Angeliki Mihou has decided to take her future into her own hands. Last year, this Greek mother of two returned to her parents’ village to start a new
Joining the European Union remains a top priority for Turkey despite the economic crisis and controversy over comments made on the Armenian genocide
The money boom that led to the financial crisis has changed Icelanders’ values.
The banking crash there has hit not only their enviously high
Europe faces a pensions timebomb as the active population shrinks and societies get older. The financial crisis has made things worse, but also
Slovenia’s population is aging, and aging fast.
Last year the country’s voting population rejected a bill to raise the retirement age, dealing a
All over the world the economic downturn is having a negative impact on education. Public spending is being slashed and schools have not been spared
The queues outside African and South American consulates in Lisbon are getting longer by the day as more Portuguese are hoping to try their luck
The Spanish region of Catalonia is making huge cuts to the budget of its healthcare system.
Some say that the cuts are necessary, to balance the
A huge number of middle class Hungarians are sinking in debt repayments, after taking out private loans in Swiss francs.
While the government is
Every morning, Arnaud Langlais and his team scour the stalls at the biggest wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Europe, Rungis in France.
While the Greek government’s austerity measures become ever tougher in response to the troika’s demands, so discontent in Greek society continues to
Jacques Delors knows the EU’s single currency, the euro, inside out – even the downsides. During his time as president of the European Commission –
In this week’s Europe Weekly we take a look at the EU’s new energy strategy, a customs deal in Kosovo and the eurozone debt crisis. We also chat to
It’s vacation time in Aix-en-Provence. A time to relax and enjoy this beautiful town in the south of France. Yet some peoples pursuits, are patently
A year after the international rescue plan was implemented, Greece’s economy shows no signs of recovery. A disillusioned population can see no light
Pascal Delwit, a professor in Political Science from the Free University of Brussels responds:
“There is a clear link between the increase in