The Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is leading a fierce campaign against alcoholic drinks by discouraging consumption and increasing taxes. So where does this leave raki - a pleasant spirit flavoured with anise - and what do those who consider it Turkey's national drink make of the measures?
The latest chapter in the decade-long history of housing segregation of Roma groups in Italy occurred in Rome, where the city authorities have enacted measures that prevent the Roma from accessing social housing
It is rumoured that from October 2012, certain projects financed by the European social fund will no longer be covered. However corrective measures, expected to be announced on 23 October 2012, are likely to save the programme. At a time when figures matter, only a clear definition of the aims of the programme and its impact on students' careers will be enough to save it from future cuts
With its vintage decor, tartan wallpaper and lounge music, Radio could be any trendy bar in Paris, London or Berlin. But this is Tirana, a city of 700, 000 people and the capital of Albania, a country synonymous with poverty in the minds of most westerners. Yet this lack of interest in the land of eagles has not held young Albanians back from opening up to the outside world