casal di Principe has been experiencing a rebirth thanks to a new, outstanding museum which opened its doors to the public in June.
Greece is now closer than ever to leave the eurozone
As the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica approaches, Britain is drafting a U.N. resolution condemning the massacre and those who still deny it.
Santino Santinelli looks into research on effects of the European Capitals of Culture Programme on economic and cultural developments of selected cities.
Europeans voted English as the most useful foreign language
With almost all the votes counted in an admittedly sluggish counting process, the leftist coalition led by the governing Socialist party and its junior government partner the Socialist Movement for Integration (SMI) won 45 municipalities out of 61. The Democratic Party and its allies managed to win only 15 municipalities, with one municipality in the Southwest turning to a minority party.
As countries such as Italy and Greece are left to cope with large numbers of migrants from North Africa, how should the EU respond to the unfolding crisis?
Ancient names of European Cities
What bores the most in our lifes
As Greek debt negotiations continue in Brussels, the country itself remains divided over its future.
The results from ILGA-Europe's Rainbow Europe May 2015 Report
According to statistics, foreign students (in particular, Erasmus ones) prefer sunnier venues in Spain and Italy, or countries renowned for their universities such as England or France. And yet Leuven, Belgium’s student city par excellence, remains a melting pot of students from all over the world.
Air Travel in Europe
A look into the origin of the language that is designed to bind Europe
Officials insist that the Universal Exhibition in Milan has so far been a great success, but is there a dark side to it?
Is the Hungarian government 'whipping up' xenophobia?
Despite the growth of Eurosceptic parties, trust in the European Union is on the rise
Lithuania has the fastest WiFi worldwide
The immigration crisis in the Mediterranean has become critical, and the EU must take decisive action to prevent yet another humanitarian tragedy on its borders.
The number of refugees in the world is higher than ever
Pope Francis's visit to Bosnia Herzegovina had a great impact on the region. More than 70,000 worshipers from all around the world came to Sarajevo to watch the religious leader share his message of peace and tolerance.
In many European countries some people still tend to look down on others who are in some way different: be it nationality, skin colour, religion or culture. One way to understand the reasons behind the Slovaks' prejudices concerning other nations is to remember the lasting impact of the Soviet era set-up.
The majority of countries in Europe are defined as peaceful