More Brits (14.2 million votes, 2002) dialled a premium-rate phone number to voice their opinion in a 'Big Brother' series than voted for the governing Labour Party at the 2005 general election (9.5 million labour voters). The vox populi asserts that reality TV is here to stay
The 1957 Treaty of Rome states that “the Community shall aim to eliminate inequalities between men and women”. Although progress has undoubtedly been made, Europe is still a long way from achieving this goal.
Britain’s ‘New Labour’ has succeeded in protecting the country from the unemployment and welfare crises currently plaguing certain other EU countries. But behind the statistics lurks a less rosy picture.
The recent German film ‘Die Fetten Jahre sind vorbei’, also known as ‘The Edukators’, is hitting screens now across Europe. Between politics and threesomes it seems German cinema is experiencing ‘the days of plenty’