Fjóla works for Mindpower – a recovery centre in Iceland, where people with mental health issues take the lead in their own recovery. As part of her work with Youngminds, the centre’s […]
European Commission: Updated aviation safety list
BRUSSELS, Belgium – Only days after the adoption of a new Aviation Strategy for Europe, the European Commission has today updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are […]
Yanis Varoufakis: Britain has a “moral panic” about refugees
Yanis Varoufakis says that Britain should look to Greece’s response to the refugee crisis and stop the “moral panic” about migrants in Calais.
The city of Stuttgart
Stuttgart in southern Germany is multi-faceted. This economic hub is home to some 600 thousand residents. It is an industrial center but also home to many parks and cultural activities.
The problem with Hungary
200,000 Hungarians fled abroad after an uprising started on 23 October 1956. But today, the country is closing its borders to refugees. We think it’s time to learn a lesson from history […]
Chinese Ambassador on Ai Weiwei, Jeremy Corbyn and the economy
The Chinese President Xi Jinping is arriving for a state visit to Britain on Monday. The government will be trying to build on trading links established during the Chancellor’s recent visit to […]
Why do you assume that we come here to plunder?
2015 Quality of Living City Rankings
Vienna remained at the top of the Mercer Quality of Living Rankings in 2015, boasting the best quality of living for expatriates. Mercer’s Quality of Living Rankings cover 230 prevalent destinations for […]
Finland: Forgotten children of German soldiers
In Finland during WWII, German soldiers fathered many children with local women. After the war, the mothers were frequently ostracized and their children demonized as bastards. Only recently have mothers and children […]
Athens stock exchange – things are beginning to look up
On the second day of trading in Athens after the closure, things are beginning to look up. Stock prices again dropped in the morning, but trading finished with the main Athens index […]