The singer Edda Magnason has successfully broken into cinema with the very jazzy Waltz for Monica; a début experience which earned her an invitation to the Berlinale Festival. Meeting with an artist who knows how to share.
It's important to have guts. But you also have to be able to walk the walk and not just talk the talk. Last week, during his press conference, François Hollande infringed upon the Right's liberal agenda by proposing measures in favour of companies. He also reduced the opposition's retorts to a single French word: "Chiche!" ("I dare you!").
Nearly two years ago, universities and European schools started to follow the example of large American universities. Now the MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) Revolution has well and truly arrived on the Old Continent. What are the stakes of this new form of learning and where do we replace it within "traditional" higher education?
Maria Dragus was only 14 years old when she played her first big role in Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon (2009). The actress, who was chosen as European Shooting Star 2014 at the Berlinale Festival, now wants to step it up a notch. Interview
Our European utopia continues this year with the European Parliamentary elections fast approaching. Through our seven feature stories from seven European towns, our reporters will lift the veil on subjects that worry both Europhiles and Eurosceptics.
What do you think of Europe? What do you know about it and what would you like to know? Whether you live in Nantes, Valldolid, innsbruck or Poznán, Hans Mund is coming to you to ask you these questions!
Citizens no longer dream of the European Union. Their hopes are increasingly unfulfilled; the mountain of Eurosceptic parties are testament to this. The EU seems stuck in a rut. But Europhiles are still waiting for a collective European stand to push the continent in a different direction. They keep saying, “It’s up to you to say what you want.”
In a world lost in self-doubt, where even a great man’s funeral is just another excuse to take a selfie, we have difficulty finding a place holy enough to massage our egos. A daily “Me” room helps billions of individuals reassure themselves. And love themselves.