Montenegro: a state for everybody?

Montenegro, the second youngest state in Europe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The country, divided as it is, still seeks to demonstrate unity....

Enemies of Expression in Istanbul

Istanbul, a beautiful, colourful and energetic city. However, it is sadly being tarnished by one man’s troubling power lust. Since the birth of the...

Is Leipzig the new Berlin? Don’t believe the hype.

Are the comparisons between Leipzig and Berlin deserving? The New Berlin – that is the main result you get when searching Leipzig on the internet. It is apparent that this is not...

Punching above their weight

One of the world’s smallest countries is on the forefront of the asteroid mining industry. Read the full article on The Verge.  

Silencing the People: Budapest community radio and the struggle to survive

Six years after the Hungarian government introduced highly controversial media laws, Budapest community radio station Civil Rádió fears losing its license every day. “It’s...

Guides through homelessness

Pragulic is a social enterprise located in Prague that aims to change the public’s perception of homelessness by hiring local homeless people to give...

Contamination, corruption, and cancer: how Camorra mafia poisons Southern Italy

Three decades of dumping toxic waste in provinces of Naples and Caserta has created immense profit for the clans of local Camorra mafia. Meanwhile...

Impact of tourism tax in Edinburgh

In a city where private home owners can rent out a two bedroom apartment for the month of August for as much as £6,000...

Exclusive look inside a Munich refugee camp

The building is a huge grey block, surrounded by temporary fences you often see on building sites. It’s a sunny day, and all around...

Muggles looking for some real life magic in the streets of Edinburgh

A castle, a shopping street lined with coloured fronts, the gothic style of architecture… There is definitely a magical vibe in the streets of...