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Europe sleeps while Poland holds procession of hatred 

VO

Last Saturday, 60,000 people marched through Warsaw for what ended up being the largest nationalist protest in Europe for years. It's a two hour flight from here, and people were heard chanting "Pure Poland, White Poland". How the hell did we get to this?

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yesterday 22:41 open_in_new
Valaire: Holes, plums, zombies and Bozouls

VO

Plums, the ‘Café de la Mairie’ and zombies. These are the three main reasons why Valaire, the electro-pop band from Quebec, have chosen Bozouls in France as their favourite European city. Located in the Aveyron region, Bozouls is a village that runs 100 metres deep. Here’s our ...

yesterday 22:41 open_in_new
Poland: 'Black' protest for abortion rights (again)

VO

After the huge waves of protests that hit Poland's streets in 2016 called the 'black protests', women in Poland are having serious déjà-vus. A new 'stop abortion' bill is on the table, and they are taking to the streets (once again). We care!

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2018-01-19 13:08 open_in_new
Italy goes gaga over new law on plastic bags

VO

Italians are protesting a new law on plastic bags, which addresses global pollution. In stores as well as online, people are going nuts over this legislation just because they will have to pay for plastic bags.

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2018-01-18 12:59 open_in_new
Florian Nock: The insect lover who's biting bedbugs back 

VO

They are in his library, his fridge and tattooed all over his forearms. Insects are an integral part of Florian’s life. In the near future, you may even find them on your plate. The 30-year-old Parisian works at a small company whose employees have dedicated their lives to producing ...

2018-01-17 13:53 open_in_new
Catalonia: The day my grandfather talked my ear off

VO

My grandfather, like all Spanish men, is a man of few words. But this didn't stop him from bombarding me with questions about Catalonia the other day. What's going on? Has there been a referendum? What is Article 155? This time around, I was the one left speechless. 

Referendum. ...

2018-01-13 00:23 open_in_new
European street art in the working-class nooks of Marseille

VO

Once a year, during the Travellings festival, European art takes over the Aygalades neighbourhood in Marseille. It's a unique opportunity for street artists and those living in the working-class neighbourhood to cross paths.

Night-time has just started to fall as we go through a ...

2018-01-13 00:23 open_in_new
Austria: Who’s afraid of Sebastian Kurz?

VO

At the age of 31, he made history by becoming Europe’s youngest leader. On the 15th of October 2017, his party won the parliamentary elections in Austria. Two months later, he formed a coalition with the far-right Freedom party (FPO). But how did this hardliner get there so ...

2018-01-05 13:57 open_in_new
Romania: Teenage romance in a digital era

Romanian teenagers are living in a glass cube. In an age where teenage relationships start and end online and where it's easiest to hide behind a smartphone screen, it can be difficult to find refuge. Stories from the ground show just how complex the issue is. 

“We met when we were ...

2018-01-03 13:57 open_in_new
Sicilian clichés found in the trunk of a Skoda

VO

Good afternoon, Europe! Guess what? Sicily is not all about mafia, pizza and spaghetti. So when a French automobile magazine comes out with a commercial for the new Skoda Karoq where a man is tied up in the trunk of the car, it's not okay. Unfortunately, much of Europe is trying to get ...

2017-12-29 14:27 open_in_new
An Irish fisher's battle for another Europe

VO

To reclaim his rights, an Irish salmon fisher spent eight years battling a bureaucratic nightmare between the coast of Donegal to the European institutions in Brussels. This investigation is the heart of the documentary "Des Lois Et Des Hommes", a film that shows how powerful one ...

2017-12-29 14:27 open_in_new