Nearly Half of EU Secondary Pupils Enrolled in Vocational Education, Mostly Males

  Almost half of the 22 million pupils in the European Union studying at upper secondary level in 2014 were enrolled in vocational education, with...

Truck Plows Into Bastille Day Crowd in France; Terror Attack Kills 84

French President Francois Hollande says the Bastille Day truck attack that killed 84 and injured 100 others in Nice has all the elements of...

European Commission Presents Proposals for Humane Asylum Policy

The European Commission presented proposals to complete the reform of the Common European Asylum System in order to move towards a fully efficient, fair and...

Almost 50% of Europeans Fear and Resent Refugees

Around 50% of European citizens fear that the arrival of refugees will increase the risk of attacks in their countries, according to a survey...

World Population Day: More People in the EU, But Less in Greece

On January 1, 2016, Eurostat recorded the population of the European Union at 510.1 million people, compared with 508.3 million on January 1, 2015....

European Parliament Discusses Replacing FRONTEX with New Agency

The full revision of the EU border agency FRONTEX’s mandate and its renaming to European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) to allow for a...

‘Suntan’ by Argyris Papadimitropoulos Wins Top Prize at Edinburgh Film Festival

The film 'Suntan' directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos and shot entirely on the island of Antiparos won the prize for Best International Feature Film at...

EU Creates New European Border Controls to Curtail Migrant Influx

The European Union has agreed to the creation of a new European border and coast guard following a joint decision by the European Commission,...

Russians Extremely Disappointed Over Olympics Ban

Russia's track and field team has been banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The global body that governs track and field competition,...

Greek Kafeneion Products Take Center Stage in Brussels

The history of Greek cafes captured through the lens of George Pittas is featured at the Theorem Gallery in Brussels. The display marks the...