The mosque currently in construction will be able to hold the 120, 000 muslims who live in the west German city. Consequently, the ‘Pro Cologne’ movement is rapidly losing its electoral base in the next municipal elections in mid-September. First in a series of five reports in our 'Europe on the ground' mission, which sent five EU journalists to Koeln
On 1 June I took a flight from São Paulo to Paris, parallel to the one that disappeared from Rio de Janeiro. Hours later, whilst flicking between the Brazilian and French media, I got the impression that another disappearance was occurring, but this time, with words. A communications strategy or mere coincidence?
The first female Roma member of the European parliament takes stock of her first term in office and announces that she will run in this year’s European elections in June. We talk women, Roma statistics and the EU institutions
The new ‘liberating’ direction of European agriculture is looking more closely at the consumer market when it comes to establishing prices and demand for agricultural products on the continent. The internet is taking over from Marx in the agricultural revolution
Secrecy and suspicion shroud the elections for the next president of the European commission and the distribution of power between the European parties. It seems as though Hans Gert Pöttering wants to accelerate the process to enforce the Portuguese conservative’s re-election
France is infuriated. The resentment felt towards the Bologna process, aggravated by the repercussions of the economic crisis, has driven students to go on a general strike as a demonstration of their 'anti-privatisation' feelings. They fear that their future is going 'at reduced prices'. We test the water in Clermont Ferrand