Europe

French regional elections: where were all the voters?

On the last two Sundays in June, French polling stations opened for the final time before next year’s presidential election. But just over one in three adults went out to vote, a record abstention figure since 1958.…

Kimberley Mannion

Romanian: The constraints of a binary language with no in-between

The lack of neutral pronouns in Romanian has dire effects on the non-binary community and a more inclusive and less binary vocabulary is needed.…

Eliza Lita

How the EU is failing to keep its core principles at its own borders

The 20th of June marked World Refugee Day but how is EU responding to the ongoing crisis at its borders?…

Rebecca Giesenschlag

Ceuta: the final step between African migrants and hope of a better life

Europe has interfered with the migrant crisis in Ceuta, a region under Spanish rule. Is Ceuta the only hope migrants have to find a better life?…

Callum Sutherland

Why Do We Still Need A ‘Europe Day’?

If the last year is anything to go by, the European Union is going to need more than a single ‘day of unity’ to keep it together.…

Rebecca Carey

Germany and the pandemic: how did it go so wrong?

Germany suffered a downfall in handling the pandemic, from role model nation to having one of the slowest vaccine roll-outs in Europe. So what went wrong?…

Katie McCarthy