In Amsterdam, you will not find "No advertising please" stickers on the mailboxes, but ones that say, "Advertising please". In the capital of the Netherlands, advertising may only be placed in the mailbox if you...
Considering the booming economy, dropping unemployment numbers and the return of many once-emigrated young Portuguese citizens, it seems Portugal is on the rise. Facing the policies of socialist Prime Minister António Costa, which include properly...
We have summarised the 5 most disgusting things about the new Hungarian law which grants Orban total control. On Monday, March 30th, the Hungarian Parliament passed a law pertaining to measures needed to combat the coronavirus...
Burgenland - Lake Neusiedl Photo Unsplash / Dimitry Anikin
Burgenland in Austria under Governor Hans Peter Doskozil (SPÖ - the Social Democratic Party of Austria) wants to become the first climate-neutral region in Europe by 2025. To this end, Austria's energy utility is investing...
Imagine a city going an entire year without any pedestrians or cyclists being killed on its streets. This is exactly what happened in Helsinki in 2019. Through reducing speed limits and increased traffic control, Helsinki...
After the neo-Nazi murder of a 14-year-old, the city of Kungälv no longer wants to watch right-wing extremism spread. It seeks help and develops the "Tolerance Project", which is aimed primarily at schoolchildren. They should...
Paris
A city where cars are banned. A city where everything you need is just a walk away. A city with green spaces and playgrounds instead of car parks. These are the plans of Anne Hidalgo,...
Living in large cities is difficult to afford, even up to middle class. While rents in Europe's metropolises are exploding, the Vienna city government is now laying down strict guidelines for investors and putting real...
The Conservative British government of Boris Johnson has decided to stop giving poor children free school meals during the autumn and Christmas vacations. For many children this is the only warm meal they get during...
housing first finland homelessness
In Finland, the number of homeless people has fallen sharply. The reason: The country applies the "Housing First" concept. Those affected by homelessness receive a small apartment and counselling - without any preconditions. 4 out...