“A Provocation to Ponder”

Friday, 08 May 2015 17:25
The conflict in Ukraine has radically changed the lives of people across the country. The Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov speaks about new realities, literature in times of armed conflict and what Europe can do and learn about itself. Interview conducted, condensed and translated from Russian by Elena Boroda Andrey Kurkov…
Céade Míle Fáilte! A hundred thousand welcomes! Undoubtedly you’ll know this phrase by heart before you bid Ireland adieu.  Every host, guide, fellow drinker, vendor and driver welcomed me with this lovely and traditional Irish greeting.  Set on the stage of Vikings pastimes , Dublin presents a show of all…
The recent "cash for questions" furore in the UK has once again put the spotlight on cases of alleged fraud at the highest levels of the political elite.
In September 2014, Raymond Gurême, an 89 years old survivor of the persecutions of Roma in France during World War II, was physically assaulted in his home by a French policeman. The incident was reported in international media. He is still waiting for justice. When he visited Brussels, invited to talk…
As it has been widely pointed out, economic growth and employment in Europe depend on its ability to support business growth.
As most Europeans know, this year marks the 200 year anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Of course, a huge amount has been written and said about the famous battle and the major impact it had on the future of Europe. But considerably less has been said about…
Steven Degryse (known as Lectrr) is a Belgian political cartoonist residing in Ghent. He is regular contributor to the Belgian newspaper De Standaard. His famous Hara Kiwi series has been translated into several languages and published in numerous magazines across Europe. Following the the attacks against the cartoon newspaper Charlie…
Steven Degryse (known as Lectrr) is a Belgian political cartoonist residing in Ghent. He is regular contributor to the Belgian newspaper De Standaard. His famous Hara Kiwi series has been translated into several languages and published in numerous magazines across Europe. Following the the attacks against the cartoon newspaper Charlie Hebdo…
Thus presented by the European Commission and under the motto "investing in Europe's growth", the CEF programme figures in the current multiannual financial framework, with a set of priorities aimed at three key sectors for the European economy: transport, energy and telecommunications.
"I usually don't photograph what I see but rather what my mind reflects."