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Hooligans Crash LGBT Community Celebration in Macedonia NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 15 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) was among the very few media to report about an attack on the second anniversary celebration of the center for support of the LGBT community in a cafe in the Old Bazaar are of Skopje. On October 23, 2012,...
A Mouse Amidst the Mist NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
First thing in the morning, amidst the mist that populates the waves in the township of Guetaría, a typical fishing village in the shores of Guipuzkoa (Basque Country), we can discern the shape of Mount of San Antón, which as we can see...
World Forum for Democracy Will Discuss “Youth and Democracy” in Strasbourg, France NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Day, 3 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
The third edition of the Strasbourg World Forum for Democracy will kick off next week in Strasbourg, France.  The topic of the debates organized this year from Nov. 3 – 5 at the seat of Coucil of Europe will be: “From...
GV Face: Asylum Seekers Are Fleeing Conflict to Face Brutal Politics in Europe and Australia NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Day, 17 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
According to the UNHCR, 612,700 applied for asylum in North America, Europe, East Asia and the Pacific last year – the highest since 2001.
False Ebola Alarm Provides Convenient Distraction for Macedonia From Unflattering EU Report NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Week, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The arrest of 14 judges and an over-dramatized possible case of Ebola took over Macedonian media in October, overshadowing news of a damning EU progress report on the country.
It's Blog Action Day: Let's Talk About Inequality NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Global Voices is an official partner for the event, which tackles the issue of inequality this year.
Chinese outbound Foreign Direct Investment in Europe NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The 5 minutes video created by ESADE business school shows where Chinese capital invested in European and examines the various motivations Chinese companies have for investing overseas. (via the China Observer) Written by Oiwan Lam · comments...
Will the Right to Be Forgotten Inspire Repressive Regimes to Expand Internet Censorship? NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
“These governments will take advantage from this directive. Powerful people will be able to hide disgraceful actions for their own e-reputation," says Tunisian Internet advocate Dhouha Ben Youssef.
UK Court Revokes Immunity of Bahraini Prince Accused of Torture NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Bahrain's Prince Nasser Bin Hamad AlKhalifa, who often travels to Europe for equestrian competitions, was the target of a recent Twitter campaign #torturePrince.
France Continues to Attract Investors, but Its Public Debt Worries Economists NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
France's public debt is set to rise by more than 70 billion euros next year, yet France is currently borrowing at historically low rates.
It's a Great Time for Student Housing Across France, Except in Paris NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 4 Weeks, 10 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The problem of student rents has not improved in Paris. In fact, unlike the rest of the country, it's become even worse.
Non-Japanese Who Stayed in Sendai After 3.11 Earthquake Walk for Recovery NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Despite being uncertain of what the future might bring, dozens of non-Japanese people decided to remain in their adopted home of Sendai, a coastal city located in the north of Japan hit by massive tsunami triggered by the earthquake of March 11,...
Newspapers Predict Spain's Conservative Party Will Shelve Their Restrictive Abortion Bill to Save Face in Elections NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Spain's abortion bill has met with pushback not only from parties in the opposition but also from within the current governing party's rank and file.
To Go or Not to Go? Scotland Votes on Independence from UK NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with heated discussions, with the #indyref hashtag mentioned over 2.6 million times just in the past 30 days.
Right to Be Forgotten: With Free Expression Under Threat, Europe Needs a ‘Marco Civil Moment’ NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
In the second installment in our "right to be forgotten" series, Felix Treguer explains how the new EU rules affect corporations like Google -- and their impact on the public.
Russian Nationalists Grasp at Straws with ‘Scottish Solidarity’ Campaign NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Russians' connections between the Scottish and Eastern Ukrainian independence movements are, for the most part, thoroughly imagined, but the fantasy has produced several funny pictures.
Are You a European ‘Expat’ Under 40? ‘Generation E’ Wants to Hear Your Story NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
"Generation E" is calling for stories of young Europeans who are crossing the imaginary boundaries of the Old Continent to reinvent day-to-day life in another country.
Spain's Alternative Political Party Podemos Is Growing in ‘Circles’ NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Since launching in March with an entirely crowdfunded campaign and a manifesto made up of public suggestions, the party claimed 8% of the national vote in the European Parliament elections.
EXCLUSIVE: German Companies Are Selling Unlicensed Surveillance Technologies to Human Rights Violators – and Making Millions NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Data analyzed by two leading researchers on surveillance and digital security technology suggests the majority of surveillance technologies produced by German companies have been bought and sold under the table.
Connecting Istanbul and London to Crowdsource the Web We Want Festival NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Twenty-five years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and gave it to the world. To mark this anniversary, we are building a major new three-part festival at Southbank Centre, where we will ask all kinds of people to share their ideas...