A new impetus has been given to the media and creative sectors due to various crowdfunding platforms. To summarise the model of financing projects over the internet: I have the crowd, you have the funding
The district is famed for its media coverage of violence and failed integration. Yet it is also a recent example of Berlin's gentrification. Of its 315, 000, 41% are migrants; more than one in five are unemployed. A city magazine recently declared my street to be one of the trendiest places in Berlin. But what do the inhabitants see in this place?
Denmark is traumatised. The Danish have regretted their negative image since the publication of the Mohammed caricatures, which pushed the small Scandinavian country into the world spotlight in 2005. Since then they've been keeping quiet. Goodbye freedom of opinion?
‘I'm not the only one having a hard time in Berlin’, says Marion, a student who has lived in the German capital for a year now. Germany needs immigrants - that's for sure - but in Berlin the rent is on the rise and day jobs are hard to find. Nevertheless, more and more young Europeans are attracted by the city's energy, sometimes at the risk of being left disappointed
For the first time in its history, UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) has decided to entrust the planning of the Euro 2012 competition to two Eastern European countries – Poland and Ukraine-in line with FIFA’s policies seeking to conquer ‘new territories.
Historian Eleni Nikolaidou didn't mean Starvation Recipes to come out as a cookbook, but these times of crisis have turned a collection of historical recipes from the era of nazi German occupation in Greece into a bestseller
There are many clichés that Europeans attribute to the Turks. One which emphasises a common and biased stigma comes from the French language - about a facility called the 'squat toilet' which technically also has Bulgarian, Greek or Japanese roots...
64 years ago, the UN granted the Palestinians a state on 43% of the former mandate Palestinian territory. This state never came into being. The bid for this and UN membership will likely take place on 24 September. A divided EU once again shows its reluctance to form a common foreign policy with the member states’ 'for', 'against' and 'wait-and-see' positions
Rioters were brought before the courts, police failings were discussed. What were the causes of the unprecedented violence that the UK witnessed in August? The authorities, driven by traditional populism and reactionary politics, refused to analyse them in-depth in the moment. Perspective from across the channel
Whoever asks the Athenians about the Kifissos river hears mainly legendary tales, as Yvonne Senouf and Corinne Weber, the creative minds behind the international art platform MELD’s Project Nero, can testify. Their project for a vanished river aims to deal with urbanisation and pollution creatively