April 19, 2013: Serbia and Kosovo sign a deal marking a milestone in their relations and a demonstration of EU soft power. How did the deal come about, what is its design, and what solutions does it bring?
Did you know that the minimum wage in Luxembourg is 11.5 times higher than in Romania? Welcome to inequality in Europe: 6 countries have minimum wages above €1000 whereas 10 countries have minimum wages below €400. Find out which ones.
Did you know that the minimum wage in Luxembourg is 11.5 times higher than in Romania? Welcome to inequality in Europe: 6 countries have minimum wages above €1000 whereas 10 countries have minimum wages below €400 – Find out which ones.
Since the OECD launched its international study to evaluate education systems worldwide Finland has maintained the top spot among European countries due to the country’s excellent education standards. How has it managed to score this high? For the following 25 reasons.
So you thought you weren’t contributing to climate change? Think twice! Food production accounts for one third of greenhouse gas emissions. With global population numbers increasing (expected to reach 9 billion by 2050), feeding the world and tackling climate change will pose a great challenge, especially if we don’t begin adapting.
Much is being said about the UE membership of possibly seceeded states (Would it be Scotland? Or maybe Catalonia?), and the European Commission is currently denying the direct entry of newly created countries. If we take the International Law quite literally, maybe they are right, but what happens if we take a look at EU law: what does it say about the subsidiarity principle?
No doubt you have come across these words on a poster or two at some point. Perhaps you wondered, at some point, whether they were just random retro posters of the pop culture genre. Did you know that the poster was actually designed by the British Government during World War II? United Explanations has the full story.
The debate on Catalan independence has been politicised to the extreme. In today’s article, we break open the topic, asking a simple question – which has multiple answers: Is it worth achieving independence right now in order to stop the fiscal looting, in exchange for the heavy costs this event will bring?
Recently, Italy’s south has come into spotlight due to the long-standing structural problems, among which corruption seems almost endemic to the whole Mezzogiorno region. This article discusses the “southern question” in general and the Calabria case in particular, giving the answers to some of the frequently posed questions.
From images of women singing and dancing in vividly colored skirts to the harsh reality of urban slums in France: Who are the Roma? Where did they come from, why are they often called the pariah people, and how is the current situation in France after camp expulsions, ‘voluntary returns’ and European sanctions?
With Europe battling a full-fledged economic crisis, its governments hasten to cut costs they consider non-essential or unnecessary. The question is: how do European monarchies fare under this regime? Are the monarchs feeling the crisis?