Switzerland: Boom of Electric Vehicles’ share in transportation

Switzerland: Boom of Electric Vehicles’ share in transportation

In the last decade, European countries formed various programs which aimed at solving pollution issues and climate change problems. European Commission greatly helps its member states to form their strategies and projects in order to boost as many green policies as...

Portugal: a “must-visit” for all digital nomads

Portugal: a “must-visit” for all digital nomads

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, many Mediterranean countries have reshaped their strategies regarding economy. Because of the lack of traveling, their biggest source of revenue was greatly reduced. Portugal, a small state on the fringes of the European Union, opted for...

Oslo to become knowledge capital with its new innovation district

Oslo to become knowledge capital with its new innovation district

Oslo announced its official strategy for establishing the city as a knowledge capital in the spring of 2019. The document stated that the Norwegian capital had an amazing starting position in this regard, due to its highly educated population and strong and diverse...

Martine Aubry: fighting for social rights and gender equality

Martine Aubry: fighting for social rights and gender equality

France is very well known for its rich culture and history, famous art galleries, fashion and fine cuisine. But France is also famous for many successful women in politics.  France ranks 4th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index, With 75.5 out of 100 points. Its...

Student mayor: Rémy Dick is one of the youngest mayors in France

Student mayor: Rémy Dick is one of the youngest mayors in France

Mayor of Florange Rémy Dick is one of the youngest mayors in France. This energetic and incredibly motivated mayor was elected in 2017 for the mayor's office when he was only 22. Since he started leading Florange, this north-eastern French city has seen many positive...

Owen Hurcum are the first known non-binary mayor in the world

Owen Hurcum are the first known non-binary mayor in the world

Mayor of Bangor Owen Hurcum hold the mayoral position from May 2021. Besides being the youngest elected mayor ever in Wales, Owen Hurcum are also the first non-binary mayor but the world's first known non-binary mayor as well.  They became mayor of the oldest city in...

Sweden: Europe’s gaming powerhouse

Sweden: Europe’s gaming powerhouse

The gaming industry all around the world is booming. According to DFC Intelligence, a market research company specialised for the video games sector, there were nearly 3.1 billion video game consumers in the mid-2020.  The last two years were largely dominated by the...