Archive: May 2016

‘Up All Night’ – Movement against Labour Market Reforms Grows Quickly

France, 23 Mar - 17 May 2016

Labour Market Reforms fire up the French ++ Minister of Economy founds own movement ++ ‘The Belly of Paris’ gets a new golden roof. by Catherine Grünewald, Ina Berger

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Far-Right AfD Dreams of “Healthy Patriotism”, Social Democrats Have the Blues

Germany, 13 Apr - 10 May 2016

No minarets, please! How to deal with anti-Islam party AfD? ++ What’s left of the left? Social Democrats struggling to regain popularity ++ “The world needs a united Europe” – Obama’s farewell message to EU citizens. by Peter Sawicki

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Eurovision-Fever In Stockholm With Record-Breaking Audience

Sweden, 27 Apr - 23 May 2016

Eurovision-fever in Stockholm ++ Green Party in crisis ++ Former Social Democrats’ leader Mona Sahlin under pressure. by Jens Ummethum

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After a lost World Championship: Soon It Will Be Easier To Grab a Strong Beer After It!

Finland, 29 Apr - 26 May 2016

Somali philology at Helsinki University ++ Finnish Lions lose World Championship ++ Finnish alcohol law to be loosened. by Sarah Onkels

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Khan, Boris – New Mayor of London Takes Office, Old One Advocates BREXIT

UK, 01 May - 28 May 2016

London Has a New Mayor: Sadiq Khan Is Triumphant ++ Boris Johnson compares EU to Nazi super state as BREXIT debate heats up. by Bethany Purrington, Robin Dyck

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Hauskaa Vappua! – A Colourful Cocktail of Traditions For the Finnish First of May

Finland - 01 May 2016

Roots and development of vappu ++ Vappu traditions ++ Typical food and drinks. by Anne-Kristin Beinhauer

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Accusations of Embezzlement, Upgrades, Reproaches and Honours in Hungary

Hungary, 08 May - 04 Jun 2016

Governor of Hungarian Central Bank accused of funneling funds to friends and family ++ Fitch upgrades Hungary’s credit rating to investment grade ++ Infringement procedure against Hungary over segregation of Roma children in schools ++ Bocuse d’Or: Hungarian Tamás Széll crowned Best European Chef. by Robert Talo

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Economic Outlook: From Fiscal Malaise and Economic Expectations

Spain, 18 May - 15 Jun 2016

Spain’s Uncertain Public Finance Situation ++ Promising Tourism Season 2016++ Spanish Football Expectations UEFA EURO. by José M. Martin-Flores, Manuel Valenciano Marx

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Sweden Disappoints At the 2016 Football European Championship in France

Sweden, 24 May - 20 Jun 2016

Zlatan’s team disappoints at the 2016 European Championship ++ Changing Electoral support for political parties ++ Sweden celebrates “National Day”. by Maciej Wilga

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110th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage and Annual Midsummer Celebrations

Finland, 27 May - 23 Jun 2016

110th anniversary of Finnish women’s suffrage and gender equality nowadays ++ Head of government announces ministerial changes ++ Test run of mobile alarm systems for reindeer accident prevention ++ Juhannus - Finnish Midsummer. by Anne-Kristin Beinhauer

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Romania's Changing Course: From Culture to a New Bearer of Political Hope

Romania, 29 May - 25 Jun 2016

Gabriela Firea new mayor of Bucharest – local elections in a country of a miscellaneous political orientation ++ Transylvania International Film Festival 2016: a quarter of a century of history on reel ++ Hexi Pharma or how the Romanian health system started to be cured. by Alina Agafiţei

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