Not a single Maltese drove drunk on New Year's Eve
Malta, which is known for unreliable public transportation and the lack of alternatives such as Uber, is struggling to reduce driving under the influence. Was a police action on New Year's enough to break a national bad habit?
3 Jan 2018
The prison that wouldn't open
The cornerstone for the future state penitentiary facility in BiH was laid in 2006 but the building, announced to be the “safest prison in the region”, is still not operational.
12 Dec 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Malta mourns after the killing of a visionary journalist
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a journalist and blogger who focused on people in power, was named one of the 28 people shaping Europe’s future in 2017 by Politico. On October 16, she was killed in a car explosion.
11 Dec 2017
20-year-old gamer allegedly a Russian spy
In early November, the Estonian Internal Security Service detained a 20-year-old Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) agent who tried to attack Estonian authorities. Fortunately, he was stopped before he could do any damage.
15 Nov 2017
No silver bullet can end sexual violence in India
There has been a marked increase in European awareness of sexual violence in India. Pressure from outside and from within India has brought change, but not a solution.
9 Nov 2017
When rapists remain unnamed
In Ireland, those accused of rape are only publicly identified if convicted, but in reality, most are never named, even after conviction, due to strict laws protecting the identity of their victims.
8 Nov 2017
Sexual harassment in the EU parliament
As more and more stories about sexual harassment at the European Parliament are coming to light, Austrian MEPs demand action.
25 Oct 2017
What part of 'No' does 20 percent of Ireland not understand?
The issue of consent unleashed a media storm in Ireland when George Hook, a high-profile broadcaster, made victim blaiming comments on national radio.
10 Oct 2017
Drugs are bad, but criminalising them is worse
For all the time that drugs have been around, putting people in jail for using them has helped neither the users nor their communities.
29 Sep 2017
University professor wants to solve world hunger with colonialism
The evidence is clear. Yet Professor Gilley still managed to get his unsavory dissertation published.
29 Sep 2017
Sorry, can’t come to work today. I have a severe honesty infection
Over the course of its complex history of being constantly over run and forced under the control of foreign powers, Poland has evolved a species of European with an epigenetic distrust of governments and a genius for disobedience.
27 Sep 2017